The 6th Grade Threat Port Angeles AAU basketball team went 4-0 last weekend at the Captain T’s Martin Luther King Tournament, defeating Bainbridge Roots 31-18 in the title game. The team is 9-3 on the season and opened league play this weekend in Poulsbo. Team members are, top row, from left, Makenna Larson, Keira Gedelman, Waverly Mead, Clarissa Sprague, Ella Hollis and Dylan Baermann. Front row, Lilly Scheid, Isabelle Felton, Ciara Cargo-Acosta and Vienna Shamp.

The 6th Grade Threat Port Angeles AAU basketball team went 4-0 last weekend at the Captain T’s Martin Luther King Tournament, defeating Bainbridge Roots 31-18 in the title game. The team is 9-3 on the season and opened league play this weekend in Poulsbo. Team members are, top row, from left, Makenna Larson, Keira Gedelman, Waverly Mead, Clarissa Sprague, Ella Hollis and Dylan Baermann. Front row, Lilly Scheid, Isabelle Felton, Ciara Cargo-Acosta and Vienna Shamp.

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: PA’s Long, Sequim’s Henninger make All-State for girls’ soccer

Long, Henninger garner All-State soccer honors

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Peninsula’s soccer reputation is growing in the eyes of the Washington State Soccer Coaches Association.

Area standouts Emilia Long and Claire Henninger recently received all-state team recognition from that group.

Long is a second-team Class 2A pick as a midfielder and Sequim’s Claire Henninger is an honorable mention at goalkeeper.

Long led the Olympic League 2A Division in goals (17) and assists (15) and was a first-team All-Olympic League selection. She also was voted All-Peninsula MVP by area coaches and the sports staff of the Peninsula Daily News.

Henninger was a first-team all league pick in goal and a member of the 2017 All-Peninsula girls soccer team. She was the 2016 All-Peninsula MVP.

First pitch banquet

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Roughriders baseball team will kick off the 2018 season with a First Pitch Banquet Auction fundraiser Saturday, March 10.

It will be held at the Chesnut Cottage Restaurant, 929 E. Front St., at 6:30 p.m.

The evening will include a chance to meet the Riders, a spaghetti dinner, raffle giveaways and a chance to bid on silent auction items.

The price is $20 per person with all proceeds support the Port Angeles High School baseball program.

For more information, email coach Karl Myers at [email protected]

Soccer registration

PORT ANGELES — Registration for the Peninsula Soccer Academy is underway at www.paysc.com.

The spring soccer program is presented by Port Angeles Youth Soccer Club and Peninsula College.

It is designed for players interested in enhancing their soccer skills and knowledge in a non-competitive environment.

Coaching is conducted by Peninsula College soccer coaches and players.

Sessions for U6 and U7 players will be held from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday from April 17 through May 22.

The cost is $45 for U6 and U7 players.

Practices for U8-U11 athletes will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from April 9 through May 31.

And U12-U17 players will train from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 9 through May 31.

The cost is $70 for U8 through U17 players.

All sessions will be held at Peninsula College.

Peninsula Daily News

More in Sports

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Courtesy of Perry Brestel)
Port Angeles sailing team ends season with strong finish

This weekend, sailing teams from Port Townsend, Central Kitsap, Kingston… Continue reading

Sequim's Kendall Hastings (15) tips a shot past North Mason defenders in the Wolves' 3-1 Olympic League win Tuesday night. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim VB second in league; PA soccer girls win again

The Sequim volleyball team wrapped up its regular season as… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sailing team members Elliot Dahlin and Fern Knobel (152), sail at a regional scrimmage this weekend off Kingston as a rainbow comes out. Teammates Ozzy Minard and Ella Schulz are in boat 156. (Photo courtesy of Perry Brestel)
AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles sailors end season strong; Peninsula soccer, volleyball results

This weekend, sailing teams from Port Townsend, Central Kitsap, Kingston… Continue reading

#12 Grace Smelcer of the North Mason girl Bulldogs fights with #2 Catie Brown of the PA lady Riders Monday. dlogan
PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Riders rain goals on the Bulldogs

Sequim keeps pace in battle for Olympic League title

PREP VOLLEYBALL: East Jefferson spikers win over Quilcene

Forks finishes second in Pacific 2B League

New Orleans Saints' Demario Davis (56) breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf in the final minute the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Seattle. The Saints won 13-10. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
SEAHAWKS: Mistakes doom Seattle in 13-10 loss to Saints

Alvin Kamara and Jameis Winston were the happy beneficiaries of… Continue reading

Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Port Angeles' Jack Gladfelter won the Olympic League Cross Country Championships at The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course last week and helped lead the Roughriders boys to the team title.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jack Gladfelter, Port Angeles cross country

Port Angeles cross-country runner Jack Gladfelter had a pretty decent start to… Continue reading

Quilcene Rangers.
PREP FOOTBALL: Quilcene sets stage for title rematch with 59-12 win

The Quilcene Rangers got 201 yards rushing and three touchdowns… Continue reading

Most Read