SPORTS: Roughriders no-hit, lose 8-0 to Kingston

PORT ANGELES — Kingston’s Tyler Sullivan was nearly perfect against the Port Angeles baseball team Tuesday.

The right-hander, who will be playing for the Washington Huskies in the future, dominated the Roughriders in an 8-0 Olympic League win.

Only four walks were between Sullivan and a perfect game.

The ace pitcher threw a complete-game seven-inning no-hitter, striking out 11.

The Kingston defense held up its part for a perfect game with no errors.

“Sullivan was as close to unhittable as you can be,” Port Angeles coach Bob Withrow said.

The Buccaneers scored all of their runs in the third inning to blow it open.

Kingston had 14 hits as the Riders fell to 3-4 in league and 3-5 overall.

The bright spot for Port Angeles was relief pitcher A.J. Konopaski, who scattered three hits and gave up no runs in the final four innings.

Konopaski struck out five with four of them looking.

The Riders turn around and play Kingston again today starting at 4 p.m.

Tuesday’s contest was a makeup game.


Girls Golf: Sequim 93, Port Angeles 89

SEQUIM — The Wolves held off the Roughriders in a nonleague match held at SkyRidge Golf Course on Tuesday.

Sequim normally plays at Cedars at Dungeness.

“Honestly, I think Port Angeles is a little bit stronger than we are,” Sequim coach Garrett Smithson said.

“And they are a little bit older. We had a good day of golf. Both teams played well.”

Sequim’s Zoei Zbaraschuk, last year’s female golfer of the year on the North Olympic Peninsula, earned medalist honors with a gross score of 41 on the nine holes.

She led everybody with 31 Stableford points.

Runner-up honors went to Emily Cook of Port Angeles, who had 26 Stableford points, her best score of the year.

Third place went to Sequim’s Kim Duce, who scored 22.

In other Sequim scores, Lisa Doan had 19 Stableford points, Ashley Morton had 11 and Hayley Estes 10.

Lauren Coventon of Port Angeles captured fourth place with 21 points, followed by teammates Tracie DuPuis with 18, Ev Grier with 14 and Madison Baumann with 10.

It was windy for the match but otherwise almost perfect conditions with sunny weather, Smithson said.

The two teams will play for real in a league showdown May 5 at Peninsula Golf Club in Port Angeles.

“That match probably will determine the league title,” Smithson said.

The Wolves, 1-0 in the Olympic League and 2-0 overall, next plays Kingston at Cedars at Dungeness on Thursday.

The Riders play Klahowya at Gold Mountain on Thursday.


Boys Soccer: Vashon Island 5, Chimacum 0

VASHON — The Cowboys made a few more mistakes than the Pirates in the Nisqually League game Tuesday.

Vashon’s shots found the net as the two teams played neck-and-neck in the first half. The Pirates led 2-0 at halftime.

Vashon controlled the game more in the second half as the Cowboys fell to 0-5 in league and 3-8 on the year.

Aiden Stone, Perry Pearsall and Keegan Young all played well for the Cowboys, who next play at Orting on Thursday.


Baseball: Forks 9, Wishkah Valley 2

WISHKAH VALLEY — Jon Ginlin had an outstanding game on the mound for the Spartans, fanning 10 and scattering four hits in the nonleague game Tuesday.

Ginlin (1-1) walked none and went the distance.

The Spartans exploded for six runs in the first inning to blow open the game early. They led 8-1 after four inning.

Forks had 10 hits and two errors.

Jon Farrell had two of the hits, going 2-for-3 with a double while Chase Moore was 1-for-3 with a double.

Brien Jaksha also had a double while Justin Winters went 2-for-4.

The Spartans, 2-4 in the Southwest Washington League and 3-5 overall, next plays at Onalaska in a league doubleheader Thursday.


Girls Tennis: Port Angeles 4, North Kitsap 3

POULSBO — The Roughriders remained perfect on the year, shading the Vikings in the Olympic League showdown.

Port Angeles is 5-0.

“The teams were evenly matched and we were fortunate to come out on top,” Port Angeles coach Brian Gundersen said.

Winning for the Riders were Freda Sachenheimer at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-0; Danika Goodwin at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 6-0; Grace Van Rossen and Mallory Hoch, No. 2 doubles, 6-1, 6-4; and Sam Manwell and Alexis Corn, No.3 doubles, 6-4, 6-0.

Manwell and Corn were named players of the match.

“Sam and Alexis found themselves in a close match early, and I was proud of how they responded to the challenge,” Gundersen said.

The Riders next play at Chimacum today.


Softball: Port Angeles 6, North Kitsap 1

PORT ANGELES — The Roughriders scored six runs in the second to blow open the Olympic League game early.

Amanda Wasnock (2-1) went the distance on the mound, striking out nine while walking none and giving up just two hits.

Molly Ward went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, two doubles and a run while Wasnock went 2-for-3 with a run.

The Riders, 5-2, play at Kingston today.

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