SPORTS: Port Angeles defeats Bremerton 2-0 in crucial girls soccer game; Port Townsend blasts North Mason 4-0 in girls soccer and other prep reports

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles girls soccer team knocked off Olympic League co-leader Bremerton 2-0 in a crucial game Tuesday at Civic Field.

It was the Roughriders’ first league victory of the year and improved to 1-3 in league and 5-5 overall.

“This is the first game where everybody is healthy and here, and we have settled into a lineup,” Port Angeles coach Scott Moseley said.

“We were beat-up a little bit.”

Kathryn Moseley scored the Riders’ first goal in the 14th minute on an assist by Brittany McBride.

Lauren Corn sealed the win with a goal in the 78th minute on an assist by Kathryn Moseley.

The Knights outshot the Riders 13-4 but most of Bremerton’s shots were from long distance, 30 yards out or so.

“We weren’t troubled by their shots,” Scott Moseley said.

Goalkeeper Kearsten Cox had 10 saves for the Riders.

Kathryn Moseley was named the offensive player of the game while Tori Holcomb was picked as the game’s transition player and Paxton Rodocker was selected as the defensive player of the game.

The Riders next play at North Mason on Thursday night.

Port Townsend 4, North Mason 0

PORT TOWNSEND — Irina Lyons kept up the scoring pace with two goals and Jewel Johnson added a goal and an assist in the shutout victory for the Redskins on Tuesday.

Lyons broke a scoreless tie late in the second half, scoring in the 38th minute off a Johnson pass. The Redskins then netted three more against the Bulldogs in the second half to run away with an Olympic League win.

It was the eighth shutout of the season for the Redskins (3-2-0 in league, 8-4-0 overall).

“It was good to see strong performances from Taylor Mills, Chelsea Whipple, Lily Murock, Emily Huntingford and Nakaia Millman,” Port Townsend coach Colin Foden said.

“Standout performance from the entire defense with a special mention for Alex Akins.”

Port Townsend 4, North Mason 0

North Mason 0 0 — 0

Port Townsend 1 3 — 4

Scoring Summary

First half: 1, Port Townsend, Lyons (Johnson), 38th minute.

Second Half: 2, Port Townsend, Hoglund, 55th minute; 3, Port Townsend, Lyons, 65th minute; 4, Port Townsend, Johnson (Berkshire), 73rd minute.

Elma 8, Forks 1

ELMA — The Spartans found the back of the net but not their first win of the season in a SWL-Evergreen Division loss on Tuesday night.

Sierra Noles booted in Forks’ lone goal as the team fell to 0-9 in league and 0-11 overall.

Coach Allen Lewis named Frances Mohn the defensive player of the game while also praising Abigail McIrvin’s efforts in goal.

Volleyball Port Angeles 3, Bremerton 1

PORT ANGELES — The Roughriders remained perfect in the Olympic League with Tuesday night’s victory.

Port Angeles beat the Knights 25-15, 23-25, 25-12, 25-12 to improve to 4-0 in league and 7-3 overall.

The Riders may finally get a league challenge next when they travel to Belfair to play North Mason on Thursday.

“We beat them in three in an early nonleague match but all the games were close as we beat them by one or two points in each game,” Port Angeles coach Christine Halberg said.

“We need to be ready.”

Taylyn Jeffers led the Riders with 11 kills against the Knights while Chloe Johnston had 14 digs.

Lauren Norton served three aces and was 14-of-14 in serves while Kiah Jones was 17-of-17 with seven kills and two aces.

Darian Foley went 16-of-17 at the line and had two aces while setter Emily Drake had 22 assists, four digs and an ace.

Orting 3, Chimacum 0

CHIMACUM — Orting defeating the Cowboys in the Nisqually League match by the scores of 21-25, 24-26, 15-25 on Monday.

Dani Kaminski and Lauren Thacker each had four kills for Chimacum while Thacker also had two solo blocks.

The Cowboys, 4-8, next play at Vashon Island on Thursday.

Neah Bay 3, Crescent 1

NEAH BAY — The Red Devils are going to make this a race after all.

Neah Bay fought back from a 1-0 deficit to beat Crescent 19-25, 25-15, 25-21, 25-22 in the North Olympic League on Tuesday night.

Crescent came into the match with a chance to take a commanding lead in the North Olympic League standings.

Instead, the Loggers were forced to go back home to Joyce in a two-way tie for first following the Red Devils’ comeback victory.

“It is a big win for us,” Red Devils coach Sharon Kanichy said. “They stepped up to the challenge.

“They are just getting better as the season goes along. I can’t be anything but impressed with them. What else could a coach want?”

Cornerstones Rebecca Thompson (eight aces, 10 kills) and Courtney Winck (three aces, two blocks, seven kills) each had a big night for the Red Devils.

Meanwhile, Hailey Greene added two aces, Cherish Moss six aces and six kills and Cierra Moss three aces and four kills.

Stats were not reported for Crescent (2-1, 7-2), which hosts Clallam Bay in another NOL match on Thursday night.

The Red Devils (2-1, 5-2) will play in the Crescent Invitational this weekend before hosting Clallam Bay on Oct. 19.

Forks 3, Elma 0

ELMA — The Spartans took their turn on the SWL-Evergreen Division’s punching bag, dropping the winless Eagles 25-21, 25-13, 25-18 on Tuesday night.

Forks had a couple of freshmen starting for the first time in Sydney Christensen and Erin Weekes, with each turning in a solid performance.

Christensen led the Spartans with seven kills and two stuffs, while Weekes had two kills. Senior Whitney Fairbanks added three kills and Jillian Raben 14 assists.

The Spartans (4-5 in league, 6-5 overall) host Rochester on Thursday night in their annual “think pink” game.

Proceeds for the game will go toward fighting breast cancer.

North Mason 3, Port Townsend 0

PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins were once again kept out of the win column with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-12 loss to the Bulldogs on Tuesday night.

“No matter what the outcome of the season ends up being, I know we are the most improved team in this league,” Redskins coach Nettie Witheridge said.

“We will be returning all the players except two so we will have some sweet revenge in the next few years.”

Trish Reeves was named the player of the game by Witheridge after notching one ace, two blocks, four kills and one dig. Enani Rubio added four aces, one block, two kills and one dig in the Olympic League loss.

Port Townsend (0-5, 0-9) heads to Sequim on Thursday night with just three league matches to play.

Boys Tennis Port Angeles 5, 4, Kingston 2, 3

PORT ANGELES — The Roughriders swept an Olympic League doubleheader against the Buccaneers on Monday.

The two schools had been rained out several times this season, and with subdistricts looming on Friday, the doubleheader was the only way to finish the matches.

In the first match, the Riders got off to a quick start and held off Kingston. In the second match, the Riders held on for thewin.

“Kingston was ready to play today and we had to earn every point we won,” coach Brian Gundersen said.

The player of the match was No. 1 singles player Micah Roos, who lost just one game in two matches.

“Whenever you have a player like Micah, it makes the rest of your team better,” Gundersen said.

Port Angeles 5, Kingston 2

Match Report


No. 1 : Micah Roos, PA, defeated Morgan McAlister 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2: Hayden McCartney, PA, defeated Erik Reichert 6-0, 6-1.

No. 3: Connor Reid, PA, defeated Kyle Hamal 6-3, 7-5.


No. 1: A.J. Konopaski-Sam Beasley, PA, defeated Richie Sander-Trevor Shuey 6-3., 7-5.

No. 2: Cody Holt-Jesh Herrera, K, defeated Michael and Marcus Konopaski 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.

No. 3: Brady Sundquist-Cody Combs, K, defeated Easton Napiontek-Derek Crain 6-4, 6-2.

No. 4: Jordan Negus-Tavish Casey, PA, defeated Cody Sweeney-Quinn Jackson 6-1, 6-4.

Port Angeles 4, Kingston 3

Match Report


No. 1 : Micah Roos, PA, defeated Loren Klemesrud, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2: Morgan McCalister, K, defeated Jordan Negus 1-6, 6-4, 6-4.

No. 3: Erik Reichert, K, defeated Tavish Casey 7-5, 6-4.


No. 1: AJ Konopaski-Hayden McCartney, PA, defeated Richie Sander-Trevor Shuey, 6-4, 6-1.

No. 2: Sam Beasley-Connor Reid, PA, defeated Brady Sundquist-Cody Combs 5-7, 6-2, 6-3.

No. 3: Cody Holt-Josh Herrera, K, defeated Michael and Marcus Konopaski, 6-3, 7-5.

No. 4: Derek Crain-Easton Napiontek, PA, defeated Luke Williams-Kyle Hamal 6-3, 6-2.

Girls Swimming Bainbridge 148, Sequim 34

SEQUIM — The Class 3A powerhouse Spartans showed no mercy against the 2A Wolves in a nonleague meet Tuesday.

“Despite being overwhelmed by their large and very fast team, our team did great on an individual level,” Sequim coach Susan Craig said.

The Wolves had season-best times for the 400-yard freestyle relay for Alison Powell, Kendra Richardson, Autumn Kessinger and Sabrina Marunde, who cut their time by more than five seconds, while newcomver Jackie Sanschagrin took seven seconds off her 100 backstroke time.

Cassie Calderon, meanwhile, took 2.5 seconds off her 500 free time.

Sequim next hosts North Kitsap at SARC on Thursday.

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