Category Archives: Soccer

Girls high school soccer rankings

Bainbridge and North Kitsap both appeared in this week’s Seattle Times high school girls soccer rankings.

North Kitsap (7-1-1) is ranked No. 7 in the Class 2A poll, while Bainbridge (8-1-2) is No. 8 in the 3A rankings.

South Kitsap (6-2) missed a chance at joining the 4A rankings, losing to No. 5 Olympia 1-0 last week.

Central Kitsap (9-1) is on the bubble in the 3A rankings, while Port Angeles (5-4) and Olympic (7-2-1) are on the bubble in the 2A rankings.

Crosspoint’s Doty named WIAA Athlete of the Week

Crosspoint Academy senior Desere’e Doty was named the WIAA Athlete of the Week for her achievements in soccer and volleyball.

Doty helped lead the Warriors soccer team to two wins, scoring hat tricks in both games and adding six assists. For the volleyball team, Doty had six kills, five aces and four blocks.

Doty will receive a congratulatory letter from Mike Colbrese, the executive director of the WIAA, an Athlete of the Week t-shirt and a certificate. Winners are also posted on the WIAA website.

Taking a peek at girls soccer standings

Narrows 4A
After dropping a 4-0 non-league game to North Kitsap in its season opener, South Kitsap has been nearly flawless. The Wolves (5-1 overall) have outscored league opponents 16-1 in five wins heading into Tuesday night’s home game against winless Yelm.
SK has a big test coming up Thursday at home against Olympia (7-1-0, 4-1-0). The Wolves beat the Tigers (who are ranked No. 5 in the state by the Seattle Times) 2-0 earlier this season.

Narrows 3A
Central Kitsap hasn’t qualified for the playoffs in several seasons, but that doesn’t look like it will be a problem this season for the Cougars (7-1, 6-0). CK is liking the move from 4A to 3A, outscoring league foes 34-7. Tuesday’s road game at Shelton (4-3-1, 4-2-0) should provide a challenge.

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Girls soccer scoring leaders (first edition)

It’s taken a couple days to do the tabulating, but here are updated statistics for West Sound’s top scorers for girls soccer. Right now, Klahowya teammates McKenzie Cook and Izzy Severns are tied for the lead in total points with 31. Central Kitsap freshman phenom Lauren Hudson is third with 24 points, while Bainbridge standout Celia Story, a Brown University commit, is tied with teammate Kamie Coryell for fourth with 23 points.
Name, school            Goals    Assists    Points
McKenzie Cook, Kla        14        3        31
Izzy Severns, Kla            12        7        31
Lauren Hudson, CK        10        4        24
Celia Story, Bain            9        5        23
Kamie Coryell, Bain        9        5        23
Katie Keller, King            8        2        18

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Klahowya’s Severns commits to Central Washington

Klahowya senior soccer player Izzy Severns has committed to play next season at Central Washington University.

Severns, who had a hat trick for Klahowya in Tuesday’s 3-2 win over North Kitsap, has 12 goals and seven assists for the Eagles (7-1).

Three former Klahowya players — Jessica Haga, the 2012 Kitsap Sun girls soccer player of the year, Brittany Robinson and Kaitlyn Sargent — are playing at Central Washington.

Crosspoint’s Doty headed to Grand Canyon U.

Crosspoint senior soccer player Desere’e Doty has committed to play next season at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.

Doty, who scored 101 goals through her first three high school seasons, helped Crosspoint win a state title as a junior.

Doty is the second 2015 recruit to commit to Grand Canyon, a Division I school that plays in the Western Athletic Conference. Klahowya’s McKenzie Cook committed to play for the Antelopes over the summer.

Doty talked with Cook before making her decision earlier this week.

Haggerty steps down as Olympic boys soccer coach

Steve Haggerty spent 34 seasons coaching boys soccer at Olympic High School. He’s the only coach the Trojans have ever known.

There will be a new coach this spring. Haggerty said Tuesday he is stepping down for personal reasons.

“It has been a pleasure to be head coach of the Oly boy’s program since the program’s inception in 1981,” Haggerty said in an email, “but it’s time to step aside.”

Haggerty plans to continue coaching Olympic’s girls team a few more seasons. He is entering his 34th season coaching girls this fall.

ALSO: Former Olympic High School football coach Carlton (C.J.) Cooper died over the weekend, according to the Tacoma News Tribune. Cooper, who taught and coached in the Fife School District for nearly 30 years, coached the Trojans from 2002-04. He went 10-19.



Boys Soccer: Locals earn all-state honors

Bainbridge’s Will Economy, North Kitsap’s Raul DeLuna and Kingston’s Tommy Nitchman earned first-team honors this week as the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association revealed its all-state teams.

At the Class 4A level, Central Kitsap’s Stevie Johnson earned honorable mention as a midfielder. At 3A, Economy made the first-team at forward.

At 2A, DeLuna was a first-team midfielder and Nitchman a first-team defender. The second-team include North Kitsap forward Utsav Shaha and Kingston midfielder Alex Hernandez. Kingston goalkeeper Alex Worland and North Mason forward Danny Wiseman received honorable mention.