Sports in Brief 3/20

Hoquiam’s Sand wins two tourneys

John Sand of Hoquiam won his age group at two recent Rocky Mountain Junior Golf Tour tournaments in Arizona.

Sand took the boys 13-14 division in a tourney March 9-10 at the Legend at Arrowhead Golf Course in Peoria, Ariz. With rounds of 75 and 76 for a 36-hole total of 151, he finished nine strokes ahead of runner-up Cameron Ruiz of Gilbert, Ariz.

He also prevailed at a tourney last weekend at Casa Grande, Ariz. Sand fired pair of 76s for a 152 total.

Western women win regional title

Corinn Waltrip scored 29 points as Western Washington captured the NCAA Division II Western Regional women’s basketball championship with a 75-58 win over Simon Fraser on Tuesday in Bellingham.

The fifth-ranked Vikings (28-3) will face Nova Southeastern in a national quarterfinal March 26 in San Antonio.

Elma High School graduate Katie Colard scored three points for Western.

Fordyce to be honored in Elma

Former Daily World correspondent and longtime Grays Harbor Raceway writer Jack Fordyce will be honored in a memorial service April 6 at the Elma Eagles.

The service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Fordyce died last November.

Bowmen host Zombie Shoot

The Grays Harbor Bowmen will host their first-ever Zombie Shoot Safari Archery Tournament on Saturday and Sunday at the club range seven miles southwest of Aberdeen on Highway 105.

Archers will shoot at 35 zombie-like targets each day. The targets were designed and created by club members Scott and Tammy Melton of Northwest HydroPrint.

All archers will begin shooting at 9 a.m. each day on their assigned target. Registration runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 7 to 8 a.m. Saturday for two-day shooters. Those wishing to compete on Sunday only may register from 7 to 8 that morning.

Two-day shooters will be eligible for trophies based on total score. The adult registration fee is $15 for one day and $20 for both days. Junior rates and family discounts are available.

Camping (no hookups) is available at the range. Further information may be obtained by contacting T.C. Parker at 533-4698 or by emailing

Daily World Staff Reports