Whatcom Tesseract runners qualify for regional championships

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDNovember 18, 2013 

The Whatcom Tesseract had three individual winners at the Pacific Northwest Association Championships on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Seattle's Woodland Park. Emmie Sullivan won the 11- to 12-year-old girls group, Zanna Sullivan led 15- to 16-year-old girls, and Collin Magnusson was the winner in the 15- to 16-year-old boys group.

The Tesseract 13- to 14-year-old girls team won its category with 45 points, and the 15- to 16-year-old boys won their group with a perfect score of 15.

Twenty-one Tesseract runners finished in the top 15 of their age group, earning each of the runners All-Association Awards. Every Tesseract runner who competed has qualified for the regional championships in Monmouth, Ore. next week.

FOOTBALL CAMP COMING IN DECEMBER

41 sports will host a winter football camp from Dec. 27-29, in Bellingham. The camp is for all ages and costs $100 until Dec. 20.

Camp counselors and staff will include college coaches, current professional athletes, and TV personalities. To register, visit 41sports.us.

LOCAL GOLFER SINKS HOLE-IN-ONE

Ross Abbe hit his first hole-in-one in his 52 years of golfing last week. Abbe, from Bellingham, hit the 180-yard shot on the ninth hole at Raspberry Ridge using his driver.

SOFTBALL TEAM PLACES SECOND AT HUNTSMAN WORLD SENIOR GAMES

Yeager's 65 and over men's softball team placed second in its age category at the Huntsman World Senior Games. The team was 6-2 in the event.

Jim Thomas led Yeager's, batting .720 in the event. Vern Tillman hit .714, Joe Franco batted .700, and Fred White had a .692 batting average.

FASTPITCH TEAM RAISES FOOD FOR LOCAL FOOD BANK

Bellingham Bash girls' fastpitch raised 406 pounds of food at its second annual Hit for a Good Cause food drive/hit-a-thon on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Inside Pitch.

The food will be donated to the Bellingham Food Bank. Softball players from Western Washington University also participated in the food drive.

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