North Kitsap, seeded seventh, placed second in the Class 2A district playoffs last week, losing to Fife 2-1 in the championship game on a penalty kick.
The Vikings won their semifinal game, also in dramatic fashion, 3-2 over Enumclaw, claiming victory in a shootout.
Their opening game wasn’t any easier, scoring in overtime to beat Lindbergh 3-2.
The state tournament kicks off this week, and the 13th-seeded Vikings will face fourth-seeded Fife again for a chance at the quarterfinals. The game will be Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Fife.
The Bainbridge girls just missed the Class 3A tourney, losing to Peninsula 3-0 in a play-in game.
Volleyball playoffs are taking place this week.
In the 3A tourney, Bainbridge plays Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Yelm. If they win they play at Mountain View at 2 p.m. Nov. 11.
In 2A, the No. 3 seeded North Kitsap Vikings play sixth-seeded White River at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at Washington High School near Spanaway. If they lose they play right after that at 8 p.m. If they win they play the winner of Port Angeles against Fife at 1 p.m. Nov. 13 at a site to be determined.
Kington, seeded 10th, faces a must-win match Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. at Franklin Pierce High School. They face 16th-seeded Lindbergh. If they win they play right after that at 8 p.m. If they lose they are out.