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ROGUE RIVER — Terry Schmidt had a hat trick as Rogue River romped past Milo Academy 5-2 on Monday in nonconference boys soccer at Rogue River High.
Schmidt got the Chieftains (2-0) started with a header goal, which he received on a well-placed corner kick from Jonathan Graham.
Schmidt struck again just before the intermission and later capped the Chieftains' afternoon with a goal in the 49th minute.
Graham scored perhaps the most impressive goal when he blasted one from 30 yards out into the upper right corner of the net on a free kick in the 43rd minute.
Shawn Donahue also scored in the opening minute of the second half for the Chieftains, who outshot Milo, 12-3.
OGA JUNIORS — At Aurora, Reese Fisher led a group of Rogue Valley players in the Oregon Golf Association Tournament of Champions at Langdon Farms Golf Club.
Fisher captured the Intermediate Boys Division with a 3-over-par 74. He won by two shots over Spencer Tibbits of Vancouver, Wash.
Dylan Wu and Daniel Schuler placed third and tied for fourth, respectively, in the Junior Boys Division. Wu shot a 73 — three strokes behind winner Clayton Madey of West Linn — and Schuler a 76.