K Some A, the basketball team of the Goldsmith family - Doug, Chad, Travis and D.J. - repeated as champions at Hoopfest.
They were one of 210 teams to win titles last weekend at the Spokane 3-on-3 street basketball tournament, competing in the family division.
At least 13 Valley teams were among the winners. Included were Bad Boyz Shillam in the Action SW Open, Male 6-foot and under division. Featured were former East Valley athletes Terry Shillam, his brothers-in-law Jim and John Bittner and former WV athlete Dan Lounder.
Two teams that won in the 18-24 male adult category included members of the 1992 West Valley team that finished third at state.
Andy Hannum and Jason Buterbaugh were on Walt’s Mailing’s 6-foot and over champ. Mark Munns and Joel Schillinger teamed up with former Eagles Jon McClintock and Brian DeBoer on Lords of Flatbush’s titlist.
Members of Appleway Chevrolet’s stateplacing 1975 and 76 American Legion teams of Ron Jackson, his sons Mick and Tim, plus Rick Witt (imported from Brewster) won at age 35-39.
Half of Central Valley High’s current girls basketball team were on teams that won championships. Angela and Andrea Kallas in the female high school division joined Seattle-area friends for one.
Marci MacPhee and Crystal Lee teamed with Branden Miller and Josh Nesbitt in the co-ed high school division for another.
Children of former Valley athletes and coaches, including Jaymie Steck, Brett Hite, Megan Owen and Sara and Lindsey Steblaj, also were among the winners, assuring Hoopfest a long and successful tenure.
Last chance for tennis league
Today is the last chance to sign up for the Spokane Tennis Association league.
Second session of the summer program begins July 10 and runs through Sept. 3. It offers tennis for families, individual adults and junior players from novice through open ability.
For details, contact Donna Lenseigne at 467-8357.
Valley View ladies compete
Members of the Valley View Ladies Golf Club conducted their weekly outing, led by Terry Gilligan.
Gilligan shot low gross 41 during medal play.
Net winners were Anne Meyers and Marty Liebelt with 33s in A flight, Dot Hedman with 27 in B flight and Nin Ravine with 29 in C flight.
Deckard sets pace at Painted Hills
Continuing to set the standard for Painted Hills Ladies Club golfers to shoot at, Danice Deckard was once again the A flight low gross leader.
Deckard shot 46, well ahead of any other flight winners last week.
Judy Clipperton had 59 in B flight, Becky Grimes and Colleen McGraw each shot 62 in C flight and Pam Baynes had 60 in D flight.
Robin Anderson shot 65 for those golfers without an established handicap.
Net winners included Pat Casey and Kay Laughlin at 35 in A flight, Jennifer Radke with 41 in B flight, Patty Spencer, also at 41 in C, Janis Smith and Angie Schauer with 39s in D.
Jackie Booth had a chip-in on the 14th hole and Clare Herman a birdie on 13.