Bainbridge High School’s football team won at North Mason last week, coming from behind for a 24-20 victory.
BHS improved to 3-4 in Olympic League play, 3-6 overall; while North Mason is 1-5 in league and overall.
Matt Ledorze got the visitors on the board first with a 21-yard run. The Bulldogs then scored three times to take a 20-8 lead with four minutes gone in the third quarter. Lineman Tommy Locklear recoverd a fumble in the end zone, making it 20-16 at the end of the third period. With less than a minute to play, Ledorze scored on a 13-yard pass, and with their third 2-point conversion of the day made it 24-20.
Statistically, BHS had five turnovers, four by interception, and was outgained 243-213 yards. Through the air, North Mason had 138 yards, compared with 62 for BHS, but the Spartans had the superior run game with 151 yards, compared with 105 for the Bulldogs.
Meanwhile, North Kitsap will move on to the state playoffs after a 56-0 win over Kingston. In that game Viking quarterback Colton Bower completed 17-of-21 passes for 299 yards and six touchdowns. He also broke the school record for passing yards with 2,094. NK goes on to host Renton in the playoffs Friday at 7 p.m. They are 6-0 in league and 8-0 overall. Kingston is 0-7 in league, 0-8 overall.
In other BHS sports news, freshman Jett Peters qualified in tennis in singles and sophomore Aidan McLennan and junior Brogan Rice qualified in doubles for state, which takes place in the spring. BHS finished the season 6-3, while North Kitsap was 6-0 and Kingston 2-5.
The girls volleyball team tied for first in the Olympic League and will have a play-in match Nov. 9 for the District 3 playoffs. If they make it to state, that will be Nov. 18-19.
The girls tied with North Kitsap for first in league play with identical 13-1 records after the Vikings beat them 3-1 in the last match of the season. Kingston was 7-7 in league.