SK injured but still unbeaten

"Making the trek to Port Angeles and playing well is always a tough task.That didn't matter to the South Kitsap High School girls soccer team, which earned a 2-0 win at PA Thursday night to extend its unbeaten streak to six games (3-0-1 Narrows League, 4-0-2 overall).The game did end a streak of some sorts.It marked the sixth game in the eight days.It clearly took its toll on Narrows League first-teamer Sarah Groves, who left the PA game with a hamstring injury. Sarah had a tight hamstring all week and she was going against the Olympic League MVP from last year, SK coach Gary Trautman said. About 20 minutes before the end of the game she reached for a ball and went down and couldn't walk off the field.Senior frontrunner Amanda Bolz suffered a concussion against PA.These injuries come at the heels of a knee injury suffered by frontrunner Carri-Ann Anderson Monday against Gig Harbor.Despite the injuries, SK was able do its damage early with goals from Brittany Zurn (eighth minute, Jill Wilson assist) and Kristin Ritchie (18th minute, Bolz assist). Goalkeeper Meagan Morey had another clutch performance with 15 saves, including two goal-stuffing saves.Our defense is still shutting people down, Trautman said. PA has five very good kids and the coach set up (the lineup) to try and outscore us.SK earned a tough 2-1 win against North Kitsap Tuesday.The Wolves drew first blood on a Stephanie Solarek goal in the first half.NK struck back in the second half and the game remained deadlocked until five minutes remained in the game.Groves created an opening for herself and netted a goal over the goalkeeper's head from 25 feet out.The Wolves have a few days off before it battles White River Monday in a non-league game.Trautman said he will rest some players for this game in anticipation of the league games Tuesday and Thursday.The Wolves host Central Kitsap (1-2 NL) Tuesday night at the SK football field at 7 p.m, followed by a road game at Bremerton Thursday at 7 p.m. "

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