PREPS: Sequim boys soccer adapts on the fly in loss to Bainbridge

Port Angeles and Sequim golf teams win matches

SEQUIM — Short-handed along their back line, Sequim adapted defensively and learned a little about the team’s capabilities going forward in a 4-0 Olympic League boys soccer loss to the Spartans.

“The boys did what they could with missing pieces gone,” coach Dave Breckenridge said. “Jack Henninger and Simon Hare, our defensive duo were out.

“Sam Stewart, Colin Feik, Ky Henderson and Colton Wagner had to figure out a game plan to stop the speedy front line from coming through. It took a first have to figure out what changes needed to be made to stop the bleeding. We moved a couple of pieces and were able to hold them to fewer goals in the second half.”

Breckenridge said Josh Alcarez and goalkeeper Nolan Valenzuela each played well.

“Josh played with a vengeance, he never stopped running and pressing the ball,” Breckenridge said. “Nolan had an amazing game stopping well over 10 shots on goal. He loves playing against his fellow club mates from Bainbridge Island, he seems to find a different level that was very fun to watch.”

Injuries had players playing out of position as well.

“We found that some boys thrived in other positions than what they normally play,” Breckenridge said.

Sequim (5-6-0) hosts North Mason today at 2 p.m.

Boys Golf Port Angeles 163, North Mason 209

PORT ANGELES — Nate Anderson’s 2-over-par 38 earned match medalist honors at Peninsula Golf Club on a day when every Roughrider played well.

Cale Wentz added a 40, Austin Worthington shot a 42 and Max Gagnon added a 43.

Olympic 178, Sequim 198

BREMERTON — Adrian Aragon tied with Olympic’s Noah Shaw with a 4-over-par 40 in wet conditions at Rolling Hills Golf Course on Thursday.

Lars Wiker added a 51, Levi Breithaupt shot 52 and Cody Dunscomb added a 55.

Girls Golf Sequim 206, Olympic 240

BREMERTON — Ava Johnson led all golfers with a round of 47 to earn match medalist honors and lift the Wolves to a win Thursday at Rolling Hills Golf Course.

Emily Post added a 51, while Sara German and Kendra Dodson each shot rounds of 54.

The Wolves are set to begin postseason play May 6.

Port Angeles 194, North Mason 216

PORT ANGELES — Three Roughriders broke the 50-stroke mark in a win over the Bulldogs on Thursday at Peninsula Golf Club.

Autumn Wilson-Rowland and Lauryn Chapman led Port Angeles with rounds of 47. Malena Marquez added a 49 and Mia Neff shot a 51.

North Mason’s Mari Morris was match medalist with a 44.

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Sports reporter/columnist Michael Carman can be contacted at sports@peninsulanews.us.

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