Washougal doubles team fifth in state
After losing a tough match in the first round of the 2A state girls tennis championships at the Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle, Washougal’s doubles team of Paige Wilson and Beyonce Bea found success in the consolation bracket to take fifth place.
Bea and Wilson lost to Britney Butcher and Louli Ziels of Bellingham 7-5, 7-6 in the first round, but rebounded to win their next three matches, defeating Keara Sinclair and Lillian Hyde of East Valley (Spokane) 6-3, 6-0; Sydney Troy and Emry Bohlmann of Olympic 6-3, 6-1; and Clara-Beth Hamill and Hannah Walter of Selah 6-0, 6-1 in the fifth/eighth-place match.
Camas boys doubles team comes in fourth at state match
Camas tennis players Akash Prasad and Jake Gianan took fourth place in the 4A doubles division at the state boys tennis championships at the Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle on May 25.
The Papermakers’ duo beat Walter Crijanovschi and Benjamin Holmes of Newport 6-3, 6-0 in the first round, then fell to eventual champions Anuj Vimawala and Daniel Sohn of Jackson 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.
Prasad and Gianan beat Jackson Kelley and Brett Kelley of Bellarmine Prep 2-6, 7-5, 6-1, then topped Julian Ortiz and Lucas Orint of Mount Rainier for fourth place.
Camas softball wins two state tournament games
The Camas softball team won two of its four games at the 4A state tournament in Spokane on May 24-25.
The Papermakers opened tournament play with a 4-3 loss to defending champion Jackson, which went on to win its second straight state title.
Camas then beat Central Valley 4-2 and Skyview 2-1 in consolation bracket contests, but saw its season come to an end with a 5-3 loss to 4A Greater St. Helens League rival Battle Ground.
The Papermakers finish the season with an 18-12 record.
Camas girls golf takes fourth place at state tourney
After winning a 4A bi-district tournament on May 14, the Camas girls golf team traveled to Hangman Golf Course in Spokane for the 4A state tournament on May 21-22 with confidence, but ran into some tough competition.
The Papermakers took fourth place in the team standings behind the play of Emma Cox, who shot 76 and 84 at to finish 14th.
Ashley Clark finished 25th after recording an 81 and an 86, and Elizabeth Gillespie shot 95 and 85 to come in 46th.
In the 4A boys tournament at the Creek at Qualchan in Spokane, Papermakers sophomore Owen Huntington finished 10th with scores of 73 and 76.