Friday, January 31, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 17 - Sequim 68, Klahowya 26

Sequim boys 68, Klahowya 26

January 31st, 2014 - 10:12pm
(Sequim) -- Alex Barry scored 17 points and Vance Willis added 13 as the Sequim High Wolves trounced the Klahowya Eagles 68-26 Friday night at Rick Kaps Gym.
The Wolves continue their hold on second place in the Olympic League boys hoops standings with an 11-2 mark and improved to 13-4 overall.
After one brief lead by the Eagles at 3-2 on a triple by Dustin Brewer, the Wolves ran off 12 straight for a 14-3 advantage at the first buzzer.
Sequim continued to extend its dominance to 20 points at intermission - 33-13.
A 12-0 Wolves run opened the second half, with Barry bombing in a pair of triples.
In the third period, the Wolves out pointed the Eagles 19-4 and went to the final stanza with a 52-17 bulge.
Sequim's entire bench played the final frame, when freshmen Bailey Earley had 6 points.
Erik Christensen paced the Wolves with 9 tallies. Dustin Brewer and Ryan Gotchall had 8 points apiece to lead the Eagles.
Klahowya (1-14 overall, 0-13 in Olympic League play) hosts the Olympic Trojans Tuesday.
The Wolves will be visiting Poulsbo Tuesday for a matchup with the North Kitsap Vikings.
Scoring by Quarters:
Kla - 03 10 04 09 -- 26
Seq - 14 19 19 16 -- 68
Scoring Summary:
Klahowya (26) -- Dustin Brewer 8, Ryan Gotchall 8, Jacob Wischhoeffer, Nate Hough, Payton Ryen, Ryan Wixson, Kendall Kitts, Ricky Holguin 1, Connor Schnuit 6, Michael Mosher, Mitchell Knuckey 3.
Sequim (68) -- Anthony Pinza 4, Jesse Francis 5, Bailey Earley 6, Alex Barry 17, Alex Rutherford 2, Vance Willis 13, Erik Christensen 9, Josh McConnaughey 4, George Johnson 4, Josh Cibene 4.
Junior Varsity: Sequim 52, Klahowya 32.

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 17 - Sequim 65, Klahowya 31

Sequim girls 65, Klahowya 31

January 31st, 2014 - 11:19pm
(Silverdale) -- The Sequim Lady Wolves beat the Klahowya Eagles 65-31 Friday night.
Sequim roared out to a 20 point advantage after the first quarter -- 26-6 -- while enjoying a 38-16 lead at halftime.
Elise Beuke scored 16 points for Sequim and Jordan Miller added 11.
The Lady Wolves are tied for third place in the Olympic League girls hoops standings with the Olympic High Trojans, both with 9-4 marks, two games ahead of 5th place North Kitsap.
Sequim improved to 9-8 overall, while Klahowya dropped to 3-13 overall and 1-12 in league action.
Alexas Besand paced Sequim with 10 tallies.
Sequim hosts North Kitsap Tuesday night at Rick Kaps Gym.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 26 12 15 12 -- 65
Kla - 06 10 07 08 -- 31
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (65) -- Hailey Lester 4, Victoria Cummins 9, Caitlin Stofferahn 4, Melanie Guan 5, Jordan Miller 11, Kylee Williams 6, Elise Beuke 16, Alexas Besand 10.
Klahowya (31) -- Madison Sturgeon 2, Marina Hartford 9, Izzy Severns 12, Brandi Bronniman, Emily Schureman, Sarah Cooper 2, Maya Ladner 3, Ally Hunnicutt 3, Parris Grozier.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 16 - Sequim 49, North Mason 43

Sequim boys 49, North Mason 43

(Belfair) -- A series of fourth quarter triples by Alex Barry and Vance Willis allowed the Sequim High Wolves to escape from Belfair with a 49-43 Olympic League win over the North Mason Bulldogs.
The scrappy 8th place Bulldogs came out of the blocks a step quicker than the 2nd place Wolves Tuesday night, forging ahead 12-6 after one period and 21-17 at intermission.
A George Johnson trey with 6:05 left in the third period gave Sequim its initial lead at 24-23.
However, the Boys from Belfair surged back with 6 straight points, taking a 29-24 advantage.
North Mason was ahead 32-30 after three frames, leading to a thrilling final period with 6 lead changes.
Alex Barry hit triples on consecutive possessions from the left corner, the last with 2:20 left that put Sequim ahead for good at 42-39.
Barry was the game-high scorer with 20 points.
North Mason's Matt Boka, who scored 10 before fouling out with 1:35 to go, dropped in a layup that cut the Bulldogs deficit to 42-41 at the 1:50 mark.
The Wolves' Vance Willis drained a trey from the right corner with 1:25 remaining that gave Sequim some breathing room -- 45-41.
Barry added two freebies with 50 seconds left, making it 47-41.
After a final North Mason basket, Willis finished the scoring with 23 seconds to go with a pair from the charity stripe, giving him 11 for the night.
Erik Christensen continued to give Sequim scoring in the post with 12 markers.
Daniel Burggraaf led North Mason with 16 points, with 8 in the second period.
Davontea Davenport paced the Bulldogs with 9 tallies and Matt Duckworth had 8.
Sequim (12-4 overall and 10-2 in Olympic League play) host Klahowya Friday night at Rick Kaps Gym, while North Mason (4-13 overall and 1-12 in league play) visits the Olympic Trojans.
In the girls game Tuesday at Rick Kaps Gym, Sequim defeated North Mason 52-32.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 06 11 13 19 -- 49
N.M.- 12 09 11 11 -- 43
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (49) -- Anthony Pinza, Jesse Francis 3, Alex Barry 20, Vance Willis 11, Erik Christensen 12, Josh McConnaughey, George Johnson 3.
North Mason (43) -- Dustin Mincy, Matt Duckworth 8, Davontea Davenport 9, Daniel Burggraaf 16, Matt Becker, Hunter Hohmann, Nick Vautour, Matt Boka 10.
Junior Varsity: Sequim 61, North Mason 33.

Friday, January 24, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 15 - Sequim 49, Kingston 37

Sequim boys 49, Kingston 37

January 24th, 2014 - 11:13pm
(Sequim) --The Sequim boys outscored Kingston 30-15 in the second half as the Wolves dropped the Buccaneers 49-37 Friday night at Rick Kaps Gym.
Sequim kept its grasp on second place in the boys Olympic League boys basketball standings with a 9-2 record, 11-4 overall.
Kingston fell to 6-10 overall and 6-6 in league play.
A defensive minded first quarter ended with Sequim ahead 7-6.
Alex Barry drained a triple that put the Wolves up 19-15, but Miles Sustad answered with a Kingston trey as the Bucs rallied with the final 7 points of the half and went to the locker room ahead 22-19.
The Buccaneers got a boost Friday with the return of senior guard Henry English, playing his first basketball of the season after suffering a broken left hand in Kingston's football finale against Lynden.
English scored all 6 of his points in the second quarter, but offered a significant contribution on defense with his speed and athleticism.
The Bucs' Colin Veilleux had 6 of his team-high 10 points in the third quarter, most on baskets inside the paint after receiving crisp feeds from the perimeter.
George Johnson hit a 3 to start a Sequim rally, with the Wolves tying the game at 24 and 26.
Anthony Pinza fired in a triple to put the hosts ahead 29-28, then got a layup off a steal moments later as Sequim led 31-28 with 1:58 left in the third frame.
Erik Christensen and Pinza were game-high scorers with 14 for Sequim, while Barry added 13.
The Bucs host Olympic Tuesday, while Sequim travels to Belfair to play North Mason.
Scoring by Quarters:
King - 06 16 08 08 -- 37
Sequ - 07 12 16 14 -- 49
Scoring Summary:
Kingston (37) -- We Chiquiti, Alex Barrett 2, Beau Rabedeaux 3, Cole Rabedeaux 4, Miles Sustad 8, Nathan Carleton 4, Henry English 6, Colin Veilleux 10.
Sequim (49) -- Anthony Pinza 14, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 13, Alex Rutherford, Vance Willis 3, Erik Christensen 14, Josh McConnaughey, George Johnson 5, Josh Cibene.
Junior Varsity: Kingston 50, Sequim 39.

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 15 - Kingston 61, Sequim 43

Kingston girls 61, Sequim 43

January 24th, 2014 - 9:55pm
(Kingston) -- The Kingston Buccaneers defeated the Sequim Wolves 61-43 in an Olympic League girls basketball game Friday.
Drew Clark led Kingston with 14 points, Napua Fontes had 13 and Debra Hill chipped in 10.
Caitlin Stofferahn topped Sequim with 14 points, while Melanie Guan and Alexas Besand had 10 tallies apiece.
Kingston (10-5 overall) had a 3 point lead at the first break -- 17-14.
The Bucs enjoyed a 15 point halftime advantage at 37-22 and went to the final quarter ahead 51-29.
The Lady Wolves dropped into a fourth place tie with North Kitsap in the Olympic League girls standings at 7-4.
Kingston vaulted into second place in the Olympic League at 9-3, a half game ahead of Olympic.
The Lady Wolves (7-8 overall) will host North Mason Tuesday at Rick Kaps Gym.
Scoring by Quarters:
Sequ - 13 09 07 14 -- 43
King - 17 20 14 10 -- 61
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (43) -- Hailey Lester 2, Victoria Cummins 2, Caitlin Stofferahn 14, Katherine Landoni, Melanie Guan 10, Jordan Miller 3, Kylee Williams 2, Alexas Besand 10.
Kingston (61) -- Aileen Kay 6, Katelyn Carper 5, Anna Gaines 4, Napua Fontes 13, Drew Clark 14, Skyler Bakken 9, Debra Hill 10.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 14 - Sequim 57, Olympic 55 (OT)

Sequim boys 57, Olympic 55 (OT)

January 18th, 2014 - 1:28am
(Silverdale) -- Sequim erased a 10 point fourth quarter Olympic lead and forced the game into overtime, where the Wolves won a 57-55 thriller over the Trojans at Olympic Gymnasium Friday night.
The victory keeps the Wolves in second place in the Olympic League standings, two games ahead of Olympic, Port Angeles and Kingston.
Alex Barry scored 18 points for the Wolves, including 4 in the extra session, hitting a pair of freebies with 12.8 seconds remaining that put Sequim ahead 57-53.
The Trojans' Makaleb McInnis missed a triple, but canned a 14-footer off his own rebound and was fouled by the Wolves' Vance Willis with 1.4 seconds left in OT, cutting the Sequim lead to 57-55.
McInnis' intentional free throw miss caromed off the rim into the left corner, where Shane Matheny's desperation heave sailed clean of the iron as the klaxon sounded.
Sequim was playing Friday without its second leading scorer, Rory Kallappa, who injured his back Wednesday night at Port Townsend.
The Wolves led after 11-8 after one quarter as Erik Christensen had 4 points.
The Trojans went ahead for the first time with 3:40 remaining until halftime on a basket by Jumier Johnson.
The lead changed hands four more times before Olympic ended the half on a 5-0 streak, taking a 25-20 advantage to the locker room.
In the third period, Olympic's McInnis scored 8 of his 9 points, including a pair of triples, the last extending the Trojans to a 35-27 bulge with 4:12 left.
Sequim was able to chop the deficit to 37-34 by the end of the period as Josh McConnaughey had a pair of hoops and Barry scored 7 markers in the frame.
Things looked grim for Sequim after Christensen fouled out with 5:17 left in the fourth quarter and Shane Matheny downed a pair of free throws, putting the hosts up 47-37.
However, the Wolves played rock solid defense the rest of the way, giving up just four more points in regulation.
Anthony Pinza scored 9 of his 13 points in the fourth, including a pair of charity tosses with 4:12 left that cut the deficit to 47-41.
Junior Alex Rutherford dropped a jumper with 2:55 remaining as the Wolves closed to within 47-43.
In the heart-stopping final minute of regulation, Alex Barry canned a shot with 55 seconds left that narrowed it to 51-49.
Pinza put the finishing touches on the comeback with a drive to the hoop, tying the contest at 51 with 6 seconds remaining.
A final Trojans shot went awry and the game went to the first extra session of the season for both squads.
Barry missed the front end of a one-and-one free throw opportunity with 3:33 left, but the 6-8 McConnaughey tipped the ball in for the Wolves on the rebound and Sequim was ahead 55-53.
McConnaughey had a career-high 10 points.
Barry knocked in a basket with 2:53 left, putting Sequim up 55-51.
Darren Towne converted 2 free throws at the 2 minute mark of OT, closing Olympic to 55-53.
Towne and Jumier Johnson paced the Trojans with 8 points each.
Olympic's Michael Lawver and Kyle Setten had a team-high 11 points apiece.
Olympic (8-6 overall, 6-4 in Olympic League play) will be at Port Townsend Tuesday.
Sequim (10-4 overall, 8-2 in Olympic League play) will be idle Tuesday night with a bye on the schedule before hosting Kingston Friday.
Scoring by Period:
Seq - 11 09 14 17 6 -- 57
Oly - 08 17 12 14 4 -- 55
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (57) -- Anthony Pinza 13, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 18, Alex Rutherford 2, Vance Willis 6, Erik Christensen 4, Josh McConnaughey 10, George Johnson 4.
Olympic (55) -- Shane Matheny 2, TJ Mosely 6, Michael Lawver 9, Makaleb McInnis 11, Keshun McGee, Kyle Setten 11, Darren Towne 8, Jumier Johnson 8.
Junior Varsity: Olympic 61, Sequim 39.

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 14 - Olympic 54, Sequim 44

Olympic Girls 54, Sequim 44

January 18th, 2014 - 1:26am
(Sequim) -- Katie Campana scored 17 points and Olivia Williams added 16 as the Olympic High girls beat the Sequim Wolves 54-44 at Rick Kaps Gym.
Sequim, Olympic and Kingston are tied for second place in the Olympic League girls standings with 7-3 records, three games behind unbeaten Port Angeles.
The Trojans led 24-20 at intermission and extended their advantage to 38-27 after three quarters.
Catlin Stofferahn led Sequim with 13 points, Alexas Besand had 9 and Elise Beuke added 8.
Olympic (9-5 overall, 7-3 in Olympic League play) hosts Port Townsend Tuesday.
Sequim (7-5 overall, 7-3 in Olympic League play) has a Tuesday bye before traveling to Kingston on Friday.
Scoring by Quarters:
Oly - 16 08 14 16 -- 54
Seq - 12 08 07 17 -- 44
Scoring Summary:
Olympic (54) -- Aubrey Arce 5, Danielle Monzon 4, Katie Campana 17, Brayana Elmore, Olivia Williams 16, Lilli Stenzel 8, Kaydra McInnis 1, Shania Anderson 3, Rosa Lopez.
Sequim (44) -- Hailey Lester 2, Victoria Cummins 2, Caitlin Stofferahn 13, Katherine Landoni, McKenzie Bentz 1, Melanie Guan 7, Jordan Miller 2, Kylee Williams, Elise Beuke 8, Alexas Besand 9.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 13 - Sequim 51 Port Townsend 40

Sequim boys 51, Port Townsend 40

January 15th, 2014 - 11:59pm
(Port Townsend) -- Alex Barry splashed a pair of treys in the final 3 minutes that gave the Sequim High Wolves some breathing room and an Olympic League boys hoops victory over the Port Townsend Redskins 51-40 Wednesday.
Sequim led 34-25 after three quarters, but Town's Paul Spaltenstein buried two triples, charging up the home crowd and narrowing Sequim's lead to 36-31.
Anthony Pinza put the Wolves up 38-32 with 4:05 on a coast-to-coast drive to the rack.
Spaltenstein dropped in a pair of free throws with 3:13 left the close the PT deficit to 38-34.
Barry's first triple extended the Wolves advantage to 41-34, but Jacob King answered with a two-pointer for the 'Skins with 2:36 left cutting the lead to 5.
A second long-range salvo by Barry pushed Sequim ahead 44-36 with 2:36 remaining.
In the early going, there were 4 lead changes before the Wolves went ahead 10-8 on Vance Willis' second triple of the opening stanza.
After the quarter ended with a 14-8 Sequim advantage, the Wolves continued a run of 15 consecutive points.
Port Townsend (4-8 overall, 2-7 in Olympic League play) was able to chop the 22-8 deficit with a 9-0 surge fueled by three baskets from Jacob King.
King and Sequim's Barry shared game-high scoring honors with 14.
Pinza added 13 for the Wolves, canning 5 of 6 charity tosses in the final frame.
Port Townsend visits Kingston Friday, while Sequim travels to play the Olympic High in an important contest in the boys Olympic League standings.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 14 10 10 17 -- 51
PT -- 08 09 08 15 -- 40
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (51) -- Anthony Pinza 13, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 14, Vance Willis 6, Rory Kallappa 8, Erik Christensen 8, Josh McConnaughey 2, George Johnson.
Port Townsend (40) -- Cody Russell, Skyler Coppenrath 4, Daniel Charlton 4, Paul Spaltenstein 13, Sean Dwyer 5, Chris Adkins, Patrick Charlton, Jacob King 14, James Delagarza.
Junior Varsity: Sequim 46. Port Townsend 17.

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 14 - Sequim 42, Port Townsend 40

Sequim girls 42, Port Townsend 40

January 15th, 2014 - 11:59pm
(Port Townsend) -- A missed Port Townsend shot in the final seconds allowed the Sequim Lady Wolves to escape Bruce Blevins Gym Wednesday night with a 42-40 Olympic League victory.
Sequim led by 8 early in the final period, but Port Townsend chopped into the deficit by hitting 7 of 9 free throws.
Hanging onto a 2 point lead with 10 seconds left, Sequim's Hailey Lester missed the front end of a one-and-one opportunity, leaving the door open for overtime or a Redskins win by trey.
Port Townsend (6-7 overall, 3-6 in Olympic League play) rushed the ball into front court, but the officials stopped play with 4 seconds left after umpire Scott Ramsey tumbled to the floor near the Redskins bench.
The game resumed after Ramsey was assisted from the court, Port Townsend inbounding under its own basket.
Rilke Rutenbeck hit Jayde Richardson on the left baseline, but her final 2 point shot skipped over the rim.
Richardson and Sequim's Alexas Besand shared game-high scoring honors with 15 points apiece.
Sequim (7-6 overall, 7-2 in Olympic League play) had a 13-12 lead after the first quarter as the lead changed hands 8 times in the first half and was tied four times.
The Wolves scored the final 8 points of the initial 16 minutes and went into halftime ahead 26-18.
Jewel Johnson paced the Redskins with 9 points, Rutenbeck had 6, while Anne Meek and Tricia Reeves had 5 apiece.
Kaitlin Stofferahn had a pair of triples, contributing 10 tallies for Sequim and Lester had 8 markers.
Port Townsend hosts Kingston Friday and Sequim entertains Olympic.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 13 13 09 07 -- 42
PT -- 12 06 11 11 -- 40
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (42) -- Vanessa Martinez, Hailey Lester 8, Victoria Cummins 4, Kaitlin Stofferahn 10, Katherine Landoni, McKenzie Bentz 2, Melanie Guan, Jordan Miller 1, Kylee Williams, Elise Beuke 2, Alexas Besand 15.
Port Townsend (40) -- Jewel Johnson 9, Kassie Olin, Anne Meek 5, Rilke Rutenbeck 6, Megan Lee, Tricia Reeves 5, Jayde Richardson 15, Rose Gitelman.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 12 - Bremerton 58, Sequim 49

Bremerton boys 58, Sequim 49
(Bremerton) -- An 11-0 first half surge propelled the Bremerton Knights to a 58-49 victory over the Sequim High Wolves Monday night.
Bremerton completes the first rotation of the Olympic League boys basketball schedule undefeated at 8-0 and 10-2 overall.
Sequim fell to 8-4 overall and 6-2 in league.
The Knights had the hot hands early, swishing 4 triples in the opening stanza, with a pair from Tarez Mason, who scored 8 of his 13 markers in the first 8 minutes.
Bremerton forged ahead 18-10 after the first buzzer, on a 5-0 streak.
The Wolves couldn't connect during the opening 3 minutes of the second period, finding themselves down by 14 at 24-10.
The Knights led 32-20 at intermission as Skyler Lewis had 9 of his 13 tallies.
Bremerton continued to hold the double-digit advantage after a sluggish third period -- 41-30.
A basket by Anthony Pinza with 6 minutes left got Sequim's deficit within 9 at 43-34.
Bremerton's Deonte Dixon had 10 of his game-high 16 points in the final quarter.
Sequim pulled within 5 points at 50-45 on a 25-foot howitzer from Alex Barry, but couldn't close the gap down the stretch.
Barry had a team-high 14 points, Pinza added 13 and Erik Christensen had 9.
The Wolves travel to Port Townsend Wednesday, while Bremerton visits Kingston.
In girls action Monday night at Rick Kaps Gym, Sequim squeaked by Bremerton 61-60.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 10 10 10 19 -- 49
Bre - 18 14 09 17 -- 58
Scoring Summary:
Sequim (49) -- Anthony Pinza 13, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 14, Vance Willis 2, Rory Kallappa 3, Erik Christensen 9, Josh McConnaughey 4, George Johnson 4.
Bremerton (58) -- Casey Winderl 8, Tavontay Carter, Tarez Mason 13, Wayne Ayers, Marquis Gurske 2, Calvin Cardwell, Deonte Dixon 16, Skyler Lewis 13, Donovan Cole, Terrick Sims 2, Beau West 4.
Junior Varsity: Sequim 59, Bremerton 56.

Friday, January 10, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 11 - Sequim 63, Port Angeles 55

Sequim boys 63, Port Angeles 55

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(Port Angeles) -- Alex Barry bombed in 4 triples on the way to a 23 point outing as the Sequim High Wolves knocked off the Port Angeles Roughriders 63-55 Friday night.

Barry had 12 tallies in the third quarter, when the visitors increased a 31-26 halftime lead into a 15 point advantage at 49-34.

The Wolves (8-3 overall and 6-1 in Olympic League play) led by as many as 20 halfway through the final quarter, dropping in 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch.

Derek Schumacher led the Riders with 15 points and 3 treys.

Hunter Hathaway scored 11 for PA, while Hayden Gunderson and Steve Lauderback had 10 markers apiece.

Port Angeles (6-5 overall and 4-3 in Olympic League play) led 12-11 after the first frame.

The second quarter featured a series of surges by both squads.

Sequim's 9-0 burst put the Wolves up 20-12 before the Roughriders 9-0 run boosted the hosts ahead 21-20.

The Wolves caromed in front 29-23 on a 9-2 string.

Vance Willis had 11 points for Sequim, including 7 for 10 at the charity stripe.

Rory Kallappa hit for 10 and George Johnson added 8 for the Wolves.

Sequim travels to Bremerton Monday, while the Roughriders host the Port Townsend Redskins.

Scoring by Quarters:

Seq - 11 20 18 14 -- 63
PA -- 12 14 08 21 -- 55

Scoring Summary:

Sequim (63) -- Anthony Pinza 3, Jesse Francis 2, Bailey Earley, Alex Barry 23, Alex Rutherford, Vance Willis 11, Rory Kallappa 10, Erik Christensen 6, Josh McConnaughey, George Johnson 8, Josh Cibene.

Port Angeles (55) -- Brady Konopaski, Hayden Gunderson 10, Logan Ciachuch 2, Steve Lauderback 10, Tristan Isett, Hunter Hathaway 11, Austin Polly, Lambros Rogers, Cameron Burns 5, Derek Schumacher 15, Connor Heilman 2.

Junior Varsity: Port Angeles 54, Sequim 51.

13 14 Girls Basketball Game 11 - Port Angeles 62, Sequim 41

Port Angeles girls 62, Sequim 41

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(Port Angeles) -- The Port Angeles girls are now 7-0 atop the Olympic League and 9-2 on the season following a 62-41 win over Sequim Friday in Port Angeles.

Port Angeles switched from a man to a 2-3 zone defense in the second half, got some steals and roared away from a 22-22 first half deadlock.

Krista Johnson, Maddie Hinrichs and Bailee Jones led the second half surge combining for 44 points.

Sequim kept the game close in the first half thanks to solid defense.

The Wolves fell to 5-6 overall and 5-2 in Olympic League play.

McKenzie Bentz led Sequim with 10, while Caitlin Stofferahn and Alexas Besand had 7 points apiece.

Sequim hosts Bremerton Monday, while the Riders travel to Port Townsend.

Scoring by Quarters:

Seq - 08 14 07 12 -- 41
PA -- 12 10 15 25 -- 62

Scoring Summary:

Sequim (41) -- Vanessa Martinez 2, Hailey Lester 4, Victoria Cummins, Caitlin Stofferahn 7, McKenzie Bentz 10, Melanie Guan 3, Jordan Miller 3, Kylee Williams, Elise Beuke 5, Alexas Besand 7.

Port Angeles (62) -- Maddie Boe, Lenora Hofer, Maddy Hinrichs 15, Bailee Jones 15, Hayley Baxley 2, Brittany Norberg, Krista Johnson 14, Payton Lee 4, Kylee Jeffers 8, Nizhoni Wheeler 4.

Junior Varsity: Port Angeles 36, Sequim 26.


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

13 14 Boys Basketball Game 10 - Sequim 70, North Kitsap 61

Sequim boys 70, North Kitsap 61

January 7th, 2014 - 11:05pm

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(Sequim) -- Sequim outscored North Kitsap 43-29 in the second half Tuesday night as the Wolves prevailed 70-61 over the Vikings in Olympic League boys basketball at Rick Kaps Gym.
North's Michael Urquhart got hot in the second period, hitting for 10 of 12 points, including a pair of triples.
An 11-0 surge by the Vikings left the visitors in front 32-27 at intermission.
Sequim's Vance Willis completed a three point play with 4:30 left in the third frame, giving the Wolves a 35-34 lead.
Outscoring the visitors 22-12, the Wolves went to the final quarter ahead 49-44.
Sequim (7-3 overall, 5-1 in Olympic League play) was led by Erik Christensen's 17 points, most on strong post moves to the basket.
Alex Barry added 15, Vance Willis 13 and Rory Kallappa with 12 rounded out the Wolves scoring.
North Kitsap (6-4 overall and 3-3 in Olympic League) was without 6-9 center Calvin Dennis, who was disqualified from Monday's game against Evergreen on a pair of technical fouls and forced by rule to sit out Tuesday's contest.
Ethan Graebner had 16 for North, Michael Urquhart had 12, while Brooks Ellingson and Adam Lemmon added 11 markers apiece.
Meantime, in girls action in Poulsbo Tuesday night, Sequim won a 34-31 decision against North Kitsap in a battle for second place in the Olympic League girls standings.
The Sequim boys and girls hoopsters travel to Port Angeles Friday to meet the Roughriders.
Scoring by Quarters:
NK - 15 17 12 17 -- 61
Seq- 19 08 22 21 -- 70
Scoring Summary:
North Kitsap (61) -- Michael Urquhart 12, Brooks Ellingson 11, Ethan Graebner 16, Josh Benson 2, Adam Lemmon 11, David Perry 9.
Sequim (70) -- Anthony Pinza 4, Jesse Francis 3, Bailey Earley, Alex Barry 15, Vance Willis 13, Rory Kallappa 12, Erik Christensen 17, Josh McConnaughey, George Johnson 6.
Junior Varsity: Sequim 43, North Kitsap 30.