High School Sports

Prep roundup: Carson Erwin keeps Enumclaw boys golf team unbeaten

BOYS GOLF

Carson Erwin shot a 36, which is even par at Auburn Golf Course, as the Enumclaw High School boys golf team beat the Lions, 85-72 on Thursday.

Enumclaw (10-0 3A SPSL) has dominated the course this season. The Hornets have secured a league championship with two matches left to play in the season.

Auburn Riverside (1-10 3A SPSL) has fallen to seventh the league standings.

Auburn 57, Auburn Riverside 42: Brandon Hazel of Auburn won medalist, shooting a 2-over-par 37 at Tapps Island. The Trojans defeated the Ravens by 15 points to get their third win of the season (3-8 3A SPSL). 

Tumwater: 205, Centralia 241: Jordan Baird of Tumwater shot a 2-under-par 34 at Tumwater Valley Golf Course. 

Tumwater (7-1, 6-0 2A Evergreen) is undefeated in league play with its only loss coming from Bothel on Sept. 1. The T-Birds currently are on a seven-match win streak.

Centralia (2-6, 0-6 2A Evergreen) is fourth in the league standings.

Curtis 66, Federal Way 43: Hunter Hechtman shot a 2-over-par 37 at Meadow Park as the Vikings closed out their season as league champions of the 4A SPSL Central.

Curtis (8-2, 7-1 4A SPSL) finished its season on a four-game win streak, beating Federal Way twice, Todd Beamer, and second placed Jefferson on their way to the title. 

Graham-Kapowsin 61, Bethel 22: The Eagles came out with a win and a pair of medalists against rival Bethel.

Trevin Lawson and Will Klockenbrink both shot 5-over-par 41 at Lipoma firs golf course for Graham-Kapowinsin. 

G-K breaks a four game losing streak and end its season with a win against the winless Bethel . 

Bonney Lake 79, Lakes 49: Curtis Koltermann of Bonney Lake shot a 2-under-par 34 at High Cedars Golf Course as the Panters beat the Lancers.

GIRLS GOLF

The Auburn Mountainview High School girls golf team earned a tough road win against Enumclaw on Thursday.

Even with Lexi Dechon grabbing the medalist distinction with a 11-over-par 47 at Enumclaw Golf Course, the Lions managed to defeat the Hornets 65-56.

Kentwood 75, Kentlake 64: Katelann Soth earned her fourth medalist distinction on the year with a 2-over-par 38 round as the Conquerors toppled the Falcons.

Graham-Kapowsin 56, Bethel 44: Despite the 3-over-par 40 performance from medalist Emma Johnson, the Eagles prevailed for the win over the Braves.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Hunter Storm brought the heat for the Enumclaw High School girls cross country team in a dual meet against Peninsula and Auburn Mountainview on Thursday.

Storm won the race for the Hornets with a finishing time of 20 minutes, 7 seconds.

Peninsula’s Stephanie VanderBank took second in 20:52 and Enumclaw’s Samantha Engebretsen took third in 21:00.

Samantha Goedde was Auburn Mountainview’s top finisher, crossing the line in 21:41.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

It was a very close finish for a couple of Enumclaw High School teammates in the 5K race against Peninsula and Auburn Mountainview on Thursday.

Teagan Eldridge came in first for the Hornets with a time of 17 minutes and 14 seconds, while teammate Eric Hamel finished just three seconds behind.

Enumclaw’s Dominic Lauer took third in 17:23. Auburn Mountainview freshman Nick Wolfe took fourth in 17:41.

BOYS TENNIS

Even though they were down at home, the Wilson High School boys tennis team was not out against Central Kitsap on Thursday.

Tyler Feldbush and Justin Howard of the Cougars took the first two singles matches, but the Rams came back hard in the doubles round and swept all three matches for the 3-2 victory.

Curtis 3, Todd Beamer 2: Michael Mehlman took upon himself to set the tone for the Vikings as he swept his match in straight sets, helping lift his team over the Titans.

Bellarmine Prep 4, Gig Harbor 1: Though Mason Jarvis was the first player to earn victory on the court for the Tides, taking the No. 1 singles match, 6-2, 6-4, the Lions took the 4A Narrows home victory, including Jonathan Dudley’s win in No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-2.

Capital 4, Shelton 1: The Cougars (9-3; 7-0 3A Narrows) officially completed their unbeaten league season thanks to a comeback by Spencer Rex to force a tie-breaking set in the No. 2 singles match over the Highclimbers.

The Narrows League tournament begins Friday, Oct. 23, at Sprinker Recreation Center.

Rogers 4, Spanaway Lake 1: Tyshawn Murchison and Alec Goelzer allowed a combined two games to be won by opposing Sentinels in both singles matches for the Rams.

GIRLS SWIMMING

The Wilson High School girls swimming team pulled out a win against Capital on Thursday, winning 99-84.

It was all Wilson to start the meet as they won five races in a row to pad its lead.

Some of Wilson’s winners: Madeline Dodge in the 200 freestyle with a finish time of 1:59.39, 200 individual medley winner Karli Stevenson,who finished with a time of 2:25.38, Carmen Carra in the 50 free finishing in 26.78, and Abbey Pitchert who took first in diving sealed a Wilson victory. 

Capital came back and won six of the seven final events, but couldn't seal the deal as Lily Tran of Wilson won the 500 free with a time of 5:58.67. 

Capital (2-4 3A Narrows) is ranked fourth in its league and will be competing against a winless Mount Tahoma next.

Wilson (6-1, 5-1 3A Narrows) advances to second in league and will be swimming against third place Central Kitsap on Oct. 13. 

Peninsula 117, Sumner 69: Whitney Mundle was involved in three of the Seahawks’ six winning races as they beat the Spartans. 

Mundle was a part of the 200 medley relay who won with a time of 2:19.76, she also won the 200 IM (2:40.76), and the 100 free (1:05.87). 

BOYS WATER POLO

Six seconds does not seem like much time, but when there is a game on the line, it is an eternity.

Nathan March should know, as it was his fourth and final goal to put the Enumclaw High School boys water polo team ahead for good over Auburn, 9-8.

"It was pretty dramatic," Hornets coach Bob Averill said. "I have a young team and Auburn was ahead by two with three minutes left to play."

The Hornets were also supported by three goals from Evan O'Neill and two goals from Kyle Morgan.

Bainbridge 13, Stadium 8: Jem Bullock led a potent Spartan offense with five goals to topple the Tigers on the road.

Gig Harbor 15, Wilson 8: Once again, the Tides lived up to their name as they controlled the water against Wilson.

Ryder Church lead the scoring with three goals. 

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