Male athlete of the week
Isaac Buerger, Ridgeview golf, and Benny Saito and Skyler Jones, Redmond tennis — You can’t do better than a state championship, so we aren’t going to pick between the winners. After not having an individual championship from a Redmond athlete in two years, two titles are won in a week.
Female athlete of the week
Taitem Jensen, Ridgeview track — The junior won the Intermountain Conference title in the 100-and-200-meter dashes and led the Ravens to first-place in the 4x100 relay. She helped the Ravens edge out Crook County for the team title.
Game of the week
Boys tennis, state tournament — Redmond got the doubles title from Saito and Jones, third place in singles from Breaden Brooks and the consolation doubles title from Jeff Hair and Chad Pilling. Their 15 points was three better than second-place Crescent Valley, giving the Panther boys their first title in the sport,
What to watch for
Softball playoffs — No. 1 Ridgeview, on a seven-game winning streak, plays host to No. 18 North Bend at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Ravens are looking to advance to the quarterfinals for the third consecutive season.
Pendleton 6, Ridgeview 0
Crook County 2, Redmond 1
Ridgeview 4, Pendleton 2
Crook County 14, Redmond 13
Ridgeview, with a two-day score of 328-316-644, finished second behind Crescent Valley (307-302-609) at the Class 5A state championships at Trysting Tree in Corvallis. The Ravens’ Isaac Buerger (71-67-138) won his second individual championship over (Michael Gray of Crescent Valley (72-74-146). Redmond’s Emmett Hagen (89-88-177) finished 38th.
Ridgeview, with a two-day score of 416-407-823, finished fourth of six teams to complete the event, which was won by IMC rival Pendleton (388-379-767) at Quail Valley in Banks. Redmond’s Elizabeth Roundtree (94-95-189) finished seventh individually, while Logan Dietz (103-96-199) finished tied for 13th, leading the Ravens.
Pendleton 6, Redmond 1 (Game 1)
Redmond 5, Pendleton 1 (Game 2)
Redmond, with 74 points, was fifth and Ridgeview, with 15 1/2 points, was sixth at the six-team IMC Championships in Prineville. Crook County won with 213 points.
Ridgeview, with 129 points, won the IMC Championships in Prineville, while Redmond, with 70 points, was sixth in the six-team event.
Redmond, with 15 points, defeated second-place Crescent Valley by three to win the two-day Class 5A State Championships in Beaverton.
Redmond, with 2.5 points, finished 10th at the two-day Class 5A State Championships, which Corvallis won with 21 points. Ridgeview finished tied for 11th, with one point.