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The host 1A Trinity Lutheran Saints Volleyball team won both halves of their non-league double dual match against South Wasco County and Country Christian on Saturday, September 13th. The Saints beat the Redsides of South Wasco County 3-0 , followed by a 3-0 battle over the Cougars of County Christian .
Jojo Wren had six digs and two aces to go with perfect passing, Megan Bunn and Nikayla Doane combined for 18 kills, and Banks knocked off defending state champion Crook County in straight sets Tuesday, the Cowgirls' first 3-0 loss to a Class 4A opponent since Rosie Honl's powerhouse program moved down from the 5A level following the 2009 season. Before there was any time to celebrate the accomplishment, Banks retook the court and proceeded to outlast host Cascade in five.
Barlow turned away a threat from rival Gresham to earn a four-set win on its home court Thursday night and stay among a crowd of unbeaten teams in the Mount Hood Conference.
The Lake Oswego boys soccer team features a solid mix of youth and experience this year on a squad that hopes to develop into a strong contender in the new-look Three Rivers League.
West Linn' volleyball team may be cashing in on some of its raw potential just a little earlier than expected. The Lions kicked off league play last week, taking on a determined St. Mary's side that was seeking revenge for last year's playoff loss.
For the second season in a row, the St. Helens Lady Lions have broken into the upper ranks of the 5A soccer standings, garnering a No. 5 rating after thrashing The Dalles 6-1 on Thursday evening.
After a valiant comeback and a late lead, McMinnville's boys soccer side still searching for its first win of the season as the Wilson Trojans struck in the waning moments of their Class 6A nonleague match at Wortman Stadium to stick the Grizzlies with a 2-2 draw. The Grizzlies were on their heels early and Wilson capitalized to take a lead int he 14th minute, but McMinville roared back with a bevy of scoring chances in the first half and a driving shot from Cameron Autencio just after the second half opened.
"As far as wins and losses, you know, of course everybody wants to win, but I told the girls that's not our primary focus," Miyama said. Dee Santiago had three goals, three of her teammates had one apiece, and Hillsboro cruised to a 6-0 victory Thursday against crosstown rival Century.
LAKE OSWEGO The Three Rivers League may not produce this year's Class 6A state volleyball champion, but from top to bottom, it's hard to find a more competitive league in Oregon this fall. Defending state champion Lakeridge may not even make it back to the state playoffs after the Pacers fell to 0-3 Thursday night following a five-set loss to Lake Oswego .
The Tualatin High School volleyball team opened its 2014 schedule by battling its way to a 10-25, 26-24, 25-20, 23-25, 15-11 win over rival Tigard in a Three Rivers League opening match played in front of a boisterous crowd at Tigard High School. "That was huge," Tualatin junior outside hitter Haley Howarth said of the win.
Looking ahead to the coming 2014 Metro League girls soccer race, coaches of the league's top teams are busy saying "Not it!" Sunset coach Ben Durano, whose team played in two of the past three state championships, is pretty sure that Sunset or Jesuit will be the best this year. "I think Westview's senior class will help them challenge Jesuit for the top spot," he said.
There seems to be one certainty when it comes to the Tigard High School girls soccer team in the 2014 season - the Tigers are going to be competitive.
The Southern Oregon women's volleyball team let a two-set lead slip away but rediscovered its sweet spot in time to pull out a five-set win over Oregon Tech in a Cascade Conference slugfest Wednesday at Bob Riehm Arena. Motade Atanda and Paulla Pinheiro combined for 40 kills and 27 assists and 16th-ranked Southern Oregon took charge early in the final set before pulling away for a 25-11, 25-20, 25-27, 20-25, 15-11 victory.
The Lions picked up exactly where they left off after last season, rolling through the first handful of games in the Northwest Oregon Conference and jumping out to a 3-0 record after a week of play. After sweeping Milwaukie in the road opener, the Lions returned home to open the home slate of matches with a double dual against Sandy and Hillsboro and once again, came away unscathed.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:07 pm
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