Bremerton, CK sports roundup | March 25

Klahowya lacrosse starts 3-0

The Klahowya Secondary School girls lacrosse team has won three straight matches to start the regular season.

The Eagles beat Ballard High School 14-9 Monday at Central Kitsap Junior High School. Jacky Hennegan scored a game-high seven goals to lead Klahowya to a third consecutive win. Katie Smiley tallied four goals, while Sheri McCarty totaled three saves.

Klahowya also topped Lake Tapps lacrosse club 21-5 on March 15, and defeated Kennedy Catholic High School 17-9 on March 17. Hennegan scored six goals and three assists in the victory against Kennedy Catholic. Smiley added seven goals, while Ruthie Hawley tallied three. Hennegan also totaled a team-high 12 goals in the win over Lake Tapps. Jessica Haga and Smiley racked up three goals each.

Olympic College baseball signs four recruits

The Olympic College baseball program signed four players March 10, the school announced last week.

The newest additions to the team will include pitcher Kyle Hopkins of Monroe High School and catcher Justin Pankratz from Rancho High School in Las Vegas.

Brothers Kyle Carnine and Kevin Carnine of Cathedral City High School in Palm Springs, Calif. are the other two signees for the Rangers. Kyle Carnine is an outfielder, while his brother plays the infield for the high school.

Washington Special Olympics honors Morales

Bremerton native Ricco Morales was named the first annual Athlete of the Year by Special Olympics Washington Wednesday.

Morales, a national champion weightlifter, was recognized at the Breakfast of Champions, which was presented at the Washington State Convention Center.

Last July, Morales won three gold medals and one bronze for a national title at the U.S. National Games in Lincoln, Neb. He is also a first alternate for the weightlifting team heading to the World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

Bremerton tennis beats Klahowya

The Bremerton High School girls tennis team defeated Klahowya Secondary School 4-3 Tuesday.

The Eagles swept the singles matches. Klahowya’s Tracy Landram, Alexi Webster and Meagan Spiegel picked up wins in two sets each.

However, the Knights prevailed with three straight doubles victories and a Klahowya forfeit in the final match to win the Olympic League event.

Maelonni Howard and Jordan Morrison won the first doubles match in straight sets, 7-6, 7-5, against the Eagles’ Shelbi Hart and Dominique Bozarth. Catie Rahm and Abby Neil beat Klahowya’s Emily Parks and Rebecca Nelson 6-1, 6-2. Trisha Pallarco and Valerie Ebbay ousted Gabrieue Bozarth and Emily Schuremean 6-3, 6-3.

Eagles’ Hennegan earns lacrosse honors

Klahowya Secondary School girls lacrosse player Jacky Hennegan was named Player of the Week by U.S. Lacrosse Washington Wednesday.

Hennegan, a Central Kitsap High School junior, has helped lead the Eagles to a 3-0 start this season. She earned the honors for the week of March 14 to 20. Hennegan plays the attack position for the Eagles, scoring 20 points so far this season.

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