The two girls’ doubles teams of Hollee Kaseberg and Elvia Rubio and C.J. Johnson and Savannah Moe came out in dominant fashion for the Sherman Huskies, but Umatilla swept singles play and four boys matches Tuesday in a pro-set varsity tennis contest played in Moro.
The senior moved his record to 7-0 after scoring a pair of No. 2 singles wins against Sandy and Ridgeview to lead The Dalles to a pair of 4-4 ties.
The Sherman Huskies fell behind 9-6 through four innings, but Weston-McEwen scored six runs in the fifth on its way to a 17-9 non-league win Tuesday in Moro. Also on the diamond, the Dufur Rangers evened their league record to 2-2 on the year after securing a 9-8 victory Tuesday over the last-place Heppner Mustangs. Read more in Thursday’s Chronicle.
During the 2016 baseball season, the one constant in league play has been the pitching staff for The Dalles Riverhawks. The offense still remains a question mark. TD senior Boston Bate tossed a complete-game, six-hitter with three strikeouts, but his defense made two errors in the fifth and sixth innings that led to two unearned runs, as the Hermiston Bulldogs scored a 3-1 Columbia River Conference win Tuesday at Bob Williams Field.
Coming off a tournament title a week ago in Pendleton, The Dalles boys’ golf team used a 79 from Chase Snodgrass and an 83 by Mark Felderman to score a 340 to capture eighth place at the Tetherow High Desert Challenge Monday in Bend.
Junior cards a 79 to finish seven from top spot
The Dalles junior Iliana Telles carded a 79 for sixth place individually, and the Riverhawk girls’ golf team totaled a 447 to secure seventh place in the Bend Invitational Monday at Bend Country Club. Facing powerhouses such as Summit, Crater, Bend and Pendleton, Telles rebounded from a 44 on the front-nine with a 35 for her score. Abby Walker added a personal-record 108, Delaney Schanno went for a 114 and Zaida Lopez had a career-best 146 to lead The Dalles. Taking medalist honors was the duo of Kiana Oshiro, of Crater, and Summit’s Olivia Loberg, each with even-par 72s. Summit’s Rachel Drgastin, Pendleton’s Haley Greb and Crater’s Danielle Giles each ended up with a 73 on the scorecards for three-way split for third place. After Telles, Maddy Mode, of Bend had an 80, and the Summit tandem of Josephine Fraser, 82, and Sarah Heinly, 84, ended up eighth and ninth, respectively, and Pendleton’s Shelby Greb carded an 87. On the strength of Loberg, Drgastin, Fraser and Heinly, Summit won the team title with a combined 311, 30 strokes ahead of Crater and 43 shots in front of Bend and Pendleton, who had scores of 354 for a third-place tie. The Dalles was in Pendleton today for another tournament. After that, they head to Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River for a tournament next week.
Riverhawks score nine unanswered runs in win
Kathryn Bradford, Grace Helyer and Maddy Bradford stroked two hits apiece, and the No. 9-ranked Riverhawks erased a 3-0 first-inning deficit with nine unanswered runs to secure a 9-3 victory Tuesday in a league matchup against No. 3 Hermiston.
Led by a seven-over par 79 from Chase Snodgrass, The Dalles boys’ golf team combined for a score of 340 to grab eighth-place in a 15-team field Monday at the Tetherow High Desert Challenge in Bend. On the girls’ side, Iliana Telles carded a 79 for sixth place, and the Lady Hawks had a 447 at the Bend Invite Monday. Read more in Wednesday’s Chronicle.
No. 3 Hermiston sweeps TD Taking a two-game sweep loss is a tough pill to swallow, but knowing there were plenty of chances to turn the tables and pick up a sweep was even more frustrating for The Dalles softball team. In 14 innings played, the No. 11-ranked Riverhawks totaled 23 hits, but left 17 runners on base in taking losses of 10-8 and 7-4 in a Columbia River Conference doubleheader against No. 3 Hermiston Saturday at Rocky Heights Elementary School.
Riverhawk pitching duo combines for 10 strikeouts
The pitching duo of Bailey Ortega and Colton Walker allowed five hits, walked two and struck out 10, but The Dalles Riverhawks managed a split Saturday in their Columbia River Conference doubleheader played at Armand Larvie Middle School in Hermiston.
Rangers rap out 10 hits in 13-4 opening-game victory
Entering play on a streak of six consecutive losses, four by one run, the Dufur Rangers slugged out 10 hits and opened the floodgates with an eight-run first inning in a 13-4 victory of Irrigon Saturday in Blue Mountain Conference baseball action at Dufur City Park.
Facing 13 programs in higher classifications, spanning Oregon and Washington, the Sherman Huskies had Isaiah Coles lead the way for the boys with four second-place finishes, and both Emily Hill and Desiree Winslow showed well at the inaugural Green and Gold Invitational Friday at Pendleton. Coles had
Boys and girls combine for 13 top-5 times in Hood River
Julian Hernandez scored a win for The Dalles boys’ track team, and the girls had four top-3 finishes for a fourth-place tie at Friday’s Apple Blossom Invitational at Henderson Field in Hood River. Leading the girls’ team was Avery Cardosi and Paige McLeod, who finished second and third place, respectively, in the 800-meter race.
Sherman sweeps two league games versus Culver
MORO – Stumbling through the midway point of the season with a three-game losing streak, including a disappointing 5-3 road loss to Culver Tuesday to start league action, the No. 6-ranked Sherman responded in a big way Friday with a two-game mercy-ruled sweep over the Culver Bulldogs.
atch of the season, the Sherman girls came out on top by a 2-1 margin Thursday in a 4A/3A/2A/1A contest at home against Condon-Wheeler. Former state qualifier, Meghan Belshe, took
JV and varsity combines for 13 first-place finishes
Avery Cardosi, Aileen Luna-Lopez, Caela Dunagan, Peter Cardosi, Marissa Heemsah, Julian Hernandez and the rest of The Dalles track and field team put out 13 first-place finishes in a Columbia River Conference dual on Tuesday in Hermiston. “I was really pleased with the way they competed,” said TD head coach Garth Miller. “It felt like they were ready for the competition and they continue to make great progress.” Cardosi won h
TD girls blast past Redmond
The Dalles boys’ tennis team lost 5-3 on the road Monday to Redmond, but head coach Shea MacNab was beaming about the play of Daniel Santillan, James Pashek and the No. 4 doubles team of Paul Clark and Caleb Turner. Santillan and Pashek had straight sets wins, and Clark and Turner needed three sets before securing a slim 10-8 win in the final set.
Entering Tuesday’s matchup, The Dalles junior Sierra Watson knew her group would come out even stronger after Saturday’s 1-0 loss to 6A Glencoe. Maddy Bradford went 3 for 3 with four RBIs, Kathryn Bradford had two hits and scored three times and Ruthie Ford scored two runs and drove in three more to lead No. 6-ranked The Dalles to a 10-2 victory over Mac-Hi Tuesday at 16th Street Ballpark.
Ortega’s arm, clutch hits lead to a 6-3 home triumph
With senior pitcher Bailey Ortega dialed in on the mound, all The Dalles Riverhawk offense needs to do is capitalize on a few scoring opportunities to come out on top. Ortega tossed a complete-game five-hitter with three strikeouts, and the TD offense broke open a 3-2 lead with two runs in the fifth inning and one more in the sixth to defeat 6A West Albany by a 6-3 margin Tuesday at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles.
In a doubleheader played on Thursday, the Rangers were swept by Lyle-Wishram by scores of 7-6 and 12-11. With those defeats, Dufur has lost four games by an average of two runs, including three one-run setbacks.
Huskies get 10 hits in a 13-3 mercy-ruled win over Lyle
The No. 4-ranked Sherman Huskies ran their winning streak to seven games to start the season after a 13-3 mercy-ruled road win over Lyle-Wishram Friday in a non-league baseball game played in Lyle.
Down 8-1 heading into the top of the seventh inning, The Dalles Riverhawks scored four runs and had a runner on first base with two outs, but Redmond reliever Austin Cable induced a game-ending flyout to right field to cap an 8-5 victory Friday in a non-league baseball contest played at Redmond High School.
Track squad nets 12 top-5 finishes
The Dalles track and field team posted 12 top-5 finishes, including 10 from the girls’ team, against 6A and 5A competition Friday at the East County Classic held at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham. Kayla Seibel had the best outcome for the girls, taking third place in the triple jump with a leap of 31-feet-1.5 inches, Avery Cardosi added a fourth in the long jump at 16-1.25 and sophomore standout Bailey Nearing hit a career-best in the 400-meters with a final time of one minute and 7.5 seconds.
4th-ranked softball squad blisters Redmond, 24-3
The Dalles Riverhawks have that certain look in their eyes. That fire in their bellies burning hot, with an appetite for destruction. Kathryn Bradford, Maddy Bradford and Hannah Wallis went a combined 12 for 14 from the plate, and the No. 4-ranked Riverhawks rattled off a season-high 24 hits in a 24-3 mercy-ruled drubbing of Redmond Friday in a softball matchup at Redmond High School.
Program offering lunch to all volunteers who attend Saturday
The countdown to opening day begins. The Dalles Little League is breaking ground on a new 2016 season, so the organization is sending an alert out to all parents and volunteers for Kramer Field to help out with the annual field cleanup day starting at 9 a.m. this Saturday at Kramer Field in The Dalles.
Tennis team falls just short against Wilsonville
Entering Thursday’s varsity tennis match against Wilsonville, The Dalles girls’ tennis coach Debby Jones knew her group would have its work cut out. Wilsonville swept through singles play, but the Riverhawks claimed wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles in a 6-2 loss against the host Wildcats.
Senior righty scatters three hits in six-inning effort
Pitching against an offense that that scored five or more runs in five of its nine games, The Dalles senior Bailey Ortega needed to be on his top game. He was and then some. Ortega scattered three hits and struck out three, and was supported by an errorless defense that turned two double plays and added several sterling plays in an 8-1 victory over La Salle Prep Thursday at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles.
The 2016 Gorge Roubaix Bike Race and Ride rolls into The Dalles this weekend with two days of racing Saturday and Sunday as well as a Sunday fun ride. In its fourth year, the event has grown to nearly 400 participants coming from as far away as Colorado and Canada, as well as all over the Pacific Northwest.
Rager gets two winners; senior sets career mark in shotput
Just two meets into the 2016 campaign and South Wasco County senior and defending 1A state shotput champion Ellis Rager already looks poised for a repeat run at the top spot. Rager had a first-place throw of 46-feet-1 inches, a career-best and he tacked on a distance of 120-08 for top honors in the discus event to lead the Redside boys at the Culver Invitational Wednesday in a six-team track meet.
Storm breaks free with six unanswered in a 10-3 win
No. 8-ranked Summit and The Dalles played close to the vest through the first three innings, but the Storm broke things open with a two-run fourth inning and then added four runs in the sixth to secure a 10-3 win Tuesday in a baseball contest played in Bend.
Singles take four matches by an average of 9.25 points
Ready to stake claim to more non-league wins to set the momentum for league play later next month, The Dalles boys’ tennis team finished strong in doubles and singles competition for an 8-0 shutout victory over Mac-Hi. “All of our singles and doubles players had outstanding matches,” said The Dalles Riverhawk head tennis coach Shea Macnab. In four singles matches, the Riverhawk quartet of William Coy, Daniel Santillan, Omar Rodriguez and Alex Lopez took home straight-set wins by an average of 9.25 points.
Doubles side takes home three wins in four matches
Treve Martin, Trey Homer go deep in a 15-2 victory
Team totals 13 hits, but leaves 9 runners stranded
Nearly 100 participants come to TD for fundraiser
TD girls’ tennis thriving under coach Debby Jones
TD swept, 5-4 and 13-11, in two extra-inning games
Sherman core is older, wiser as it begins ‘16 season
TD’s Devin Wilson signs to play football at George Fox
TD racks up 15 hits in a 14-3 nightcap victory
Riverhawks score 58 runs on 63 hits in four tourney romps
The Dalles girls’ tennis team picked up a doubles sweep and added singles wins at No. 1 and No. 2 in a dominant 6-2 win over Madras Friday in a varsity match played in The Dalles.
TD softball team raps out 31 hits, 26 runs in pair of big wins
Local schools put on display at Mullen-Leavitt Invite
Blind student highlights St. Patrick's Day run
TD commits five errors, nets four hits in 8-0 setback
Kolbe Bales struck out 16 Riverside batters and flirted with a no-hitter through the first four frames, as the Dufur Rangers broke open a 2-1 lead with a five-run seventh inning in a 7-3 win Monday in Boardman.
Dodge and Carrera show well in first postseason trip
Iliana Telles cards an 89 to take second place
Senior duo hits home runs to lift Hawks, 8-7