WALLA WALLA -- Jeff Thomas and Howard Crosby teamed up to capture gross honors at the annual Member-Guest Best-Ball Invitational golf tournament that concluded Saturday at the Walla Walla Country Club.
Thomas and his guest -- Crosby has played for years at the country club but is now a member at the new Wine Valley Golf Club -- teamed up for a 36-hole point total of 119. That was a solid 11 points better than the second-place duo of Jacob Barnhart and Jake Easterly, who finished with 108 points.
In the net division, Kevin Baker and Joe Kent were the winners with 128 points. Kurt Koepke-Doug Darroch and Ron Seifert-Gene Krueger tied for second with 126 points for each team.
Thomas and Crosby were also the winners of the putting contest while Terry Bergevin, Bruce Murr, Scott Larson and Jim Pollack claimed the horse race.
119 -- Howard Crosby-Jeff Thomas.
108 -- Jacob Barnhart-Jake Easterly.
104 -- Brad Blackburn-John Thorsnes.
128 -- Kevin Baker-Joe Kent.
126 -- Kurt Koepke-Doug Darroch, Ron Seifert-Gene Krueger.
124 -- Gary Meddaugh-Charlie King.
121 -- Tom Tate-Doug Marlow, Terry Bergevin-Bruce Murr.
119 -- Bill Musick-Mike Wong, Brad Rice-Doug Gunderson, Clay Widmayer-John Hunt, Doug Coe-Mike Garton.
116 Club -- Kevin Baker-Joe Kent, Kurt Koepke-Doug Darroch, Ron Seifert-Gene Krueger, Gary Meddaugh-Charlie King, Tom Tate-Doug Marlow, Terry Bergevin-Bruce Murr, Bill Musick-Mike Wong, Brad Rice-Doug Gunderson, Clay Widmayer-John Hunt, Doug Coe-Mike Garton, Steve Wanichek-Jack Wanichek, Brad Blackburn-John Thorsnes, Howard Crosby-Jeff Thomas, Greg Fink-John Lewis, Dan Kaylor-Don Kurtz, Tim Larkin-Bruce Tutvedt, Phil Morgan-Tom Thomason.
Putting Contest -- 1, Howard Crosby-Jeff Thomas; 2, Brad Blackburn-John Thorsnes, 3, Jeff Wateje-Jeff Waetje; 4, Jim McCarthy-Bob Hovee.
Horse Race -- 1, Terry Bergevin-Bruce Murr-Scott Larson-Jim Pollack; 2, Jacob Barnhart-Jake Easterly-Lonnie Ness-Dale Schibbe; 3, Tim Brennan-Donovan Olson-Bill Brownfield-Curly Chappell; 4, (tie) Howard Crosby-Jeff Thomas-John Edwards-Don O'Leary, Jim Kent-Kim Schademan-Jim McCarthy-Bob Hovee, Norm Lucarelli-Mike Spanish-Brad Rice-Doug Gunderson.