Gilmore wins state first-flight crown

July 30, 2011 by  

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Betty Gilmore captured the First Flight championship, but Nancy Eglin came up short in the Championship Flight as the Washington State Women’s Golf Association State Championship concluded Friday.

Gilmore, from the Yakima Country Club, scored a convincing 5 and 3 victory over Sharon Falkner in the final at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

Eglin, from the Yakima Elks, lost 4 and 3 to Leslie Folsom in their 36-hole final. Folsom is a familiar face to area golfers, having captured the Yakima Country Club’s annual Blossom Invitational title last year and winding up second this year.

Rutter gets ace at Fisher Park

John Rutter recorded his first hole-in-one during a round at Fisher Park Golf Course on Friday. He aced the 126-yard second hole using a 6-iron.

Neal Rutter witnessed the shot.


Selah wins twice in tourney

NEWBERG, Ore. — Ashley Wilkey was 5 for 5 with four runs scored for the day, and Sarah Bersing was 5 for 6 with four runs and an RBI in leading Selah to a pair of victories Friday in the U-18 Summer Select softball tournament.

Selah opened play with an 8-6 victory over the Willamette Valley Rebels, and it finished the day with an 18-5 win over the Kent Bulldogs.

Tournament play continues today.

SELAH 8, WILLAMETTE VALLEY REBELS 6. Selah highlights: Ashley Wilkey 3-3, run; Mary Graf 1-3, 2 runs, RBI; Sarah Bersing 2-2, 2 runs, RBI 3b; Bailey Turner 1-2, run; Kylee Morse 2-2, solo HR; Taylor Rath 1-2.

SELAH 18, KENT BULLDOGS 5. Selah highlights: A. Wilkey 2-2, 3 runs; Cheyenne Fletcher 1-3, run 2 RBI; Graf 3-4, 2-run HR, 3 runs, 4 RBI; Bersing 3-4, 2 runs; Turner 2-4, run, RBI 2b; Morse 2-3, 3-run HR, 2 runs, 4 RBI; Rath 2-3; Carly Minnick 2-3; Shelby Wilkey 2-3, 2 runs, RBI; Kari Grow 1-3, run.

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