Shelby Vermeulen scored twice and added an assist as Lower Columbia cruised to a 4-0 NWAC West Region victory over Centralia at Northlake Field. LCC moves to 4-3 in West Region play and 6-4 overall.
Kaylee Murray and Kayla Willis also added goals, with Jessica Jude adding an assist and Sierra Thornock lending two helping hands. LCC outshot the Blazers 17-5, with Kennedy Werner keeping the clean sheet with five saves. The score was 1-0 at halftime.
“We had quite a few opportunities, and we could have put a few more away,” LCC coach Bryan Vogel said. “Our possession was really sharp tonight and we were making the other team work for it.”
LCC travels to Green River on Sunday.
Kelso 3, Evergreen 1: Ashley McGhee and Ashley Noah each had 18 digs in the Greater St. Helens 3A League win on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-13, 25-18, 18-25, 25-13. Alexandra Gaston had eight digs and nine kills, Samantha Crockett had 12 assists and Samantha Murray had eight kills.
Naselle 3, Firm Foundation 0: Holly Disch had 15 kills and Taylor Gudmundsen had 32 assists and five aces in the Columbia Valley 1B League victory on Tuesday in Vancouver. Disch also had 11 digs and Gudmundsen had nine. Kenzie Glenn added three aces, eight kills and five blocks.
Kalama 8, Napavine 3: Melanie Martinez finished with a hat trick in the Chinooks’ Central 2B League road win on Wednesday. Kalama added five more goals from Kailey Shipley, Lily Given, Katie Sutherby, Ryann Bailey and Sophie Given. Goalkeeper Mary Morrell had one save.
Bailey added three assists, with others from Chloe Gould, Ava Beck, Lily Given, Martinez and Cali Tusani.
Toutle Lake 2, Winlock 1: The Ducks won their first game in school history at home Wednesday. Paige Mershon scored twice in the first half, as the Ducks took the final scoreline into the lockers.
Lexie Emerson was another standout in net, making a fingertip save in the final mutes to preserve the Ducks’ historic victory.
Winlock got its goal in the 39th minute from Makayla Allbritton, and goalkeeper Cheleena Squibb finished with seven saves.
Castle Rock 2, White Salmon 2: Jenna Lee saved a penalty kick in the dying minutes of overtime to preserve the tie game in the Trico 1A League match on Tuesday. Myla Langdon and Kylee Jacobs scored goals, and Sophie and Lori Ogden stood out defensively.
Hockinson 327, R.A. Long 344, Mark Morris 362: R.A. Long’s Chandler Lyon and Mark Morris’ Kaden Breien each shot a 78 in a three-team 18-hole meet at Mint Valley Golf Course on Wednesday. Hockinson’s Jarrett Christensen was a medalist with a 77.
Also for RAL, Noah Gilchrist shot an 83, Easton Haglund scored an 87, and Hewson Nguyen carded a 96. Mark Morris got a 90 from Thomas Sprague, a 92 from Carson McNally and a 102 from Ryan O’Farrell.
Woodland 411, Washougal 414: Woodland’s Donovan Hix shot an 87 to earn medalist honors in the GSHL 2A 18-hole win at Lewis River Golf Course. He was followed by Gaige Pilot (91), Logan Autrey (111) and AJ Yager (122).
King’s Way Christian 163, Kalama 186: Matt Vuller’s 42 was the lowest score by a Chinook this season, as he posted the number in Tuesday’s defeat at Lewis River Golf Course.
Columbia River 5, Mark Morris 1: The doubles team of Gabe Slind and Ben Haukaas remained undefeated with their 12th straight win, capturing a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Tuesday at home. The Monarchs dropped to 8-4 on the season.
GSHL 2A meet at Cottonwood Beach: Mark Morris’ Kameron Werner placed 12th in the boys’ race, finishing the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 42 seconds in a dual meet hosted by Washougal.
The Washougal boys topped MM 15-50, and River won 16-45 over the Monarchs. Following Werner for the MM boys were Antonio DaSilva (16th, 19:21) and Eric Bauman (17th, 19:34).
Washougal’s Gabriel Dinnel won the race in 16:23.
The Monarchs girls ran incomplete, but were paced by Hailey King, who finished 15th (26:51), and Chloe Jones (16th, 26:53).
Washougal’s Amelia Pullen won the race in 19:30.
Dual meet at Kelso: The Lassies topped Washougal 108-68 and lost to Camas 125-58 in a GSHL 3A meet on Wednesday.
Kelso’s 200 medley relay of Anna Waddell, Donata Glaese, Genna Aldrich and Shayla Kazensky finished in 2 minutes, 11.78 seconds to earn the Lassies’ lone event win. Emily Russell finished third in the 50 free (29.17), Kazensky placed second in the diving (139.05), and Waddell was third in the 500 freestyle (6:30.19).
Mark Morris splits doubleheader: The Monarchs won 9-2 in the opener before falling 11-5 in the nightcap to Heritage on Wednesday. In the opener, Kaitlynn Westerby was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Sara Todd was 1-1 with two RBIs and a double and Kaytlynn Crow was 1-2 with two RBIs and a triple.
The nightcap was highlighted by Star Littleleaf (2-3, two RBIs, HR), Ireland Desbiens (3-3, two RBIs, triple) and Crow (2-3, RBI).
Dual meet at DMMP: Mark Morris 3-2 in dual meet action at the Dick Mealy Memorial Pool on Wednesday. The Monarchs topped R.A. Long 119-50, Hudson’s Bay 136-23 and Fort Vancouver 128-24, but lost to Skyview 107-62 and Columbia River 93-76.
Olivia Barella posted new district qualifying times in the 200 medley and 100 breaststroke, Danessa Brickert posted a qualifying time in the 200 medley and Mariah Roseman posted a qualifying time in the 100 butterfly, which was good for second (1:18.63). Alyssa Davis also finished second in the 50 freestyle (28.67).
Kylie Hueth was the top finisher for R.A. Long, taking third in the 100 breaststroke (1:25.74).