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Prep Sports: SHS’s Priest shoots career best on links

Golf
Travis Priest shot a career-best 78 on 18 holes at The Cedars at Dungeness against division rival Port Angeles on Tuesday, April 23. He kept pace with P.A.’s Garrett Payton (74) and Joe Barnes and Alex Atwell (79), but the Roughriders (7-0) shot 396 to remain undefeated, taking the league title while Sequim’s best shot was 431, moving the Wolves to 5-2 and third. Jesse Francis shot 84, Anthony Pinza 85, Jack Shea 91, Alex McCracken 93 and Matt Cays 97.
The boys play at the league championship in Bremerton on May 2 with the top seven receiving automatic berths to state and the next best 11 scores advancing to the district tournament on May 14.

Soccer
Senior Mason Barrett helped the Wolves (8-5, 26 points) stay in the playoff hunt with two goals in Port Townsend on Tuesday, April 23.
He scored twice in the second half: in the 64th minute with an assist from Brandon Payne and 14 minutes later with an assist from Will Bittner.
Payne scored seven minutes in while Donovan Lee started the second half scoring off with a goal of his own.
The Wolves played at home on Tuesday against North Mason (5-9, 14 points) and travel to Olympic (8-5, 23 points) Thursday, which could be a determining game for third place in the Olympic League.

Tennis
The Wolves (6-0 league and 11-0 overall) continued their undefeated streak by winning nearly all of their matches in a double-header in Bremerton on April 23 and at home on April 24 against Port Angeles.
Sequim’s Anna Prorok defeated the Knights’ Serenity Huntwork 6-0, 6-3, but lost to the Roughriders’ Kyrie Reyes 6-4, 6-3.
Hillary Smith won both her matches and paired with Prorok to win a pro set 8-4 as a doubles team.
Hannah Gauthun split her matches, losing to the Knights’ Serenity Huntwork 8-5 but winning in a doubles match with Heidi Stallman the same day and defeating Port Angeles’ Hannah Little on April 24. Doubles team Melanie Guan and Karen Chan remained strong, winning three matches convincingly.
Other teammates winning their matches include Anna Mittman and Kortney Oen, Heidi Stallman and Maggie Christie, Andrea Tjemsland with Sydney McCrorie and Tenisha Powless, and Samantha Schock and Mackenzie Gale.

Sequim faced its biggest match against league-leading Kingston on April 29, prior to press time.

 

Track
Silverdale became Sequim’s home away from home as they swept a three-team meet on April 24. Sequim’s squads topped Port Townsend and Klahowya in easy fashion.
See results online at www.sequimgazette.com/sports/.

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