East Jefferson football players, from left, Chris Fair, Logan Massie and Marshall Graves competed for the West All-Stars in a 36-12 loss to the East in the Earl Barden All-Star Classic, the all-state football game for Class 1B through 2A schools, last Saturday in Yakima.

East Jefferson football players, from left, Chris Fair, Logan Massie and Marshall Graves competed for the West All-Stars in a 36-12 loss to the East in the Earl Barden All-Star Classic, the all-state football game for Class 1B through 2A schools, last Saturday in Yakima.

AREA SPORTS: Peninsula athletes play in all-state football game; Athletic activities set in Forks for 4th of July weekend

YAKIMA — North Olympic Peninsula players were on the losing end of a 36-12 outcome in a matchup of West and East teams in the Earl Barden All-Star Classic, the all-state football game for Class 1B through 2A players.

The West struggled to run the ball against a ferocious East defensive line, totaling a collective minus-2 yards rushing.

Port Angeles’ Daniel Cable had three carries for four yards while East Jefferson’s Logan Massie ran twice for minus-2 yards.

East Jefferson linemen Chris Fair and Marshall Graves also participated, along with Forks’ Dalton Kilmer.

3-on-3 tourney Saturday

FORKS — A 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held Saturday as part of Forks’ Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebrations.

The tournament will be held at the Tilicum Park courts or inside Spartan Gym, if it rains.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m.

There will be separate boys and girls divisions for players in sixth through eighth grades and for high schoolers.

Tournament winners will receive a T-shirt. The entry fee is $10 per player, with a maximum of four players per team. Proceeds benefit the Forks High School boys and girls basketball programs. For more information, contact Rick Gooding at 360-780-0310.

Pickleball play in Forks

FORKS — Pickleball play will be a part of Forks’ Old Fashioned Fourth of July weekend, with games at the two pickleball courts at Tilicum Park on Saturday.

The second annual “Paddle Battle in Forks” will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

To register, call Steve Bennett at 360-460-7424.

Forks Fun Run slated

FORKS — The Forks 4th of July Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. in the parking lot behind Mocha Motion on Forks Ave.

Registration runs from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. for the 1-mile, 5K or 10K run/walk.

Entry is $10 and proceeds go to the United Way of Clallam County.

The event is sponsored by Forks Community Hospital’s United Way Committee.

For more information, call 360-640-5333.

Durant seeks trade

Kevin Durant may be taking his quest for more titles elsewhere.

Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision that undoubtedly will have teams scrambling to put together offers for the perennial All-Star.

ESPN first reported Durant’s trade request, citing Phoenix and Miami as two of his preferred destinations.

The bombshell came hours before the NBA’s free-agent period was set to begin.

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