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Bremerton, CK sports roundup | April 1
Hennegan to compete at national lacrosse tournament
Klahowya Secondary School attack player Jacky Hennegan was selected by the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association Monday to represent the state at the U.S. Lacrosse Women’s Division National Tournament on May 28 and 29.
The event will be hosted at Stony Brook University in New York. Hennegan, a Central Kitsap High School junior, is one of 21 high school girls who will compete at the national tournament. The event was established in 1933, and 60 teams from across the country will play in the schoolgirl’s division for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors.
The squads will be split into six divisions, which are decided in pool play. Hennegan has led the Eagles to a 3-0 start, scoring 20 points so far this season.
BlueJackets sign Woodhouse
The Kitsap BlueJackets have signed right-handed pitcher Cody Woodhouse to play for the Bremerton baseball team this season, the club announced Monday.
Woodhouse, a 6-foot-5, 190-pound freshman at Arkansas State University, will continue to attend the school in Jonesboro, but will compete for Kitsap during the summer. He was a standout for Mountain Home High School (Ark.), earning a spot on the All-Conference team in 2008 and 2009.
The BlueJackets, who play in the Western Division of the West Coast League, start the season Friday, June 3 against the Wenatchee Applesox on the road.
Bremerton native Adrian earns national title, Pac-10 honors
Nathan Adrian, a Bremerton High School graduate, helped lead the University of California Golden Bears men’s swimming team to its first national championship in 31 years on March 26.
The senior swimmer won two individual and three relay championships, which included the 400-yard freestyle, 200 and 400 medley events at the three-day NCAA Championships in Minneapolis last week.
Adrian also won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 18.66 seconds, a new American record. The U.S. Olympic gold medalist won his third straight 100 freestyle title with a pool-record time of 41.10.
The Bremerton native set a state record in the 200 free with the Knights in 2006.
Following his championship performance, Adrian was named one of six Pac-10 Scholar Athletes of the Year Monday. Adrian, who is majoring in public health, has a 3.75 grade-point average. This is the first time Adrian has earned the award.
ISPN to broadcast Rangers
Kevin Mac will broadcast live coverage of the ISPN Sports Show at 10 a.m. to noon Saturday with highlights and interviews from the past week of high school sports on www.ispnsports.com. Mac will also feature Olympic College athletics. The show will include highlights and interviews from Rangers players and coaches. The network is scheduled to broadcast Olympic College baseball April 3 from the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. The Rangers play Douglas College (British Columbia) at 1 p.m.
Cheney Stadium treats fans to preview
The Tacoma Rainiers will open the gates to the new Cheney Stadium for fans to preview Saturday, April 2. The facility will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parking and admission are free. Those attending are able to purchase tickets for the upcoming season.
Current season ticket holders can pick up their packages at the event. In addition, a new team store will open for business. Free hot dogs and sodas will be served with Tim’s Cascade Potato Chips, a sponsor of the franchise. For more information, contact Annie Shultz at (253) 722-1043, or via email at email@example.com.
Olympic fastpitch beats Klahowya
The Olympic High School fastpitch team beat Klahowya Secondary School 14-10 Tuesday.
The Trojans were led by sophomore shortstop Brooke Bird, who went 2-for-5, while junior catcher Sydney Thompson hit 1-for-5 with a triple. Klahowya’s Kendi Haxby hit a home run for the Eagles, while Megan Shultz went 3-for-5.