Miller's college career comes to conclusion

Brittany Miller saw her collegiate career reach its conclusion Sunday as Linfield lost 5-4 in eight innings against Texas-Tyler in the championship game of the NCAA Division III West Regionals.

Miller, a right-hander pitcher, finished her senior season with a 15-4 record. She went 2-2 at regionals — throwing complete games in all four contests — with both losses coming against four-ranked Texas-Tyler.

The 2005 South Kitsap High School graduate had an 8-2 record in 12 playoff appearances with a 1.74 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 56 innings pitched to lead the Wildcats to their only national fastpitch championship in 2007.

“Brittany has a ton of natural ability,” Linfield coach Jackson Vaughan told the Independent in 2007. “She’s blessed to be able to do things with a softball that not many people can do. She certainly is our key to success and one of the better pitchers at this level in the country.”

Miller was the Northwest Conference Pitcher of the Year the last three seasons. She had a 71-14 record for the McMinnville, Ore. school.

Linfield finished with a 39-6 record this season.

Gold Mountain will host basketball booster event

South Kitsap High School’s ninth-annual golf tournament is scheduled for May 25 at Gold Mountain Golf Course.

The entry fee is $75 per player and $300 per team. Registration is available at Buck’s A&W, Gold Mountain, South Kitsap High School or by calling 731-5294.

Saxon set to host wrestling camp

Ohio University wrestling coach Ozzie Saxon plans to host a wrestling camp June 29 through July 2 at Olympic High School. Saxon, who graduated from Olympic, won a state championship at 130 pounds that year.

SK Wolfpack U13 remains undefeated

Kevin Whatley struck out seven batters in five innings, while Jesse Moore went 2 for 4 to help SK Wolfpack U13 to a 7-2 win against Bellevue’s Mudville Beasts on May 2.

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