Sports in Brief 9/29


Hoquiam coach Ronquillo honored

Hoquiam High School football coach Jason Ronquillo has been selected as one of the NFL State High School Coaches of the Week.

Ronquillo and Marysville-Getchell coach Davis Lura were honored Friday in a program co-sponsored by the Seattle Seahawks, Washington State Football Coaches Association and Sterling Bank. They will be recognized at a future Seahawks home game and will be eligible for the Jim Ennis State High School Coach of the Year award. The recipient of that award, announced following the high school season, will receive a $2,000 cash grant.

The unbeaten Grizzlies were ranked fifth in the state Associated Press poll earlier this week.

Wishkah hosts Dig Pink volleyball event

Wishkah’s annual Dig Pink fundraising volleyball event is scheduled for today at Brian Eager Memorial Gym.

Lake Quinault, Mary M. Knight and Oakville will join the host Loggerettes in the jamboree-style event, designed to promote breast health education.

The matches will run from noon to 5 p.m., with a silent auction scheduled from 1 to 5.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Side-Out Foundation, a national organization located in Washington, D.C.. designed to promote breast cancer and breast health awareness. Funds are currently devoted to targeted therapies and molecular profiling that has produced breakthroughs in diagnostics and treatment.

Event organizers hope to raise more than $2,500 in donations. Spectators are asked to wear pink clothing, from bows and T-shirts.

Vroman scores

ace at GHCC

Rich Vroman scored his second career hole-in-one Wednesday at Grays Harbor Country Club.

Vroman used a 7-iron to ace the 142-yard 13th hole. Witnesses included John Stullick, Fritz Bramstedt, Illias Murr and Lane Williams.

CCA meeting

set for Tuesday

The Grays Harbor chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Montesano Timberland Library meeting room.

Fishing news will be discussed, along with the status of an Oregon initiative that would ban gillnet fishing on the Columbia River. The meeting is open to the public.

Daily World staff reports