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All-Olympic/Nisqually 1A football teams

All-Olympic/NIsqually 1A Team
MVP—Berkley Hill, sr., Port Townsend
Offensive MVP—Tyquan Coleman, jr., Cascade Christian
Defensive MVP—Gabriel Wallis, sr., Klahowya
Coach of the Year—Randy Davis, Cascade Christian

First team offense
QB—Parker Johnson, fr., Cascade Christian. RB—Detrius Kelsall, jr., Port Townsend; Bryce Hoisington, sr., Vashon; Gabriel Wallis, sr., Klahowya. WR—Hunter Smith, sr., Coupeville; Austin Carder, sr., Cascade Christian. TE—Cooper Cochran, sr., Charles Wright. OL—Jackson Foster, jr., Port Townsend; Dylan Leer, sr., Klahowya; Evan Minsk, sr., Charles Wright; Jeremy Ocbian, jr., Cascade Christian; Corbin Nohr, jr., Cascade Christian. Offensive athlete—Dylan Zuber, sr., Klahowya.

First team defense
DL—Corbin Nohr, jr., Cascade Christian; Nathan Suiter, jr., Cascade Christian; Jackson Foster, jr., Port Townsend; Christian Miller, sr., Bellevue Christian; Dylan Leer, sr., Klahowya. LB—Detrius Kelsall, jr., Port Townsend; James Gherna, sr., Klahowya; Tanner Carle, jr., Cascade Christian; Blake Stoltenberg, sr., Charles Wright; Bryce Hoisington, sr., Vashon. DB—Dylan Zuber, sr., Klahowya; Alex Meadowcroft, jr., Charles Wright; Hunter Smith, jr., Coupeville. Defensive athlete—Zach Bartolome, sr., Cascade Christian.

First team special teams
K—Gerry Coker, sr., Port Townsend. P—Lane Dotson, sr., Chimacum. KR—Bryce Hoisington, sr., Vashon.

Second team offense
QB—Henry Lenaberg, jr., Charles Wright; Hunter Downes, jr., Coupeville. RB—Zach Bartolome, sr., Cascade Christian; James Vogelgesang, sr., Charles Wright; Daniel Ficca, sr., Bellevue Christian. WR—Alex Meadowcroft, jr., Charles Wright; Joe Helton, sr., Bellevue Christian. TE—Tanner Carle, jr., Cascade Christian. OL—Peter Besel, jr., Bellevue Christian; Riley Grider, sr., Charles Wright; Lane Dotson, sr., Chimacum; Kaiden Parcher, jr., Port Townsend; Abel Nutu, jr., Cascade Christian.

Second team defense
DL—Jeremy Ocbian, jr., Cascade Christian; Abel Nutu, jr., Cascade Christian; Evan Minsk, sr., Charles Wright; Jacob Massie, sr., Port Townsend; Chris Greene, sr., Klahowya. LB—Jonathan Smith, sr., Port Townsend; Michael Tucci, jr., Charles Wright; Jake Nielsen, sr., Cascade Christian. DB—Connor Hoisington, jr., Vashon; Joe Helton, sr., Bellevue Christian; Noa Apker-Montoya, fr., Port Townsend; Tyquan Coleman, jr., Cascade Christian.

Second team special teams
K/P—Billy Chissoe, jr., Charles Wright. KR—Alex Meadowcroft, jr., Charles Wright.

Livestreamed playoff football: North Kitsap vs. Archbishop Murphy

North Kitsap and Archbishop Murphy play tonight at 7 p.m. in the first round of the Class 2A state tournament.
North Kitsap and Archbishop Murphy play tonight at 7 p.m. in the first round of the Class 2A state tournament.

North Kitsap’s football team puts its 10-0 record on the line tonight at 7 p.m. in Poulsbo against Archbishop Murphy. The Wildcats (10-0) are the top-ranked team in Class 2A.

Can the Vikings — ranked No. 6 — pull off the upset? Tune in here at 7 p.m.

Read about tonight’s matchup:

-Austin Miller writes about how the Vikings are anxious to take on the challenge of facing the same team that knocked North Kitsap out of the state semifinals last year.

-Jeff Graham writes about his past experience with covering games featuring undefeated teams.

Final edition: 2016 West Sound football stat leaders

Player, school    Comp    Att    Yds    TD    Int
Riley Cowan, Seq    151    257    2,016    24    16
John Jones, King    72    153    1,295    12    13
Garrison Glisson, SK    53    130    1,031    15    10
Tristan Newman, NK    64    102    904    12    4
Berkley Hill, PT    59    110    758    12    7
Siaosi Soto, SK    44    80    747    6    2
Dylan Zuber, Klah    44    96    673    6    7
Gannon Winker, Bain    31    84    611    4    5
Tyler Tubbs, CK    60    119    511    4    5
Mikail Papillon, Brem    22    73    415    2    5
Evan Quitevis, Oly    39    75    398    6    3
Coltrane Brooks, Bain    27    68    366    1    7

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Week 10 high school football scores

Our game of the week is North Kitsap’s 2A West Central District playoff game between North Kitsap and Orting. That game is slated to kickoff at 7:30 p.m. and you can view it by clicking this link.

2A WCD playoffs

Franklin Pierce 60, Bremerton 7 (Final): Franklin Pierce’s Jayman Stokes returned a Bremerton fumble for a touchdown as the Cardinals lead in the Knights early and went on to beat Bremerton and end its season.

North Kitsap 44, Orting 21 (Final): Multiple turnovers helped NK take a big lead on the Cardinals and the Viking defense is posting a shutout for most of the game as the Vikings secured a berth into the 2A state tournament.

Steilacoom 29, Olympic 14 (Final): Mason Quitevis had a 4-yard TD run to give the Trojans a quick lead over the Sentinels and Oly’s defense produced two INTs, but it wasn’t enough as Steilacoom came from behind for the win to eliminate the Trojans from the postseason.

Non-playoff games

Central Kitsap 17, Bethel 14 (Final): Cougars win their season finale at Silverdale Stadium.

Bainbridge 0, vs. Roosevelt 0 at Nathan Hale: Score not reported

North Mason 8, Tenino 6 (Final): The Bulldogs score late and win their season finale late.

Shorewood 0, at Kingston 0 (1st qtr): Score not reported

Port Townsend 49, Charles Wright 7 (Final): The Redhawks blew out CWA and will face La Center in a 1A state game next week.

Klahowya 57, Chimacum 0 (Final): The Eagles won their seventh game by shutting out the Cowboys at Silverdale Stadium in their season finale.

Week 9 high school football scores

North Kitsap is looking to finish the regular season with a 9-0 record.
North Kitsap is looking to finish the regular season with a 9-0 record.

The Kitsap Sun’s livestreamed Game of the Week features Bremerton at North Mason. Click here to watch the game at 7 p.m.

NOTE: Klahowya’s nonleague game at Bellevue Christian (5 p.m.) is Saturday. The game was originally scheduled for tonight.


Bremerton 41, North Mason 0: Final (Story)

—Diyamante Hall scored on the Knights’ opening possession and the Knights never looked back and clinched the Olympic League 2A fourth and final playoff berth into districts.

Central Kitsap 38, Yelm 21 : Final (Story)

—Running back DeAndre Sincere went over 1,000 yards in the Cougars’ win.

Here is a roundup of Friday’s action.

North Kitsap 62, Tenino 16: Final

—Six different Vikings scored touchdowns in the first half to lead North Kitsap’s pursuit of an undefeated regular season. The Olympic League 2A champions host a district playoff game next week.

Sequim 37, Kingston 17: Final

—Gavin Velarde put the Wolves in front with an early touchdown as the Wolves extinguished the Bucs’ playoff hopes.

Olympic 48, Port Angeles 0: Final

—The Trojans secure the Olympic League 2A No. 3 seed into the district playoffs.

Curtis 59, South Kitsap 22: Final

—The Wolves fell to 1-8 overall.

Coupeville 24, Chimacum 6: Final


High school football statistics: 10.27.16

Central Kitsap's DeAndre Sincere is closing in on 1,000 yards rushing.
Central Kitsap’s DeAndre Sincere is closing in on 1,000 yards rushing.

Player, team    Comp    Att    Yds    TD    Int
Riley Cowan, Seq    119    250    1,484    14    12
John Jones, King    44    110    908    9    9
Garrison Glisson, SK    48    125    981    14    9
Tristan Newman, NK    56    84    900    9    4
Berkley Hill, PT    47    86    650    11    4
Dylan Zuber, Klah    33    74    476    3    5
Tyler Tubbs, CK    53    106    441    4    4
Mikhail Papillon, Brem    22    73    415    2    5
Evan Quitevis, Oly    37    71    368    6    3

Player, team    Car    Yds    TD
Berkley Hill, PT    159    1,227    20
DeAndre Sincere, CK    161    912    7
Gabe Wallis, Klah    118    757    14
Detrius Kelsall, PT    118    720    9
Diyamante Hall, Brem    122    804    7
Izaiah Davis, SK    111    680    9
Dylan Zuber, Klah    84    641    4
Sam Henden, NK    57    515    8
Dax Solis, NK    54    485    11
Tyler Conn, Seq    88    460    5
Mason Quitevis, Oly    88    409    2
Zach Clark, NK    30    404    5
Nate Kjormoe, NK    33    402    6
Izaijha Byrd, SK    25    324    4
Tyler Sloman, King    80    316    0
Rollie Enriquez, Oly    63    298    4

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North Kitsap remains No. 7 in AP football poll

North Kitsap continues to reside at No. 7 among Class 2A teams in the Associated Press state football poll.

The Vikings (8-0) look to complete a perfect regular season with a home game against Tenino on Friday.

Class 4A
1. Camas (7) 8-0 97
2. Richland (3) 8-0 90
3. Sumner 8-0 72
4. Graham-Kapowsin 7-1 58
5. Woodinville 8-0 53
6. Lake Stevens 8-0 50
7. Gonzaga Prep 6-2 35
8. Chiawana 7-1 34
9. Skyline 6-2 26
10. Monroe 8-0 25

Others receiving 6 or more points: none.


Class 3A
1. O’Dea (10) 8-0 100
2. Squalicum 8-0 83
3. Eastside Catholic 7-1 80
4. Peninsula 8-0 66
5. Kamiakin 6-2 51
6. Lincoln 7-1 43
7. Ferndale 7-1 42
8. Garfield 8-0 31
(tie) Bellevue 4-1 31
10, Bonney Lake 6-2 9

Others receiving 6 or more points: none.


Class 2A
1. Archbishop Murphy (10) 8-0 109
2. Tumwater (1) 7-1 93
3. River Ridge 7-0 74
4. Ellensburg 7-1 68
5. Prosser 7-1 61
6. Lynden 7-1 60
7. North Kitsap 8-0 50
8. Liberty (Issaquah) 8-0 41
9. W. F. West 8-0 28
10. Franklin Pierce 7-1 10

Others receiving 6 or more points: none.

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Olympic-ATM football thread

We’ll have game updates for the big Olympic and Archbishop Murphy (cue Empire Strikes back theme) game today.

We’ll also post social media mentions here as well as links to how other outlets view this story.

ATM 48, Olympic 0 (Final): Trojans had a chance to score late in first quarter but an interception by ATM sets up the Wildcats touchdown as they lead 21-0. Wildcats add another TD leading up to the end of the first half.

Click here to read the Seattle Times story by Jayda Evans

Here is our story, by Jeff Graham, and photos from Larry Steagall of Saturday’s game



Week 8 high school football scores


Bremerton 40, Kingston 6: Final (Story)

Bremerton took control of its playoff destiny Friday with a 40-6 win over Kingston.
Bremerton took control of its playoff destiny Friday with a 40-6 win over Kingston.

***Click here for a roundup of Friday’s action

North Kitsap 56, North Mason 0: Final

—The undefeated Vikings captured the Olympic League 2A title.

Sequim 49, Port Angeles 9: Final

—The Wolves clinch the Olympic League’s No. 2 seed into the district playoffs.

Klahowya 45 Coupeville 12: Final

—Gabe Wallis had three touchdowns for the Eagles in the first half.

Eastside Catholic 56, Bainbridge 27: Final

Emerald Ridge 31, South Kitsap 14: Final

Port Townsend 41, Vashon 6: Final

Central Kitsap 35, Shelton 31: Final

Chimacum at Charles Wright


Klahowya’s Zuber to be honored at Seahawks game

Klahowya senior Dylan Zuber, who is guiding the school’s football team this fall as starting quarterback, will be recognized as the CenturyLink High School athlete of the week for Week 6 at the Seattl Seahawks’ home game against Buffalo on Nov. 7.

Here is a release from this week detailing Zuber’s honor:

SEATTLE and RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Inc. and Q13 FOX (KCPQ) announced Dylan Zuber of Klahowya Secondary School as the week six CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Dylan will be recognized on the field at CenturyLink Field during the November 7 game vs. the Buffalo Bills.

Dylan, a senior at Klahowya Secondary School, was selected Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Dylan maintains a 3.84 GPA while taking both Honors and Advanced Placement classes. He is drawn to the field of electrical engineering and excels in his math and science classes. Dylan is organizing a school wide tutoring program to mentor struggling middle school students and is in his second year as a Teen Mentor with the Central Kitsap School District where he provides academic, social, and emotional support to at-risk elementary school students. Dylan is an active member of ASB, the National Honor Society, Debate Club, and helped establish a Seabeck area flag-football league. He was also selected to attend the Evergreen Boy’s State Leadership Camp as well as the United States Coast Guard Academy Summer Program. Dylan is Klahowya’s varsity football captain and moved from wide receiver to quarterback this season. Dylan is known as a true leader, a powerful role model, and for his exemplary character within his community.