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Individual runners crowned in HotFoot 5k
Port Orchards C.J. Godfrey, a junior at South Kitsap High School, ran away from the competition at the first annual HotFoot 5K fun run at the South Kitsap Community Park June 29.
Godfrey won the 5K in a time of 16 minutes, 59 seconds.
Danita Erickson, who was running in the 30-39 age division, was the top female runner, finishing in a time of 20:16.
The Volunteer Firefighters Association stepped in to sponsor a run after the fun runs during Fathoms O Fun were canceled due to budget cuts.
Funds generated from the run went into a community scholarship fund set up by the VFA.
After Godfrey, winners were broken up into male/female divisions and their respective age divisions.
Winners in the male divisions were: Joseph Daniels-Hall (14 and under, 20:26), Alex Eddington (ages 15-18, 17:57), Daniel Berthiaume (19-29, 18:58), Martin Franklin (30-39, 17:55), Stephen Wills (40-49, 19:04), John Emery (50-59, 19:19), and Bob Brown (60-69, 24:08).
Top winners on the womens side include: Catie Fairgrieve (14 and under, 26:17), Trystan Renfro (15-18, 21:03), Sarina Becker (20-29, 20:55), Ginger Gruber (30-39, 24:25), Becky Santos (40-49, 23:10), and Elaine Brown (50-59, 30:22).
SK all-star softball team takes second at state
After taking first place at the Summer Sizzle Tournament at Bremertons Lions Field June 22-23, the South Kitsap Girls Softball Association U-10 all-star team continued its winning ways with a second place finish at the USSSA state tournament at Pendergast Park June 29-30.
SK opened the tournament with a 9-1 win against BAM.
Kimber Choffin pitched a one-hitter with six strikeouts. Bridjet Box and Trish Tremper each had two hits to lead SK.
SK followed witih a 5-0 win against TEam Speed. Choffin continued to dominate on the mound with a two-hitter and 13 strikeouts.
Tremper led SK offensively with two hits.
SK advanced to the championship round after escpaing the UFOs 10-9 in eight innings.
Trailing 9-8 going into the bottom of the eighth inning Paige Reinke knocked in two runs with base hit to give SK the win.
SK suffered its first loss of the double-elimination tournament to Highline Thunder 15-0, forcing a winner-take-all rematch for the championship.
Highline held off the pesky SK team 10-7.
Cobb heads to
playoffs as 5th seed
Cobb, a 15U baseball team based out of Kitsap County finished up the regular sweason with a pair of victories.
It beat the Food Giant 6-0 and The System 11-6.
Cobb will enter the playoffs next week as the fifth seed.
Kevin Roach earned the win on the mound against the System. He gave up six runs on 10 hits.
Matt Frazee went 4-4 at the plate, scoring three runs and driving in two. Doug Franz went 3-4 with a triple, and Roach fell a home run short of the cycle.
In the shutout win against Food Giant Bryce Wentworth went the distance, throwing a four-hit shutout.
Barret Kanyer and David Lance lead the offense with two hits each.