Some Peninsula schools closed, games canceled

Five North Olympic Peninsula public school district are closed today because of snow.

The Port Angeles, Crescent and Cape Flattery schools are closed in Clallam County. In Jefferson County, Quilcene and Brinnon schools are closed.

Port Townsend and Chimacum had a delayed start time. Quillayute Valley and Sequim schools were operating on their normal schedules.

Some athletic events are canceled because of wintry weather.

Port Angeles has canceled these events that had been scheduled for Saturday: NJROTC Competition against Washington High School, wrestling against Centralia Tigers Classic and boys swim and dive against Foss High School.

Games currently listed as scheduled for Saturday in the Port Angeles High School gyms are boys basketball junior varsity vs Blaine, 3:15 p.m, main gym; boys basketball varsity vs Blaine, 5 p.m., main gym; girls basketball junior varsity vs Peninsula, 5:15 pm, auxiliary gym; girls basketball varsity vs Peninsula, 7 p.m, main gym.

The district has said it will update on the status of those games later today.

Port Townsend High School boys basketball varsity against Blaine, originally set tonight, is canceled. The girls basketball game at Quilcene also is canceled.

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