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PGA professional Derek Berg, of the PNW Golf Academy in Issaquah, Wash., birdied three holes and shot a 2-under par third-round 70 to capture the 2019 Northwest Open championship on a windy Wednesday at Wine Valley Golf Club. 

Area track and field athletes brought home Washington state championships at meets at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, and Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, over the weekend.

TACOMA— The Walla Walla High School Track and Field team sent eight boys and six girls to compete at the State Championships this past weekend at Mt. Tahoma High School.

CHENEY — Walla Walla Valley Academy’s Justin Roosma won a state title in the 2B boys 1,600-meter run, while College Place, DeSales, Dayton-Waitsburg, Prescott and Pomeroy all were also in action as the three-day state meet opened here on the Eastern Washington University track Thursday.

SPOKANE — Madison Darnold completed one of the best seasons ever by a Wa-Hi golfer with a 7-over par 80, cutting a stroke from her first-round score at state to place 16th on the 4A girls individual leaderboard here at Hangman Valley Golf Course on Wednesday.

Kristi Childers, a 2015 McLoughlin High graduate, was part of the Corban University women’s 400-meter relay team that finished third at the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) Championships at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Ore., on May 11-12.

MOSES LAKE — Dayton-Waitsburg’s softball team secured a berth in the state tournament as the second seed out of District 5/6 with two victories at the District 5/6 Class 2B Regional tournament at Paul Lauzier Athletic Complex here on Saturday.

MONMOUTH, Ore. — Sam Carlson won a state title for Helix in the 1A boys shot put, and Ellie Scheibner was second for Weston-McEwen in the 2A girls long jump, as both schools finished the track season with several strong performances in their respective meets here at Western Oregon University…