Wolves stay perfect in league play

Megan Gilbert scored a team-high 16 points and South Kitsap made key free throws down the stretch to hold off Port Angeles 48-44 Friday night to stay unbeaten in Narrows league Bridge Division play.

The Wolves, 6-1 overall and 2-0 in league play, nailed 10 of 13 free throws in the fourth quarter to preserve the win. Schelsey Zimmerman and Sharrisa Pauley scored eight points each for South.

The Wolves will take the next two weeks off and return to action Jan. 5 when they play host to Gig Harbor.

• Chriswell grabs lone title at Skagit Invite: Brent Chriswell stayed undefeated on the year as he cruised to the 171-pound title Saturday at the Skagit Valley Invitational.

Chriswell, a junior who placed second at the state meet last year, was the lone South Kitsap wrestler to win an individual title. He won all four of his matches, including the final where he beat Pano Dreves of Mount Si, 13-3. Chriswell pinned his first three opponents.

South Kitsap finished sixth as a team with 120.5 points. Host Sedro-Woolley won the tourney with 190.5 points.

Other South wrestlers that scored well included Josiah Kipperberg, who lost in the finals of the 103-pound division and Brandon Kelly, who took second in the 135-pound class.

The Wolves will break for the holidays for a week and then get back in action Dec. 29-20 at the Pacific Coast Invitational in Vancouver.

• Bowlers split pair of matches: The South Kitsap girls bowling team split a pair of non-league matches last week.

The Wolves downed North Mason in two games, 681-574 and 635-581 at Hi-Joy Bowl. Jackie Murray rolled a series high 291 and also had high game of the match with a 158.

The Wolves lost to Klahowya 2-1, dropping the tie-breaking match 141-138. Murray rolled the high game, this time a 217 and had high series with a 366. Sara Jo Wagg rolled a 305 for the South.

South returns to action Jan. 4 with a match at Olympic.

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