Hillis, Street in state tourney
EAGLE POINT ' Cascade Christian's Sean Hillis and St. Mary's freshman Alex Street each qualified for the Class 2A/1A boys state golf tournament with fifth-place showings at the District — tournament at Eagle Point Golf Course on Wednesday.
Hillis and Street each fired a 159 over the two-day event.
The top two teams and top five individuals each qualified for the state tournament held at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis on May 15-16.
Umpqua Valley Christian's Justin Smithhisler shot a 1-over-par 145 to earn medalist honors. McKenzie won the team title with a 659, while Lakeview was runner-up at 677.
St. Mary's took fourth (692) and Cascade Christian was sixth (706).
Crusaders senior Nelson Keating was forced to withdraw from the district tournament because of an illness. He shot a 91 on Tuesday.
— The guys tried awfully hard, said St. Mary's coach James Joy. We finished pretty solid considering Nelson wasn't feeling very well.
I feel very bad for Nelson and the team, added Joy. It's Nelson's senior year and he was playing like he could have gone to state. I feel bad the way things worked out.
TEAM SCORES ' McKenzie 659, Lakeview 677, Gold Beach 687, St. Mary's 692, Glide 700, Cascade Christian 706, Bandon 719, Umpqua Valley Christian 728, Reedsport 760, Oakridge 773, Hosanna 788, Chiloquin inc., Mohawk inc., Triad inc.
TOP 10 INdivIDUAL
TWO-DAY TOTALS '
1, Justin Smithhisler, UVC, 73-72'145; 2, Casey King, Mck, 71-76'147; 3, Miguel Perales, Ban, 74-79'153; 4, Alan Wheeler, R, 77-79'156; 5, (tie) Sean Hillis, CC, 79-80'159, and Alex Street, Stm, 81-78'159; 7, Josh Samples, Lak, 79-81'160; 8, Jeremy Chappell, UVC, 82-80'162; 9, Hugo Treinen, GB, 82-81'163; 10, Jesse Lindsay, Ban, 83-81'164.
ST. MARY'S (692)
' Alex Street 81-78'159, Nick Terry 91-90'181, Kris Slavenski 86-87'173, Cody Nelson 93-88'181.
CASCADE CHRISTIAN (706) ' Sean Hillis 79-80'159, Jefferson Horn 96-86'182, Mike Kirkland 93-84'177, Joe Ryan 92-96'188.
Girls District 6 Golf
NORTH VALLEY WINS ' At Grants Pass, North Valley's Ariel Huff shot a 79 to win medalist honors at a District 6 event at Dutcher Creek Golf Course.
The Knights won the team title with a 357.
NORTH VALLEY (357) ' Ariel Huff 40-39'79, Kylea Monnot 45-45'90, Brittney Kenny 45-47'92, Megan MacDonald 47-49'96.
HENLEY (373) ' Jessica Butler 43-47'90, Brooke Butler 41-46'87, Abbie Dunaway 102, Megan Dunaway 42-52'94.
ST. MARY'S (416) ' Whitney Adderson 49-46'95, Jenessa Hren 55-55'110, Shelsea Rawson 50-60'110, Moira Cain 44-57'101.
ROGUE RIVER (443) ' Melissa York 45-52'97, Sarah Love 54-49'103, Angie Chasere 56-63'119, Christina Dressler 63-68'131.
ILLINOIS VALLEY (Inc.) '
Samantha Heller 60-67'127, Kathryn Baker 71-66'137, A. Hults 63-73'136.
HENLEY 10, NORTH VALLEY 4 ' At Klamath Falls, Andrew Robatcek had three hits and three RBIs to lead top-ranked Henley to a Skyline win.
The Hornets (14-6, 12-1 Skyline) scored six times in the first inning to take control.
Robatcek gave Henley a 9-4 lead in the fourth inning with a two-run home run.
North Valley.........................111 100 0 ' 4 7 2
Henley...............................601 201 x ' 10 12 0
Schilling and Ogden; Harris, Nygren (5) and Hoppe. W ' Harris. L ' Schilling. 2B ' NV: Turner, Ogden; H: Fritz, Sgock, Robatcek, Lupinski, Mastroianni. 3B ' NV: Stickler. HR ' H: Robatcek.
SOUTH MEDFORD 1, NORTH MEDFORD 0 ' Kinzie Towry singled home Samantha Matarese for the game's only run in the bottom of the ninth inning as South Medford edged its cross-town rival in a nonconference affair.
Jill Jeter fired a one-hit shutout for the Panthers (10-6). Jeter struck out seven and walked only one as she won her eighth game in 12 decisions.
Matarese started the ninth inning on second base as part of the international rule. She quickly moved to third on a passed ball. After an out, Towry roped a deep shot to left that North Medford's (10-6) Kayla Strahm got a glove on but was unable to secure, and Matarese trotted home with the winning run.
North Medford.................000 000 000 ' 0 — 0
South Medford.................000 000 001 ' — 3 1
Sanders, Schmidt (5) and Sevano; Jeter and Hubbard. W ' Jeter (8-4). L ' Schmidt.