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"Different weight class, same result"

"Preston Chadwick, wrestling at 112 pounds, captured the championship at the prestigious Tri State tournament in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Dec. 17-18, leading Central Kitsap to ninth place in the 44-team tournament.Chadwick won the Tri State title at 101 pounds as a junior last year, on his way to the Washington state Class 4A championship. This year, he beat another reigning state champ, Danny Kleven of Lake Stevens, 8-3 in the final. Chadwick’s showing in the tournament raised his season record to a perfect 10-0.Scott Martin finished third at 140 pounds and Lawrence Ng was fifth at 103.T-Bird Tournament: Olympic just keeps running afoul of Capital. First it was a 47-0 defeat in the Narrows League football playoffs, and Dec. 18 it was a 42-24 dual-meet setback on the Highline College campus.Olympic went 1-2 in the tourney, despite unbeaten 3-0 performances from Mitch Urrutia at 135 pounds and Justin Fernandez at 152. Justin Breckel, the Trojans’ 275-pounder, was 2-0 on the day.Ozzie Saxon — who also quarterbacked Troy’s football team against Capital — suffered his first loss since his sophomore year, an 8-4 decision to two-time defending state champ Steve McGettrick at 130.Pt. Townsend Tournament: Klahowya went 2-1-1 in the eight-team tournament to capture a share of the third-place trophy with Sultan. Those two teams tied 36-all in their dual-meet matchup.Ryan Williams (140) and Tristan Manning (171) both had 4-0 records for the tournament, which was won by the Eagles’ Olympic League stablemate Port Angeles. Brad Sprout also was undefeated, going 3-0 with a forfeit at 145.N. Kitsap 39, Bremerton 24: The Knights lost 18 points on forfeits, which was more cushion than the deep Viking team needed. Eric Smith (125), Clayton White (145), Larry Kimmons (160) and Jake Timmerman (275) got Bremerton’s wins.Boys basketballGeoff Kelstrup poured in 33 points, hitting seven 3-point shots, to lead Olympic past North Kitsap 77-61 Dec. 17. Ernie Parsons drained three more treys as Oly leveled its league record at 1-1 going into Monday night’s twice-postponed home contest against Klahowya.C. Kitsap 78, Klahowya 50: Guard Corey Smith erupted for a career-high 28 points and Quinton Smith added 16 as the Cougars posted their second win of the season. Ricky Gregory, who played for CK last year, had 14 points to pace the Eagles (1-4).King’s West 49, Seattle Academy 38: The Warriors won their third game against four defeats Dec. 18 by outscoring the visitors 26-15 after halftime and allowing only five fourth-quarter points.Offensively, guards Garrett Anderson and Kurtis Friesen scored 14 and 13 points, respectively, and Blake Anderson (11 rebounds) and Chris Moye (10) helped KW control the boards.Girls basketballC. Kitsap 87, Klahowya 35: All 10 of CK’s players scored at least six points and the Cougars tore the game open after a relatively close (19-12) first quarter.Lindsey Whyte (14), Anna Garner (11), Haylee Hanson and Cassie Llewellyn (10 each) all hit double figures for CK as it pulled its season record to 3-3.Bainbridge 68, Bremerton 36: Deadra Smith scored 24 points for Bremerton, but got little support as the Knights fell to the defending state Class 3A champion. The Spartans, who got a team-high 19 points from Alexis Kimball, put things out of reach with a 19-5 second quarter.Boys swimmingN. Kitsap 117, C. Kitsap 61: The Cougars posted 10 district qualifying times and got victories from Steve Evans in both the 1-meter diving and the breaststroke. Other Cougar winners were Jared Eyer (individual medley), Erik Henne (50 free) and Ty Thorsen (backstroke). Thorsen, Henne and Eyer each had two district qualifying swims."

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