SECONDARY SCHOOLS, COLLEGES IN THE REGION
Lewiston took the top two spots on the girls’ side and tied for second in the boys’ division at the Lewiston Best Ball Invite on Monday at Lewiston Golf and Country Club.
Abbigail Tellez and Julia Brume of Lewiston walked away with first place in the two-man race shooting 78. Blume also won the contest closest to the pin.
Mollie Seibly and Aleena White, also of Lewiston, finished second just a shot behind.
Parker Freeman and Cole Jawerski of Coeur D’Alene shot a 64 to win the men’s side of the competition.
Lewiston’s Carson King and Jack Seibly tied for second with a score of 67.
Luke Zimmer and Paxton Dorigo led Team Moscow in shooting 86. Clarkston’s Caleb Daniel and Carson Sanders shot 86 to lead the Bantams.
No other girls’ scores were available at the time of printing.
Medalist – Freeman, Jawerski (Coeur D’Alene) 64.
Lewiston Duets — T2. King, 67; 9. Accord, Lyster 75; T10. Ch. Reed, Kramasz 78; T15. Walker, Arlint 82; T19. Accord, Ca. Roseau 84.
Moscow Duos — T21. Zimmer, Dorigo 86; T27. Taylor, Schlueter 92; 32. Nierman, Williams 106; 33. Vetter, Lambert 110.
Clarkston Duets — T21. Daniel, Sanders 86; 30. Snyder, Spring 101; 31. Staber, Thorton 102.
KENDRICK — With a six-run third inning, the Tigers opened the season with a home win over the Pirates in a baseball game on Monday.
Preston Boyer took the win after striking out 10. Ty Koepp took over in the fifth inning after Boyer started to slide and closed for Kendrick (1-0).
Issac Rigney led the way at the plate, going 4-for-4. Boyer and Troy Patterson each scored twice, Dale Fletcher hit twice.
Boyer also had four of six stolen bases for the Tigers.
Chase Kaschmitter struck out eight in relief for Prairie (0-1). Kaschmitter also had two hits and had three RBIs.
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McElroy, Ch. Kaschmitter (3), Behler (6) and Co. Kaschmitter; Boyer, Koepp (5) and Fitzmorris. W—Boyer. L—McElroy.
Prairie Success – Ch. Kaschmitter 2 (2B), Co. Kaschmitter, McElroy, Shears, Quintal.
Kendrick hits – Rigney 4 (2B), Fletcher 2, Patterson (2B), Koepp, Taylor.
WSU adds another transfer
PULLMAN — The Washington State football coaching staff has announced the signing of former San Jose State player Jaiden McClellan out of the transfer portal.
McClellan was a two-year starter in midfield for the Spartans, appearing in 27 games overall. She has two goals and one assist in her career.
“We are truly delighted to welcome Jaiden to the Coug football family,” coach Todd Shulenberger said in a press release. “Jaiden has a huge advantage and will bring versatility with her game and the ability to keep the ball when she’s on the ball.”
McClellan is the fourth player the Cougars have disconnected from the portal. She joins Brianna McReynolds (Oregon State), Lindsey Turner (UC Riverside) and Telly Vunipola (Syracuse).
PULLMAN — Today’s Washington State baseball game in Seattle has been postponed due to forecasted inclement weather. The game was rescheduled for 4 p.m. on April 19 as part of back-to-back games against the Redhawks.
Washington State will then play a three-game series in Washington beginning at 6:05 p.m. Friday. It’s the start of an eight-game road trip for the Cougars.
LCSC players earn weekly rewards
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Lewis-Clark State junior pitcher Greg Blackman and senior catcher Justin Mazzone earned Cascade Conference Player of the Week honors this week in sports, the conference announced.
Blackman allowed four hits and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings of work to improve to 4-0 this season after earning the win in Saturday’s opener of a non-conference doubleheader at College of Idaho.
Mazzone was 10 for 17 in the weekend series at Caldwell, with a pair of four-hit games. He had two doubles, four runs scored, three RBIs and a .765 slugging percentage as the Warriors swept the Yotes to third place.
The LCSC will next play at noon Thursday in a doubleheader at NCAA Division II Central Washington.
Turpin qualifies for outdoor marathon
Lewis-Clark State senior Connor Turpin qualified for this year’s NAIA National Outdoor Championship in the marathon, it was announced.
Turpin finished with a time of 1 hour, 10 minutes, 11 seconds at the Snake River Half Marathon on March 5. That’s the NAIA’s best time this season by a full minute.
This is the third time the Lewiston native has qualified for the event. The national meet is May 25-27 in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Lewis-Clark State freshman Bonolo Molefe has secured a spot in the Red Cross Collegiate Leadership Program, it has been reported.
The program includes two weeks of training, mentorship and networking that will help students develop leadership skills, discover purpose and prepare for the future, according to the group’s website.
“It will be a great experience for Bonolo,” coach Kai Fong said in a press release. “The American Red Cross has such a global presence that will open up a myriad of new connections for it.”