Community Sports in Brief

Running

Hundreds run for chocolate — More than 320 participants finished the third annual Run for Chocolate 5-kilometer race on Saturday in Sunriver, and two Bend runners earned top honors. Rick Floyd finished first overall in 17 minutes, 9 seconds, while Statia Smith was the first-place female in 20:47. Jason Gulley, of Bellingham, Wash., took second behind Floyd in 18:09, while Hillsboro’s Kenny Thisseu was third in 18:39. Natalia Martin and Colleen Sullivan made it a clean sweep by Bend participants in the women’s top three, finishing in 22:13 and 22:16, respectively. Redmond’s Rigo Ramirez was the top male masters runner, eight overall, in 19:10, while Sullivan was the fastest masters participant among women. Results of the top 30 men and top 30 women are available in Community Sports Scoreboard, left. Complete results can be found at racecenter.com.

Softball

Tournament registration available — Registration is now being accepted for the ASA girls fast-pitch High Desert Invitational, scheduled for April 13-14 in Redmond. The tournament is open to 12U and 10U teams, which will be guaranteed five games. Registration fee is $350 per squad, and registration will remain open until the tournament is full. All teams must complete and turn in a tournament roster before playing their first game. For more information or to register, contact Jeremy Puckett at 541-325-3689 or at jeremy@highdesertyellowjackets.com.

Track and field

Central Oregon tracksters compete in Idaho — Pole vaulter Annie Sidor posted the top performance among a group of Central Oregon Track Klub (CORK) members competing in the Simplot Games indoor meet, staged Thursday through Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho. Sidor tied for second in the girls pole vault with a clearance of 11 feet, 3 inches. CORK’s Michael Wilson made the finals of the boys 400 meters, finishing 16th in 51.12 seconds. And the CORK girls relay team of Alexa Thomas, Sammy Hignell-Stark, Hannah Cochran and Miranda Brown took ninth place in the finals of the girls 800 relay. Complete results are available at simplotgames.com.

—Bulletin staff report