Indian golfers excel on their home course
ROSEBURG ' The home course proved to Roseburg's liking during a Southern Oregon Conference golf match Monday at Roseburg Country Club.
Darwin Durchanek fired a 2-under-par 70 to grab medalist honors, and MacKenzie Gordon had a 1-over 73 to pace the Indians, who beat runner-up Grants Pass by 12 strokes.
Andy Maphet had a 73 to lead Grants Pass, and Christian Bernard shot a 73 to fuel third-place North Medford.
TOP FIVE INdivIDUALS ' Darwin Durchanek, Roseburg, 38-32'70;
Mackenzie Gordon, Roseburg, 36-37'73; Andy Maphet, Grants Pass, 38-35'73; Christian Bernard 37-36'73; Graham Aviles, Roseburg, 36-39'75; Calen Nicholson, Grants Pass, 37-39'76.
ROSEBURG (301) ' MacKenzie Gordon 36-37'73; Graham Aviles 36-39'75; S. Huff 49-47'96; Craig Rampersaud 42-41'83; Darwin Durchanek 38-32'70.
GRANTS PASS (313) ' Andy Maphet 38-35'73; Calen Nicholson 37-39'76; B.J. Ingledue 37-43'80; K. Hockert 42-42'84; Jason Green 42-45'87.
— NORTH MEDFORD (316) ' Christian Bernard 37-36'73; John Clarke 39-41'80; Miles Dale 42-39'81; Steven Perkins 41-41'82; Hamilton Baehr 45-43'88.
EAGLE POINT (332) ' Mike Hagert 39-43'82; Josh Dale 41-43'84; Steve Lindstrom 45-38'83; T. Lopez 43-40'83; Chris Holcombe 52-44'96.
ASHLAND (338) ' Will Murphy 41-47'88; Ben Wright 43-43'86; Austin Harfst 43-41'84; Greg Harvey 43-43'86; Galvert Camp 39-43'82.
SOUTH MEDFORD (361) ' Nathan Budzszewski 44-43'87; Neil Smith 39-47'86; Jason Artner 48-46'94; Dan Erickson 46-48'94; Chris Swartsley 50-53'103.
KLAMATH UNION (391) ' Carter Mast 45-44'89; Ron Cornelison 52-54'106; Wes Alariz 47-46'93; Scott Donart 63-59'122; J. Rose 58-45'103.
SOC Girls Golf
ALL-SOC TOURNEY ' At Klamath Falls, Grants Pass star Justine Hix shot a 1-under-par 71 and walked off with her customary medalist title, but North Medford's depth came through to give the Black Tornado the team victory at the Running Y Resort.
North Medford's Christina Thompson carded a 78 and was the only player other than Hix to shoot in the 70s.
TOP SEVEN INdivIDUALS ' Justin Hix, Grants Pass, 34-37'71; Christina Thompson, North Medford 38-40'78; Snow Powers, North Medford, 43-38'81; Abby Perkins 40-42'82; Stacie Knight, North Medford, 48-41'89.
TEAM SCORES ' North Medford 330, Grants Pass 355, Roseburg 406, South Medford 421, Crater 443, Ashland 482, Eagle Point inc.
NORTH MEDFORD (330) ' Snow Powers 43-38'81; Christina Thompson 38-40'78; Stacie Knight 48-41'89; Abby Perkins 40-42'82; Sheena Knight 46-45'91.
GRANTS PASS (355) ' Justine Hix 34-37'71; Ashley Bolan 43-46'89; Jill Croucher 45-51'96; Gabby Wright 52-47'99; Kelli Lovelace 55-53'108.
ROSEBURG (406) ' T.C. Rahn 46-43'89; Kendra Pennington 47-46'93; Norissa Gordon 50-46'96; Kira Moore 62-66'128; Melissa Swagerty 76-69'145.
SOUTH MEDFORD (421) ' Ryann Cuthbertson 48-55'103; Lauren Cox 52-52'104; Lisa Mayer 52-52'104; Hannah Barr 55-55'110; Jordan Chitwood 59-59'118.
CRATER (443) ' Kenna Reiter 45-53'98; Robin Enloe 59-48'107; Jessica Peabody 58-52'110; Katie Dewitt 63-55'118.
ASHLAND (482) ' Lauren Dow 44-47'91; Kacee Kubli 60-63'123; Abby Dock 64-63'127; Antonia Charters 67-74'141; Leeanne Faudree 80-72'152.
EAGLE POINT (Inc.) '
Sarah Heath 64-65'129; Lysa Drake 67-74 141.
Skyline Boys Golf
PHOENIX WINS ' At Klamath Falls, freshman standout Daniel Engle shot par 72 to grab medalist honors and fuel Phoenix to a win in a Skyline Conference boys tournament at the Running Y.
Phoenix carded a 308, its second-best team score of the season behind its school record 305 at Tokatee Golf Club earlier this season.
Runner-up Blaine Corkill led Henley to a second-place finish with his 3-over 75.
PHOENIX (308) ' Daniel Engle, 35-37'72, J.T. Compher 40-38'78, Luke Nickodemus 37-41'78, Michael Stanfield 42-38'80.
HENLEY (319) ' Blaine Corkill 38-37'75, Andy Baker 38-39'77, Josh Golden 41-41'82, Russel Moates 39-46'85.
LAKEVIEW (342) ' Josh Samples 39-39'78, Taylor Albertson 44-45'89, Daniel Hall 44-43'87, David Tucker 44-44'88.
NORTH VALLEY (349) ' Derek Vandehey 43-41'84, Brad Converse 39-46'85, Ross Procknow 48-41'89, Will Moffet 46-45'91.
NORTH MEDFORD 3, CRATER — ' At Central Point, Taylor Schmidt threw six scoreless innings after giving up a run in the first to help North Medford slip by Crater in nonconference softball.
Tied 1-all in the top of the fifth, Amanda Volgarino grounded out to third base, but Katie Gould reached home on a fielder's choice to put the go-ahead run on the board.
Gould went 4-for-4 with two runs and Jessica Sandoval went 3-for-4.
Kirstin Davidson went 3-for-3 for the Comets (12-4, 5-1 SOC), who will play another nonconference make-up game at Ashland today at 4:30 p.m.
North Medford........................1000 101 ' — 10 2
Crater......................................100 0000 0 ' — 8 3
Schmidt and Sevano; DeClerk, Reed (5) and Winningham. W ' Schmidt. L ' Reed. 3B ' C: McDaniel.
PHOENIX 14, ILLINOIS VALLEY 4 ' At Talent, Phoenix junior Nick Abney struck out four in his first varsity start and helped the Pirates to the Skyline win.
Cody Barrett's two-run single was part of a six-run fifth inning for the Pirates after IV (0-9 Skyline) had tied the game 4-4 in the top of the inning.
Phoenix took advantage of four walks in its big inning and had nine free passes on the day.
Ryan Robinson went 3-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs for Phoenix, including a two-run single in the bottom of the first inning to give it a 3-0 lead.
The Pirates (11-5, 7-2 Skyline) had 11 steals, pushing their season total to more than 70.
Illinois Valley..............................000 220 ' 4 8 2
Phoenix....................................300 164 ' 14 11 4
Anderson, Murphy (5) and Thomas; Abney and Giron. W ' Abney (1-0). L ' Anderson. 2B ' IV: Dierkes. P: Amuchastegui, Giron.