Forks FC won the championship of the City of Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department/Peninsula College Spring Adult Coed Soccer League.

Forks FC won the championship of the City of Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department/Peninsula College Spring Adult Coed Soccer League.

SPORTS BRIEFS: Port Angeles and Forks busy with activities on Fourth of July; Forks FC wins area soccer title

PC Pirates host Fourth of July Cornhole event

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College Alumni Pirates in the Park Cornhole Tournament will be held along the waterfront at Pebble Beach park, at the corner of West Railroad Avenue and North Oak Street, as part of a community Fourth of July celebration Thursday.

Cornhole is a lawn game in which players throw bean bags at a raised platform or board with a hole in the end. Points are scored by tossing the bags inside the hole or throwing the bags on the board.

Two-person teams with players ages 18 years or older can compete in the event.

Registration will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, with the tournament beginning at noon and finishing up by 5 p.m.

The cost is $35 per team for the public, $25 for Peninsula College alumni.

Cash prizes are available — the winning team earns $200, while the runner-ups bag $50.

To register, or for more information email Tim Tucker at [email protected]

Other activities planned at the park on the holiday include a Balls in the Boat fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, in which golfers can attempt to chip biodegradable golf balls into a boat off shore; a putt for wine contest; a Cedars at Dungeness food tent catered by the course’s Stymies Bar & Grill; and a beer garden hosted by the Port Angeles Lefties.

Home run derby

PORT ANGELES — What’s more American than baseball, apple pie and hot dogs? Port Angeles Lefties players will compete in a home run derby event just off City Pier in Port Angeles from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the Fourth of July.

Lefties owner Matt Acker said the event will be very similar to the 2018 West Coast League All-Star Game Home Run Derby held last July at City Pier.

Players will swing for the fences from a barge just offshore. A containment-boom normally used for oil spills will be set up to serve as a “fence” and keep the balls in one area for easier pickup.

Lefties players and coaches also will march in the grand parade at 6 p.m.

Pickleball tourney

PORT ANGELES — A pickleball tournament will be held on the upper parking deck of the Landing Mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Fourth of July. The event is open to all and prizes will be awarded to winners.

To register, email [email protected]

Forks demolition derby

FORKS — The Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Demolition Derby will be held at the Tillicum Park Arena on Thursday. Gates open at 2 p.m. with derby action beginning at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance at the West End Youth League fireworks stand on Forks Ave., next to Tillicum Park.

The booth is open from noon to 8 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 1-3 and beginning at 10 a.m. on the Fourth of July.

Tickets also are $10 at the gate.

For demo derby registration and more information, call West End Motors at 360-640-1687.

Dodgeball tourney

FORKS — A dodgeball tournament fundraiser in support of Forks Wrestling will be held at the Tillicum Park tennis courts from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the Fourth of July.

The tournament is open to ages 12 and older.

The cost is $40 per team.

Registration is available at 360-640-4085 or at the event.

3 on 3 tournament

FORKS — A three-on-three basketball tournament will be held in the Forks High School gymnasium on Friday, July 5.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with games starting at 10 a.m.

The event is a fundraiser for the Forks High School boys and girls basketball programs.

There will be boys and girls brackets for ages 8 to 10, 11-13 and a high school division.

The champions of each division will receive t-shirts.

Games will be played to 21, with all shots made from beyond the 3-point line worth two points and all other baskets worth one point.

The cost is $10 per player.

For more information, call Rick Gooding at 360-780-0310 or David Hurn at 360-640-2301.

Forks Fun Run

FORKS — The Forks Old Fashioned Fourth of July Fun Run will be held Saturday, July 6.

The 5-or 1-kil0meter event will begin in the gravel parking lot across from the In Place restaurant, 320 S. Forks Ave., at 9 a.m.

The race fee is $10 and t-shirts are also $10.

The event supports the Forks High School boys basketball program.

For more information, call Rick Gooding at 360-780-0310.

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