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Frame maintains lead at Lilac City Invitational

Hank Frame held on to the lead Friday after the second round of the Lilac City Invitational golf tournament at The Fairways.

The University High School graduate and Washington State senior-to-be carded a 2-under-par 69 to leave him at 6-under 134 at the halfway point.

Frame is dominating the Championship Flight –increasing his lead over Ed Jonson of Bainbridge Island, Wash., to 11 strokes.

Aaron Byrd of Four Lakes (151) is in third place, one shot ahead of David Sholseth of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and Nick McCaslin of Spokane.

• Chris Williams, a Moscow, Idaho, resident and senior-to-be at the University of Washington, lost in a three-man playoff at the Sahalee Players Championship tournament at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.

Kevin Penner of Las Vegas birdied the 72nd hole to get into the playoff and then birdied the first hole in the playoff to win.

Williams, Penner and Ben Geyer all had 9-under 279s.


Averi Hallman hit a hard cross toward the front post, striker Kara Marbury beat everyone to the ball and used the side of her foot to score past Eugene keeper Elise Nord and lift the Spokane Shine (3-2-2, 11 points) to a 1-0 victory over visiting Eugene Metro (2-4-2, 8) in Women’s Premier Soccer League action.

Stephanie Busch made five saves in goal for the Shine, who kept their postseason hopes alive.

The Shine have three matches left: Sunday at the Portland Rain; Friday at Albi against Emerald City; and next Saturday at Albi against the Oregon Rush.