Challengers split twinbill with East County Knights
The Eugene Bi-Mart Challengers split a home doubleheader with the East County Knights of Gresham Tuesday night at Swede Johnson Stadium.
In the first game, a 12-2 victory for the Challengers, Jesse Long's three-run double ended the game in the bottom of the sixth inning by the 10-run rule. Markus Lindsey added an inside-the-park home run and a double with two RBIs.
East County won the second game 8-5. Nick Stiltner scored twice and tripled for the Challengers (7-7), who host the EDH Vipers of Sacramento at 6 p.m. today in a single game.
UO golfer Sipe makes
match-play tourney field
PORTLAND - University of Oregon golfer Derek Sipe shot a 5-under-par 137 to tie for first after stroke play at the Oregon Amateur on Tuesday at Columbia Edgewater Golf Club.
Sipe finished third in a three-way playoff with eventual medalist Mitchell Gillis of Corvallis and Vincent Johnson of Portland. Gillis won the playoff on the second hole.
Sipe qualified for the match play portion of the tournament, along with Ted Whitney, who finished at 147, good for 22nd place, and Alex Gruber of Eugene (76-78-154, 60th) and Jordan Sweet of North Bend (74-76-150, 36th).
In the women's division, Eugene's Mary Budke shot a 14-over-par 158 to tie for ninth in the stroke play competition. Lara Tennant of Portland defeated Kristin Svicarovich of Hillsboro in three playoff holes to earn medalist honors.
Reedsport's Aubrey Vaughn won a playoff with Portland's Madeline Jarrett to earn the 32nd and final spot in the match play.
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|Date:||Jun 20, 2007|
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