SPORTS: Sequim gets rare win against Port Angeles in baseball

SEQUIM — In a game featuring 22 walks, the Sequim baseball team pieced together enough hits to hold off a late Port Angeles rally and pick up a 14-10 rivalry win on Thursday.

It was the first-ever victory for a Dave Ditlefsen-coached Wolves team over the Riders and also the first time Port Angeles has lost to Sequim in Bob Withrow’s seven years as head coach.

“We were able to back up the walks with some timely hits,” Ditlefsen said.

Port Angeles pitchers allowed 12 free passes and Sequim (3-3 in league, 5-4 overall) surrendered 10 bases on balls.

Alex Gillis (2-1) picked up the win for Sequim, going five innings and allowing five runs (two earned), on one hit with eight strikeouts, five walks and one hit batter.

“Gillis was really tough through five,” Ditlefsen said. “He had one shaky inning where a little wildness affected him but he cruised through the third, fourth and fifth innings.”

Port Angeles (3-2, 3-3) held a 4-2 lead after a four-run second inning but the Wolves soon took a 12-4 lead after a three-run second and a six-run fourth inning.

Drew Rickerson was 3-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored for the Wolves, while teammate Jason Baker went 1-for-1 with three RBIs, two walks, a sacrifice fly and was hit by a pitch.

“It was the same problem,” Port Angeles coach Bob Withrow said. “We don’t seem to throw strikes, and I can’t get more than two innings out of a pitcher.

“You couple that with errors and mental mistakes and you don’t get many wins that way.”

The Riders put up three runs on Sequim reliever Anthony Washington in the sixth and chased him from the game in the seventh while scoring three more runs.

But the Wolves were able to close out the game without any more damage.

Ryan Wilcox had an RBI double and scored twice, and A.J. Konopaski doubled and scored twice for Port Angeles.

“PA started to rally and battle and put the pressure on us but we were able to work hard and get the win,” Ditlefsen said.

Sequim visits league-leading Kingston today while the Riders host North Kitsap at home this afternoon.

Sequim 14, Port Angeles 10

Port Angeles 0 4 0 0 0 3 3 10 4 2

Sequim 2 3 0 6 1 2 0 14 11 2

WP- Alex Gillis (2-1); LP- Jared Tweeter

Pitching Statistics

Port Angeles: Tweeter 2IP; Sullivan 2IP; Wilcox 2IP.

Sequim: Gillis 5IP, H, 5BB, HBP, 8K, 5R 2ER; Washington IP, Oliver IP.

Hitting Statistics

Port Angeles: Wilcox 1-3, 2B, RBI, 2RS, Konopaski 1-2, 2B, 2RS; Tweeter 1-3, BB, 2RS.

Sequim: Rickerson 3-5, RBI , 3RS; Baker 1-1, 2BB, HBP, Sac. Fly, 3RBI; McFarland 2-4, RBI, RS; Gillis 1-2, 3B, 2BB, 2RS; Oliver 1-3, RS, BB, RBI.

Olympic 6, Port Townsend 3

PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins stranded 13 base runners in falling to the Trojans on Thursday.

“We hit well but we just couldn’t get the timely hit when we needed it,” Port Townsend coach Tom Webster said.

Port Townsend (2-4, 3-4) hosts Klahowya today.

Olympic 6, Port Townsend 3

Port Townsend 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 9 2

Olympic 1 0 0 2 2 1 x 6 9 3

WP- Unknown; LP- Brennan McIntire 1-1

Pitching Statistics

Port Townsend: 8H, 1K, Anthony Lara 1.1IP, H

Hitting Statistics

Port Townsend: Weaver 2-3, 2B, BB, R; Unbedacht 2-4, R, Brown 1-4, 2B, 2RBI; Aumock 1-3, 2B; Maupin 1-3, RBI.

Forks 16, 8, Winlock 6, 0

FORKS — The Spartans picked up their first two wins of the season on Thursday.

Colby Gagnon hit a three-run home run in the first game for Forks (2-5, 2-5) and teammates John Farrell and Justin Winters were 4-for-4 with a triple and 2-for-4 with four RBIs, respectively.

Winters picked up the win on the mound and was 3-for-3 with a double in the second game.

Game two was called because of darkness in the fifth inning.

Forks hosts Lake Quinault on Saturday.

Forks 16, Winlock 6

Winlock 0 3 2 0 1 0 x 6 7 1

Forks 4 4 0 2 0 6 x 16 17 3

WP- Moore (1-1); LP- Hoven

Pitching Statistics

Forks: Moore 6R (3ER), 7h, 9K, 4BB, HBP.

Hitting Statistics.

Forks: Gagnon 3R HR, Winters 2-4, 4 RBIs, Jaksha 2-5, 2 2B, Moore 2-2, 2B, Farrell 4-4, 3B., Contreras 2-4,

Forks 8, Winlock 0

Forks 2 1 0 4 1 x x 8 9 1 Winlock 0 0 0 0 0 x x 0 3 3

WP- Justin Winters (1-1); LP- Archer

Pitching Statistics

Forks: Winters 5 IP, 3K, 2BB.

Hitting Statistics

Forks: Winters 3-3, 2B, Jaksha 2-4, Ness 2-4.


Softball Port Angeles 3, Sequim 0

SEQUIM — Port Angeles picked up a win over rival Sequim on the solid pitching of Stacey Webb (3-0) and some nice defensive play in the field.

“She [Webb] mixed it up well against us,” Sequim (2-3, 4-3) coach Mel Hendrickson said.

“She kept it inside on our heavy hitters so they couldn’t turn on it and we just kept hitting it right at them.”

Kelsey Hinsdale was 3-for-4 and Sasha Zichella was 1-for-2 with two RBIs for the Riders.

“It was nice to get back on the winning track again,” Port Angeles coach Buddy Bear said.

Sequim travels to Olympic for a makeup game today while the Riders face off against North Kitsap at home next Tuesday.

Port Angeles 3, Sequim 0

Port Angeles 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 1

Sequim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

WP-Webb (3-0); LP- Briones (0-1)

Pitching Statistics

Port Angeles: Webb 7IP, 3H, 6K, 0BB.

Sequim: Briones 7 H, 5K, 5BB.

Hitting Statistics

Port Angeles: Pimental 1-3, 3B; Ward 1-4, Hinsdale 3-4, Zichella 1-2, 2RBIs, Hoover 1-2.

Sequim: Winfield 2-3 2B, Buck 1-1.

Forks 11, 14, Winlock 1, 7

FORKS — The Spartans swept their third straight SWL Evergreen Division doubleheader of the season on Thursday

Alexa Justus (6-0) earned both wins on the mound, while Kylea Allen went a combined 4-for-6 from the plate.

The Spartans (60-, 6-1) host Lake Quinault on Saturday in a nonleague doubleheader.

Forks 11, Winlock 1

Winlock 0 0 0 0 1 0 — 1 3 0

Forks 5 0 0 0 0 6 — 11 9 0

WP- Justus (5-1); LP- Carr

Pitching Statistics

Forks: Justus 6IP, 11K, 2BB, ER.

Hitting Statistics

Forks: Justus 1-2, 3SB, RBI; Morris 2-3, 2RBI, SB; Allen 1-2, RBI, 3SB; Grahn 1-2, 2B, RBI; McCann 1-2, 3B.

Forks 14, Winlock 7

Forks 0 2 3 5 0 2 2 14 14 1

Winlock 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 7 10 3

WP- Justus (6-1); LP- Hemenway

Pitching Statistics

Forks: McIrvin 2IP, 5 hits, 2BB, 4ER; Justus 5IP, 4K, 5 hits, 2BB, ER.

Hitting Statistics

Forks: Allen 3-4, 2R, SB; Justus 4-5, 2RBI, 2R, 2SB; McCann 2-4, 2B, 3B, 2SB, 2RBI, 2R; Obi 3-3, 3B, 2SB.

Olympic 9, Port Townsend 1

PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins (0-7, 0-7) remained winless on the year after dropping Thursday’s contest against the Trojans.

Teslin LeMaster had seven strikeouts on the mound for Port Townsend.

The Redskins travel to Klahowya on Monday.

Olympic 9, Port Townsend 1

Olympic 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 9 9 3

Port Townsend 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5

WP- Mags; LP- LeMaster

Pitching Statistics

Olympic: Mags 7IP, 6 SO

Port Townsend: LeMaster 7K


Boys Soccer La Center 4, Forks 3 (OT)

LA CENTER — The Spartans dropped their second straight Southwest Washington League game on a heart-breaking overtime goal by the Wildcats on Thursday.

“We cleared the ball and it was back to midfield by the time [the official] blew the whistle, so it was a little hard to believe,” Forks coach Brian Bowers said of the final goal, which just barely crossed the line.

The score spoiled a two-goal day from sophomore Wilson Avila-Luna.

The Spartans (5-3) host Castle Rock on Saturday in another league game.

La Center 4, Forks 3 (OT)

Forks 2 1 0 — 3

La Center 2 1 1 — 4

Scoring Summary

First half: 1, Forks, Avila-Luna (Cortani), 4th minute. 2, Forks, Ayala (Molina), 7th minute. 1, La Center, 21st minute. 2, La Center, 26th minute.

Second Half: 3, Forks, Avila-Luna (Ayala), 48th minute. 3, La Center, 55th minute.

Overtime: 4, La Center, 83rd minute.

Olympic 0, Port Angeles 0 (2OT)

PORT ANGELES — The Riders had 25 shots but couldn’t get one past the keeper in Thursday night’s double overtime tie against the 3A Trojans.

“We definitely dominated play,” Port Angeles coach Chris Saari said. “We could have finished our opportunities better.”

Saari singled out the play of Forrest Epstein, Anthony Brandon, Joey Pohl, Ken Tobin, Tharen Lowell, Maldeep Kang, and Tyler Owens as key.

Port Angeles (1-6-1) heads to North Mason on Monday to begin league championship play.

Port Angeles 0, Olympic 0

Olympic 0 0 0 0 — 0

Port Angeles 0 0 0 0 — 0

Scoring Summary

First half: No scoring

Second Half: No scoring

Overtimes: No scoring

Shots on goal: 25-7

Boys Golf Port Townsend 120, Port Angeles 69

PORT TOWNSEND — Ronnie Harrell shot an even-par 70 for medalist honors as the Redskins cruised on their home course.

“He spends a lot of time at the golf course and his game is really coming along,” Port Townsend coach Gabe Tonan said of the junior linksman.

Scott Kilzer led the Riders with an 83.

Port Townsend visits Olympic and Port Angeles hosts Klahowya next Thursday.

Port Townsend 120, Port Angeles 69

Stableford Scores (18 holes)

Port Angeles (69)

Kilzer 83 (23), Schlinkmann 88 (18), Negus 89 (17), Wetzler 98 (8), Ellsworth 103 (3), Grimsley 104 (2).

Port Townsend (120)

Harrell 70 (36), Yakush (23), Sexton 79 (27), Anderson 82 (24), Reinhart 96 (10), Hensley 96 (10).

Sequim 122, North Kitsap 57

SEQUIM — The Wolves dominated Thursday’s links battle with the Vikings.

Colby Rude shot a 77, good for 31 points in the Stableford scoring system, while Ryan O’Meara shot an 81 for 27 points for the Wolves.

Sequim hosts Kingston next Thursday.

Sequim 122, North Kitsap 57

Stableford Scores (18 holes)

Sequim (122)

Rude 77 (31), O’Meara 81 (27), Loerlein 86 (22), Dethlefsen 86, (22), Lindstedt 88 (20)


Girls Golf Port Angeles 79, Port Townsend 11

PORT TOWNSEND– Tracie DuPuis became the Riders’ third match medalist of the season after shooting a 47 in nine holes of play at Port Townsend Golf Course.

The score was good for 25 Stableford points as Port Angeles (3-0) topped a short-handed Redskins squad that had only one player.

Port Angeles 79, Port Townsend 11

Stableford Scores (9 holes)

Port Angeles (79)

Emily Cook 20 (52), Ev Grier 18 (55) Madison Baumann 11, D’Arcy Depew 5.

Port Townsend (11)

Jenny Grauberger 11 (58).


Boys Track & Field Kingston 72, North Mason 61, Port Townsend 46

PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins finished third in Thursday’s Olympic League track meet, winning three events.

Quinton Decker won the 1,600 meters in four minutes, 44.47 seconds, and Bereket Piatt won the 3,200 meters in a time of 10:13.9.

Christian Bell-Mitchell won the triple jump with a leap of 36 feet, seven inches for the Redskins.

Port Townsend is in action at Port Angeles next Friday.

North Kitsap 93, Port Angeles 45, Bremerton 39

POULSBO — Port Angeles had two athletes win two events apiece at Thursday’s meet.

Spencer Moorman claimed the shot put with a throw of 45-4 and the discus with a toss of 145-11. Nick Peterson won the high jump with a leap of 5-8 and claimed the 110-hurdles in 17.05.

The Riders 4-by-100 relay team won their event with a time of 48 seconds.

Olympic 92, Sequim 67, Klahowya 20

SEQUIM — Derrell Jensen won two events for Sequim at Thursday’s meet.

Jensen claimed the 400 meter race in 55.0 and won the triple jump with a leap of 39-11.75.

The Wolves also won the 1,600 meter race in 3:50.5.


Girls Track & Field Kingston 89, Port Townsend 47, North Mason 23

PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins claimed six events at Thursday’s home meet.

Emelina Berkshire won the 100 hurdles in 18.18, Breanna Hemsley won the 400 in 1:02.5, Emily Kunz won the triple jump with a leap of 30-0, and Keri Evalt won the high jump after a leap of 4-8.

Port Townsend also claimed the 4-by-100 relay in 53.31 and the 4-by-400 relay in 4:30.6.

North Kitsap 112, Port Angeles 55, Bremerton 25

POULSBO — Port Angeles won three events in Thursday’s meet.

Kathryn Moseley won the 400 meter race in 1:05.1, Tarah Erickson claimed the pole vault with a mark of 6-9 and Vicky Nunez won the discus with a toss of 87 feet.

Port Angeles hosts Port Townsend and Sequim next Friday.

Sequim 95.5, Olympic 60.5, Klahowya 28

SEQUIM — The Wolves had 10 first-place finishes in Thursday’s meet, led by Lauryn Garret’s victories in the 100 hurdles (16.2), 300 hurdles (51.9) and high jump (4-6).

Anna LaBeaume also set a school record for Sequim with a toss of 39-11 in the shot put.

Laura Moser won two events for Sequim, taking the 1,600 meters in 5:59 and the 800 in 2:36.2.

Audrey Lichten won the 3,200 in 12:16.6, Sierra Clark was first in the javelin with a toss of 90-3 and Samantha Whiteside won the pole vault after clearing 9-0.

Sequim visits Port Angeles next Friday.

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