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Peninsula College’s Davien Harris-Williams drives against Edmonds on Saturday night. Harris-Williams scored 34 points to help lead the Pirates to a 111-98 win over the Tritons to qualify for the NWAC Tournament. (Jesse Major/for Peninsula Daily News)
                                <strong>Jesse Major</strong>/for Peninsula Daily News
                                Peninsula College’s Davien Harris-Williams drives against Edmonds on Saturday night. Harris-Williams scored 34 points to help lead the Pirates to a 111-98 win over the Tritons to qualify for the NWAC Tournament.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men hold on for dear life to qualify for the NWAC Tourney

In a game that featured 46 personal fouls and 64 free throws and a furious Edmonds comeback in the second half, the Peninsula College men… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s Davien Harris-Williams drives against Edmonds on Saturday night. Harris-Williams scored 34 points to help lead the Pirates to a 111-98 win over the Tritons to qualify for the NWAC Tournament. (Jesse Major/for Peninsula Daily News)
                                <strong>Jesse Major</strong>/for Peninsula Daily News
                                Peninsula College’s Davien Harris-Williams drives against Edmonds on Saturday night. Harris-Williams scored 34 points to help lead the Pirates to a 111-98 win over the Tritons to qualify for the NWAC Tournament.
The combined Sequim-Port Angeles team takes a break from competition at the state 1A/2A/3A meet held in bellevue last week. Pictured are (back row, from left) head coach Jackie Mangano, assistant coach Rachel Sharp, Aiesha LaTourette, manager Mazie Tucker, volunteer coach Julie Haguewood and manager Mei Ying Harper-Smith, with (from left) Sequim’s Emma Sharp, Kori Miller, Lesae Pfeffer, Danica Pierson and Gracie Sharp. Submitted photo

Gymnastics: Pfeffer, Wolves compete at state

Senior Lesea Pfeffer capped her prep gymnastics career with a top-30 finish on the balance beam to lead a quintet of Wolves at the state… Continue reading

The combined Sequim-Port Angeles team takes a break from competition at the state 1A/2A/3A meet held in bellevue last week. Pictured are (back row, from left) head coach Jackie Mangano, assistant coach Rachel Sharp, Aiesha LaTourette, manager Mazie Tucker, volunteer coach Julie Haguewood and manager Mei Ying Harper-Smith, with (from left) Sequim’s Emma Sharp, Kori Miller, Lesae Pfeffer, Danica Pierson and Gracie Sharp. Submitted photo

Boys swimming: Needoba sets school mark in 200 at state meet

Sequim’s boys swim team’s 2019-2020 season ended at the first day of the 2A state swim meet last week in Federal Way — but only… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Feb. 26, 2020

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, Four-Man Computer Draw, Feb. 19 Gross: 1. Bob Cooper-Bruce Durning-Cary Richardson-Russ Veenema, 65; 2. Ray Ballantyne-Sean Butcher-Paul… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2020
Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman (2) drives up the court with White River Hornets guard Kara Marecle (15) in close pursuit. Dietzman lead the Wolves in scoring with 14 points while Marecle had a game-high 22 as the Hornets beat the Wolves 57-53 in a district playoff loser-out game on Feb. 20 to qualify for the regional round of the 2A State Championships. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: White River eliminates Sequim in heartbreaker

Dietzman, Glasser star, but Wolves can’t win way into state tournament

Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman (2) drives up the court with White River Hornets guard Kara Marecle (15) in close pursuit. Dietzman lead the Wolves in scoring with 14 points while Marecle had a game-high 22 as the Hornets beat the Wolves 57-53 in a district playoff loser-out game on Feb. 20 to qualify for the regional round of the 2A State Championships. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

PHOTO: Fifth-grade Wolves net win at Presidents’ Day Tourney

The Sequim fifth-grade basletball squad celebrates a division win at the Port Angeles Parks & Recreation’s Red Lion’s Presidents’ Day Tourney youth basketball tournament, held… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2020

Sports briefs — Feb. 26, 2020

Register now for Quilcene Oyster Races Registration is now open for the Quilcene Oyster Races, set for Sunday, Sept. 20, in Quilcene. Races include a… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2020

Volleyball: Momentum One squads hit courts at Seattle/Tacoma tourney

Momentum One Volleyball Academy, a new nonprofit youth volleyball club formed in September 2019 for athletes across the North Olympic Peninsula, sent three teams to… Continue reading

Wolves of the week: Emma Sharp (Feb. 10-15), Lesea Pfeffer (Feb. 17-22)

Feb. 10-15: Emma Sharp Class: Junior Team: SHS gymnastics Head coach: Jackie Mangano Reason for selection: “Emma placed fifth in districts at the balance beam… Continue reading

Wrestling: SHS’s Cowan goes 1-2 at MatClassic tourney

A newcomer to the sport at the beginning of the season, Sequim High junior Isaiah Cowan picked up a win and plenty of experience at… Continue reading

Boys swimming: Wolves score two top-10 relays, place eighth at districts

Bolstered by a pair of top-10 relays and top-10 individual swims by Kaleb Needoba, Sequim’s Wolves placed eighth in the team standings in the 18-team… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Feb. 19, 2020

Basketball Port Angeles Parks & Recreation League • Feb. 16 Seven Cedars Casino 74, Cougars 66. Leaders — Seven Cedars: Jordan Justus 20, Kyle Benedict… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020
Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman goes up for a first-quarter layup while being defended by Foster Bulldogs guard Kelcie Newnom during the Wolves’ 92-22 district playoffs win over the Bulldogs on Feb. 12. Dietzman scored 18 points with five steals and four assists, and her defense helped spark numerous fast breaks throughout the game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Sequim have their backs to the wall after tournament loss

Wolves drop game to Fife, face two win-or-else games in district tournament

Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman goes up for a first-quarter layup while being defended by Foster Bulldogs guard Kelcie Newnom during the Wolves’ 92-22 district playoffs win over the Bulldogs on Feb. 12. Dietzman scored 18 points with five steals and four assists, and her defense helped spark numerous fast breaks throughout the game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls soccer: SHS star signs with Edmonds Community College

Gabbe Happe will play with the Tritons next fall

Gymnastics: Five Wolves advance to state meet

All five Sequim gymnasts competing at the districts are moving on to the state meet after earning qualifying placings after a strong showing at the… Continue reading

Klahhane gymnasts open season with strong finishes at invite

The Klahhane Gymnastics teams opened their seasons with back-to-back weekend competitions at the Freedom Invitational hosted by Cascade Elite Gymnastics West on Jan. 24-25, and… Continue reading

The crest of the new Northern Peninsula FC semi-pro club that will play in the second division of the Western Washington Premier League starting the last weekend of April. Image submitted

Northern Peninsula FC brings semi-pro soccer to region

Team will play in Port Townsend, practice in Sequim

The crest of the new Northern Peninsula FC semi-pro club that will play in the second division of the Western Washington Premier League starting the last weekend of April. Image submitted

Sports briefs — Feb. 19, 2020

Saint Paddy’s Day Shootout set for March 17 Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with a St. Paddy’s Day Shootout golf tourney set for 10 a.m.-noon on… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day run a fundraiser

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a bit early with a 5k or youth 1-mile fun run on Saturday, March 14, in Port Angeles. The youth run… Continue reading

Wrestling: SHS’s Cowan snags berth to MatClassic prep finals

First-year wrestler Isaiah Cowan is headed to MatClassic — Washington state’s prep wrestling finals — after racking up two wins in four matches in the… Continue reading