The Ashland baseball and Crater softball teams each captured Class 5A state championships today with thrilling, one-run decisions.

Ashland got a complete-game performance from Sam Gaviglio on the mound and edged top-ranked Thurston, 4-3, at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer.

Crater won its second straight crown, defeating Glencoe 3-2 at the Oregon State University Softball Complex in Corvallis.
- Tim Trower