Sports briefs 4/17

Emmerson, Oates win tournament

The doubles team of Lauren Emmerson and Corinne Oates won an 18-and-under girls tennis tournament last weekend at Salishan on the Oregon coast. In the finals, Emmerson and Oates defeated Amber Wendt and Jaime Ingle of Pendleton by a score of 6-4, 7-6. Both girls play for the Hood River Sports Club and HRV tennis teams, and are coached by Kevin Beeson and Barb Hosford.

Skatepark fundraiser Saturday

A skateboarding contest is planned for Saturday as a fundraiser for the Hood River Skatepark at 20th and Wasco streets. Music, food, raffles and prizes will be offered. Ribbon cutting for the new portion of the park will be at 9 a.m. Registration starts at 10 a.m., and the competition starts at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $15 and includes a T-shirt. No contestants will go away empty-handed. Competition age groups are 10-and-under, 11-15, and 16-and-over. For more information call 386-1038.

Rain limits turnout at Indian Creek

The team of Susan Gutzler, Patsy Prideaux and Darlene Roberts shot a 66 to lead nine lady golfers who braved the rain to participate in last Thursday’s scrambler at Indian Creek. Day’s Play continues every Thursday with a draw at 9:15 a.m. and play starting at 9:30 a.m.

Vegetate returns to Meadows

The 7th annual Vegetate Ski and Snowboard festival will be presented April 24-28 at Mt. Hood Meadows. The event, which benefits native wildflower and grass revegetation, features amateur competitions and culminates with a professional exhibition. Registration is $40 for each event or $100 for three. Spectators are free but lift tickets are required to reach some of the event sites. Check out

Youth lacrosse still seeking players

Hood River youth lacrosse is still accepting registrations for the spring season. Practices are Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15-5 p.m. at Westside. Any questions, call Will Griffith at 386-7614.

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