Sports Briefs — Jan. 10, 2018

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 1:30am
  • Sports

Sequim, PA gymnasts compete at invite

Sequim and Port Angeles High School gymnasts took on competitors from Ballard, Sehome, Belllingham and Squalicum in the Sehome Invitational at North Coast Gymnastics in Bellingham on Jan. 6.

The combined Sequim/Port Angeles team took third place with 135.7 team points, behind champ Ballard (163.95) and Sehome (147.9).

Sequim freshman Emma Sharp took eighth in the vault with a score of 8.05. PA senior Cassandra Middlestead was fifth on bars, sixth on beam, seventh on vault, ninth on floor and placed sixth in all-around scoring.

The team’s next competition is at North Kitsap on Jan. 10. The team’s line home meet of the season is Jan. 15 in Port Angeles.

SkyRidge Golf Course hosts Mid-Winter Scramble

The Mid-Winter Open Three-Person Scramble is set for a 9:30 a.m. (frost-free) shotgun start on Saturday, Jan. 13, at SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway.

Cost is $90 per team, 24 teams maximum. Fee includes range balls, KPs, food and more. Power carts are $12 per seat and an additional $60 per team.

Each team must have a total team handicap of 15 or higher.

For more information or to register, call 360-683-3673.

Fly fishers host meeting at new locale

The next meeting of the Sequim Greywolf Fly Fishers is 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 at the Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. There will be a brief business meeting followed by fishing reports and comments on favorite flies that successfully catch fish. The remainder of the meeting is reserved for individual fly tying. You may tie a fly of your choice (bring fly tying equipment and materials) or observe this month’s tying event. The group will also have a fly raffle, so members are asked to tie a few extra or bring duplicates from one’s fly box(es) to add to the cache.

Annual dues are $20 for single fishers, $30 for family fishers $30.

For information, call Erik Simpson at 360-683-6684.

Take a hike at the Ridge with Explorers Club

The Dungeness River Audubon Center’s Explorers Club visits Hurricane Ridge on Friday, Jan. 26. Participants will be renting snowshoes and hitting the trail; it’s an opportunity to take in some spectacular views while learning more about the Olympic Mountains, how they formed and how they continue to be shaped. All experience levels are welcome.

Participant meet at the Olympic National Park visitor center, 3002 Mt Angeles Road, Port Angeles, at 10 a.m. Cost is $15, which covers the park entrance fee but not snowshoe rental.

Contact Jenna Ziogas, Education Coordinator at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, to register or for more information at 360-681-4076 or

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