The Bruins softball team had a busy weekend with a league double-header against the Douglas Trojans on Friday for a 11-1 win in the first game and another 17-9 victory in the second.
The Bruins then headed to Lost River on Saturday for a non-league double-header. There they took a big 14-4 victory in the first game against the Pirates before taking a narrow 5-3 loss in the second.
The Bruins now have a league record of 3-0 and are tied for first place with Marshfield in the Far West League. At 4-7 overall, the Bruins are ranked No. 24 in the OSAA 4A rankings.
The Bruins host the Siuslaw Vikings for a league game later today starting at 5 p.m. After that they head to Siuslaw on Friday to play the Vikings again in a double-header. Next week they will face off against North Bend on Tuesday and Friday.
The Bruins golf team came out in force after a week-long break to take first place with 161 team points in the Rogue River Invitational Tournament on Sunday, followed by host team Rogue River at second with a close 167.
Bret Darger won the lowest score of the tournament with a new personal record of 35. Next best for the Bruins was Luke Beaman coming in at 40 and Zack Walker at 41. Cameron Kime and Robbie Rowe both followed at 45 points each.
The Bruins junior varsity team also competed, where they performed well with Ethan Hooper and Nathaniel Barnhart each carding in at 45.
Abby Walker was the only member of the girls team to compete. She shot 58, putting her in fifth place out of the other 14 competing girls.
The Bruins head to Stone Ridge in Central Point next Monday for their next tournament.
Bruins track and field
The Bruins travelled to Coos Bay for one of their largest meets of the year over the weekend: the Prefontaine Rotary Invitational. The Bruins mens team took 10th place out of 25 teams with 23 team points, while the Bruins womens team tied for 16th out of 22 teams with Douglas at 11 points.
With such a large pool of competition, the Bruins had a tougher time standing out, but still managed to take several top places.
Chloe McCrae had the highlight of the meet for the Bruins, as she took first place in discus with a new personal record of 103-10.
For the boys, Ryan Steendahl took second in the men’s high jump at 6-00, while Bailey Stamm also placed relatively high by taking fourth place in both the men’s 200-meter dash at 23.95 and the 400 at 51.78.
You can find a full list of results for the meet at www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/meet/318361/results.
The Bruins went to the Far West League JV Meet hosted by Douglas on Tuesday and head to the Bulldog Triplex meet in North Bend on Friday, where events start at 4 p.m.
The Panthers baseball team took a 14-5 victory over the Waldport Irish on Friday after taking a week long break. They are now ranked No. 36 in the OSAA 2A/1A rankings. With a league record of 1-1 so far this year, the Panthers are now tied for fifth place in the 2A/1A Special District 5.
The Panthers hosted the Myrtle Point Bobcats on Tuesday and will also host the Toledo Boomers Friday at 4:30 p.m.
The Panthers took a solid 8-3 victory against Waldport for their second league game of the season last Friday. They did not attend the Bonanza Softball Tournament over the weekend.
At 5-4 overall, the Panthers are rank No. 9 in the OSAA 2A/1A rankings. With a 2-0 streak so far in league play, the Panthers are currently sitting in second, with a half-game lead on the 2-1 Reedsport Braves.
The Panthers played the Myrtle Point Bobcats in a league game on Tuesday and go on to play the first-place Toledo Boomers at 4:30 p.m. Friday.