Phoenix won the boys' team title and Sisters captured the girls championship, at the Class 4A state golf tournaments Tuesday.

Robbie Pitts of Marist was the boys' medalist with a final round one-under-par 143, but the Spartans couldn't catch Phoenix in the team standings at Stone Creek Golf Course in Oregon City.

Phoenix carded a 603 team score to 613 for Marist. Cowapa League representative Scappoose (667) tied for fourth, while Tillamook finished 12th.

Astoria junior Alex Ferber improved by five strokes from Day 1, and finished tied for 30th with a 167. He shot a 39-42 in Tuesday's second round.

After four double bogeys on the back nine in Monday's round, Ferber came back with birdies on holes three and nine in Tuesday's final round, and was three-over par at the turn.

"Alex was off to a great start today, but the back nine is a lot tougher," said Astoria coach Dan Foss. "It's the difference between night and day. He was fighting for every shot.

"I was real proud of Alex. He was tough all season, and he'll be back next year as a senior, working to defend his district crown."

Seaside sophomore Devan Flukinger tied for 51st, with a final round score of 175. He followed Monday's round of 93 with an 82 Tuesday.

Flukinger had five double bogeys in the first round, but bounced back with four birdies in the the second round, on holes three, four, seven and 11.

"Devan came a long way today towards becoming a complete player," said Seaside coach Jim Poetsch. "I think he learned to keep his emotions out of the game.

"On the first nine (the back nine of the course), he was getting a bit upset and it affected his scoring. On the second nine, he kept calm and was able to score well. I think the experience he gained the last two days will really help him in his next two years of high school golf."

The Seaside girls finished the day where they started, in 16th in the team standings, following their final round at Eagle Crest Ridge Course in Redmond.

Sisters won the girls' team title with a 707, ahead of St. Mary's (724) and Newport (742).

Sutherlin's Kylie Ray shot an 11-over par 155 to take medalist honors, two strokes ahead of North Bend's Kellie Holmstedt.

Monica Osburn finished tied for 59th, with a two-round total 208 (111-97) to lead the Gulls.

Abbie Huddleston shot a 113-114-227, followed by Elie Wiese (123-119-242), Jessica Osburn (124-120-244), with Katie Cartwright and Bri Hostetler combining over the two days for a 264.


Girls Team: Sisters 707, St. Mary's 724, Newport 742, Ontario 748, Molalla 761, Waldport 767, Henley 770, North Bend 793, Gladstone 815, Baker 816, Reedsport 840, La Grande 845, Tillamook 858, Marist 874, Heppner 898, Seaside 919.

Individual (Top 10)

Medalist: Kylie Ray, Sutherlin, 155

Kellie Holmstedt, North Bend, 157

Kate Bigelow, Newport, 162

Lindsay Reeve, Sisters, 166

Hannah Schonau-Taylor, Newport, 169

Alexis Wainwright, Sisters, 169

Heather Bruce, Enterprise, 170

Jennifer Jaramillo, Ontario, 171

Kylea Monnot, North Valley, 173

April Patton, Ontario, 173


T59, Monica Osburn, 111-97-208

T81, Abbie Huddleston, 113-114-227

90, Elie Wiese, 123-119-242

92, Jessica Osburn, 124-120-244

96, Katie Cartwright/Bri Hostetler, 146-118-264

Boys Team: Phoenix 603, Marist 613, Brookings-Harbor 651, Henley 667, Scappoose 667, Siuslaw 668, Sisters 673, Molalla 673, Taft 686, Stayton 694, La Grande 708, Tillamook 712, Newport 743, McLoughlin 775.

Individual (Top 10)

Medalist: Robbie Pitts, Marist, 143

Daniel Engle, Phoenix, 144

JT Compher, Phoenix, 145

Jack Pennington, Marist, 150

Allen Kelley, Marist, 154

Russel Moates, Henley, 154

Chad Patton, Brookings, 155

Michael Reeve, Sisters, 155

Garrett Wissbaum, La Salle, 155

Derek Vandehey, North Valley, 156


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