Both South Kitsap and Central Kitsap are losing their opening
games at the 4A West Central/Southwest softball tournament in
I will update games throughout the day.
UPDATE (1:30 p.m.): We have some finals. South Kitsap lost to
Kentwood 11-4 and Central Kitsap lost to Puyallup, 15-0, in a
mercy-rule shortened five innings. South will play Auburn Riverside
at 2 p.m. in a loser-out game.
Central Kitsap will also play in a loser out game at 4 p.m.,
against the loser of the Beamer/Kentlake game.
Also, from 4A girls tennis here at Sprinker Rec Center, SK’s
Kailyn Skjonsby qualified for the state tournament and was playing
for seeding for fifth/sixth seed. On the boys side SK’s Blake
Staudenraus was trying to qualify as an alternate after losing his
first match this morning. South’s doubles team of Dakota Giddings
and Issac Roinas lost and were eliminated.
UPDATE: South Kitsap, the Narrows League champs and No. 1 seed,
went 0-2 today. The Wolves lost to Auburn Riverside 3-2 in eight
innings. SK had the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth but
couldn’t get the tying run in. Last year, SK went 0-2 at
Meanwhile Central Kitsap is dominating Beamer in its loser-out
game. CK leads 6-1 in the second inning. If the Cougars hold on and
win, they will play at loser-out, winner-to-state game at noon
Saturday against Jefferson.
In 2A action, Kingston and North Mason won their opening games.
Kingston beat Steilacoom 8-3. North Mason beat Sumer 26-3 —
no kidding. Tristan Stromberg 4-5 with three RBI and Marissa Brown
was 5-for-5 with four RBI.
North Mason plays Franklin Pierce at 6 p.m. in a winner-to-state
game. Kingston plays Sequim at 6 p.m. in a winner-to-state
Olympic lost to Interlake 10-4 and will play the loser of the
Port Angeles/Lindbergh game, which is being played at 6 p.m.,
Saturday at 10 a.m. That game is loser out.
UPDATE: CK beat Beamer, 8-1, and advanced to play Jefferson in a
winner-to-state, loser out game Saturday at noon.
North Mason and Kingston just got underway. Everything is
running about a half-hour late.
UPDATE: North Mason leads Franklin Pierce 3-1 after three
innings while Kingston and Sequim are scoreless after an 1 1/2
UPDATE: North Mason leads Franklin Pierce 5-1 in the top of the
sixth. Sequim has a 6-0 lead over Kingston in bottom of the
UPDATE: It’s a final. North Mason won 6-1 and guaranteed its
12th straight state tournament berth. Molleigh Fusare, who took
over for Paula Grande, will make her debut at state next week.