Sports Briefs

Posted: Friday, June 24, 2005

Birch Ridge holds junior tourney

Cameron Grothe and Tom Werth were winners Thursday at the 6th Annual Junior Golf Championship at Birch Ridge Golf Course.

Grothe won the nine-hole event for those 8 to 12 years old, while Werth won the 18-hole event for those 13 to 15 years old.

In the 8 to 12 age group, Rebecca Satathite was second and Taylor Kishbaugh was third. Other competitors were Caleb Murray, River Calloway, True Cobban, Forest Cobban, Mason Golbraith, Luke Burow, Jake Eubank and Rachel Beckman.

In the 13 to 15 age group, Todd Burow was second. Other competitors were Kyle Day, Johnathon Knight and Ryan Burow.

Oilers lose to Bucs

The Peninsula Oilers dropped their first Alaska Baseball League game and their first road game of the season Thursday, falling 3-0 to the Anchorage Bucs.

The Oilers are now 3-1 in the ABL and 9-3 overall.

The game started an hour late due to a game the Bucs had with the American Legion all-star squad. Bucs pitcher Sung-Wei Tseng and Oilers pitcher Berry Enright quickly made up for lost time.

The two threw up zeros until the sixth inning, when the Bucs struck for the three runs that would be the difference.

Enright took the loss, while Tseng gave up just two hits in posting the shutout. Tseng also struck out five while walking two.

The Oilers travel to face the Mat-Su Miners today at 7 p.m. before facing the Bucs in Anchorage at 7 p.m. Saturday.



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