SPORTS: Neah Bay upsets Port Townsend in volleyball; other prep reports

PORT TOWNSEND — The Class 1B Neah Bay Red Devils won three games in a row to upset 1A Port Townsend 3-1 in nonleague volleyball action Saturday.

The North Olympic League Red Devils, 2-2 overall, lost the first game but won the next three to beat the Redskins 25-27, 25-21, 25-21, 25-14.

Rebecca Thompson was strong at the net for Neah Bay, earning 15 kills in the four games. She also had five aces.

Courtney Winck also had a strong match at the net with eight kills, three blocks and three aces.

Another strong hitter, Brandy Swan, spiked her way to seven kills.

PA 3, Shelton 1

PORT ANGELES — The Roughriders remained undefeated on the year after beating Shelton in nonleague action Friday.

Port Angeles (3-0 in league, 9-0 overall) won 25-8, 25-13, 19-25, 25-22.

“Shelton had some great servers and hitters,” coach Christine Halberg said. “We played well and handled them with great passing and execution in the first two games.”

Boys Tennis

PA 4, Sequim 3

SEQUIM — The Wolves dominated at the top of the ladders but the Riders’ depth was the key in the Olympic League match between archrivals Friday.

The two teams split for the season with Sequim winning earlier in the fall on the Port Angeles courts.

“Any time you can get a win at Sequim, you have to feel pretty good,” Port Angeles coach Brian Gundersen said.

The Riders finish the season 6-1 in league play and 10-3 overall.

Sequim won the two No. 1 matches with singles ace Byron Boots beating Hayden McCartney 6-2, 6-1.

In doubles, the Wolves’ duo of Waylon Lam and Donavan Lee beat Connor Reid and Sam Beasley 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

Gundersen picked Kevin Herzog and Derek Schumacher as the Port Angeles players of the match after coming from behind to win 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 at No. 3 doubles.

“They were in a huge hole and found a way out,” Gundersen said. “They had lost the first set and were down 5-2 in the second set, and didn’t stop fighting.”

Port Angeles 4, Sequim 3

Match Report

Singles : Boots, S, def. McCartney 6-2, 6-1; Negus, PA, def. Herrera 6-2, 6-3; Brown, PA, def. Berg 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles: Lam-Lee, S, def. Reid-Beasley 6-2, 3-6, 6-3; Gunstone-Hill, S, def. Michael Konopaski-Marcus Konopaski 6-2, 6-3; Herzog-Schumacher, PA, def. Huls-Payne 1-6, 7-5, 6-1; Scott-Manwell, PA, def. Gilchrist-Agostine 6-4, 6-2.

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