Sports Briefs for Saturday, June 7

Valley-Pe Ell combine bound for Central League

The newly-created Willapa Valley-Pe Ell combine has been granted membership in the Central League for three sports, South Bend athletic director Tom Sanchez reported.

The combine, to be known as the Pe Ell-Willapa Valley Titans, will compete in the Central League in football, baseball and softball. The two schools will field separate teams in other sports, with Willapa Valley continuing in the Pacific League and Pe Ell in the Central League in those sports, Sanchez said.

Junior golf camp set for Highland

Highland Golf Course’s annual junior golf clinic is scheduled for June 24-26.

Open to boys and girls in the 7-17 age group, the camp will run from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $30. Further information may be obtained by phoning the Highland pro shop, 612-3432.

Hole in one at Highland

Paul Mathews got his first career hole in one on Thursday when he aced the sixth hole at Highland Golf Course in Cosmopolis.

Mathews used a 9-iron on the 110-yard par-3 hole. Ron Mathews and Zach Walker witnessed the shot.

Storm players part of lockdown at SPU

A long Seattle Storm practice took a unusual turn Thursday when the WNBA team’s players, coaching staff and practice players were part of the lockdown after the shooting at Seattle Pacific University.

Coach Brian Agler wrapped up his team’s practice at SPU’s Brougham Pavilion later than normal.

When the shooting occurred across the street, players, coaches and practice players were locked inside while police secured the area and took the shooting suspect into custody, according to Storm associate head coach Jenny Boucek.


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