Rhody Run Redux

Rhody Run Redux

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Registration open for Rhody Run Redux 2023

Sequim’s Julmist, Bates to play in all-state game

PORT TOWNSEND — Runners, get ready to lace up your shoes and join the 2023 Jefferson Healthcare Rhody Run Redux.

The May 21 event is back with 5K and 10K options for runners and walkers of all levels.

The race will start and finish at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, going along the edge of Fort Worden State Park and through uptown Port Townsend. The event is not only a great way to get outdoors and get active, it’s also an opportunity to give back to the community. All proceeds from the race go directly to support school sports programs and youth-oriented nonprofits in the area such as the Jumping Mouse Children’s Center, The Benji Project, Quilcene/Brinnon Dollars for Scholars and East Jefferson Rivals athletic programs.

The Jefferson Healthcare Rhody Run Redux is also a chance to come together as a community and celebrate the return of normalcy to our lives, with vendors, food trucks and community partners adding to the festivities.

To register, go to www.tinyurl.com/RhodyRedux2023. Vendors, food truck owners and others wanting to get involved can email at ptrhodyrun@gmail.com for more information.

Registration is $45 for 19-64-year-olds, $40 for people 65 and older, $15 for 18 and under and free for 5. Registration includes a short-sleeved shirt. Use the discount code Olympic23 and receive 10 percent off the 2023 Olympic Peninsula summer running events — Rhody Run Redux, North Olympic Discovery Marathon and Quilcene Oyster Races.

Bates, Julmist all-state

SEATTLE — Sequim’s Hannah Bates and Jelissa Julmist will play in the 2023 Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association Senior All State games Saturday at King’s High School in Seattle.

Bates, the Wolves’ point guard, and Julmist, Sequim’s primary post player, helped lead the Wolves to a fourth-place finish at the state 2A girls basketball tournament. They also helped lead Sequim to its its first outright league championship since 1987, going 14-0 in league.

Bates and Julmist are among 10 girls picked to the 2A team. There are two players from Othello — Briana Andrade and Annalee Coronado. Sequim beat Othello in that fourth-place game at the state tournament on a Bates shot with 5 seconds to play. Also making the team was Rylee Leishman of state champion Ellensburg, which beat Sequim in the regional round of the state tournament. No other Olympic League players are on the team. The 2A girls will be coached by Lynden coach Vic Wolfis.

The 2A girls will play the 1A all-state girls at 4 p.m.

Making the 1B team was Payton Torrey of Mossyrock. Neah Bay beat Mossyrock in the state 1B championship game, overcoming a great game by Torrey. The 1B vs. 2B game is at 2 p.m. and the 3A vs 4A game is at 6 p.m.

Carrick, Aguirre MVPs

JOYCE — Neah Bay’s Julian Carrick and Zandel “Buddy” Aguirre were named the co-MVPs of the North Olympic boys basketball league.

Carrick and Aguirre had similar stats in leading Neah Bay to a league championship and a trip to the state 1B basketball tournament. Carrick averaged 18.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 3.7 steals per game. Aguirre averaged 14.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.4 steals per game.

Also making the first team was Conner Ferro-May, who was the leading scorer for Crescent; and Neah Bay’s Makyah Chambers and Jaden Halttunen.

Making the second team was Crescent’s Lukas Love and Conner Bauers, Neah Bay’s Tyler Swan and Clallam Bay’s Daniel Cumming and Dylan Simmons.

Members of the honorable mention team included Crescent’s Dom Sprague, Clallam Bay’s William Hull and Chief Kitsap’s Bobby Pondelick and Jeremiah George.

Coach of the year was Dean Williams of Neah Bay and Chief Kitsap was given the league sportsmanship award.

Baseball clinic

SEQUIM — The Sequim High School baseball team will be hosting a youth baseball clinic for all players in grades 3 through 8 from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Sequim High School baseball field. The cost will be $20 per player and registrations will be held at the field beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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