Ridgefield’s Cade Bringhurst led with a 73 and R.A. Long’s Troy Parrish shot a 76, finishing second in the Greater St. Helens League 2A Championships at Orchard Hills on Wednesday.
The meet was designed prior to the 2016 season with the intent of giving GSHL 2A golfers more experience with 18-hole courses they will compete on when the district meet begins next week at Riverside Golf Course in Chehalis.
RAL’s Chandler Lyon shot an 84 (fifth place) and Brady Anderson shot a 90 (12th place). Mark Morris’ Nate Tugaw shot an 85 (seventh place) and Kaden Breien shot an 88 (10th place). Woodland’s Gage Pilot shot a 104 (30th place).
The Lumberjacks, as a team, finished tied for second with Columbia River, Mark Morris finished fourth. Ridgefield won the event.
Montesano 192, Kalama 198: Colby Tucker shot a 49 to lead the Chinooks at Lewis River Golf Course, in their final match of the fall season. Kalama picks things back up in the spring.
Kalama 3, Napavine 0: Emily Mickelson scored two goals and Chloe Gould added another in the Chinooks’ Central 2B League win. Jenna Burnell and Lily Given were credited with assists and coach John Bates noted “spectacular” efforts from, Makenna Speed and Madeline Norton. Goalkeeper Mary Morrell notched two saves as a chunk of the team battled through sickness and soreness. Kalama is 8-2 in league, 9-3 overall.
Kelso 3, Hudson’s Bay 0: Katie Brandenburg tallied 15 kills, seven digs and two aces while Sami Crockett added 10 digs, three aces and 13 assists in the Lassies’ 25-21, 25-16, 25- GSHL 3A sweep. Karli Moore’s added six kills, seven digs and pair of aces. Kelso is 5-1 in league, 8-2 overall.
GSHL 2A meet at Woodland: The R.A. Long boys topped Mark Morris (20-37) and Woodland (20-41), while the MM boys topped Woodland (22-39). All girls’ teams were incomplete.
R.A. Long’s Nicholas Sarysz won the boys’ race with a 17-minute, 40.36-second mark. Toutle Lake’s Meleah Kandoll won the girls’ race in 21:25.36.
Other boys’ standouts included Mark Morris’ Kameron Werner (17:44.65), Woodland’s Josiah Anderson (18:14.93), R.A. Long’s Zach Hayden (18:30.52), RAL’s Mitchell Bergquist (18:38.02), Toutle Lake’s Henry Foultner (18:47.61), RAL’s Thayer Derosier (18:50.61), MM’s Juan Vera-Alvarez (18:56.83), Woodland’s Tuff Biddix (19:33.71) and RAL’s Evan Davidson (19:42.96).
On the girls’ side, standouts included Woodland’s Natalie Biddix (23:19.21), McKenna Flanagan (23:19.57), MM’s Megan Slind (23:33.49), Woodland’s Kayley Autrey (26:12.05), RAL’s Melissa Welch (26:32.74) and RAL’s Eleanor Stalick (27:49.65).
Trico meet at King’s Way: Kalama’s Addison Smee led the Chinooks’ boys with a fourth-place finish (17:57), followed by Rylan Green (11th, 19:09) and Owen Terhorst (20th, 20:24). The girls’ were paced by Alison Houglum (15th, 23:58) and Briannan Abbott (16th, 24:23).
St. Helens meet: Castle Rock’s Jeran Keogh paced the Castle Rock boys with a 17:48, good for a fifth-place finish. The CR girls’ had Debera Beer (24:24) and Megan Keeling (24:31) led the way for the Rockets’ in 19th and 20th.
Tacoma 2, Lower Columbia 1: Kayla Willis’ first-half score, on an assist from twin sister Ashlynn Willis, couldn’t hold up as Tacoma scored in the 53rd and 81st minutes to snag the West Region win.
“We played terrific in the first half,” LCC coach Harlan Cruser said. “It was a good game. We’re playing some good soccer.”
LCC faced Highline on Saturday at Northlake Field.
Lower Columbia 3, Green River 0: The Red Devils improved to 6-1 in West Region play, with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-11 win at Myklebust Gymnasium.
Cassidy Thompson paced the Devils with 11 kills, Nina Bailey added nine kills and four stuff blocks, and Megan Miller had eight kills. Maddie Stimmel had 21 digs, Khloe Clark had 13 digs, Macey Wright had 17 assists and Olivia Conradi had 12 assists.
LCC travels to Centralia on Friday.