Local Roundup: Bucio scores hat trick in Raymond-South Bend win over Centralia

Also: Aberdeen tennis team beats Shelton; Grays Harbor College wrestling announces team awards

Raymond-South Bend beat 2A class Centralia as we review Wednesday’s local sports.


Raymond-South Bend 5, Centralia 1

Raymond-South Bend’s emergent season continued with a 5-1 Senior Night victory over Centralia on Wednesday in South Bend.

The Ravens (13-2 overall) flew out to a 3-0 first-half lead over the Tigers (10-6) thanks to freshman Alex Bucio, who had a natural hat trick with goals in the 22nd, 35th and 40th minutes of the game.

After Centralia scored to trim the RSB lead to 3-1, the Ravens’ sustained offensive pressure created a chance for Jose Bucio, who cashed in with a goal at the 78-minute mark.

Adam Mora added a stoppage-time goal to complete the Ravens’ 5-1 victory.

Centralia 0 1 – 1

RSB 3 2 – 5


First half – 1, RSB, A. Bucio, 22nd minute. 2, RSB, A. Bucio, 35th minute. 3, RSB, A. Bucio, 40th minute.

Second half – 4, Centralia, 60th minute. 5, RSB, J. Bucio, 78th minute. 6, RSB, Mora, 80th minute.

Other games

Montesano 1, Ilwaco 0 (Ilwaco forfeit)


Aberdeen 4, Shelton 2

Aberdeen won four of six matches to defeat Shelton 4-2 on Wednesday in Shelton.

The Bobcats swept the singles matches, with Kallie Knutson, Madi Ritter and Sophie Knutson combining to win 36 out of 38 games.

In doubles, Aberdeen’s Kensie Ervin and Annika Natwick needed extra games to beat Shelton’s Willow Lovingfloss and Kaylin Lankelis 2-6, 6-4 and 7-5.

Aberdeen’s Hadley Durr and Kimberly Membreno lost to Fiona Dowling and Teagan Orme by an identical score.

“We made an effort at every level to use tonight’s match to prepare for post-season play. We tried some new match-ups at doubles and our singles ladies definitely kicked up the intensity level,” Aberdeen head coach Ashley Kohlmeier said. “I am proud of our young team and the progress they have made. The Bobcats are excited for the immediate future, next week at sub-districts and further down the road as this group of ladies shows great promise.”

Aberdeen will compete at the sub-district meet on Monday in Tumwater.


Kallie Knutson (Aberdeen) defeated Evelyn Allen (Shelton) 6-0, 6-0.

Madi Ritter (A) def. Lilah Wentworth (S) 6-1, 6-0.

Sophie Knutson (A) def. Leilani Juarez (S) 6-0, 6-1.


Kensie Ervin/Annika Natwick (A) def. Willow Lovingfloss/Kaylin Lankelis 2-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Fiona Dowling/Teagan Orme (S) def. Hadley Durr/Kimberly Membreno (A) 2-6, 6-4, 5-7.

Josefina Francisco-Zacarias/Katelyn Anderson (S) def. Jaden Turpin/Sawyer Shoemaker (A) 6-3, 6-2.


Montesano places fourth at Kitsap Invitational

The Montesano girls golf team placed fourth overall at the 5th Annual Kitsap Invitational on Monday at the Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton.

The Bulldogs were led by defending 1A State champion Hailey Blancas, who placed 12th overall with an 18-hole round of 79.

Maggi Kupka (94, 44th), Jessie Lalonde (95, 45th), Ella Olsen (115, 79th), Lucy Scott (116, 82nd) and Kolie Broten (118, 83rd) also competed for Montesano.


Grays Harbor College honors its wrestlers

The Grays Harbor College wrestling program announced its team awards winners at a recent banquet.

The following winners were announced:

Men’s Team Winners

Most Valuable Wrestler: Josh Luna

Most Inspirational: Josh Luna

Team Captain: Saul Rocha

Most Improved: Wyatt Hood

Hammer Award: Rocco Clark

Women’s Team Winners

Most Valuable Wrestler: Renaeh Ureste

Newcomer of the Year: Alexandrea Kauffman-Templeton

Most Inspirational: Georgia Ustaszewski

Team Captain: Marissa Riojas

Most Improved: Eden Lopez

Hammer Award: Renaeh Ureste


GHC’s Tamker named NWAC Golfer of the Week

After taking first place at the most recent Northwest Athletic Conference league meet, Grays Harbor College’s Rasmus Tamker was named the NWAC Golfer of the Week for April 22-28, the organization announced on Thursday.

From a post on nwacsports.org:

Tamker won medalist honors at the Highline League Match with a score of 2-under Par, shooting 140 total for the two rounds. He had an impressive second round of 67, shooting 4-under par for the round.