UMATILLA - Mandi Villanueva of Umatilla won medalist honors Friday with a 90, but it was the Kaydie Cresswell-led Pendleton Buckaroos who took the team honors at the Umatilla Golf Invitational.
Cresswell was second overall with a 95, leading Pendleton to its fourth team title of the season. The Buckaroos (399) were followed by Hermiston (416), Umatilla (451) and Heppner (530).
"I was impressed with Kaydie's performance," Pendleton coach Tony Hilde said. "She improved her score by several strokes from her last tournament."
Melissa VanPelt of Pendleton shot a 99 for third-place honors, followed by Hermiston's Ashley Smith (101) and Lindsey Johnson (102), who finished fifth for the Bucks.
Also for Pendleton, Ashley Treddenbarger shot a 103, and McKennon Cimmiyotti carded a 111. For Hermiston, Courtney Hanson shot a 104 and was followed by Tasha Harrell (105), Sara Elwood (106) and Katie Mabry (122).
A junior varsity boys meet also took place Friday with Hermiston taking top team honors with a 326 for its third team title of the season. Pendleton finished second with a 332.
Medalist honors went to Hermiston's Taylor McKenzie (78). He was followed by Pendleton's Alex Baty (79), Hermiston's Scott Shockman (81), Pendleton's Terry Cable (82) and Cody Huth of Hermiston rounded out the top five with an 83.