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District track, tennis in full swing today
TACOMA Central Kitsap figured its doubles team might win the Narrows League crown. But the CK girls tennis squad may not have picked which one did.
With a quarterfinal win last weekend against CKs No. 1 doubles tandem of Sachi and Katherine Sugimoto, the Cougars No. 2 doubles combo of Aimee Rozier and Corinne Wurden paved the way to the Narrows League Championship with a 6-4, 6-1 win against Bellarmines Nicole Sager and Jill Schoenfelder.
The Sugimotos, tourney favorites entering Narrows League play, topped Breanna Holtz and Stefanie Matsen of Wilson 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-2 for fourth place.
In singles play, Aya Sugimoto won the Narrows League title with a 2-2 injury default of Gig Harbors Chrisy Sipes.
Nicole Morrison also advanced in sixth place after a close 6-1, 6-4 loss to Gladys Vandooren of Stadium.
All but Morrison won their opening 4A West Central District III Tournament matches Friday morning. Complete results were unavailable at press time.
Track and field
Central Kitsaps boys took sixth and the girls eighth at the Narrows League Track and Field Championships last weekend at South Kitsap High School.
Sean Walker led the way in becoming the Narrows Leagues 300-meter hurdles champ, running a time of 40.37 seconds. Walker was second in the 110 hurdles with a 14.99, just .01 seconds behind Olympias Casey Stevick.
Robbin Harris was also a winner, claiming the Narrows League crown in the high jump, clearing 6-feet, 2-inches. Teammate Shawn McBride qualified by taking fifth at 5-10.
Eric Dore ran a 52.8-second 400 to qualify for districts, a personal-best time for the CK senior. Hell be joined by Rustin Winger, who qualified with a sixth-place time in the 800.
Derek Parrish made it for CK in both hurdles events as well, taking fifth in the 110s and seventh in the 300.The boys 400 and 1,600 relays qualified as well, taking fourth and sixth respectively.
In girls action, Lindsay Hart was one of the Cougar frontrunners, finishing second in thee triple jump with a leap of 32-9.5. Allie Rue moved on the 200 for CK tanks to a 26.12 effort.
The 400 and 800 CK girls relays moved on thanks to respective sixth- and fourth-place finishes.
For the boys, John Lillig had already qualified in the shot put.
Female Cougars Bethani Braun, Vienna Gilman and Lynette Gordan had also already earned berths out of last Fridays opening round.
The 4A West Central District III Track and Field Championships began yesterday and continues today at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Todays action kicks off at 10 a.m. The 3A WCD meet also is at the same time.