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CCS men, women win NWAACC regular-season golf championships

The Community Colleges of Spokane men’s and women’s golf teams wrapped up the NWAACC league championships with wins Monday in Auburn at the Green River tournament.

The league championship consists of four tournaments. The men were undefeated and the women lost just one match. The NWAAC Championship Tournament is May 17-18 in Walla Walla.

The women came back from a six-stroke deficit to win Monday by seven strokes. Kelsey Harting of CCS finished second at 164. Jenna Witmer of Green River was the medalist with a 161.

Kyler Gable and Tyler Johnson both shot a 2-under 70 to lead the CCS men to a three-stroke win over Bellevue. Gable finished second overall with a 75-70–145.


Matt Fields and Ryan Wiegand of Gonzaga have been named the West Coast Conference pitcher and co-player of the week.

Fields had his first career shutout in a 5-0 win over Saint Mary’s. He’s 6-1 overall, 4-0 in WCC play. Wiegand was 7 for 13 with three doubles and six RBIs.


Whitworth junior outfielder Lacey Kerr from Mead and Linfield freshman catcher Emilee Lepp from Colville were first-team selections on the All-Northwest Conference team.

Whitworth also placed sophomore infielder Caty Liescke on the second team. Junior infielder Ashley Carey and senior outfielder Mandee Edwards (Kettle Falls) were honorable mention.


Eastern Washington’s Pannhara Mam was named to the All-Big Sky Conference men’s team for the fourth straight year.

Teammate Kyle Schraeder had three straight first-team honors and Nico Riego de Dios was named to the first team for the second successive season. Art Karas was selected to the second team.

On the women’s side, EWU’s Amanda Mankovits made the honorable mention list.


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