Prep highlights: Sturdivan, Woodland capture 1A district golf crowns

Beavers qualify five golfers to state tournament



Ryan Sturdivan shot a 3-under-par 141 for 36 holes to win the Class 1A district golf title and lead Woodland to the team title Tuesday at Tumwater Valley Golf Course.

Sturdivan followed up his 2-under 70 on Monday with a 1-under 71 to beat John Sand of Hoquiam by eight strokes.

Woodland dominated the team standings with 87.5 points, easily outdistancing Rochester and Hoquiam at 31 each.

Woodland’s Tanner Huddleston (150) tied for third and Hayden Huddleston (154) was fifth. Jon Watts (ninth, 165) and Dalton Burnett (10th, 175) also qualified for next spring’s state tournament for Woodland.

Also advancing to state were Clayton Rajewich of King’s Way Christian (155), who tied for sixth, and La Center’s Dustin Ell (14th, 177), who placed 14th.

Cross country

• Said Guernali, Jordan Moore and Levi Sparks led the Union boys to a 26-33 win over Camas to capture the 4A Greater St. Helens League dual-meet title at 5-0.

• Austin Blankenship coasted to an easy 41-second victory to lead the Columbia River boys to a 5-0 season in the 3A GSHL with wins over Prairie and Hudson’s Bay.

• Alissa Pudlitzke and Marley LeFore led the Camas girls to a 26-32 win over Union to help seal a 5-0 season in the 4A GSHL.

• Nicole Goecke won in 18:51 at Vancouver Lake as Prairie finished 5-0 in the 3A GSHL with wins over Columbia River at Hudson’s Bay.

Stars of the day

  • Shannon Boyle, Ridgefield volleyball, had 22 kills, 7 blocks, 13 digs in a straight-set win over R.A. Long.
  • Lauren Harris, Camas volleyball, had 21 kills, leading the Papermakers to a win over Battle Ground in a key 4A GSHL matchup. The two teams came into the night tied with Skyview and Union for first place, each with 3-1 records.
  • Megan LaFond, Union volleyball, had 33 kills — yes, 33 — as the Titans survived a five-game thriller against Skyview. Union won two of its games in extended play, winning 30-28 in Game 2, and then 16-14 in the deciding game.
  • Bridget Sorenson, Heritage volleyball, had 15 digs and three service points as the Timberwolves beat Evergreen for their first league win of the season.
  • GG Eastman, Prairie volleyball, had 24 assists, 16 digs, eight kills and three aces as Prairie beat Mountain View.
  • Taylor Erickson, Hockinson volleyball, had seven kills, four digs, two aces and a block as Hockinson beat Washougal.
  • Emma Yates, La Center volleyball, had 30 assists, nine digs and three aces as the Wildcats won on the road at White Salmon.
  • Dianne Walter, King’s Way Christian volleyball, had 11 kills, nine blocks and three digs in King’s Way’s win over Stevenson.
  • Nicolette Nesbitt, Woodland volleyball, had 11 kills, 19 assists, six digs, three aces and two blocks in Woodland’s win over Toledo.
  • Taylor Kernion, Skyviewsoccer, scored Skyview’s lone goal as the Storm moved into a three-way tie for first in the 4A GSHL.
  • Jessica Flanagan, Woodland soccer, scored a hat trick in a 6-1 win over Seton Catholic.
  • Jessie Wilmoth, Mountain View soccer, had two goals and an assist as the Thunder rallied to beat Kelso 8-4.
  • Madison Reynolds, Columbia River soccer, scored two goals as Columbia River beat Prairie 4-0 to remain unbeaten on the season.
  • Grace Adams, Woodland soccer, had two goals and two assists in a 6-1 win over Seton Catholic.
  • Taryn Ries, Ridgefield soccer, had two goals and an assist in a 4-0 win over R.A. Long.