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BEND — The West Albany softball team picked up where it left off with a 14-2 nonconference win at 5A Mountain View on Saturday.

The Bulldogs were coming off an impressive 10-0 win over McNary in Greater Valley Conference play on Friday.

McKenzie Kosmicki went 4 for 5 with 3 RBIs, Ellie Babbitt was 3 for 5 with three RBIs and two doubles and Hailey Davis was 2 for 4 with four RBIs.
Kosmicki went five innings and allowed just two hits while striking out 11. 

West (11-3, 5-0) is at McKay in GVC action on Tuesday.

Glide 11, Harrisburg 5

GLIDE — In a battle of the top teams in the Mountain View Conference, the visiting Eagles dropped their first conference game.

Harrisburg falls to 9-4 overall and 3-1 in conference play while No. 1 Glide is now 5-0 in the MVC.

The Eagles host La Pine on Tuesday.


West Albany won its third straight, taking a 5-2 Greater Valley Conference home win over McKay on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (9-4, 3-2) travel to McKay on Monday.

Track and field

SALEM — Philomath High’s Maggie Ross won the 100 (12.97) and 200 (26.61) meters and was part of the 4x100 relay team that took first (50.81) at the Meet of Champions on Saturday

Other members of Philomath’s relay were Phaedra Hinds-Cook, Melia Morton and Hannah Bovbjerg, and they set the fastest time in 4A this season.

Bovbjerg , Madison Bushnell, Hannah Hernandez and Melia Morton won the 4x400 in 4:18.44, second fastest in 4A this season. Connor Kutzler set a season-best 12 feet, 6 inches in winning the boys pole vault.

Sweet Home’s Bethany Gingerich was second in the 300 hurdles with a PR (46.61) and Jake Swanson set a PR in finishing second in the javelin (172-4).

Cesar Sepulveda led Jefferson with second place in the boys high jump (6-1) and third in the triple jump (42-0).

For Santiam Christian, Rebeka Preston won the girls triple jump with a PR of 38-11¼, which is the all-time 3A mark, and was on the 4x100 relay team with Amanda Preston, Kaia Bolster and Tommi Villers that placed second in 51.96, fastest in 3A this season.

Monroe’s Zach Young won the boys long jump (20-3½) and was second in the 800 with a PR of 2:01.99. Christian Garcia was second in the shot put (49-6). For the girls, Kyndal Martin had a PR of 45.16 in winning the 300 hurdles. That time is No. 2 on the 2A all-time list.

Cori Sanders was the top placer for East Linn Christian, taking third in the girls discus (114-8).

Scio also competed but did not have a top-five finisher.

Willamette Falls Invitational

OREGON CITY — Corvallis’ Oliver Joss, Ian Vickstrom and Wendy Hare all set PRs in winning events at the Willamette Falls Invitational.

Joss won the boys 800 meters in 2:02.47, while Vickstrom took the 3,000 in 9:01.87.

Hare was first in the girls 300 hurdles in 48.35.

Prefontaine Rotary Invitational

COOS BAY — Central Linn’s Jordyn Meadors won the high jump (4-10) to help the girls team take eighth at Prefontaine Rotary Invitational.

Jessica Neal was second in the 800 in a season-best 2:25.24 and was fourth in the mile with a PR of 5:32.43.

The CL boys were 19th.

Alexis Thomas was third in the girls triple jump with a season-best 33-1¼ for Harrisburg, which placed 20th as a team. The Harrisburg boys were 19th.

Boys tennis

PORTLAND — Philomath’s No. 4 doubles team of Reagan Schaeffer and Travis Crousser-Etzel won their division in a three-way tournament between defending 4A state champion Oregon Episcopal and 6A Newberg.

The Warriors split matches at No. 4 singles (Nathaniel Workman) and No. 3 doubles (Pablo Gurtubay and James Erickson).

The Warriors host Stayton in a league match Monday at Ashbrook Independent School.

Girls tennis

JUNCTION CITY — Philomath won the Junction City tournament by going 9-7 in matches. Zoe Boynton won two matches as did the doubles team of Ari Manning and Chloe Jurva and Atira Fairbanks and Ashlyn Wulk. Kena Bacho and Emma Nelson split their doubles matched as did Amelia Skinkis in singles.

The Warriors continue league play at Stayton on Monday.

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