Starting to wonder if Central Washington’s Isaiah
Thomas, junior defensive back/punt and kickoff returner
from South Kitsap, might not have a chance to play in the NFL.
Thomas, a D2 preseason All-American, was the Great Northwest
Athletic Conference Player of the Week after helping the Wildcats
beat Western Oregon 24-20.
Thomas’ interception and two punt returns led to scores for
Central (4-3, 3-1 GNAC). Thomas has six picks a year ago, and
according to this
story on the CWU website, opponents are not challenging him
much this season.
At Minot State (N.D.), Leon La Deaux (sr.,
South Kitsap) leads the winless Beavers with 35 catches for 491
yards and two touchdowns. …. Brother Aaron La
Deaux (so., South Kitsap) punts (49 for a 38.9 average
with a long of 68) and handles kickoff duties for the Beavers. Nine
of his 22 kicks have resulted in touchbacks. … Defensive back
Bryce Broome (so., South Kitsap) is Minot’s
fourth-leading tackler (24 solo, 15 assists) and has 2.5 tackles
for losses and two interceptions.
At Eastern Oregon, defensive tackle Kyle Lanoue
(so., Central Kitsap) is having a standout season for the NAIA
Mountaineers (4-3, 3-3 Frontier Conference). He’s fourth on the
team in tackles (23 solo, 17 assists in seven games and has 6.5
tackles for losses and two sacks.
Defensive lineman Austin Cook (sr., South
Kitsap) has seven tackles for Pacific Lutheran (3-2, 1-2 Northwest
In cross country, Ramona Morshead (grad
student, Kingston) and Ruby Roberts (redshirt sr.,
Kingston) are running at Washington State. Roberts was 21st
at the Indiana State Pre-Nationals Invitational meet in Terre
Haute, Ind., on Oct. 18.
In his first appearance since last year’s nationals,
Shane Moskowitz (sr., Central Kitsap) of Oklahoma
State was second at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational in
Sunnyvale, Calif., on Oct. 18. “Shane’s an experienced guy, so
it was good to have him back,” coach DaveSmith said. “He’s a
fifth-year senior and he was the fifth guy on a national
championship squad, so it was good to have him back. He knocked off
a little bit of rust today, but as long as he gets a few more races
under his belt, I think he’ll be at a good level in time for the
national championships.” Next up: the Big 12 Championships,
Nov. 1., in Lawrence, Kan.
In women’s soccer, Becca Schoales (so.,
South Kitsap) has three goals, all game winners, for the Washington
Huskies (10-4, 3-2 Pac-12). The forward has started seven of
Midfielder Delanee Nilles (jr., North Kitsap)
has a goal and two assists for No. 20-ranked Western Washington (
12-0-2, 8-0-2 GNAC). She’s started 12 of 14 games. … Becca
Cates (so., North Kitsap) has played in 10 games as a
midfielder for the Vikings, averaging 22 minutes a game.
Kailey Lyman (jr., South Kitsap) has started
all 14 games for Pacific Lutheran (10-3-1, 8-2
Northwest Conference). The midfielder has one assist.
Evergreen’s Amy Bromley (fr., Central Kitsap)
has five goals and four assists for the Geoducks (4-9-1, 2-4-1
Cascade Collegiate Conference). Irina Lyons (jr.,
Port Townsend/Edmonds) has started four games for Evergreen.
Midfielder Jalyn Halstead (jr., Olympic) has
started 11 of the 12 games she’s played in for Linfield (10-3, 7-3
Midfielder Micaylla O’Leary (sr. Olympic) has
started four of 14 games for St. Martin’s (1-11-1, 1-8-1 GNAC).
In men’s soccer, midfielder Diego Aceves (so.,
South Kitsap) and Jacob Beck (fr., Central Kitsap)
are playing for Pacific Lutheran (7-8, 4-5 Northwest Conference).
Aceves has started 13 of 15 games and has a goal. Beck, a
defender, has started six of the eight games he’s played in. He’s a
freshman in eligibility, but a junior in school.
In golf, Carl Jonson (sr., Bainbridge) has a
sixth, tie for 22nd, T25 and T48 in four fall
tournaments for No. 24 UNLV. His sixth came at the Jerry Pate
National Collegiate in Alabama last month.
Erynne Lee (sr., Central Kitsap) tied for
fourth at the Stanford Collegiate tournament, helping No. 8
UCLA to a second-place finish. She had 3-under 68 on the final day.
Lee tied for 42nd and tied for 36th in earlier events this