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CK tops Vikings despite errors
The Central Kitsap Cougars know exactly where they want to be this volleyball season. And after beating North Kitsap 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-21, 25-17) Thursday, coach Gordy Bushaw said theyre working toward those goals: A return to the playoffs.
After banking on CK errors in the second game, unforced errors came back to haunt the Vikes (5-2), plaguing them in a fourth game eventually won by CK (6-2).
After CK held on for the first game, Cougars errors accounted for 18 of the Vikings 25 points in game 2.
It had its ups and downs, Bushaw said of the match, referring to game two. In was really well-played in the first and third games. In the second game, we started hitting outside.
The Trojans continued their remarkable improvement on the volleyball court, topping Port Townsend 3-2 (19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 16-25, 17-15) on Thursday.
Olympic (5-4) got great efforts from Lindsey Webel (11 kills, 3 aces), Casie Knott (24 digs) and Kayleigh Badger (10 kills).
The Trojans fell 3-2 (25-20, 25-12, 22-25, 21-25, 15-11) to Spanaway Lake in a very tough match up earlier this week.
The Eagles improved to 3-1 overall with a 1-1 week, falling to Hoquiam 3-0 (25-20, 28-26, 25-14) Tuesday before topping Quilcene 3-0 (25-11, 25-19, 25-21) Thursday.
The Trojans tennis squad fell in three matches last week, just slipping against Mt. Tahoma, 3-2, before losing to strong Olympia and North Kitsap teams, 5-0.
Justin Hike, Olys No. 1 singles player, had a strong week, beating Mt. Tahomas Austin Daily 6-0, 6-0. He also put up a tough fight against the Bears No. 1, Andrew Sing, 6-3, 7-6(4), and lost in similar fashion to NKs Jordan Prince, 6-4, 6-1.
Scott Lutz picked up the only other win for Olympic individually, beating Mt. Tahomas Tony Lim in a No. 2 singles battle, 6-0, 6-0. Jace Caulkins came close against North Kitsaps Jordan Tucker, bull fell in the third set, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.
The Eagles split their matches this week, beating Chimacum 4-1 Tuesday before narrowly falling to North Mason, 3-2 Thursday.
Klahowyas international duo of German Dan Hornung and Swede Phil Andersson each went 1-1 during the week.
Hornung topped Cory Barker of North Mason while falling to Chimacums own foriegn exchange student, Matthias Speiermann, 6-1, 7-5. Andersson beat Cowboy Grant Wheeler before falling to Bulldog Logan Dutton, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.