Sports Briefs for Tuesday, June 3

Sand takes second in Northwest Junior

John Sand of Hoquiam followed up his state 1A high school championship last week by placing second in the Pacific Northwest PGA Junior Championship that concluded Sunday on the same Lake Spanaway course where he won the high school title.

Competing in the 16-18 age group, the 15-year-old Sand carded rounds of 69 and 71 for a 4-under-par total of 140. He finished one stroke behind champion Matt Marrese of Bellevue.

Oakville edged in state baseball final

Colton nipped Oakville, 2-1, in the state Class 1B baseball championship game Saturday at Centralia’s Wheeler Field. Perennial power DeSales trounced Napavine, 12-2, in the Class 2B title contest at the same site.

District IV champion Woodland lost to Naches Valley, 7-1, in the state 1A baseball title contest Saturday at Yakima. Ellensburg took the 2A championship.

Toutle Lake downed Central League rival Napavine, 6-2, to win the state 2B softball championship at Yakima. Lake Washington nabbed the Class 2A title at Selah. Evergreen 2A champion Chehalis lost to state runner-up Othello in the semifinals, then was eliminated by Anacortes in a loser-out game to determine a state trophy.

Clubbers fifth in Reno Senior Tourney

The Aro Glass Clubbers of Grays Harbor placed fifth in the Reno Senior Softball Tournament last weekend.

The defending tournament champions, the Clubbers won their first three contests before falling to the Royals, 23-19. They then remained alive by beating the Animals, 23-9, and Last Call, 25-19, but were eliminated by Renton, 14-8.

Aro’s Larry Lytle batted .762 for the tournament. Don Mehlhoff and Wayne Ross each hit .727, John Delia .682, Mike Hatley .636 and Bob Paylor .620 for the Clubbers.

The Clubbers are in their 45th season as a unit. Team members thanked Aro Glass for its ongoing sponsorship.

Daily World staff reports


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