The Larry Scott Trail (pictured) is home to a 5k/10k on Oct. 19, part of the 2019 Run the Peninsula series. Photo courtesy of Port Angeles Marathon Association

The Larry Scott Trail (pictured) is home to a 5k/10k on Oct. 19, part of the 2019 Run the Peninsula series. Photo courtesy of Port Angeles Marathon Association

Sports briefs — Oct. 9, 2019

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:30am
  • Sports

Larry Scott Trail race Oct. 19

The fourth in a five-event Run the Peninsula series, the Larry Scott Trail 5k/10k is set for Saturday, Oct. 19, in Port Townsend.

This event is put on by the Port Angeles Marathon Association, the same group that manages the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in June in Port Angeles.

There is still space for runners/walkers available; register at www.runthepeninsula.com.

At 9:30 a.m. on race day, about 550 participants will run/walk south-west on the Olympic Discovery Trail before turning around at the 5k and 10k turn around and head back north-east towards Port Townsend.

Proceeds from this event goes to several local organizations, including the Peninsula Trails Coalition who build and maintain the trail.

SYB tryouts for select squads

Tryouts Sequim Youth Basketball (SYB) select travel teams are set for Sunday, Oct. 13, and 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.

Coaches say they’d like to see prospective players on both dates.

Last year’s SYB program had a record nine teams take the court.

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

Seeking refrees

The North Olympic Basketball Officials Association (NOBOA) is currently recruiting new members to help officiate the upcoming 2019-2020 middle and high school basketball season. NOBOA supports all nine school districts across the North Olympic Peninsula.

The association offers a full training program, teamwork and camaraderie as well as paid travel and game opportunities. Those interested in applying, call Brian Edmiston at 360-670-7273.

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