Sports briefs

Golf for Grads

set for May 23

The Golf for Graduates golf tourney, a four-person scramble, is scheduled for a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, at SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway.

On the day of the tournament, tourney organizers auction off members of the Sequim High School golf teams (boys and girls) to add as a fifth player to the team.

Cost is $50 per person or $200 per team. Cost includes 18 holes of play, range balls, a gourmet lunch, awards, dessert and prizes.

Mulligans are $5, $10 per honey pot and $1 for long putt; all extra fees are optional.

Players without a team may sign up and be placed on another team.

The Parents for Safe Kids, through the Community Foundation of Sequim, sponsors the tournament. Funds raised go to the Class of 2009 alcohol- and drug-free party following commencement ceremonies on June 12.

For more information, call 683-3673.

Soccer camps

come in June

The Pirate soccer team offers two camps this summer for youth players aged 8-14.

The first camp is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 22-26 at Peninsula College (1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.). The camp is in partnership with the YMCA.

Cost is $95 for YMCA members, $100 for nonmembers. Register online by June 19 at

The second camp is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 3-7 at Peninsula College. The camp is in partnership with Port Angeles Youth Soccer.

Cost is $99. Register at

For more information, call Andrew Chapman at 417-6410.

Local wrestlers compete at P.A. tourney

Seventy wrestlers from the Olympic Peninsula, as far north as Blaine and as far south as Willapa Bay competed at the Olympic Mountain Wrestling Challenge on April 25 in Port Angeles.

Olympic Mountain Wrestling team members fared well, placing first in six of the 16 divisions and taking 28 medals (top-three finishes) overall.

Ethan Hinton of Sequim won the Junior 189-pound weight class while Sequim's Chris Goettling won the 170-pound Schoolboy Division. Sequim grappler Kenny Henning took top honors in the 152-pound Junior Division.

Other Olympic Mountain Wrestling champs were Cody Anderson (Intermediate 60), Brady Anderson (Schoolboy 115) and Adam Raemer (Junior 160).

Klahhane gymnasts compete at state

Four members of the Klahhane Gymnastics represented the club at the Level 4 State Individual Gymnastics Championships held April 25-26 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore.

Adare McMinn, competing in the Silver Division, placed fifth in the Child D age group with an all-around score of 35.475 points.

Also competing for Klahhane was Cami Ortloff in the Silver Division (31.825 points), and Saige Hefton (30.60) and Nikki Price (31.25) in the Bronze Division.

A total of 480 girls competed for individual age group awards in the Bronze, Silver and Gold divisions with awards to the top 10 in each age group of each division.

The final event of the season for the team will be the Garden City Invitational in Victoria, British Columbia, from May 15-17.

Port Angeles hosts dodgeball tourney

The Port Angeles Recreation Department is hosting Thunderballs Dodgeball, a dodgeball tournament for coed teams of adults 18 years and older on May 9.

Entry fee is $50.

Registration forms are available at the Vern Burton Community Center, 321 E. Fifth St. in Port Angeles. For more information, 417-4523 or e-mail to amozingo@city

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