Most Kitsap athletes enjoyed some freedom this last week as school went on spring break. There were a handful of teams that got in some games, including South Kitsap baseball, which played three days in a row and got three wins. But for most spring squads, a couple of practices was it as far as team activities.
Here are some of the things I’m looking forward to when everyone comes back. After all, we’ve only got about a month to go before spring playoffs start.
- Who is going to win the Olympic League in soccer? I came in thinking it was Kingston’s title to lose, but then North Kitsap handed the Bucs a 2-0 loss and seem have to the edge for first place. They’ll meet once more before the Olympic League post-season tournament, where I assume the Viking and Bucs will be the top seeded teams.
- North Kitsap, Olympic and Sequim seem to be top teams for baseball in the Olympic League. This is going to be an arms race, whether rain plays a factor in the schedule or net. The team with the best pitching is going to win it all.
- I’m eager to see how Bainbridge and Central Kitsap softball fare down the stretch. Seems like Bainbridge oozes talent every season, but we’ll have to see how many quality games they get in the Metro League. Probably won’t get a true sense of how good these Spartans are until district play. As for Central Kitsap, first-year coach Courtney Lacock has the Cougars looking good. CK beat Bainbridge at the beginning of the season. That’s pretty impressive in my book.