Local golfers reach quarters.Byline: The Register-Guard
SALEM - Eugene's Philip Bagdade rallied from three holes behind with nine to go to beat Ty Chambers 1-up in the second round of the Oregon Junior Amateur on Wednesday at Creekside Golf Club.
Bagdade, the Sheldon High junior who won the state individual title in May, was one of three local players to advance to today's quarterfinals in the junior division.
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Two other area golfers were eliminated. Blue River's Casey King lost 2 and 1 to Gaston De La Torre of Brush Prairie, Wash., and Eugene's Nic Polski lost to Andrew Vijarro of Bend 2 and 1.
In the girls division, Eugene's Sophie Elstrott defeated Amy Beth Simanton of Lake Oswego 1-up, to reach today's semifinals.
In the boys division (age 14-15), Eugene's Tim Scott reached the semifinals by beating Will Guitteau in 20 holes.
In the intermediate boys (12-13) division, Eugene's Sulman Raza, the defending champion, lost 2-up to Lake Oswego's Max Carter, and Eugene's Nate Krause lost to Jon Grossen of Helvetia.
In the pee-wee girls (8-11) division, Eugene's Haleigh Krause defeated Sarah Archuleta of West Linn linn
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Challengers, Titans win tourney openers
Brooks McKee and Darrell Hunter combined to drive in eight runs for the Eugene Bi-Mart Challengers in a 14-4 victory over the Eureka (Calif.) Falcons in the Papa's Pizza Legion Baseball Tournament at Swede swede: see turnip. Johnson Stadium Wednesday night.
McKee had a two-run homer and a bases-loaded double for five RBIs, and Hunter also homered and doubled for three RBIs.
The Challengers play Eden Prairie, Minn., at 6:15 p.m. today in the 10-team event.
Also Wednesday, the Springfield Quality Financial Group Titans won their opener at the tournament, beating the Chico (Calif.) Suns 6-1.
Brooks Chapman allowed four hits over six innings to earn the victory, and Tony Brayton and Cameron Dixon each went 2-for-3. The Titans will play Boise at 11:30 a.m. today.
Mondale, Stanley lead Lightning to wins
DENVER - Jessica Mondale allowed three hits and struck out six to lead the Eugene Lightning 18A team to a 3-0 victory over the Kansas City Fierce in pool play at the ASA Asa (ā`sə), in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and Triple Crown Sparkler spar·kler
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Dixon gets first hit
with Gulf Coast team
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - In his eighth official at-bat with the Gulf Coast League The Gulf Coast League is a minor league baseball league which operates in Florida. It is a Rookie League, with a season running from mid-June to late August. The season is 60 games long and teams in the league are divided into three divisions, East, North and Braves, Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon singled to center field on Wednesday for the first hit of his professional baseball career.
Dixon started in right field on Tuesday and, batting second, went 0-for-5 with an RBI on a fielder's choice.
Starting in right again on Wednesday and batting leadoff, the fifth-round draft pick was 1-for-4 with a walk.