Sports briefs — July 1, 2020

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Binghams receives student-athlete honors

Morgan and Murray Bingham, both Sequim High graduates and students at Southern Virginia University, were recently named to the Capital Athletic Conference’s All- Academic Team.

To qualify, student- athletes must earn a 3.20 grade-point-average or better.

Morgan Bingham, a 2017 Sequim High grad, competed for Southern Virginia’s cross country squad.

Murray Bingham, a 2019 Sequim High grad, competed for Southern Virginia’s cross country and track and field squads.

PGA pros compete at The Cedars

The Western Washington PGA Chapter held a pro-member golf tournament June 23 at Cedars at Dungeness, with a number of area golf pros and amateur players participated.

Thomas Sovay, a pro at The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge, shot a 7-under-par 65 to win his third straight pro-member event. Sovay edged Whidbey Golf Club’s David Phay by one stroke.

Port Ludlow Golf Club head pro Tyler Sweet posted a 3-under-par 69 to finish tied for fourth.

Peninsula Golf Club’s Chad Wagner, a Sequim High grad, shot an even-par round of 72 to tie for sixth and Cedars’ general manager Bill Shea was 11-over par.

Alex Atwell of Peninsula Golf Club carded a 72 to claim the amateur gross title by one stroke over Whidbey Golf Club’s Tracy Vass and Bellevue Golf Course’s Kyle Huffman.

Port Ludlow’s John Germain shot 74 to finish fourth amongst the amateurs.

See full results at pages/2460904.

Songer gets ace

Glenn Songer of Port Angeles sank a hole-in-one at The Cedars at Dungeness on June 25.

He used a pitching wedge to dive the 107-foot hole No. 11 at The Cedars for the ace, his second overall.

Sean Butcher, Paul Langdon and Richard Strickland witnessed the feat.

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