Medford's Bob Korth edged Scott Helstowski, 222-203, to win the eighth Southern Oregon Match Championship at Roxy Ann Lanes Sunday.

It was Korth's fourth straight title and sixth overall in the event.

Helstowski, of Medford, qualified for the championship by beating Paul Dean of Central Point, 247-192.

Kerri Nelson of Medford defeated Judy Hanna-Bell to win the first Handicap Match Play Championship.


Bruno Goossens earned the silver medal in the veteran men's epee competition for ages 60-and-older and qualified for the U.S. national team for the World Cup. However, he won't compete because he isn't a U.S. citizen.

Goossens lost the title match, 10-9.

Maryam Shelton of Ashland placed 26th in the women's 16-U epee. Central Point's Jeff McJunkin was 43rd in Division III men's epee and 63rd in Division II.

Sam Bauermeister of Medford was 48th Division II men's 14-U epee, and Medford's Lucas Goossens was 51st in Division I-A men's epee and 65th in men's 19-U epee.

Neils Goossens finished 56th in Division 1-A.

Ashland's Sulaiman Shelton took 72nd in Division III and 103rd in Division II.

Track & Field

Dan Bulkley of Phoenix won five gold medals at the U.S. Masters Track and Field Championships in Oshkosh, Wis., last week.

Running unopposed in the 90-year-old division, he ran the 400 meters in 2 minutes, 14 seconds, the 100 in 21.87, the 800 in 5:43.67 and the 200 in 53.35. He also jumped 4.25 meters to win the triple jump.

The 92-year-old's next stop will be the U.S. Senior Olympics Championships at Stanford, Calif., in two weeks.

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