Sequim's Little League softball juniors rebounded nicely from a first-round loss to beat North Whidbey last weekend at the state tourney in Kirkland. Sequim opened with a 5-4 loss to Columbia, the host team, on July 18.
Watching the stuntmen and stuntwomen crash into walls set afire, slamming into walls of thick ice and rolling their cars over on purpose, one might suspect there's a certain level of insanity in this business.
What a ride. Sequim's 11- and 12-year-old Little League all-star softballers battled their way through three elimination games to come within a single win of a state berth, but finally dropped a 9-0 decision to host Bainbridge Island at Strawberry Park on Sunday afternoon.
Ah, home sweet home. The Wilder Baseball Club defended its home tournament, winning the 11th annual Dick Brown Memorial Firecracker Tournament in dramatic fashion with a 6-5 victory against the Seattle Braves.