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Honor Roll


The South Medford seventh- and eighth-grade girls AAU teams completed perfect seasons by winning their respective championships this past weekend in the Seaside Oregon Basketball Tournament.

The eighth-graders defeated Issaquah Select in overtime, 36-31. The Panthers finished with a 39-0 record.

Amber Becker and Helen Arechiaga led the Lady Panthers in scoring, while Lelani Morris and Tess Picknell were the top rebounders on the team. All four players were all-tournament selections.

In the seventh-grade finals, the Lady Panthers topped Vancouver Select, 61-39.

All-tournament selections Yaremi Mejia and Kylie Towry paced the Panthers in scoring. Also joining the all-star squad were the Panthers' leading rebounders, Lilly Caballero and Lilly Taft. The seventh-graders completed a 37-0 season.


Duane McLean bowled a 300 game on March 11 in the Tuesday Nighters League at Lava Lanes.

On March 7 in the GoodSports League at Lava Lanes, Neal Roberts and Darrell Cordonier each rolled 299 games, Steve Rennick had a 298 and Jay Rapp, averaging 170, had a 297.

Bill Janes rolled a 299 game on March 9 in the Sunday Twilighters League at Lava Lanes


Steve Lavin's first hole-in-one came on the 11th hole at Rogue Valley Country Club. Lavin, who has played for nearly 40 years, made the shot from 145 yards out with a 6-iron.

It was witnessed by Laura Lavin, John Alexander and Vera Alexander.

Clarence Milhouse aced hole No. 7 at Stewart Meadows from 160 yards with a 5-iron on March 9.

Milhouse's first career hole-in-one was witnessed by playing partners Bill Aney, Sean Collins and David Sebastian.

Logan Hurst used a 9-iron to notch a hole-in-one on the seventh hole at Bear Creek Golf Course on March 6.


Two weeks after breaking the state record in the 100 freestyle, Medford Triton Swim Team member Aaron Ghiglieri matched the 50 free record for 14-year-olds in the Northwest Section Age Group Championships this past weekend in Federal Way, Wash.

Ghiglieri, who ranks seventh in the nation in the 50 free and eighth in the 100 free, tied the record for the shorter distance with a time of 21.9.

Ghiglieri also won the 100 free, was second in the 100 butterfly (53.18) and fourth in the 200 free (1:47.24).

Triton finished 21st out of 86 teams.