The Crescent Valley High boys golf team built a commanding lead on Monday in the opening round of the 5A state tournament at the Trysting Tree Golf Club.
The Raiders shot a 23-over-par 307 and will take an 18-stroke lead over second-place Corvallis heading into Tuesday's 18-hole final round. The Spartans shot a 325 team score; West Albany is third at 326.
CV’s Michael Gray is tied for second place in the medalist race with a 1-over-par 72. He trails Ridgeview’s Isaac Buerger by one stroke.
CV’s Matthew Zaback is fourth with a 3-over 74. Seth King is tied for ninth at 7-over 78; Conner Sandberg is tied for 19th at 12-over 83. Jake Graff is tied for 26th at 14-over 85, but his score did not count toward the CV team total.
Cole Rueck and Zach Montagne led Corvallis with 78s, good for a ninth-place tie with King and three other competitors. Mateo Rodriguez is tied for 19th at 83; Simon Rodriguez is tied for 30th at 86. Vance John shot a 98 but his round did not count toward the Spartans’ team score.
Brock Nelson paced West Albany with a 4-over 75, good for a three-way tie for fifth place. Trenton Crow is tied for 17th at 81; Andrew Liles and Grant Moen are in a four-way tie for 26th at 85. Jonah Willard shot a 21-over 92 but his round did not count toward the Bulldogs’ team total.
CRESWELL — East Linn Christian is in 12th place after the opening round of the 3A/2A/1A state tournament at the Emerald Valley Golf Club. The Eagles shot a 463 team total and trail leader Oregon Episcopal by 117 strokes heading into Tuesday’s second round.
Grayson Fisher shot a 110 to lead the Eagles. Jonnie Walusiak shot a 112, Chance Lister a 119 and Eric Zhang a 122.
BANKS — West Albany is in fourth place and South Albany seventh following Monday’s opening round at the OSAA 5A state tournament at the Quail Valley Golf Course.
The Bulldogs shot a 403 team score and trail first-round leader North Bend by 97 strokes heading into today’s final 18-hold round. South Albany shot a 459.
West’s Anna Schweitzer shot as 12-over 84 and trails leader Megan George of Pendleton by four strokes. Hannah McClure is tied for ninth at 95; Jayden Cook is tied for 31st at 111 and Madi White is tied for 36th at 113. Lexi Chido shot a 115 and is in 39th place; her score did not count toward West’s team total.
Jessica Armfield shot a 102 to pace South Albany; she is tied for 14th. Destinee Henthorne is tied for 25th at 107; Emma Houdek is tied for 34th at 112. Avery Sayre is 43rd at 138 and Emma Betterton is 44th at 157; their scores did not count toward South’s team total.
CV’s Menzie Still played as an individual and is 11th at 99; teammate Katie Duncan is tied for 20th at 106.
Corvallis High’s Judy Shu is tied for 14th at 102 and Lebanon’s Alexis Glaser is 27th at 109.
REDMOND — Sweet Home is in 11th place after the opening day at Eagle Crest Ridge Course. The Huskies shot a 516 team total and trail leader St. Mary’s by 209 strokes.
Brook Womack shot a 112 to lead Sweet Home. Maren Weld (127), Lexi Schilling (137) and Bailey Womack (140) rounded out the team scoring.
Crescent Valley remained in contention to defend its Mid-Willamette Conference title by edging West Albany 6-5 at Tim Wirth Field.
The win split the series, as West won the opener 2-1 at Memorial Field on Friday.
Sawyer Cleveland went 3 for 3 with two doubles, a triple and two RBIs; Taylor Holder went 2 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs and Kade Hunnemuller had the game-winning hit in the fifth inning.
Roam Neff moved to 3-0 with the win in relief.
The Raiders (20-5, 10-4) and Bulldogs (15-7, 10-4) are tied for second place along with Silverton behind Central. CV hosts Dallas and West hosts Lebanon on Wednesday in the opener of each team's final regular-season series.
Corvallis 4, Silverton 3
The Spartans edged the Foxes in nine innings at Taylor Field.
Corvallis (8-17 overall, 5-11 in the MWC) play at Thurston Tuesday.
Santiam Christian 7, Pleasant Hill 5
ADAIR VILLAGE — Santiam Christian knocked off the No. 1-ranked Billies in the Special District 3 game.
Sean Riley was 2 for 3 with three RBIs and Mason Wirth pitched a complete-game seven-hitter with three strikeouts and no walks to pace SC.
The Eagles (19-6, 8-3) conclude the regular season at Creswell on Wednesday.
Harrisburg 5, Creswell 2
HARRISBURG — Harrisburg closed its regular season by defeating Creswell in the Special District 3 game. It snapped a three-game losing streak for the Eagles (7-12, 4-8).
Central Linn 4, Lowell 3
HALSEY — Central Linn advanced in the Special District 3 playoffs by edging Lowell. It was the second win in a row for the Cobras (14-5).
Lowell 7, Jefferson 6
HALSEY — The Lions fell in the 2A Special District 3 playoff game at Central Linn High School. The loss ended Jefferson's (11-13) season.
HALSEY — Central Linn defeated Monroe 16-6 in five innings in a Special District 3 playoff game. It was the second win in a row for the Cobras (23-4).
Monroe pitcher Tyler Warden gave up only four earned runs and had eight strikeouts. Ashley Sutton was 2 for 3 with a two-run homer and Ella Meza was 2 for 3 with two RBIs.
Monroe topped Mohawk 18-2 in five innings to advance to face Central Linn. Warden pitched a two-hitter and struck out eight; Sutton was 3 for 4 with four RBIs and Meza hit a grand slam.
Santiam Christian 6, Pleasant Hill 1
ADAIR VILLAGE — The Eagles tipped Pleasant Hill in the Special District 3 matchup. SC (11-12, 7-4) closes the regular season at Creswell on Wednesday.
Harrisburg 13, Creswell 3
HARRISBURG — The Eagles rolled to the Mountain Valley Conference win.
Harrisburg (15-7, 10-1) travels to Philomath for a nonconference game Friday.