Crater’s Giles ties for first at district
HOOD RIVER — Crater's Daniele Giles tied for first place after shooting a Day 2 76 in the Class 5A District 2 regional golf tournament at Indian Creek Golf Course on Tuesday.
The top four teams and top 10 individuals qualified for the state tournament. Summit won the team title with 645 strokes, the Comets were second (698) and Pendleton third (707).
Giles and Pendleton's Haley Greb finished with a two-day total of 150. Crater's Kiana Oshiro (151) was third after carding a 74 on Tuesday.
Taylor Barats (198) led Ashland and Ryleigh Gainey (197) paced Eagle Point.
TEAM SCORES: Summit 645, Crater 698, Pendleton 707, Bend 718, Hermiston 808, Ashland 824, Redmond 846, The Dalles 882, Eagle Point 885, Hood River 903, Ridgeview 920.
INDIVIDUAL SCORES (Top 5): 1, (tie) Daniele Giles, Cra, 74-76—150 and Haley Greb, Pen, 76-74—150; 3, Kiana Oshiro, Cra, 77-74—151; 4, Olivia Loberg, Sum, 76-76—152; 5, Rachel Drgastin, Sum, 80-75—155.
CRATER (698): Daniele Giles 74-76—150, Kiana Oshiro 77-74—151, McKenna Saunders 103-92—195, Falon Sonnen 106-96—202.
ASHLAND (824): Taylor Barats 102-96—198, Ava Altig 103-107—210, Mikaela Perry 103-110—213, Sophia Rooney 99-Ginny Cotton 104—203.
EAGLE POINT (885): Ryleigh Gainey 102-95—197, Sariah Bea 111-119—230, Michaela Morris 123-102—225, Nauvoo Beal 125-108—233.
4A DISTRICT 3 REGIONAL: At Klamath Falls, Craig Ronne of Klamath Union fired a 10-under-par 134 to capture medalist honors and Marshfield won the team title in the nine-school tournament.
Marshfield posted a 669 team total and Klamath Union was second (695).
Phoenix, which finished last in the seven-team field with an 809, was led by Camden Chose, who shot a two-day total of 187. The Pirates’ Devin Wenaus finished with a 195. Complete team scores were not available as of press time.
TEAM SCORES: Marshfield 669, Klamath Union 695, North Bend 171, Brookings-Harbor 730, North Valley 748, Hidden Valley 790, Phoenix 809. Incomplete: Mazama, Henley.
INDIVIDUAL SCORES (Top 5): 1, Craig Ronne, KU, 68-66 — 134; 2, Bryce Wortman, Maz, 69-73—142; 3, Trey Wortman, Maz, 75-77—152; 4, Kasey Banks, Mar, 76-76—152; 5, Jack Larson, Mar, 80-75—155.
DISTRICT 3 TOURNAMENT: St. Mary's top-seeded Pratheev Weerakoon won the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A District 4 singles crown after sweeping North Bend's Jacob Gage, 6-0, 6-0, in the finals at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park.
Weerakoon beat teammate Tyler West, 6-1, 6-2, in the semifinals. Hayden Lam of Klamath Union later defeated West, 6-2, 6-4, in the third-place match.
North Bend claimed the team title and the Crusaders were second.
In doubles semifinal action, North Bend's James Jordan and Stewart Lyons topped St. Mary's Ian Newton and Justin Hawkins, 6-0, 6-2. The Crusader combination later secured fourth after falling to Henley's Spencer Todd and RamRey Duran, 6-2, 3-6 (10-8).
All four St. Mary's players qualified for state, which is May 20-21 at Oregon State University.