Fastpitch: Wolves top Knights, tie for second with Port Angeles UPDATED

Olympic League standings (final)

Team Lg. Over.

North Kitsap 10-2 14-4

Port Angeles 9-3 11-7

Sequim 9-3 12-4

Olympic 7-5 13-7

North Mason 4-8 7-11

Bremerton 3-9 6-9

Kingston 0-12 3-15

Some late-game fireworks gave Sequim a key win at Bremerton last week, giving the Wolves a shot at the Olympic League’s No. 2 seed to district.

However, the Wolves (9-3 in league, 12-5 overall) dropped a tiebreaker, 9-2, against rival Port Angeles (9-3, 12-7) on May 14 at the Lower Elwha field.

Sequim plays River Ridge (10-8) in the first round of the West Central District 2A tournament in Lacey, set for May 17-18.

Six of the the 12 district teams advance to the state 2A tourney.

On May 9, Sequim and Bremerton battled to a 6-6 tie before the Wolves erupted for seven runs in the final two frames for the win.

Christy Grubb led the Wolvs’ offense, going 3-for-4 with 2 home runs. Isabelle Dennis added three hits while Jayla Julmist, Kiana Robideau and LeeAnn Raney each had two hits.

Dennis threw the first four innings and Kylynn Stringer shut down the Knights in the final three innings,.

The state 2A tournament is slated for May 24-25 at Carlon Park in Selah.

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