Forks Nids fielders Ken Daman and Spartan State Softball participant Aspen Rondeau run for a fly ball which was caught by Daman in a leaping catch as the Nids defeated the Red Dogs of Lady Smith, Vancouver Canada.

Forks Nids fielders Ken Daman and Spartan State Softball participant Aspen Rondeau run for a fly ball which was caught by Daman in a leaping catch as the Nids defeated the Red Dogs of Lady Smith, Vancouver Canada.

Quileute Days action … Softball, horseshoes, and canoes

  • Wed Jul 24th, 2019 3:01pm
  • Sports

Competing in the Quileute Days Canoe Races were Darren Sansom, Pete Kalama, Fredie Kalama, Vincent Buckle, and Todd Pickernell.

Darren Sansom, in the canoe Ste’Wetan/Lummi Nation, racing for the first time this season, won the first heat and the final. Seventy-year-old Pete Kalama racing in the canoe Misty Rain won both his heats and placed second in the final round, followed by Fredie Kalamain the Redwing and Vincent Buckle racing the Valerie, Darren Sansom and Todd Pickernell in the Norm Sr. canoe.

Todd Pickernell had electrical issues but came back to win both his heats and the final on the second day of racing, keeping his points lead over Pete Kalama who placed third in the final.

Fredie Kalama overtook Vincent Buckle for third place in the standings. Fredie Kalama got his first career heat win over his father Pete. (Information courtesy Sid Curtright)

 

Long time horseshoe thrower Floyd McCoy of Beaver takes his turn during the Quileute Days Horseshoe Tournament Saturday.

Long time horseshoe thrower Floyd McCoy of Beaver takes his turn during the Quileute Days Horseshoe Tournament Saturday.

Forks Misfits pitcher Walker Rondeau makes a running catch of a pop up against LaPush who Forks defeated during the Quileute days Youth Softball Tournament held in LaPush.

Forks Misfits pitcher Walker Rondeau makes a running catch of a pop up against LaPush who Forks defeated during the Quileute days Youth Softball Tournament held in LaPush.

The Quileute Days Youth Softball tournament was a picture-perfect sporting event as is seen here with the Pacific in the background. Photos by Lonnie Archibald.

The Quileute Days Youth Softball tournament was a picture-perfect sporting event as is seen here with the Pacific in the background. Photos by Lonnie Archibald.

Visitors look on as rooster tails fly from outboard canoes during the annual races on the Quillayute River during Quileute Days in La Push Saturday.

Visitors look on as rooster tails fly from outboard canoes during the annual races on the Quillayute River during Quileute Days in La Push Saturday.

USCG Station Quillayute short Stop Nick Long makes a one-handed catch as the USCG was defeated by the Lady Smith Red Dogs of Vancouver Canada Saturday during the Quileute Days Adult Softball Tournament.

USCG Station Quillayute short Stop Nick Long makes a one-handed catch as the USCG was defeated by the Lady Smith Red Dogs of Vancouver Canada Saturday during the Quileute Days Adult Softball Tournament.