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SK swimmers outmanned by CK
Rachel Cavnar was the lone South Kitsap High School participant to win an individual event in a dual meet between SK and CK Thursday.
CK routed SK 120-62. Cavnar won the diving event with a score of 100.35. The Wolves fell to 2-3 in the Narrows League.
SK wins pair of tennis matches
The South Kitsap High School boys tennis team reeled off a pair of tight tennis matches last week.
The Wolves opened the week with a 3-2 win against Stadium.
Andy Hultz won his No. 1 singles match against Charley McGovern 6-1, 6-2. Also recording wins was the No.2 doubles team of Elliott Hulscher and Collin Hartke. They defeated Mark Catalinoch and Ben Martin in three sets 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.
The No. 3 doubles team of Tyler Baldwin and Marcu Keller assured SK of a win with the 6-2, 6-3 win against Michael Loomis and Jon Hill.
The normal No. 1 doubles tandem of Adam Bennett and Doug Lyman was broken up for the match so Lyman could play No. 2 doubles.
They reunited at No.1 doubles in a three-set win, which helped guide SK to another 3-2 win. Hultz and Samir Mehio won at No.1 and No.2 singles respectively.
The Wolves (9-4 overall) face a tough task at Bellarmine Oct. 14 at 3:30 p.m. SK has never defeated Bellarmine.
SK spikers top Bridge Division
After enduring a four-match losing streak against the toughest teams in the Narrows League Bay Division, the SK volleyball team has opened Bridge Division play with a 3-0 record after recording wins against Bremerton, Port Angeles, and North Kitsap.
SK most recently disposed of North Kitsap Thursday in a tough five-set road contest.
SK dropped the first game 15-12 before winning the next two games 15-12, 15-4. But NK forced a fifth game after taking the fourth game 15-4. The Wolves prevailed in the fifth game 15-10.
Stephanie Peacock led SK with 14 kills, followed by nine kills each from Jackie Binns and Rikki Bentley. Sophomore setter Crystal Bitz had 28 assists.
On Tuesday SK defeated Port Angeles 12-15, 15-6, 15-9, 15-8 at the SK gym. After a flat first game, SK rebounded to win the next three games. Junior Chelsea Hoffman led the Wolves with 17 kills, followed by Peacock (12 kills), and Binns (11 kills). Bitz had 15 assists.
SK is in first place in the Narrows League Bridge Division with a 3-0 record.
Cross-country teams coast
After seeing both its girls and boys teams get booted out of the state rankings, the determined SK cross-country squad took it out on Gig Harbor and Stadium Wednesday at Wright Park in Tacoma.
Despite placing ninth at the Sun Fair Invitational last week, the boys were not included on the Washington State Coaches Association Top 10 poll.
The girls, who placed a disappointing 12th at Sun Fair were given the same boot.
The girls re-grouped and defeated Gig Harbor 17-38 and Stadium 17-36 while the boys defeated Gig Harbor 16-46 and Stadium 19-41.
Eileen Morley, Danielle Friend, and Kayle Peterson were the top three finishers. Each came in with identical times of 20 minutes, 33 seconds.
Katie Rosapepe and Bre Mercer finished sixth (21:22) and seventh (21:32).
On the boys side, Four of the top five finishes were recorded by SK runners.
C.J. Godrey led the charge with a winning time of 16:43., which was less than a second ahead of Stadiums Cox. SKs Josh Cobb (17:01) took third place, followed by Drew Polley (17:02) and Justin Culver (17:03).
Steven Millard (17:30) and Jacob Warren (17:40) rounded out the scoring for SK.
The Wolves travel to Vancouver today for the Thunder Invitational hosted by Mountain View High School.