AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Peninsula women’s hoops on radio today; Sequim’s Barry now coaching basketball

Peninsula basketball game on radio

LONGVIEW — A radio broadcast of today’s Peninsula College women’s basketball team’s game at Lower Columbia will be available at

Forks’ Oly Archibald, the voice of the Red Devils, will have play-by-play duties.

The game is a rematch of last season’s NWAC Semifinal which Peninsula won 66-44.

Lower Columbia has two North Olympic Peninsula players on its roster in Neah Bay sophomore post Faye Chartraw and guard Maddie Hinrichs, a Port Angeles High School product.

Barry now a coach

LYNDEN — Former Sequim basketball and track and field standout Alex Barry has added a new title — coach.

Barry, a sophomore on the Western Washington University track team, is now coaching the C squad basketball team at Meridian High School in Laurel.

He was the Peninsula Daily News All-Peninsula Boys Basketball MVP his senior season in 2015.

Barry was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year for his exploits throwing the javelin last season.

He also was named to the list of United States Track &Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Track &Field Athletes for 2016 after earning a grade point average of at least 3.25 and finishing 14th in the javelin at NCAA Division II Championships.

Peninsula Daily News

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