SPORTS: Port Angeles logs first soccer victory of season

SILVERDALE — David Roberts scored the final two goals of the game while Forrest Epstein had a goal and three assists to spark Port Angeles to its first boys soccer win this season Monday.

The Roughriders ripped Klahowya 4-1 in a nonleague game to improve to 1-4-0 on the year.

The victory came just in time as Port Angeles opens Olympic League action at home Thursday against Bremerton.

Against the Klahowya Eagles, Epstein scored the first goal of the game at the 16th minute on a Tyler Owens assist.

Svetlio Hurd made it 2-0 in the 26th minute on a Epstein assist.

The Riders led 2-0 at halftime and increased that lead to 3-0 in the 47th minute on Roberts’ first goal on Epstein’s assist.

The Eagles scored their first goal but Roberts and Epstein combined to put it away with just 6 minutes to play.

Port Angeles coach Chris Saari picked Epstein and Owens as the transition players of the game and Roberts as the offesnive player of the game.

He named senior goalkeeper Derek Walrath as the defensive player of the game.

“This is Derek’s first game back from an injury, and he took charge of the defense,” Saari said.

Baseball: Port Angeles 12, Bremerton 2

PORT ANGELES — The Roughriders gave the Knights a clinic with 12 runs, 16 hits and no errors in the Olympic League game Monday.

Port Angeles led 6-0 after one inning, 9-0 after three and 12-0 after six.

Kyle Jenkins and Justin Williams led the hit parade with four hits each.

Williams was a perfect 4-for-4 with three doubles, five RBIs and a run scored while Jenkins went 4-of-5 with three runs scored and two stolen bases.

Cody Sullivan went 2-for-2 with a triple, a run and a stolen base.

Four Rider pitchers scattered eight hits while striking out 12.

Danny Romero (1-0) started the game, went two innings, fanning five and giving up just one hit and no walks.

Romero is a three-year starter for the Riders.

Sullivan also struck out five while giving up only one hit and a walk in two innings.

Ryan Wilcox struck out one in two innings while Williams fanned one with no hits in one inning of pitching.

Port Angeles now will host North Kitsap on Wednesday at either Civic or Volunteer field, depending on field conditions at Civic.

North Kitsap 12, Sequim 2

POULSBO — The Vikings broke up a one-run game with 11 runs between the fifth and sixth innings to take Monday’s Olympic League game.

Sequim starter Alex Gillis kept Class 3A North Kitsap in check for the majority of five innings despite walking 10 batters, but was taken out with the bases loaded at 2-2.

Drew Rickerson took the mound in relief and balked in the go-ahead run.

The flood gates opened from there with five more Vikings crossing the plate in the fifth followed by five in the sixth to end the game via the mercy rule.

Sequim (0-1 in league, 1-2 overall) travels to take on another 3A Olympic League foe on Wednesday when they head to Silverdale to face Olympic.

North Kitsap 12, Sequim 2

Sequim 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4

North Kitsap 0 0 1 0 6 5 X 12 11 0

WP- Alex Smith; LP- Gillis (0-1)

Pitching Statistics

Sequim: Gillis 4 2/3 IP, 2 hits, 8Ks, 10BBs, 4ER; Rickerson 3 hits, BB, 4ER; Goss 2/3 IP, 6 hits, ER.

Hitting Statistics

Sequim: Oliver 1-3; Baker 1-3, HR (1), 2RBIs.

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Softball: Sequim 14, North Kitsap 1

POULSBO — The Wolves thumped the 3A Vikings to improve to 3-0 on the season in Monday’s Olympic League contest.

Chelsie Winfield and Demiree Briones combined to throw seven inning of one-hit ball, while Maddy Zbaraschuk smacked her second home run of the season in the win.

Sequim (2-0 in league, 3-0 overall) travels to Olympic on Wednesday.

Sequim 14, North Kitsap 1

Sequim 3 1 0 7 0 2 1 14 14 0

North Kitsap 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2

WP- C. Winfield (2-0); LP- J. Oostman

Pitching Statistics

Sequim: C. Winfield 4IP, hit, 6Ks, 3BBs, ER; Briones 3IP, 7Ks, BB.

Hitting Statistics

Sequim: Hopson 1-1, 2B, 3Rs; K. Winfield 2-3, 3B, 3RBIs; C. Winfield 2-5; Zbaraschuk 2-5, HR (2), 3RBIs; Briones 2-2; Rhodefer 2-2.

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