South wins combined title at golf tourney

ROSEBURG — South Medford’s Gabe Provencio garnered medalist honors for boys, the Panthers boys had the low team total and South Medford won the combined boys and girls title at the Cascade Community Credit Union Challenge Friday at Roseburg Country Club.

Staesha Flock of St. Mary’s had the low girls score at 84, and teammates Kaylee Wu and Kamryn Ford tied for second at 87.

Grants Pass won the girls title with a 384, South Medford was second (390) and St. Mary’s was third (390). The Panthers won on a tiebreaker based on the lower score by each school’s fifth player.

Provencio, who had the low round of 73, and Reese Fisher, who finished fourth with a 76, sparked South Medford to the boys championship with a 314. Grants Pass was second (330) and Roseburg third (335).

Ben Quast of Cascade Christian finished second overall with a 74, and the Challenger boys placed fourth.

South Medford won the boys and girls combined title with 704, while Grants Pass finished second (714) and Roseburg placed third (777).

BOYS TEAM SCORES: South Medford 314, Grants Pass 330, Roseburg 335, Cascade Christian 338.

SOUTH MEDFORD (314): Reese Fisher 38-38—76, Riggs Loftin 42-41—83, Gabe Provencio 35-38—73, Zach Stranahan 45-37—82.

GRANTS PASS (330): Jackson Bartow 38-38—76, Andrew Jaroslow 45-42—87, Taylor Anderson 41-41—82, Gage Fleming 46-41—87.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN (338): Ben Quast 37-37—74, Ryan Collom 42-45—87, Nash O’Hara 87, Max Valle 90.

CRATER (448): Chase Sonnen 60-52—112, TJ Thomas 57-57—114, Hayden Carlson 59-60—119, Dillon Dztchas 50-53—108.

ST. MARY’S (Inc.): Max Lewis 45-45—90, Reese Lam 55-54—109, Calix Kim 63-64—127.

GIRLS TEAM SCORES: Grants Pass 384, South Medford 390, St. Mary’s 390, Crater 426, Roseburg 442.

GRANTS PASS (384): Bella Vest 50-51—101, Stella Reaka 51-52—103, Grace Hull 45-45—90, Sarah Skokan 44-46—90.

SOUTH MEDFORD (390): Kirsten Reed 46-46—92, Emmie Starovich 45-50—95, Morgan Couch 53-50—103, Kierra Cano 51-49—100.

ST. MARY’S (390): Staesha Flock 40-44—84, Kaylee Wu 45-42—87, Kamryn Ford 44-43—87, Christina Owen 65-67—132, Melissa Li 66-66—132.

CRATER (426): Haley Brown 42-46—88, Caitlin O’Connor 52-48—100, Alexis Woodard 66-58—124, Renna Broesder 60-54—114


EAGLE POINT 9, THURSTON 6: At Springfield, Eagle Point scored seven runs in the seventh inning to rally in the MWL road contest.

The Eagles trailed host Thurston 6-2 going into the final frame, but six hits later Eagle Point had scored seven runs and took a three-run lead.

Ashley Oppelt opened the rally with a double, Kelsey McFall walked and Maddie Wood reached on a throwing error to load the bases. Gillian Willis got hit by a pitch to score the first run and Megan Ayres ripped a two-run double to cut the Eagles’ deficit to 6-5.

Then freshman Riley Shopp’s double knocked in two more runs followed by run-scoring singles from Oppelt and McFall.

The Eagles (7-2, 3-2 MWL) got two hits apiece from Miyah Smith, Willis, Ayres and Oppelt.

Ayres (6-3) struck out seven and walked two in registering the win.

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Ayers and Thompson; Muggy, Stout (7) and Schmidt. W — Ayres (6-3). L — Muggy. 2B — EP: Shopp, Smith, Oppelt; T: Keefauver. HR — T: Schmidt.

NORTH VALLEY 16, PHOENIX 0, 5 inn.: At Merlin, Kaeli Huff shut down Phoenix on three hits in the Skyline Conference game.

Huff struck out five batters and walked two as the Pirates fell to 2-8 overall and 0-3 in league.


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Truex and Hague; Huff and Smith. W — Huff. L — Truex (0-3). 2B — NV: Grider.


PHOENIX 8, NORTH VALLEY 4: At Merlin, Phoenix used 10 stolen bases and nine hits to register the Skyline Conference victory in the rubber game of the three-game series.

The Pirates (8-4, 2-1 Sky) took the lead for good with two runs in the third inning. Sam Datz opened the frame by getting on with an error, stole second and went to third on a sacrifice bunt by Thomas Skaff. James Turnbull hit an RBI single then stole second and scored on a single by Brennen Watts.

Watts led the Pirates with two hits, two RBIs and scored two runs, Skaff had two hits with two stolen bases and one run and Turnbull had one hit, two walks, two RBIs, two runs and two stolen bases.

In his first start of the season for Phoenix, Dylan Knudson (1-0) allowed three hits and struck out four. The junior lefty allowed one earned run.


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Knudson, Martinez (6) and Courtney; Peck, Sherier (4) and Taylor. W — Knudson (1-0). L — Peck. 2B — NV: Taylor. 3B — NV: Peck.

Boys Tennis

SUMMIT INVITATIONAL: At Bend, Ashland’s Rox Rogers was undefeated in No. 1 singles and the Grizzlies split a pair of matches on the first day of the tournament.

Ashland defeated Bend, 6-2, then lost 5-3 to Mountain View.

The Ashland team of Owen DiRienzo and Nur Shelton won both its matches in No. 1 doubles.

Ashland 6, Bend 2

SINGLES: Rox Rogers, A, d. Nicolas Campbell, 7-5, 6-2; Matthew Montes, A, d. Jasper Ladkin, 6-3, 6-3; Yize Yuan, A, 5-7, 6-3, 10-8; Leo Wolf, B, d. Charlie Burr, 8-6.

DOUBLES: Owen DiRienzo-Nur Shelton, A, d. Reed Keller-Hudson Murdoch, 6-0, 6-3; Henry Cook-Rob Stallman, A, d. Bryan Brown-Noah Miller, 6-2, 1-6, 10-3; Megars Largent-Theo Luzell, B, d. Jackson McRae-Gabe Dreyer, 7-5, 6-3; Peter Sloan-Ilan Werblow, A, d. Darrell Barns-Crosston Hall, 8-4.

Mountain View 5, Ashland 3

SINGLES: Rox Rogers, A, d. T.J. Fournier, 6-0, 6-1; Kaedan Wodke, MV, d. Matthew Montes, 6-4, 7-5; Kevin Pfeil, MV, d. Yize Yuan, 8-5; Charlie Burr, A, d. Brady Beck, 8-2.

DOUBLES: Owen DiRienzo-Nur Shelton, A, d. Weston Baldwin-Ben Wenndorf, 6-3, 6-0; Riley Morgan-Cameron Ahern, MV, d. Henry Cook-Rob Stallman, 6-2, 6-4; Hans Buyni-Loren Mahr, MV, d. Jackson McRae-Gabe Dreyer, 8-6; Igmal Wolfenden-Gabe Kolodzieyck, MV, d. Peter Sloan-Ilan Werblow, 9-7.


OREGON RELAYS: At Eugene, North Medford senior Tre Holmes placed third in the shot put with a throw of 50 f55, 3½ inches at Hayward Field.

Connor Jensen of Skyview, Wash., won the event (57-11).

The meet, with 153 high school teams entered, continues today.

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