Michael Wurzell tied for 15th in the final standings to lead Ashland High at the Class 5A boys golf tournament Tuesday at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis.
Wurzell, a senior, cut six strokes off his first-round score for a final round of 75 and a combined 156, 11 strokes off the pace set by state champion Jesse Salzwedel of Wilsonville (145).
Wurzell's teammate, freshman Ben Sager, shot an 87 Tuesday for a two-day total of 179, good for a tie at 61st.
Representing the Grizz girls golf team was junior Willie Michiels, who shot a 207 to finish tied for 41st. The girls state tourney was held at Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks.
SPRINGFIELD 6, ASHLAND 5 — At Springfield, Nick Hall collected two hits and scored one run for third-ranked Ashland in the non-conference game.
Brent Hegdahl's two RBI single highlighted a three-run first inning for the Grizzlies (21-5).
Ian Kendall's solo home run in the seventh pulled Ashland to within one run of fifth-ranked Springfield (17-5).
Ashland next hosts a Class 5A state playoff game Tuesday against Bend or Liberty.
Ashland 300 001 1 — 5 7 2
Springfield 103 101 x — 6 8 2
Kendall, Stone (4) and Scarmanich; Bates, VanEngers (6) and Haxby. W — Bates. L — Kendall (7-2). 2B — A: Hall. HR — A: Kendall.