Sports Briefs for Aug. 17

HRVHS Hall of Fame Golf Tourney Sept. 21

Set your calendars for the seventh-annual Hood River Valley High School Athletic Hall of Fame fundraiser golf tournament on Sept. 21 at Indian Creek Golf Course. The four-person scramble starts at 8:30 a.m. and is $300 per team of four (or $90 per player), which acts as a fundraiser for the HRVHS athletic department and includes green fees, cart, lunch and a goodie bag. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive, closest to the pin, top three teams, last team and hole-in-one.

Pick up registration forms at Indian Creek Golf Course, HRVHS athletic office or by calling 541-386-2318.

Erin Jones eighth at Triathlon World Cup

Hood River native and Colorado-based professional triathlete Erin Jones was in Hungary last week for the 2013 Tiszaujvaros ITU Triathlon World Cup. Jones, a 2009 HRVHS graduate, finished eighth overall in the elite women category with a total time of 1:01:39. USA teammate Katie Hursey won the event in 1:00.25.

ICMGA action continues

Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association action hosted 28 golfers in its latest round of friendly membership competition last the weekend. The tournament consisted of four different nine-hole formats over two days. Top finishers were:

Low Gross: 1st: Jake Morgan/Kevin Morgan; 2nd: Roger Barry/Denis Thomas; 3rd: John Garcia/Ross Kitt

Low Net: 1st: Yoyo Cervantes/Jim Slusher; 2nd: Gene Aslin/ Kelly Yackley; 3rd: Guido Wallace/ John Lozowski

ICMGA’s next tournament is the Fall Handicap tournament Sept. 14-15.

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Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest

The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge

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