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Sports briefs: South Kitsap graduate Cunningham sticks with Indians
Aaron Cunningham, a 2004 South Kitsap graduate, made the Cleveland Indians’ opening-day roster.
Cleveland general manager Chris Antonetti announced the team’s roster Sunday.
Cunningham, who turns 26 on April 24, was traded Dec. 16 from San Diego for minor-league pitcher Cory Burns.
In parts of four major-league seasons with San Diego and Oakland, Cunningham has hit .231 with six home runs and 44 RBI.
Wolves finish march on high note
Junior midfielder Justin Peterson scored in the 60th minute to lead South Kitsap to a 1-0 win March 29 at Gig Harbor.
The Wolves (4-2-1 overall, 4-2-0 league) return to play at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Stadium (4-3-0, 4-2-0) with the winner claiming possession of third place in the Class 4A Narrows League.
South Kitsap 1, at Gig Harbor 0
Second half—1, South Kitsap, Justin Peterson, 60th minute.
Sablan twins ink with OC
South Kitsap seniors Alex and Vince Sablan have signed to play baseball next season at Olympic College. Both twins have been three-year varsity members with the Wolves. Alex is a catcher, while Vince plays shortstop.
Weather halts SK’s spring break plans
South Kitsap baseball coach Jim Fairweather said his team will not travel for games in Idaho and Spokane because of snow and rain. The Wolves initially were set to play Wednesday at Post Falls (Idaho) and Thursday at University of Spokane. Those games will not be made up, but Fairweather said he will look to schedule at least one more nonleague game to compensate for that. Tuesday’s league game at Shelton also was rained out. Fairweather said that one likely will not be made up until late next week — at the earliest.
Fairweather also hopes to reschedule nonleague games at Kentridge and North Kitsap that were rained out about a month ago.
South (5-3 overall, 4-3 league), defeated Shelton 15-1 on Monday, next plays at 3:45 p.m. Monday at Stadium.