Sports Briefs for Oct. 5, 2013

Hoquiam fastpitch meeting set

The Hoquiam Girls Fastpitch Association has scheduled a board of directors meeting for 6 p.m. Sunday at the scorekeeper’s booth at Gable Park.

Final event due at Raceway

The final event of the Grays Harbor Raceway season is scheduled for tonight.

An appearance of the Northwest Extreme Sprint Cars will headline the program at the Elma track. Competition is also planned in the street stock and hornets classifications. The program is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Several drawings for prizes are also planned.

Clubbers fourth in World tourney

The Aro Glass Clubbers of Grays Harbor closed out their senior men’s slowpitch season by placing fourth in the 60 and over division of the AAA World Tournament recently in Las Vegas.

The Clubbers went 6-2 in the 40-team tournament. They defeated the Outlaws, 13-10, Jersey Masters, 34-19 and 21-7, the Mustangs, 26-25, Last Call, 17-12 and Results, 21-20. Their first loss came at the hands of eventual tournament champion Fossils, 15-12, and they were eliminated by Cal Extreme, 20-14.

Aro’s Mike Hatley batted .692 for the tourney, while John Delia batted .656 with four homers. Wayne Ross batted .636 with three homers, Bob Paylor .640 with two HRs and Larry Lytle .600.

Rated among the top five Class AAA teams nationally in their age group, the Clubbers finished the season with a 60-24 record. They won two tournaments, at Portland and Reno.

The Clubbers are gearing up for their 45th season as a team in 2014. Team members expressed their appreciation to longtime sponsor Aro Glass.