Big hoop field competes at May Day
OROVILLE – There were 46 teams entered in this year’s Oroville May Day 3-on-3 Basketball Classic competed May 10.
Ball Don’t Lie and Studd Horses (they went by Go Spurs last year) each won their divisions for the second straight year.
Men’s Open – 1, Ball Don’t Lie, from Omak, Inchelium, Keller, with Jeremiah Riggle, Gabe Aubertin, Brandon Kohler and Nick Verbeck.
Women’s Open – 1, Shake and Bake, Oroville, with Amber Lynch, Lily Hilderbrand, Kali Peters and Hannah Hilderbrand.
Boys, high school – 1, Studd Horses, Tonasket, Michael Orozco, Roberto Juarez, Trevor Terris and Dyllan Gage.
Girls, high school – 1, Juicy J & the Puerto Ricans, Oroville, with Meagan Moralez, Brittany Jewett, Kaitlyn Grunst and Mikayla Scott.
Boys 14-and-under – 1, TALL BALLERZ, from Okanogan and Omak, with Gage Wilson, Frank Vega, Gavin Cohen and Levi Veenhuizen.
Girls 14-and-under – 1, Fearsome Foursome, Tonasket, Sydney Breshears, Kayla Willis, Ashlynn Willis and Megan Bolich.
Boys 12-and-under – 1, OMAK WARRIORZ, Omak and Nespelem, with Reilly Davis, Tre Marchand, Aaron Black and Adam George.
Girls 12-and-under – 1, THE CANNIBALS, Oroville, Sheridan Blasey, Gwen Hankins and Olivia Mathews.
Annual county junior rodeo opens
OMAK – The 42nd annual Okanogan County Junior Rodeo blasts into the Stampede Arena, 421 Stampede Drive E.,on Saturday and Sunday.
Competition starts at 10 a.m. each day, rodeo president Belinda Herriman said.
“Competitors are coming from all over the state, Idaho and British Columbia,” she said.
Up for grabs are two saddles, one to the boys and one to the girls winner, plus buckles. Herriman, Les Schwab and Sunrise Chevrolet are providing the saddles.
There is a charge to enter. A concession will be available.
Firestorm golf tournament scheduled
BREWSTER – The Firestorm Shootout returns with an 18-hole, four-man scramble golf tournament and dinner June 7 at Lake Woods Golf Course.
There will be a $10,000 hole-in-one prize, silent auction, closest-to-pin awards, $1 raffle tickets and $5 mulligans.
Awards go to first, second and third place teams.
All proceeds go to the organizers Brewster Volunteer Fireman’s Association’s fireworks fund.
QUINCY – Omak blasted past Quincy, 342-371, in a boys golf match Thursday.
Omak golfers were Cameron Daigneau (80), Wyatt Utt-Picking (83) and Brandon Abrahamson (85).
The league championship was competed Tuesday in Chelan for berths to the bi-district tournament next week.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan’s Joey Staggs scored 93 and Vanessa VanderWeide 94 to lead the Bulldogs against Cascade on Thursday.
Seniors capture second
WENATCHEE – The 60-plus Senior North Country Pub softball team of Omak finished second in 60-plus tournament last weekend in Wenatchee.
Ogopogo from Kelowna, B.C., topped Pub, 28-19, in the championship game Sunday.
George Webster gave his all-star shirt to Neil Riebe in honor of his “awesome job pitching,” manager Shirley Bowden said.
In the championship game, Riebe went 4-5, Dan Stanley was 3-4 and Mike Tews was 3-4 with a double.
Ogopogo topped the Pub, 14-2, to open the tournament Saturday.
Pub hitters: Webster 2-2 and Dan Stanley 2-3.
The Pub beat Old Stockers from Vancouver, B.C., 14-1.
Pub hitters: Webster 3-3, double; Curtis Martin 2-3; Tews 2-3; Stanley 2-3; and Dick Waddell 2-3.
The Pub scored 12 runs in the top of the fifth to put away D.K. Stanley of Buckley, 26-12.
Pub hitters: Stanley 5-5, 2 triples; Randy Benson 5-5, triple; Webster 5-5, 3 home runs; Dennis Brown 4-5; Martin 3-4, triple, double; R.J. Hayes 4-4; and Tews 3-4.
The Pub opened Sunday with a 16-5 win over Old Stockers, which advanced the Pub to the championship game.