Players from five schools got a taste Wednesday of what play in the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls Golf Championships will look like next month during an 18-hole preview match at Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks.
The Lady Tigers improved to 12-5 and 6-0 in West Valley League play by completing a postponed game that started with the score 9-3 with a 28-run victory. They then went on to defeat the Spartans by the same margin in the second game.
Taft High senior Maya Hatton rallied from two shots down at the turn Monday to catch Salem Academy star and longtime rival Katie Goodwin and win the Special District 2 Preview girls golf tournament in Aumsville.
Hatton, her assistant coach and husband, Rick, and her star player, daughter Maya, bid farewell to organized tournament golf at Chinook Winds Golf Resort on Thursday by winning the team title and medalist honors in fitting fashion.
Sophomore pitcher Emma Coulter threw a five-inning no-hitter, and the top three hitters in the order collected seven hits, drove in seven runs and scored six times Wednesday to lead the Lady Tigers to a 12-2 West Valley League home softball victory over Willamina.