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Senior outside hitter Stephanie Osterdahl had 10 kills in Tuesday’s 5-20, 26-24, 25-20, 19-25, 15-12 nonleague win against Eastlake. - Jesse Beals/Staff Photo
Senior outside hitter Stephanie Osterdahl had 10 kills in Tuesday’s 5-20, 26-24, 25-20, 19-25, 15-12 nonleague win against Eastlake.
— image credit: Jesse Beals/Staff Photo

Sweep caps big week

for SK volleyball team

Senior outside hitter Stephanie Osterdahl had seven kills as South Kitsap earned a 25-16, 25-18, 25-19 nonleague volleyball win Wednesday at Bremerton.

South (2-2) also beat Eastlake, which plays in KingCo 4A, 5-20, 26-24, 25-20, 19-25, 15-12.

“That was a humongous match for us,” South coach Jessica Anderson said. “Those are the kinds of wins you learn from.”

Anderson said her team only had eight players for the match against Eastlake because of injuries, but players moved around to help compensate for the squad’s depth issues. Osterdahl had 10 kills and Karinne Nelson added six more.

Cortney Echternach also finished with 16 assists and five digs and teammate Angela Romonsky had five digs.

“The outlook after the first game was pretty dull,” Anderson said. “We figured out how to fight back after that.”

She said that was important after the Wolves lost their opener in three games against North Kitsap and then suffered a five-game setback at Olympic. Anderson said the team also struggled in last week’s Yakima Sundome Tournament.

“(Eastlake) was huge as far as our confidence level goes,” she said. “They said, ‘Hey, if we play well against people like this, we can do a great job.’”

Brown, Fairweather

shine in soccer win

South Kitsap girls soccer coach Michael Krug earned his first career victory Tuesday as the Wolves claimed a 6-0 nonleague win Tuesday at Bremerton. Forwards Courtney Brown and Tori Fairweather both scored two goals, while Christina Boddie and Sammy Davis had one each.

The Wolves (1-1) lost 1-0 in their Sept. 8 nonleague opener against Olympic.

SK swimmers start

strong against Foss

The South Kitsap girls swim team won its first meet of the year, 133-46, Sept. 11 against Foss in Narrows League competition. Freshman Nicole Hinely won both the 50-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly to lead the Wolves in individual events. South also won all three relays.


200 medley relay-1, South Kitsap (Angela Pearson, Ashlee Becker, Nicole Hinely, Rachel Wester) 2:03:00. 200 freestyle-1, Pearson (SK) 2:20.31; 200 individual medley-1, Becker (SK) 2:26.26; 50 freestyle-1, Hinely (SK) 26.32; Diving-1, Andi Smith (SK) 75.45; 100 butterfly-Hinely (SK) 1:00.60; 100 freestyle-Wester (SK) 59.85; 500 freestyle-1, Karina Wiest (F) 6:25.94; 200 freestyle relay-1, South Kitsap (Becker, Johanna Steinbrink, Hinely, Wester) 1:49.87; 100 backstroke-1, Hannah Straavaldson (SK) 1:17.34; 100 breaststroke-1, Jane Manley (F) 1:19.90; 400 freestyle relay-1, South Kitsap (Carissa Rill, Straavaldson, Mariah Allred, Pearson) 4:39.19.

SKYAA girls hoops

signups scheduled

South Kitsap Youth Athletic Association has tryouts from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Marcus Whitman Junior High.

There are beginner divisions for third, fourth and fifth graders and intermediate groups for sixth, seventh and eighth graders. League play begins Sept. 30, and all practices and games are held at SK schools.

Participation costs $50 for one player, $80 for two and $110 for three or more. Contact SKYAA fall coordinator Ray Chavez at 620-4714 or for more information.

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