It’s been an interesting past couple of days in girls basketball.
Bremerton came from behind to beat North Kitsap on the road, then had a clunker against 3A SPSL Peninsula Wednesday. Meanwhile, NK traveled up to Port Angeles and lost back-to-back games for the first time this season.
That sets up a prime early-season showdown between Port Angeles (5-0) and Bremerton (4-0 at Bremerton Friday.
Olympic picked up its third win in a row to improve to 3-1 and is in third-place, followed by 3-2 Port Townsend (1A) and 2-2 North Kitsap.
Port Townsend’s senior Codi Hallinan had 18 blocks, 16 points and 11 rebounds in the Redskins win over Klahowya. … CK’s Taylor Krouse had a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds while teammate Maddie White had 21 points in the Cougars win over Yelm. … PA’s Maddie Hinrichs finished with 25 points in a win over NK. … Ashli Payne led Olympic with 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Trojans beat Kingston and Sequim’s Alexas Besand 12 points and 12 rebounds as the Wolves defeated NM. … Bainbridge’s Grace Kenyon led the Spartans with 16 points in a tough loss to West Seattle.
What to watch for:
Friday: The two remaining undefeated teams in the OL face off when Port Angeles travels to Bremerton. .. Central Kitsap is at Gig Harbor in what has been a good rivalry game for both teams in the Narrows. … Franklin is at Bainbridge in a Metro League counter and Crosspoint hosts Chief Leschi in its Sea-Tac League opener.