Sheldon golfers take ECC Invite crown.
Sheldon's Chris Polski and Jack Dukeminier, and Churchill's Scott Wiley all shot 72 to finish in three-way tie for first at the Eugene Country Club Invitational Monday afternoon.
Justin Ahrens also added a fourth-place round of 75 for the Irish, as Sheldon won the team title with a score of 300.
South Eugene's Tyler Morse shot a 77 to help lead the Axemen to second place.
Siuslaw's Jesse Schutte shot a winnng round of 71, and teammate Aaron VanDeHay tied for second with a 76 as the Vikings won a Sky-Em League tournament at the Eugene Country Club.
Cottage Grove's Tyler Fisher also finished with a 76, and Allen Kelly and Robbie Pitts of Marist, and Elmira's Nathaniel Johnson, all tied for fourth at 77.
Sheldon's Kendra Little shot a 79 to win the 10-team Eugene Country Club Invitational.
The Irish sophomore shot a tournament-best 36 on the front nine before finishing with a 43 on the back. As a team, Sheldon came in second at 397.
Thurston's Erica Omlid came in third at 83, and Jessica Black carded an 82 for second, helping lead Summit (365) to the team title.
Churchill edged visiting South Eugene 5-3 in a battle of the top two teams in the Midwestern League.
The Lancers' No. 1 doubles team of Zach Johnston and Ben Korteweg won 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, while the decisive match came at No. 4 singles where Churchill freshman Chase Tomet won 6-4, 7-5.
Sean Perea beat Jeff Taylor 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles as Springfield swept visiting Marshfield 8-0. The Millers, who won one doubles match by forfeit, didn't lose a single set in the other seven matches.
South Eugene and Churchill finished in a 4-4 tie, with each winning two singles and two doubles matches. In No. 1 singles, the Axemen's Devin Daugherty won 6-1, 6-1, and Churchill's top doubles team of Carissa Lee and Stephanie Waples won 6-4, 6-4.
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Apr 19, 2005|
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