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Page 16 ~PC~I~T,% ~:lle ~T~ ~ra - March 21,2012 Photo by Sean C. Morgan Drayson Scott turns at third while keeping an eye on first. ase From page 16 walking three, and Scott pitched two innings, striking out three and walking two. S. Christian 002 012 2 - 7 9 1 Sweet Home 001 020 0- 3 5 4 pitched 3 1/3 innings, giving up two hits. striking out five batters and walkihg three, while Hanks pitched three innings, giving up two hits. striking out three and walking two. Newport 200 100 0-3 5 1 Sweet Home 000 200 0 - 2 3 3 Sweet Home 6, Cascade 2 The Huskies defeated Cascade 6-2 at home in their baseball seasorr Newport 3, Sweet Home 2 The Huskies lost a close one to Newport 3-2 at home on Friday.. opener. "A couple of close plays that Hanks got the win on the could have gone either way seemed mound, going three strong. Scott to be the story of the game." said threw three innings in relief, and Coach Matt Matuszak. J. Rice threw the final inning in a Winning pitcher for Newport combined one-hit game. was Zach Bearden with Cory Hanks The pitchers struck out 13 getting the lo s on the mound, while walking three and gave up J. Rice. going 2-3, had the no earned runs. Photos by Scott Swanson Jackson Royer of the Sweet Home Mat Club puts the squeeze on Nash Singleton of Glide during a Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling tournament held Saturday, March 17, at Sweet Home High School. Tyler Fincher. above, takes an opponent down, while, at left. Austin Harvey, right, scrambles for advantage during a match. For more photos from the event, visit the Sweet Home Mat Club photo #alleey at sweethomenews.com. onl~ two hits of the game for Sweet Scott had the only two hits for l Home. the Huskies, ~hile Bid~ell had a Newport opened the game big two-RBl double squeeze.Golfers fourth in season opener at Tokatee scoring ....... Newp ........ da The Hu.klcs led 3 0 at the[ 1' |it t ~0m t irOmninth0f0u h TholSun 0n bottom of th0 o000nd innin 5wee e'x 0y g01[team0 neditssea-, MichaelT011e ll0.Austin Y0Oer lll anOC istianF0 .r put together two runs, White and Cascade scored two runs in the son at Tokatee. shooting 426 to tie for fourth with 121. Hanks. in the bottom of the fourth, next. while the Huskies closed Cottage Grove. Host Stayton won the match but Sweet Home hosted a girls matCh at Mallard Creek On the mound, J. Rice pitched out scoring with three runs in the the Eagles' score was not available. Tuesday, March 20, and the boys varsity and JV teams will one-third of an inning, striking out fourth. Sten Weld was low scorer for the Huskies, play at home at Mallard Creek beginning at noon Wedne- one batter and walking one. Scott Cascade 002 OOO O - 2 1 5 Shooting 102. Casey Homer finished with 103,day, March 21. Sweet Home 030 300 x - 6 2 5 From page 10 as Russia and Iran. "This isn't just a vaca- tion they're going on." he said. "They're not giving up three weeks of their stimmer to go play on vaca- tion. This is what they are going to benefit from." Thorpe noted that his first Sweet Home team as head coach, in 1997, placed 10th in state, with Clmt 5mmlnskl the hone state title winner. "That summer I sent seven kids to South Africa. They came back from that experience and the next year they won the state title. When you get the opportunity for an experience like this; it's not only a cultural experience but it's an op- portunity for growth." For Thorpe, the trip repre- sents a chance to take advantage of an opportunity he missed when he wag gelected to e0mpete on an Oregon college exchange team that Wrestlers and coacheswho are planning to travel to South Africa as part of the Oregon cUltural exchange team thia summer are, from left, Coach Steve Thorpe, Tyler Schillin& Wade Paulus, Colton Schillin& Tyler Cowser and Coach Steve Schillin8. was going to take a six-week trip, It was a great trip, wrestling-wise led by ttien-Sweet Home Coach and socially." Norm Davis. He turned down the chance. The cost of the trip is $2,800 per wrestler. Thorpe said the boys "I have regretted for 24 years that I did not go," he said. are willing to work and if anyone Schilling said of his last trip to has jobs for them, to call him at South Africa was "an amazing ex- (541) 401-1154 or e-mail him at perience. I made a lot of friends, steve.thorpe@sweethome.kl2. or.tts. Those who are interested He said an auction is being in sponsoring a wrestler should planned forApri128 to-raise money contact Thorpe, or Steve Schilling for the wrestling program. at (541) 979-3327 or at steve@ad- Thorpe said he has had other vanccdmcchanicalinc.com, opportunities to coach exchange He asks those who can't do- teams, but has declined - until nate "to pray for our success and now. safety on this trip." "I'm excited about this trip, that I get to go on it." Thorpe said. "I think this is very important "" Cowger said he's eager to meet the quality wrestlers he expects to find at national tournaments in South Africa. "'I'm anxious to get over there and experience how good they are." he said. "The goal is to win but it's going to be a learning ex- perience. Since we're going to the two biggest tournaments, I expect the best of the best." Kauffman named 1st team all-league in hoops after Chemeketa takes 2nd Dominique Williams put up 36 points to help the Tacoma Titans defeat Chemeketa 110-98 to win the 2012 NWAACC championship on March 6, their first champion- ship since 2002. Sweet Home alum Gavin Kauffman led Chemeketa with 32 points in the loss, which earned them the second place trophy. Kauffman, a freshman, was named to the NWAACC tournament first team. Kauffma~n was also named to the NWAACC Southern Region First Team and was named Fresh- man of the Year.