AREA SPORTS: Neah Bay’s Chambers, Swan share North Olympic League Boys Basketball MVP honors

Neah Bay’s Swan, Chambers share league hoops MVP

NEAH BAY — Neah Bay guard Makyah Chambers and forward Tyler Swan have been named boys basketball Co-MVP’s of the North Olympic League after splitting the voting of league coaches.

Chambers, a junior, leads the Red Devils in scoring per game with 14.3 points, to go along with 3.4 steals, 3.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists.

A sophomore, Swan averages a double-double, putting up 12.8 points and 12.2 rebounds per game, tied with Chambers for the team’s steals lead with 3.4 and also dishes 2.9 assists.

Joining Swan on the first team are Red Devils’ teammate Jodell Wimberly.

Crescent’s Lukas Love and Connor Bauers also are first-team selections.

Second-team picks are Neah Bay’s Seactis Woodruff and Mathias Greene, Clallam Bay’s William Hull and Dylan Simmons Jr. and Crescent’s Henry Bourm.

Honorable mention honors went to Crescent’s Mikah Love and Dom Sprague; Clallam Bay’s

Mauricio Cruz-Lopez, Cyrus Gossett-Politte, Coletyn Hull and Chief Kitsap’s Jeremiah George, Waylen Sullivan, Billy Jones, Luther Mills and Vernon Martinez.

The Red Devils also won the Team Sportsmanship award.

Stan Claplanhoo of Neah Bay was voted the Coach of the Year for guiding Neah Bay to a 17-4 record and back to the Class 1B State Tournament.

Softball clinic moved

SEQUIM — Sequim Little League’s softball clinic planned for Sunday has been moved back a week to March 3.

The clinic, for girls of all skill levels ages 7 through 12, will run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carrie Blake Park softball field.

Players should dress in comfortable clothes and bring a glove, cleats, water bottle and “game spirit.”

Pitching, throwing and fielding skills will be taught.

There’s no advance registration, players should just show up for the clinic.

Rhody Run registration

PORT TOWNSEND — Registration for the 2024 Jefferson Healthcare Rhody Run is open through May 15.

The Rhody Run, which includes a 10-kilometer run, a 5K and a free kids run for ages 5 and under is set May 19.

Registration is $48.70 with fees included for the 10K and the 5K.

To register, visit

St. Patricks’ Day run

PORT ANGELES — The fifth annual Great Olympic Peninsula St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk will be held March 16.

The event includes a 1o-kilometer run/walk, a 5K and a 1-mile run/walk.

All events begin at Port Angeles City Pier at 10 a.m. and are out-and-backs along the Olympic Discovery Trail.

Each participant will receive a long-sleeve 2024 Red, Set, Go shirt, a race bib, finisher medal and a goodie bag.

All proceeds benefit Olympic Medical Heart Center.

The fee is $35 per person. OMC employees receive $5 off registration.

To register, visit

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