Sports

PHOTO: Sequim hoopsters take second

The Sequim Select Eight Grade girls basketball squad celebrates second place finish at the 32nd-annual Vernon Youth Basketball Tournament, held Feb. 29-March 1 at Black… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2020

Prep sports: Silva signs to compete for Olympic CC

Emily Silva’s races are far from over. The Sequim High senior in early January signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track… Continue reading

Sequim equestrians kick off season at district meet

They’re off and riding. The Sequim Equestrian Team earned some top individual and team honors at the squad’s first district meet of the season, held… Continue reading

Sports briefs — March 4, 2020

Paddlers nix meeting Because of concerns from the potential spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Olympic Peninsula Paddlers have canceled their meeting and a presentation by… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2020

Wolf of the Week: Kianna Miller

Class: Senior Team: Sequim High cheerleading Head coach: Tiffani Mote Reason for selection: “Kianna helped lead the Wolves cheer team to a sixth place finish… 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.

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