No state play for Malheur County golf teams

PENDLETON – The state high school golf tournament teed off on Tuesday with no local teams participating. 

The teams of Vale, Nyssa and Ontario traveled to Pendleton for the Special District 3 tournament. 

In boys competition, Nyssa finished eighth and Vale was ninth. 

The Bulldogs were led by Kaleb Draper’s two-day total of 239. For the Vikings, Joseph Bentz fired a 231 to lead Vale. 

Heppner/Ione, Grant Union, Burns and Echo/ Stanfield will represent the district at state. 

In girls play, the Vikings finished just out of the trip to state in fourth while the Bulldogs were fifth. 

Vale’s Miranda Raven shot a two-day total 211 to lead Vale. Nyssa was led by Zanizia Suarez and her 215. The lone golfer for Ontario, Alanna Stark, finished the . . .