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For the week ending April 7
Jamie Flynn, Ashland baseball
The senior pitched a three-hitter in a 4-2 nonconference win over North Medford. He blanked the Tornado after the third inning and struck out 10 and walked three.
Daniele Giles, Crater girls golf
Giles took medalist honors with a 3-over-par 75 in an all-Southern Oregon Hybrid tournament at Centennial Golf Club.
She played the back nine in even-par 36.
Jake Isola, St. Mary’s baseball
The senior right-hander pitched a two-hitter as St. Mary’s blanked Glendale 6-0 in a nonleague contest. Isola struck out 11 batters and didn’t walk any.
Hannah Newman, South Medford softball
The sophomore pitched a no-hitter in a 10-1 nonconference win over Ashland, striking out eight and walking one. She also was 2-for-3 in the first game of a twin bill. She went 2-for-4 with three runs in the nightcap.
Joey Walker, North Medford boys golf
Walker fired a career-best 3-under-par 69 at Centennial Golf Club to claim medalist honors in the five-team North Medford Invitational. He carded a 35 on the front nine and 34 on the back for a four-stroke win.