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South sweeps team titles at State of Jefferson

ASHLAND — The South Medford boys and girls cross country teams swept the team titles at the State of Jefferson Invitational on Saturday at Lithia Park.

The boys — led by Cody Larson’s fifth-place effort — finished with 58 points. Shasta was second (63) out of 11 schools and Yreka (87) third.

Larson’s time was 16 minutes, 58.22 seconds in the 5,000-meter race.

The Panther girls, paced by Victoria Haynes’ second-place performance, recorded 45 points. Yreka came in second (64) out of seven teams and Shasta third (72).

Haynes’ time was 19:40.50.

Matt Jochim of Yreka took first (16:32.10) out of 81 runners. Grants Pass’ Maxel Belnap was sixth (17:02.80) and South Medford’s Brandon Neville 10th (17:13.64). The Panthers’ Miles Moran was 14th (17:33.15) and teammate Matt Cramer 16th (17:33.71), while Eagle Point’s Nathan Panagos placed 17th (17:34.80), South Medford’s Enoch Cunningham 18th (17:44.84), Grants Pass’ Thomas Hayes 19th (17:48.60) and South Medford’s Gabriel Listro 20th (17:49.86).

In the girls race, Redding Christian’s Belle Moran won (19:26.94). South Medford’s Lela Stemple came in fifth (20:28.41), Ashland’s Christine Impara sixth (20:46.04), Eagle Point’s Ariana Marks ninth (21:10.53) and Ashland’s Claire Pryor 10th (21:11.19).

BOYS

TEAM SCORES — South Medford 58, Shasta 63, Yreka 87, Roseburg 88, University Prep 138, Ashland 155, Grants Pass 160, Eagle Point 179, Foothill 266, Hosanna 304, Mazama 308.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (Top 25) — 1, Matt Jochim, Yreka, 16:32.10; 2, Tyler Younkers, University Prep, 16:33.80; 3, Chris Morzenti, Mt. Shasta,16:38.67; 4, Riley Davis, Shasta, 16:50.64; 5, Cody Larson, South Medford, 16:58.22; 6, Maxel Belnap, Grants Pass, 17:02.80; 7, Weston Babb, Roseburg, 17:04.82; 8, Brenden Berry, Yreka, 17:07.22; 9, Andrew Skoy, Shasta, 17:12.53; 10, Brandon Neville, South Medford, 17:13.64; 11, Jacob Hill, Yreka, 17:16.97; 12, Nicholas Feldkamp, Roseburg, 17:23.49; 13, Samuel Grafe, Shasta, 17:32.85; 14, Miles Moran, South Medford, 17:33.15; 15, Noah Bland, Shasta, 17:33.43; 16, Matt Cramer, South Medford, 17:33.71; 17, Nathan Panagos, Eagle Point, 17:34.80; 18, Enoch Cunningham, South Medford, 17:44.84; 19, Thomas Hayes, Grants Pass, 17:48.60; 20, Gabriel Listro, South Medford, 17:49.86; 21, Michael Cramer, University Prep, 17:50.85; 22, Raymond Impara, Ashland, 17:53.66; 23, David Harker, Roseburg, 17:54.43; 24, Tristan Akery, South Medford, 18:04.91; 25, Arlo Willhoft, Roseburg, 18:07.95.

GIRLS

TEAM SCORES — South Medford 45, Yreka 64, Shasta 72, Roseburg 82, Ashland 98, Foothill 151, Mt. Shasta 175.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (Top 25) — 1, Belle Moran, Redding Christian, 19:26.94; 2, Victoria Haynes, South Medford, 19:40.50; 3, Hannah Davis, Shasta, 20:04.15; 4, Jenna Anderson, Roseburg, 20:09.26; 5, Lela Stemple, South Medford, 20:28.41; 6, Christine Impara, Ashland, 20:46.04; 7, Meri Krier, Yreka, 20:59.83; 8, Rebecca Sidlo, Roseburg, 21:06.08; 9, Ariana Marks, Eagle Point, 21:10.53; 10, Claire Pryor, Ashland, 21:11.19.

11, Amy Watson, South Medford, 21:15.82; 12, Kamryn Jackson, Yreka, 21:32.79; 13, Corina Lange, Yreka, 21:37.22; 14, Giana Pedrojetti, South Medford, 21:52.08; 15, Mae Huang, Shasta, 22:00.12; 16, Cassie Day, Yreka, 22:02.46; 17, Daria Drake, Shasta, 22:16.22; 18, McKenzie Moore, Ashland, 22:16.74; 19, Abi Johnson, Grants Pass, 22:17.29; 20, Laurel Durbin, Foothill, 22:17.74; 21, Alyssa Hayes, Grants Pass, 22:23.96; 22, Adrienne Powell, Roseburg, 22:28.54; 23, Logan Babcock, University Prep, 22:44.20; 24, Willow Smith, South Medford, 22:47.40; 25, Sydney Osterday, Shasta, 22:49.87.

HARRIER CLASSIC: At Albany, the Crater boys won the 25-school Harrier Classic at Bryant Park.

The Comets finished with 57 points. Camas was second (84) and West Salem third (163).

Crater’s Walter Vail was fourth individually with a time of 16 minutes, 14 seconds. The Comets also got top-15 finishes from Nathan Edwards (11th, 16:26), Derek Tripp (12th, 16:27), Devin Rodman (14th, 16:29) and Andy Monroe (15th, 16:30).

West Salem’s Ahmed Muhumed won (15:35).

On the girls side, Crater took ninth out of 24 schools with 298 points. Camas won (28).

Jordan Monroe placed fourth (18:54) for the Comets and Camas’ Alissa Pudlitzke was first (18:30).

KENNY STAUB/BARNES INVITATIONAL: At Crescenta Valley, Calif., St. Mary’s junior Marissa Dobry took first and the Crusaders won the Division III girls title at the three-mile 47th Kenny Staub/Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.

Dobry — who has won all seven races she’s competed in this year — finished in 19 minutes, 38 seconds with a comfortable lead in hot conditions. She was the fastest out of 91 runners.

Rachel Bennion was seventh (21:54), Maddy Schwartz 10th (22:24), Gianna Isola 15th (22:46) and Madeline Volk 17th (22:54) for St. Mary’s, which finished with 46 points out of 12 schools. Immaculate Heart of Los Angeles was second (75) and Bravo Medical Magnet of Los Angeles third (89).

Evan Koenigsman was 30th (19:27) for the top finish among St. Mary’s boys.

Football

BUTTE FALLS 56, GLENDALE 36: At Butte Falls, Alex Cool-Hunsaker carried 17 times for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Wil Bateman ran for three TDs and passed for another as Butte Falls earned its first win of the season.

Butte Falls (1-4, 1-1 Dist. 2) got a 50-yard punt return by Isaac Tiry for its first score in the first quarter, and Tiry later added a 16-yard TD run.

Cool-Hunsaker scored on runs of 25 and 52 yards while Bateman, who rushed 12 times for 96 yards, reached the end zone on runs of 32, 13 and 12 yards. Bateman also connected on a 7-yard TD pass to Luke McGonagle and finishing 7-of-10 passing for 86 yards and no interceptions.

Glendale (1-4, 1-1) had three scoring passes from Tristian Ware to Erik Moody.

Glendale; 12 12 6 6 — 36

Butte Falls; 8 14 20 14 — 56

G — Moody 27 pass from Ware (pass failed)

BF — Tiry 50 punt return (Cool-Hunsaker run)

G — Moody 40 pass from Ware (run failed)

G — Corbett 32 run (run failed)

BF — Bateman 32 run (Scofield run)

G — Moody 50 pass from Ware (run failed)

BF — Cool-Hunsaker 25 run (run failed)

BF — Bateman 13 run (Cool-Hunsaker pass from Bateman)

BF — Cool-Hunsaker 52 run (run failed)

G — Kidwell 58 run (pass failed)

BF — Tiry 16 run (run failed)

BF — McGonagle 7 pass from Bateman (pass failed)

BF — Bateman 12 run (Cool-Hunsaker run)

G — Ware 1 run (pass failed)

PROSPECT 58, TRIAD 40: At Klamath Falls, Will Hatley and Darren Stillwagon each finished with six touchdowns as Prospect won the District 2 shootout.

Hatley made six catches for 195 yards and three scores (49, 5 and 55 yards) and rushed for 66 yards and three more TDs (2, 1 and 2 yards) on 15 carries for the Cougars (4-1, 2-0 Dist. 2), who improved to 1-7 all-time against Triad (3-2, 1-1).

Stillwagon was 9-of-18 passing for 228 yards and four TDs and ran the ball 17 times for 227 yards and two scores (30 and 18 yards).

Prospect; 20 20 6 12 — 58

Triad; 14 14 12 0 — 40

P — Hatley 2 run (Hatley pass from Stillwagon)

T — Launius 1 run (Launius run)

P — Hatley 49 pass from Stillwagon (pass failed)

T — Builta 1 run (run failed)

P — Hatley 1 run (pass failed)

T — Builta 7 run (Launius run)

P — Stillwagon 30 run (run failed)

T — Etchevers 18 pass from Builta (pass failed)

P — Hatley 2 run (Driskell pass from Stillwagon)

P — Hatley 5 pass from Stillwagon (run failed)

T — Builta 65 pass from Barrett (run failed)

P — Hatley 55 pass from Stillwagon (pass failed)

T — Builta 18 run (run failed)

P — Driskell 12 pass from Stillwagon (run failed)

P — Stillwagon 18 run (pass failed)

Volleyball

PROSPECT SWEEPS: At Gilchrist, Prospect downed Gilchrist, 25-19, 15-25, 25-20, 25-18, in Mountain Valley League action before topping La Pine JV in nonleague play, 25-17, 25-20, 23-25, 25-15.

Against Gilchrist, Haylee VanWormer recorded 22 assists and Baley VanWormer 16 digs and 11 kills for the Cougars (5-8, 2-6 MVL). Chrystyna Smith had 20 digs and 10 kills and was 11-for-11 serving, while Lakota Sizemore added 11 digs and five kills.

Against La Pine JV, Haylee VanWormer turned 32 assists and Baley VanWormer 19 digs and 16 kills. Smith registered 21 digs and 12 kills and had seven aces, and Chloe Bliss added 14 digs.

BUTTE FALLS FORFEITS: At Bend, Trinity Lutheran picked up a forfeit win from Butte Falls in Mountain Valley League play due to a lack of players for the Loggers, who only field a team of nine players and were missing a few due to injury and family circumstances.

Butte Falls dropped to 5-4 overall and 4-3 in MVL play, while Trinity Lutheran moved to 15-2 and 8-0.

Yreka's Matt Jochim (257) leads South Medford's Brandon Neville (left) and Cody Larson on the 5-kilometer course in Lithia Park during the State of Jefferson cross country meet Saturday. South Medford won the boys and girls titles, and Jochim was the boys winner. PHOTO BY ANDY ATKINSON