Sports briefs — Oct. 16, 2019

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:30am
  • Sports

Deckman gets an ace

Carol Deckman, a member at Sunland Golf & Country Club, hit a hole-in-one at Sunland’s hole No. 15 on Oct. 4. She used an 8-iron from the silver tee box to earn the ace.

SYB tryouts on tap

Tryouts for Sequim Youth Basketball (SYB) girls select travel teams are set for Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 in the Sequim Middle School gymnasium, 301 W. Hendrickson Road.

Tryouts for fifth- and sixth-graders are noon-2 p.m., and for seventh- and eight-grade players are 2-4 p.m.

For more information, contact Holly Wright at 360-461-4407 or

A second set of tryouts for SYB’s select travel boys teams is set for Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Sequim High School gymnasium, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

Tryouts for fifth- and sixth-grade players are from 4-6 p.m. while tryouts for seventh- and eight-grade players are from 6-8 p.m.

Tryouts were also held Oct. 13.

For more information, call Art Green at 360-808-3320.

SHS bowling preseason meeting set for Oct. 21

The Sequim High School girls bowling team’s preseason Girls’ is after school on Monday, Oct. 21, in room H-118 on the school campus, 601 N. Sequim Ave. No experience is needed. The first practice is Monday, Nov. 5.

For more information, contact head coach Randy Perry at sequimwolves

Anglers host AIS presenter

Doug Miller, president and founder of Milltech Marine, is the guest speak at the next monthly meeting of Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter, set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

The evening begins with viewing of raffle prizes and fish stories. Miller speaks shortly after 7 p.m., followed by a break, a short club business meeting and then raffles. Also on tap are refreshments and a $75 membership drawing (must be present to win). The public is welcome.

Miller, a Port Orchard-based provider of Automatic Identification System (AIS) solutions for the marine market, will cover the basics of AIS, how it works and various AIS devices. The presentation will feature an overview of the steps for adding AIS to vessel navigation systems including system prerequisites, wiring examples and how to configure displays to use AIS. Miller will also cover how AIS can be used in mobile apps, man overboard scenarios, vessel tracking and more.

Miller and his wife Karin use “Naiad”, their Hunter 42 Passage sailboat, as a test bed for many of the products that are sold on Milltech Marine’s website (

Volleyball league forming at PC

Registration is now under way for the 2019-20 Peninsula Volleyball League, an adult coed league played on Thursday nights at Peninsula College.

The Peninsula league serves as the “A Division” for the Port Angeles Parks & Recreation coed B Division. It’s for players of ages 16 and older with intermediate to advanced volleyball skills.

The entry fee is $300. Team captains can register their teams by contacting Rick Ross at the college at

The league will hold an open gym at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 and begins league play on Nov. 7. Individuals who hope to be palced on teams are encouraged to attend the open gym session.

McCarter gets ace

SkyRidge Golf Course member Kevin McCarter recently recorded his first hole-in-one while playing the course’s 140-yard 17th hole on Sept. 24.

Lance Gardener and Don Purser witnessed the feat.

McCarter has been golfing for two-plus years and became a SkyRidge member in March. He has been an active participant in tournaments and joined the SkyRidge Merchant League this past season.

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