Thursday, February 19, 2015

14 15 Boys Basketball Game 24 - Olympic 59, Sequim 41

Olympic ends Sequim boys hoops season 59-41

February 19th, 2015 - 9:44pm
(University Place) -- The Olympic Trojans outscored Sequim 33-11 in the final period last night and ended the Wolves boys basketball season 59-41 at Curtis High School.
Olympic improves to 17-6 overall and will meet the Sammamish Totems on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 at Curtis in a contest to determine regional seedings.
Sammamish beat the Lindbergh Eagles 66-52 Thursday in the preliminary game.
Sequim finishes the season with an 16-8 overall record.
Olympic had the first quarter lead at 11-10, but Sequim forged ahead and had a 20-19 advantage at halftime.
The Wolves were still in control after 3 quarters at 30-26.
The lead ping-ponged five times early in the final quarter, the Wolves up 37-35 with 4:50 left after Alex Barry deposited a trey.
Barry had a game-high 22 points.
Makaleb McInnis gave Olympic the lead for good 38-37 after splashing a triple and the Trojans ran away for the win on a 21-4 streak.
McInnis had a team-high 21 for the Trojans and Damarius Johnson added 19.
Payton Glasser paced the Wolves with 7 points, Vance Willis chipped in 4, while Jackson Oliver and Adrian Espinoza had 3 apiece.
It was the final prep basketball appearance for Sequim seniors Austin Adams, Dustin Bates, Alex Barry, Adrian Espinoza, Josh McConnaughey, Alex Rutherford and Vance Willis.
Scoring by Quarters:
Oly - 11 08 07 33 -- 59
Seq - 10 10 10 11 -- 41
Individual Scoring:
Olympic (59) -- Keshun McGee, Erik Turnquist 6, Jaiden Mosley 5, Marcus Harris, Makaleb McInnis 21, Tyler Yost 2, Jumier Johnson 6, Damarius Johnson 19.
Sequim (41) -- Dusty Bates, Payton Glasser 7, Alex Rutherford 2, Vance Willis 4, Jackson Oliver 3, Adrian Espinoza 3, Alex Barry 22.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

14 15 Boys Basketball Game 23 - Sequim 73, Renton 52

Sequim boys drop Renton 73-52, one win from regionals

February 17th, 2015 - 10:06pm
(University Place) -- The Sequim High Wolves boys basketball team is one win away from a berth in the regionals.
The Wolves beat the Renton Indians 73-52 Tuesday night in 2A West Central District consolation play at Curtis High School.
Sequim improves to 16-7 overall and will meet the Olympic Trojans on Thursday night at Curtis in a loser out contest at 7:45.
Olympic clipped the Clover Park Warriors 61-59 Tuesday in the preliminary game.
Sequim and Olympic split their regular season series, the Trojans winning 56-48 in Sequim on December 19th and the Wolves returning the favor 51-39 on January 23rd in Silverdale.
The winner of Thursday's Olympic - Sequim contest meets either Lindbergh or Sammamish on Saturday night to determine final district seedings into the regionals.
Sequim led 7-0 and had a 21-8 lead 5 minutes into the game after a triple by Adrian Espinoza.
Vance Willis had a tremendous start for the Wolves with 14 of his 17 points in the first period.
However, Renton scored the final 7 points in the opening frame after two-pointers by Krishon Coles and one of three triples by Shandon Powell, closing to within 25-20.
Coles led Renton with 13 and Powell had 12.
Sequim hoops by Jackson Oliver and Alex Barry pushed the Wolves ahead 32-25, but Renton fought back with 5 straight tallies and the Seamount League club trailed just 32-30 at intermission.
Sequim came out of the locker room determined and Barry scored two straight hoops, connecting on 11 of his 18 points in the second half.
The Wolves upped Renton 15-12 in the third period, leading 47-42 going to the final 8 minutes.
Sequim had a 12-4 run in the first 4:10 of final period, forging ahead 59-46 on Vance Willis' trey.
Oliver had game-high honors with 20 and splashed a pair of threes in the final stanza.
Renton continued to foul late in the contest, long after the outcome was determined and the Wolves dropped 13 of 22 free throws in final quarter, 21 of 33 for the game.
Sequim finished the contest on a 26-10 streak, with a 41-22 advantage in the second half.
Ben Comer paced Renton with 7 tallies and Abdisamad Ali added 5.
Alex Rutherford had 6 for Sequim, Dusty Bates added 5 and Payton Glasser had 4.
The Wolves had 11 turnovers, while Renton had 18 miscues.
Renton finished the season with an 11-11 overall record.
In other boys 2A consolation bracket games Tuesday, Sammamish eliminated North Kitsap 71-53 and Lindbergh came back to beat Liberty 44-41.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 25 07 15 26 -- 73
Ren - 20 10 12 10 -- 52
Individual Scoring:
Sequim (73) -- Dusty Bates 5, Payton Glasser 4, Alex Rutherford 6, Vance Willis 17, Jackson Oliver 20, Adrian Espinoza 3, Austin Adams, Alex Barry 18, Jack Shea.
Renton (52) -- Abdisamad Ali 5, Ben Comer 7, Vu Nguyen 3, Shadon Powell 12, Dominigue Williams 4, Jordan Quigtar 3, Wesley Edwards, Deondre Russ 2, Malik Bundy 3, Krishon Coles 13, D'Leon Pate.

Monday, February 16, 2015

14 15 Girls Basketball Game 23 -- River Ridge 59, Sequim 30

River Ridge ends season for Sequim girls 59-30

February 16th, 2015 - 7:45pm
(Tacoma) -- The River Ridge Hawks eliminated the Sequim High Wolves girls from the postseason with a 59-30 victory in a 2A West Central District consolation bracket game at Wilson High in Tacoma Monday night.
River Ridge (14-9) will play Franklin Pierce on Wednesday at Wilson with a regional berth up for grabs.
The Lady Wolves finished the season with a 10-13 overall record.
River Ridge led 12-6 after the first quarter, as the Hawks got triples from Savannah McGill and MaKenna Schultz.
McGill topped the Hawks with a game-high 16 points and Schultz had 10 markers.
A 7-1 Sequim run closed the River Ridge lead to 19-17 after a basket by sophomore Ella Christiansen with 2:30 to go in the second period.
After a timeout, the Hawks ramped up the defensive pressure and outscored the Wolves 9-1, going to the locker room ahead 28-18.
Junior Jordan Miller kept Sequim close in the first 16 minutes with a pair of triples on the way to a team-high 11 points.
Numerous Sequim turnovers helped River Ridge move out to a 41-20 advantage after a 10-0 Hawks streak, that was broken by a pair of Wolves' baskets by sophomore Adrienne Haggerty, who had 6 tallies.
The Hawks led 43-24 at the third buzzer.
River Ridge outscored Sequim 31-12 in the second half.
The Hawks were paced by Kyla Coleman with 11 markers, Mel Sitani had 9 and Peggy Johnston had 8.
It was final prep basketball appearance for six Sequim seniors: Alyse Armstrong, Hailey Lester, Victoria Cummins, Caitlin Stofferahn, Katherine Landoni and Elise Beuke.
In other consolation bracket games Monday; North Kitsap squeaked by Renton 49-48, Fife drubbed Washington 39-29 and Franklin Pierce stopped Kingston 57-51.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq  - 06 12 06 06 -- 30
R.R. - 12 16 15 16 -- 59
Individual Scoring:
Sequim (30) -- Hailey Lester 2, Victoria Cummins 2, McKenzie Bentz, Caitlin Stofferahn, Katherine Landoni, Kylee Williams 5, Adrienne Haggerty 6, Jordan McMinn, Jordan Miller 11, Elise Beuke 1, Ella Christiansen 3.
River Ridge (59) -- Kyla Coleman 11, Mel Sitani 9, Makenna Schultz 10, Caitlin Yenne 4, Maddie Retzlaff, Peggy Johnston 8, Savannah McGill 16, Melanie Wilson 1, Ajae Orie.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

14 15 Boys Basketball Game 22 - Sequim 64, North Mason 46

Sequim boys eliminate North Mason 64-48

February 14th, 2015 - 9:03pm
(University Place) -- A huge 21-0 second quarter burst fueled the Sequim Wolves to a 64-48 victory over the North Mason Bulldogs Saturday night in a 2A West Central District boys basketball consolation bracket game at Curtis High in University Place.
Sequim (15-7 overall) stays alive to play Renton, an 83-68 loser to Washington in a quarterfinal Saturday, on Tuesday night at 7:45, once again at Curtis High.
North Mason concludes the season with an 8-14 overall record.
It was a battle early with 6 first quarter lead changes, the Wolves ahead 12-11 after 8 minutes.
North Mason's Zac Marks hit a basket to start the second period, giving the Bulldogs a brief 13-12 advantage.
The tide turned for good over the next 6 minutes, as Sequim reeled off a 21-point blitz to forge ahead 33-13.
The Wolves' streak was broken by a Daulton Geyer triple inside the final 10 seconds of the half.
Sequim's Vance Willis dropped a pair of free throws with 4 seconds left and the Wolves' halftime bulge was 35-16.
The Wolves hit all 11 of their second quarter charity tosses and canned 19-of-25 for the game, while the Bulldogs were 10-of-14.
North Mason outscored Sequim 18-11 in the third quarter, at one point cutting a 20-point deficit to 10, as Matt Becker scored 7 of his 8 markers for the Bulldogs.
Sequim went to the final quarter up 46-34.
North Mason senior Daniel Burggraaf played valiantly in his final prep basketball appearance, scoring 10 of his team-high 16 points in the final period.
The Bulldogs chopped a 16-point Sequim lead to 50-40 on Burggraaf's hoop with 5 minutes to go.
The Wolves were able to extend their advantage by netting 6-of-11 freebies in the final minutes.
Senior Alex Barry had a game-high 19 for Sequim, Jackson Oliver had 14 and Vance Willis hit for 8, including all 6 of his free throws.
Alex Rutherford tallied 8 for Sequim, Payton Glasser contributed 7 points and Adrian Espinoza chipped in 4.
North Mason was paced by Trey Fisher with 9 markers, while Matt Becker and Daulton Geyer had 8 counters apiece.
In other boys consolation bracket games Saturday; Liberty dropped Bremerton 69-45, North Kitsap stayed alive by beating Evergreen 64-41 and Olympic walloped Foster 72-41.
In the other boys quarterfinals Saturday; Fife beat Clover Park 58-46, White River tripped Sammamish 45-40 and River Ridge clipped Lindbergh 61-54.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 12 23 11 18 -- 64
N.M - 11 05 18 14 -- 48
Individual Scoring:
Sequim (64) -- Dusty Bates 3, Payton Glasser 7, Alex Rutherford 8, Vance Willis 8, Jackson Oliver 14, Adrian Espinoza 4, Austin Adams 1, Alex Barry 19.
North Mason (48) -- Nick Vautour, Kevin Burrell-Briggs, Trey Fisher 9, Daniel Burggraaf 16, Dustin Pope, Matt Becker 8, Zac Marks 6, Hunter Hohmann 1, Daulton Geyer 8.

Friday, February 13, 2015

14 15 Girls Basketball Game 22 - Sequim 40, Evergreen 28

Sequim girls stay alive, beat Evergreen 40-23

February 13th, 2015 - 10:11pm
(Tacoma) -- The Sequim Lady Wolves stayed alive in the consolation bracket of the 2A West Central District basketball tournament, beating the Evergreen Wolverines 40-23 Friday night at Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma.
Sequim (10-12 overall) will play River Ridge, a 43-39 loser to Sammamish, on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Wilson High in Tacoma.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

14 15 Boys Basketball Game 21 -- Lindbergh 58, Sequim 49

Lindbergh holds on, beats Sequim boys 58-49

February 12th, 2015 - 9:04pm
(Renton) -- Sequim had a big fourth quarter comeback against Lindbergh, but the Eagles held on to beat the Wolves 58-49 in a boys 2A West Central District opener Thursday night.
Sequim went to the final period down 41-35 after trailing by as many as 15 points.
Adrian Espinoza had all 5 of his tallies in the last 8 minutes, including a triple that cut the Lindbergh lead to 45-44.
Vance Willis got a putback with 3:50 left to give the Wolves a 46-45 advantage.
Willis had 9 of his team-high 16 points in the fourth stanza.
The lead ping-ponged after a basket by Jordan Flye for Lindbergh and a 3-point play by Willis that put Sequim ahead 49-47.
Flye nailed a pair of freebies to tie it at 49 with 2:47 to go.
Anthony Hill had a second chance basket with 1:36 left that put the Eagles ahead for good at 51-49.
Lindbergh finished the contest at the free throw line, connecting on 11-of-14 in the game.
The Wolves missed 10 of their 17 shots from the charity stripe.
Sequim had 14 turnovers in the game, while Lindbergh had just 7 miscues.
Alex Barry paced Sequim with 14 points and Alex Rutherford added 6.
Lindbergh hits early from long range
Hill, who had 16 points for the game, hit 3 treys in the first quarter as the Eagles led 14-7 after the first period.
Devon Jackson owned the second period for Lindbergh, scoring 12 markers, including a pair of triples on the way to a game-high 26.
At halftime, Lindbergh boys were 7-12 from beyond the arc, while Sequim was 1-10 at same range.
The Eagles led 31-18 at intermission.
Sequim faces long road to regionals
Lindbergh (11-8) will play River Ridge in the boys quarterfinals Saturday at 6:30 in the Foss High School gym in Tacoma.
Sequim (14-7) will face North Mason in the loser-out consolation bracket Saturday at 6:30 in the Curtis High School gym in University Place, needing 4 wins in the next 9 days to qualify for regionals.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 07 11 17 14 -- 49
Lin - 14 17 10 17 -- 58
Individual Scoring:
Sequim (49) -- Dustin Bates 3, Payton Glasser, Alex Rutherford 6, Vance Willis 16, Jackson Oliver 3, Adrian Espinoza 5, Josh McConnaughey 2, Alex Barry 14.
Lindbergh (58) -- Kelton Williams 2, Jaishaun Black, Devon Jackson 26, Emmanuel Harvey 4, Jason Markarian, Anthony Hill 16, Montreae Sevaaetasi, Darren Sawyer-Lamb 4, Jordan Flye 6.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

14 15 Girls Basketball Game 21 - White River 66, Sequim 28

White River stings Sequim girls 66-28

February 11th, 2015 - 11:36pm

(Buckley) -- Sophomore Kendall Bird scored 23 points as the White River Hornets stung the Sequim Wolves 66-28 Wednesday night in a girls 2A West Central District opener.
The Wolves struggled with the Hornets back court press and trailed 16-5 at the first buzzer.
Bird flourished inside, scoring 14 in the first half and ending up 7-of-12 from the charity stripe.
Hornets senior Kristin Sturdivan rifled in 4 triples on the way to a 16 point outing.
White River had a commanding 34-8 lead at intermission.
Kylee Williams led Sequim with 8 points, Caitlin Stofferahn had 6 and Jordan Miller added 5 for the Wolves.
Maci Goethals chipped in 16 for White River and Amanda Lance had 7.
The Hornets (19-2 overall) meet North Kitsap, a 55-18 victor over Evergreen Wednesday, on Friday night at 7:45 at Curtis High in Tacoma for a quarterfinal matchup.
The Wolves (9-12 overall) play Evergreen Friday night at 7:45 at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma in a loser out consolation bracket contest.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 05 03 09 11 -- 28
W.R.- 16 18 18 14 -- 66
Individual Scoring:
Sequim (28) -- Hailey Lester, Victoria Cummins 2, McKenzie Bentz 3, Caitlin Stofferahn 6, Kylee Williams 8, Adrienne Haggerty 2, Jordan McMinn, Jordan Miller 5, Elise Beuke, Ella Christiansen 2, Jordan Bentz.
White River (66) -- Kristin Sturdivan 16, Ashlea Mills 3, Maci Goethals 11, Amanda Lance 7, Kayla Howard 1, Lucy Rasmussen, Dallas Bushaw, Kendall Bird 23, Darian Gore 3, Sydney Andersen 2, Johanna DeJong.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

14 15 Boys Basketball Game 20 -- Sequim 69, North Kitsap 62

Sequim boys beat North 69-62, Lady Vikings win 52-36

February 4th, 2015 - 1:06am
(Sequim) -- Sequim erased a 7-point North Kitsap halftime lead with an 18-6 third quarter run and defeated the Vikings 69-62 at Rick Kaps Gym Tuesday night.
The loss knocked North Kitsap into an tie for the Olympic League 2A Division lead with Olympic High, each with 9-2 circuit marks, a half-game ahead of Sequim.
The Vikings led by as many as 9 points early before the Wolves trimmed the deficit to 16-13 after the first period.
Alex Barry had 2 triples in the opening frame on the way to a game-high 22 points.
North opened up an 11-point bulge at 29-18 with 3:58 to go before halftime on a trey by 6-10 center Calvin Dennis.
Dennis had 11 of his 19 markers in the second period, but Jackson Oliver kept the Wolves close with 3 of his 4 triples -- finishing with 12 tallies.
The Vikings went to intermission ahead 34-27.
10-0 Sequim run puts Wolves ahead in third quarter
Sequim got a tremendous third quarter from 6-8 center Josh McConnaughey, who connected on 7 of his 8 points, cutting North's lead to 37-34 on a basket with 4:42 left in the period, starting a 10-0 Wolves spurt.
Moments later, McConnaughey got inside and drew the fourth foul on Dennis, drawing protests from the North sideline that resulted in a bench technical foul.
McConnaughey hit two free throws, followed by Alex Barry's 2 technical shots that put the Wolves ahead for good at 38-37.
Barry hit another basket on the ensuing possession, then Alex Rutherford got a layup, increasing the Sequim lead to 42-37.
Cole Rabedeaux, who had 19 for North, cut it to 42-39 with 1:11 left in the third to stop the Sequim run.
The Wolves were ahead 45-40 at the third buzzer and increased the lead to 8 on two occasions early in the final stanza.
Sequim holds final quarter lead
Rabedeaux got one of his 6 fourth quarter baskets with 3:47 left that chopped the Sequim advantage to 56-53.
The Wolves continued to get clutch hoops, Barry scoring a three-point play with 3:30 left, making it 59-53 Wolves.
Dennis hit his final hoop with 2:20 to go, cutting it to 59-55, but Bates answered with a triple with 1:36 remaining to put Sequim up 62-55.
Rabedeaux got a putback cutting it to five, Bates missed a one-and-one, then Rabedeaux chopped it to 3 with a basket with 1:03 left -- Sequim 62-59.
Bates canned two freebies with :53 seconds left, followed by single free throws by McConnaughey (on Dennis' 5th foul with 38 seconds left) and Vance Willis that made it 66-59 with 31 ticks to go.
Brooks Ellingsen, who had 14 for North, bombed in a triple with 19 seconds to go that cut the affair to 66-62, before Bates and Espinoza sealed the deal for the Wolves with 3 more charity shots.
Sequim hit 8 of 12 freebies in the final period.
Sequim boys idle until District on February 13th
North Kitsap (9-2 in league and 14-5 overall) hosts Bremerton Friday night.
Sequim (9-3 in league and 14-6 overall) increased its winning streak to seven games, taking its ninth victory in the past 10 games.
The Wolves are idle on the league schedule Friday and has a district opener slated for Thursday, February 13th, most likely at Lindbergh.
The official scorebook logged Sequim with 69 points, while the gymnasium scoreboard registered an extra point in the final seconds of the contest, causing incorrect reports of a 70-62 score.
Sequim girls lose at NK 52-36
In the girls game at Poulsbo, North Kitsap beat Sequim 52-36. No details were reported.
Boys Scoring Summary:
Scoring by Quarters:
N.K.-- 16 18 06 22 -- 62
Seq -- 13 14 18 24 -- 69
Individual Scoring:
North Kitsap (62) -- Sean Crowell 2, Brooks Ellingson 14, Ethan Graebner 3, Cole Rabedeaux 19, Calvin Dennis 19, Josh Benson 3, David Perry 2.
Sequim (69) -- Dusty Bates 9, Payton Glasser, Alex Rutherford 2, Vance Willis 7, Jackson Oliver 12, Adrian Espinoza 7, Josh McConnaughey 8, Austin Adams 2, Alex Barry 22.
Junior Varsity: North Kitsap 74, Sequim 39.