June 9, 2008 · Updated 7:46 PM
"Santelli leads lacrosse girlsJaron Santelli scored two goals in the first 40 seconds, and her teammates added four more by the four-minute mark as the girls' A lacrosse team overwhelmed visiting Greenwood 19-2 on a chilly Wednesday evening.With the halftime score 13-2, Coach Tami Tommila had her team emphasizing passing and working plays during the second half to keep the score at a somewhat respectable level.Santelli ended the evening with six goals, Rebecca Williamson added three and Ashley Pedersen, Lindsay Newlon and Adrienne Moon each had a pair.The team hosts Bellevue on Wednesday.Hardballers shut out, 1-0The Spartan baseball team gave up a run on a first inning passed ball, and Port Angeles pitcher Mike Ridgeway made it stand up as the Roughriders won a 1-0 decision on Tuesday, dropping Bainbridge's record to 1-3.We had our chances, said coach Mike Reese, citing a man on third in the first inning and another who reached second the following inning. But with Ridgeway throwing nearly 90 mph, fanning 15 Spartans and allowing just two hits, Bainbridge couldn't take advantage of either opportunity.Spartan hurler Chris Shaffer finished with a three-hitter and striking out nine while issuing just one walk to record his second complete game of the season. Chris went pitch for pitch with a major league prospect, said Reese. He's thrown two very good games. We'll just have to try to get him a win.It's tough to lose that way, but we have a young team and they have to learn what it takes to win. Our offense will come around.The team travels to Olympic today for a doubleheader.Depleted ranks slow kickersI liked the game but I hated the score, said coach Alex von Reis Crooks, after Port Angeles roughed up the Spartan soccer team 5-0 Thursday. When they shot, they scored. When we shot, they made great saves.With the Roughriders losing much of last year's Olympic League championship team to graduation, von Reis Crooks felt they were beatable this year. But three of his top players were playing in a San Diego tournament before more than 150 college coaches.We may have been a little psyched, von Reis Crooks said. It's hard to play well when you're missing your top guys. But our guys did a great job on the field.Port Angeles scored in the 13th minute by converting an inbounds pass to the center of the box, and again in the 26th minute when several players scrambled for the ball in front of the Spartan goal. A Roughrider got a foot on the ball and it went into the corner of the net.Spartan Matt Dick made the Bainbridge defensive play of the game as the second half opened when he outran a Port Angeles player heading for a momentarily open goal and kicked the ball away. But the Roughriders scored three times in a 12-minute span midway through the half - the final one on a 35-yard cannon shot just inside the left post. An apparent Spartan goal late in the game was disallowed because the referee ruled that the score came because of excessive pushing to clear a space.The team hosts Olympic Tuesday.Fastpitchers drop pair on the road The Spartan fastpitch team dropped a pair of road games, losing to North Mason 1-0 on Tuesday and 7-2 to Olympic on Thursday.We're not hitting at all, said coach Steve Nelson, as his team had six hits against Olympic and just three against North Mason. The Spartans struck out 20 times in the two games.Four Olympic first-inning hits and what Nelson termed a lot of errors contributed to Thursday's loss.The Spartans scored their two runs in the third when Lizzie Greene walked and scored on Amanda Perna's double. Perna scored on an error.Nelson felt the best thing about the game was Sara Robinson's pitching. Against North Mason, the Spartans stranded seven runners.But we didn't commit any errors. That's very positive, Nelson said.North Mason scored its run on a delayed double steal when a runner on third came home.The team hosts North Kitsap on Monday and - in a late addition to the schedule - Seattle Prep on Tuesday.Trygg comes up big on linksKatja Trygg was the overall medalist with 43 total points as the Spartan girls' golf team lost to South Kitsap on Thursday, 131-84. She played awesome! coach Marnie Snyder said.Tiffany Johnson scored 19, Erin Wiggins 9, Malerie Romero 8, and Shawnee Snyder 6. Our novice freshmen are doing better, especially with their short game, so I see an increase in scores, Snyder said.The team's next match is at Shelton on Monday.Poloists fall to Mercer IslandThe girls' water polo team lost to Mercer Island on Monday 11-4. Michelle Purdom had two goals for the Spartans and Erin Russell and Sarah Dean each added one. Sarah Weigle had seven steals, while goalie Jasmine DuPont had nine saves.The team hosts Newport tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. "