Saturday, September 20, 2014

2014 Football Game 3 - Sequim 27, Kingston 19

Sequim 27, Kingston 19

(Sequim) -- The Sequim High Wolves came up with a huge defensive stop in the final minutes against Kingston, holding on for a 27-19 victory against the Buccaneers.
The Wolves (3-0 overall, 1-0 in Olympic League 2A Division play) overcame a 16-14 deficit at intermission, scoring a pair of third quarter touchdowns -- a 20-yard run by quarterback Miguel Moroles and a 5-yard Moroles pass to Ian Dennis -- in taking a 27-16 advantage.
Sequim was driving once again in the final quarter, but Kingston defensive back Alex Barrett made a leaping interception of Moroles with 11 minutes remaining at mid-field.
Kingston rallies
The Buccaneers drove deep into Wolves territory, but stalled and settled for Ryan Fick's 28-yard field goal with 7:51 left, closing to within 27-19.
Kingston (0-3 overall, 0-1 in Olympic League 2A Division play) held Sequim to 3 plays-and-out, taking over possession after a punt at the Sequim 47 with 5:18 to go.
Nine plays later, the Bucs faced a 4th-and-3 at the Wolves 15, but Garrett Rouser came up inches short after the official's measurement, turning possession over to the Wolves with 2 minutes left.
The deal was sealed for Sequim after a Kingston offside penalty on a 4th-and-4 with 33 seconds left gave the Wolves a first down.
See-Saw battle in first half
Sequim got on the board first with a 40-yard Miguel Moroles run with 10:32 left in the opening quarter for a 7-0 Wolves lead.
Kingston answered with Garrett Rouser's 1 yard run with 1:37 remaining before the first break, tying the score at 7.
Moroles put the Wolves up 14-7 with 1:35 left in the first half on a 1-yard keeper.
The pivotal moment of the first half came with 6:30 left until intermission when the Bucs blocked Adrian Espinoza's punt.
The ball rolled through the end zone for a safety, making the score 14-9 Sequim, but giving the ball back to Kingston after the free kick.
The Buccaneers drove 56 yards in 9 plays, with quarterback Jack Colleto going the final 4 yards for the TD, putting Kingston ahead 16-14 at halftime.
Next week
Sequim will face state-ranked North Kitsap in Poulsbo Friday, while Kingston will host North Mason.
Scoring by Quarters:
King - 07 07 13 00 -- 27
Sequ - 07 09 00 03 -- 19
Scoring Summary:
First Quarter:
Seq - Miguel Moroles 40 run (Adrian Espinoza kick) 10:32
King - Garrett Rouser 5 run (Ryan Fick kick) 1:37
Second Quarter:
Seq - Moroles 1 run (Espinoza kick) 10:35
King - Safety (blocked Espinoza punt crossed end line) 6:30
King - Jack Colleto 4 run (Fick kick) 3:20
Third Quarter:
Seq - Moroles 20 run (kick failed) 5:11
Seq - Ian Dennis 5 pass from Moroles (Espinoza kick) 1:16
Fourth Quarter:
King - Ryan Fick 28 yd Field Goal 7:51

Saturday, September 13, 2014

2014 Football Game 2 - Sequim 40, Coupeville 18

Sequim 40, Coupeville 18

September 12th, 2014 - 11:59pm

2014 Sequim Wolves football team on MV Kennewick at Port Townsend ferry terminal enroute Coupeville High.  Sequim beat Coupeville 40-18.

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(Coupeville) -- The football Battle of the Wolves went to Sequim High Friday night, beating Coupeville 40-18 on Whidbey Island.
The penalty-filled affair featured a combined 25 flags for 244 yards.
Coupeville tallied first on a 27-yard field goal by Joel Walstad, as the hosts led 3-0 with 6:31 left in the opening stanza.
Mark Feeney had a pair of short touchdown runs in the first half and Chris Whitaker returned an interception 85 yards for a pick-six TD just 8 seconds before halftime, as Sequim (2-0) went to the locker room ahead 27-3 at intermission.
Senior quarterback Miguel Moroles, the WIAA Class 2A Student-Athlete of the Week, threw for an 11-yard TD pass to Bailey Earley in the second period and ran 5 yards for another score in the third quarter as Sequim forged ahead 34-3.
Coupeville (1-1) fought on as quarterback Joel Walstad connected with mercurial running back Josh Bayne on an 11-yard TD pass, closing the deficit to 34-10 with 3:04 left in the third quarter.
On Sequim's next drive, Ian Dennis rambled down the sideline 39 yards with a pass from Moroles, but a Coupeville defender managed to knock the ball away at the 1-yard line with the pigskin passing over the goal line and through the end zone.
The officials ruled a touchback, giving Coupeville possession at their own 20.
Coupeville closed within 16 points with 8:23 remaining after Lathom Kelley ran 5 yards for a touchdown, 34-18.
Coupeville recovered the ensuing kickoff at its own 47. The Sequim defense responded to the challenge as Walstad's pass on 4th-and-4 from the Sequim 22 fell incomplete with 5:48 left.
Sequim played ball control until speedy freshman Gavin Velarde broke loose on a jet sweep, turning on the afterburners for a 59-yard scoring sprint and a 40-18 Sequim advantage.
Sequim was flagged 16 times for 159 yards, Coupeville 9 for 85.
Sequim opens Olympic League 2A division play Friday, hosting Kingston, while Coupeville hosts Chimacum in both schools Olympic 1A division debut.
Scoring by Quarters:
Sequ - 07 20 07 06 -- 40
Coup - 03 00 07 08 -- 18
Scoring Summary:
First Quarter:
Coup - Joel Walstad 27 yard Field Goal 6:37
Sequ - Mark Feeney 5 run (Adrian Espinoza kick) 4:42
Second Quarter:
Sequ - Mark Feeney 4 run (Adrian Espinoza kick) 11:31
Sequ - Bailey Earley 11 pass from Miguel Moroles (Adrian Espinoza kick) 4:31
Sequ - Chris Whitaker 85 interception return (kick blocked) :08
Third Quarter:
Sequ - Miguel Moroles 5 run (Adrian Espinoza kick) 4:30
Coup - Josh Bayne 15 pass from Joel Walstad (Walstad kick) 3:04
Fourth Quarter:
Coup - Lathom Kelley 5 run (CJ Smith pass from Walstad) 8:23
Sequ - Gavin Velarde 59 run 2:28 (kick failed)

Friday, September 5, 2014

2014 Football Game 1 -- Sequim 47, Chimacum 21

Sequim 47, Chimacum 21

(Sequim) -- Senior quarterback Miguel Moroles ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Sequim High Wolves stomped the Chimacum Cowboys 47-21 in a non-league season opener Friday night.
Sequim freshman Gavin Velarde scored 17 of the Wolves points, with a 60-yard TD reception and 13-yard run, plus five extra point kicks.
The Wolves broke an 11-game losing streak, dating back to October 19th, 2012, when Sequim beat Port Angeles 34-7 at Civic Field.
Chimacum (0-1) scored first, taking advantage of a fumble on the opening kickoff, driving 35 yards in 6 plays with tailback Drew Yackulic scoring on a 3-yard run.
The Cowboys were ahead 6-0, a lead that lasted just two plays. Moroles sprinted 63 yards for Sequim on a keeper, putting the Wolves on top 7-6.
Seven consecutive Sequim touchdowns triggered the mercy rule with 1:08 remaining in the third period when the hosts forged ahead 47-6 after a 1-yard TD run by freshman Hayden Gresli.
Junior running back Ty Jones had a pair of scoring runs for the Wolves, from 37 and 5 yards, respectively.
Chimacum scored a couple of TD's in the final quarter, a 1-yard run by Victor Hitt and a 50-yard interception return by Lane Dotson.
Sequim (1-0) will visit Coupeville next Friday, while the Cowboys entertain the Forks Spartans.
Scoring by Quarters:
Chim - 06 00 00 15 - 21
Sequ - 14 19 14 00 - 47
Scoring Summary:
First Quarter:
Chim - Drew Yackulic 3 run (kick failed) 9:15
Seq - Miguel Moroles 63 run (Gavin Velarde kick) 8:42
Seq - Ty Jones 37 run (Velarde kick) 1:32
Second Quarter:
Seq - Miguel Moroles 37 run (Velarde kick) 8:35
Seq - Ty Jones 5 run (kick blocked) 4:12
Seq - Gavin Velarde 60 pass from Miguel Moroles (kick blocked) 2:12
Third Quarter:
Seq - Gavin Velarde 13 run (Velarde kick) 8:39
Seq - Hayden Gresli 1 run (Velarde kick) 1:08
Fourth Quarter:
Chim - Victor Hitt 1 run (Trevon Noel run) 4:08
Chim - Lane Dotson 50 interception return :54

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2014 Sequim Varsity Football Schedule

Sept. 5 Chimacum (NL) 6:30 air  7:00 kick

Sept. 12 at Coupeville (NL) 5:00 air  5:30 kick

Sept. 19 Kingston         6:30 air  7:00 kick

Sept. 26 at North Kitsap 6:30 air  7:00 kick

Oct. 3 Centralia (NL) 6:30 air  7:00 kick

Oct. 10 North Mason 6:30 air  7:00 kick

Oct. 17 at Port Angeles 6:30 air  7:00 kick

Oct. 24 at Olympic         6:30 air  7:00 kick

Oct. 31 Bremerton         6:30 air  7:00 kick

Nov. 7 or 8 District seeding game

Saturday, February 22, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 22 - Sumner 55, Sequim 47

Sumner boys 55, Sequim 47

February 21st, 2014 - 11:58pm
(Tacoma) -- Riley Bruil scored 10 of his 20 points in the final quarter, leading the Sumner Spartans to a 55-47 victory over the Sequim High Wolves in West Central District 2A boys basketball play at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma.
The Wolves were eliminated from the postseason and finish the campaign with a 15-7 mark.
Sumner (17-8) will play Clover Park Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at Foss High in Tacoma for the fifth and final District 3 spot into the regionals.
Clover Park beat the Olympic Trojans 52-47 in the nightcap of a district hoops doubleheader at Bellarmine.
Friday's game marked the final prep basketball appearances for Sequim seniors Erik Christensen, Jesse Francis, George Johnson, Rory Kallappa and Anthony Pinza.
The Wolves trailed 8-0 before Christensen scored a basket in the lane with 2:55 left in the opening quarter.
Sequim was behind 17-9 after the first 8 minutes.
The Wolves never recovered from the slow start and got no closer than 5 points for the rest of the game.
Sumner was up 22-15 at the halftime and had a 7 point advantage going to the final frame at 37-30.
The Spartans dropped 10 of 15 free throws in the final period to clinch the win.
Bruil hit 8 of 10 from the stripe overall.
Jace Johnson paced the Spartans with 17, while Tyson Birrer and Tristan Pearson tossed in 7 apiece.
Christensen was the Wolves leading scorer for the second straight game with 15 tallies.
Anthony Pinza netted 11 and junior Alex Barry had 8.
George Johnson had an outstanding defensive performance for the Wolves, scoring 7.
Christensen and junior Josh McConnaughey had 5 blocked shots each and Barry deflected 4 Sumner shots.
Scoring by Quarters:
Sum - 17 05 15 18 -- 55
Seq - 09 06 15 17 -- 47
Scoring Summary:
Sumner (55) -- Tyson Birrer 7, Dawson Cutright, Riley Bruil 20, Sean Carnahan 4, Tristan Pearson 7, Luc Powers-Hubbard, Jace Johnson 17, Austin Ford.
Sequim (47) -- Anthony Pinza 11, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 8, Vance Willis 2, Rory Kallappa, Erik Christensen 15, Josh McConnaughey 4, George Johnson 7.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 21 - Foster 67, Sequim 64

Foster boys 67, Sequim 64

February 19th, 2014 - 11:05pm
(University Place) -- Freshman Isaiah Lewis scored 13 of his game-high 19 points in the second half as the Foster Bulldogs held off the Sequim High Wolves 67-64 Wednesday at Curtis High.
The victory gives Foster a berth in the regionals and a date with the White River Hornets Friday at 7:45 at Foss High in Tacoma for the 2A West Central District semifinals.
White River beat Sumner 42-41 Wednesday in the Curtis High nightcap.
Sequim (15-6) will be in a loser out situation both Friday and Saturday in consolation bracket action, needing 2 wins to get back to the regionals for a second consecutive season.
The Wolves will play Sumner Friday night at 6 at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma.
After Foster led 31-30 at halftime, there was a tie or lead change on every basket of the third quarter.
Foster (12-13) never trailed again after going ahead 48-46 early in the final frame.
The Wolves kept the game within 6 points, but a Ben Mitchell triple followed by a steal and a driving basket by Lewis put the Bulldogs up 59-52 with 1:25 left.
Sequim coach Greg Glasser was forced to have his players foul to put the Foster on the free throw line, hoping for misses.
The Bulldogs connected on 12 of 15 in the final period, but Cory Covarrubia bricked a pair with 3 seconds left with the Wolves trailing 67-64.
Rory Kallappa rebounded the miss, but traveled before he could hit Alex Barry with a pass for a desperation heave before the buzzer.
In other boys district games Wednesday, Bremerton clipped Clover Park 55-53 and Fife nipped Olympic 37-36.
Fife will meet Bremerton at Foss Friday at 6 in the semifinals, while Olympic plays Clover Park at 7:45 Friday at Bellarmine.
Scoring by Quarters:
Fos - 13 18 15 21 -- 67
Seq - 18 12 14 20 -- 64
Scoring Summary:
Foster (67) -- Isaiah Lewis 19, Cory Covarrubia 6, Max Montoya 5, Connor Forsyth, Patrick Straight 3, Rashad Sang 6, Ben Mitchell 7, Sam Woldemariam 8, Ronnie Roberson 13.
Sequim (64) -- Anthony Pinza 10, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 15, Vance Willis 10, Rory Kallappa 6, Erik Christensen 17, Josh McConnaughey 2, George Johnson 4.

Monday, February 17, 2014

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 21 - Franklin Pierce 41, Sequim 31

Franklin Pierce girls 41, Sequim 31

February 17th, 2014 - 10:22pm
(University Place) -- The season has ended for the Sequim High girls basketball team after a 41-31 loss to Franklin Pierce in a first round 2A West Central District Tournament game Monday at Curtis High School.
Franklin Pierce (16-8) will continue into the double elimination round of tourney play Wednesday at 6 against the second overall seed -- the Olympic League champion Port Angeles Roughriders.
The Franklin Pierce - Port Angeles game will be played at Wilson High in Tacoma with the winner securing a berth in the regionals.
Sequim (10-11) struggled with a 1-2-2 zone press by the Cardinals and trailed 7-2 after the first eight minutes.
The Lady Wolves did rally in the second frame, outscoring Pierce 15-10, forcing a 17-17 tie at intermission.
Sequim senior Alexas Besand scored 7 of her team-high 9 points in the first half.
Franklin Pierce moved out to a 30-23 lead after 3 periods and the Wolves couldn't get closer than 5 points the rest of the way.
Speedy point guard Gabby Evans had a game-high 16 tallies for the winners.
Kylee Williams had 7 for Sequim and Hailey Lester added 6.
The Wolves were without junior standout Caitlin Stofferahn, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last Tuesday at Bremerton.

The game marked the final prep basketball appearances for Sequim seniors Besand, Vanessa Martinez and Melanie Guan.
Other loser out girls scores Monday from Curtis High include Olympic beating Tyee 44-34, Renton crushed Washington 81-43 and Fife clipped Evergreen 49-46.
In addition to Wednesday's Port Angeles - Franklin Pierce matchup at Wilson beginning at 6 p.m., Renton will play Kingston in the nightcap, set for 7:45 p.m.
Two other winner-to-regional girls games are set at Bellarmine Prep Wednesday, including Olympic vs. Sumner at 6 p.m. and Fife vs. White River at 7:45 p.m.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 02 15 06 08 -- 31
F.P.- 07 10 13 11 -- 41
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (31) -- Kylee Williams 7, Hailey Lester 6, Victoria Cummins, McKenzie Bentz, Katherine Landoni, Vanessa Martinez 1, Melanie Guan 4, Jordan Miller 2, Elise Beuke 2, Alexas Besand 9.
Franklin Pierce (41) -- Anna Lennox 6, Mary Patterson 3, Alexis Koroski, Ly Vuthy 3, Iyana Galarza, Emoni Hubbard, Erica Walker 6, Gabby Evans 16, Destiny Vaiolo 7, Jodee Disney.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 20 -- Bremerton 80, Sequim 74

Bremerton boys 80, Sequim 74

February 11th, 2014 - 11:51pm
(Sequim) -- Clutch baskets in the final minutes by Wayne Ayers, Marquis Gurske and Deonti Dixon pushed the Bremerton Knights past the Sequim Wolves 80-74 Tuesday night at Rick Kaps Gym.
The victory gave Coach Darren Bowden and the Knights the Olympic League boys basketball championship after a matchup of the circuit's top two teams.
Both Bremerton and Sequim will start district tournament play in the double elimination second round on Wednesday, February 19th.
Nine consecutive Bremerton points over a 90 second period in the final two-and-a-half minutes was the difference in a game that was tied 13 times and had 20 lead changes.
Dixon hit a running shot with 2:30 remaining that gave the Knights the advantage for good at 68-67. He had 19 for the game.
Wayne Ayers bombed in his fifth and final triple with 2 minutes to go, putting the Knights up 71-67. Ayers had a game-high 21 points.
A pair of Marquis Gurske layups increased the Bremerton margin to an insurmountable 75-67 with a minute left.
Gurske and Skyler Lewis had 12 points apiece for Bremerton.
The Knights connected on 7 of 8 free throws in the final quarter.
Sequim honored its five graduating seniors in pregame ceremonies -- Erik Christensen, Jesse Francis, George Johnson, Rory Kallappa and Anthony Pinza.
Pinza scored a team-high 16, Vance Willis had 14 and Alex Barry 13 markers.
Kallappa paced Sequim with 10, Christensen had 8 and Johnson added 4 tallies.
The Knights (17-3 overall, 15-1 in league) will be the number one seed from the Olympic League, playing at Foss High School in Tacoma next Wednesday at 7:45.
Sequim (15-5 overall, 13-3 in league) will be the second seed with a game at Curtis High School in University Place next Wednesday, beginning at 6 p.m.
Scoring by Quarters:
Bre - 20 12 18 30 -- 80
Seq - 17 20 13 24 -- 74
Scoring Summary:
Bremerton (80) -- Casey Winderl, Tavontay Carter, Tyree Mason 11, Wayne Ayers 21, Marquis Gurske 12, Calvin Cardwell, Deonte Dixon 19, Skyler Lewis 12, Hudson Kolb, Terrick Sims 5.
Sequim (74) -- Anthony Pinza 16, Jesse Francis 3, Alex Barry 13, Alex Rutherford 2, Vance Willis 14, Rory Kallappa 10, Erik Christensen 8, Josh McConnaughey 4, George Johnson 4.
Junior Varsity: Bremerton 60, Sequim 59.

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 20 - Sequim 53, Bremerton 38

Sequim girls 53, Bremerton 39

February 11th, 2014 - 11:49pm
(Bremerton) -- Alexas Besand scored 25 points leading the Sequim Lady Wolves to a 53-39 victory over the Bremerton Knights Tuesday night.
Sequim (10-10 overall and 10-6 in league) clinched the fourth and final seed from the Olympic League to the West Central District Tournament beginning Monday.
The Wolves will play the fourth seed from the South Puget Sound/Seamount League Monday afternoon at 2:45 at the Curtis High gym in University Place.
Sequim led 26-21 at intermission and pulled away in the second half.
Bremerton star Sawyer Kluge was held to 18 points in her home finale.
Jordan Miller paced the Lady Wolves with 11 tallies and Elise Beuke added 6.
The Knights finish the campaign at 6-12 overall and 5-11 in Olympic League games.