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SCAPPOOSE — Philomath High’s improbable run through the 4A girls soccer playoffs continued on Saturday night.

The No. 11 seed Warriors went on the road and came away with a 1-0 win over No. 3 Scappoose in the quarterfinals.

Philomath will square off with No. 10 Valley Catholic, which upset No. 2 North Valley 3-1, in the semis on Tuesday.

Carrie Lillis broke a scoreless tie in the 75th minute by converting a crossing pass from Halle Hewitt. Keeper Kana Bacho had the shutout.

"We played very well," PHS coach Mat Phelps said. "We stuck together and played tough, because they put a lot of pressure on us."

In the other half of the bracket, No. 9 seed Hidden Valley beat No. 1 North Marion and No. 5 Molalla topped No. 4 La Grande 5-1.

The Warriors (10-5-2) have now rolled off five straight wins and face a Valley Catholic team that is 14-3, with two of those losses coming at the hands of Scappoose.


BEND — Corvallis High’s girls soccer season came to an end with a 4-0 loss at No. 2 seed Summit in the 5A quarterfinals.

Summit (14-2) advances to the semifinals and will host No. 3 seed Crescent Valley on Tuesday.

The Spartans, who had won eight straight, advanced to the quarterfinals with a 5-1 home win over Ashland last Tuesday and wrap up the season 10-5-1.


REDMOND — The Central Linn volleyball team took home fifth place, while Monroe was sixth at the 2A state tournament at Ridgeview High.

The fourth-seeded Cobras, who fell in the semifinals to No. 1 Culver on Friday night, dropped a three-set match to No. 3 Kennedy.

Set scores were 25-20, 25-23, 25-17 between the Tri-River Conference rivals.

Central Linn finishes the season 21-5.

No. 7 Monroe, which fell in the quarterfinals on Friday, reached the consolation final with a 3-1 win over No. 6 Gaston. Set scores were 27-25, 25-27, 25-22, 25-19.

The Dragons then fell in three to No. 5 St. Paul. Set scores were 25-18, 29-27, 25-13.

Monroe wraps up the season 23-8.


JOHN DAY — Central Linn’s season came to an end with a 52-0 loss to Grant Union in the first round of the 2A state football playoffs.

The Cobras, seeded 13th, received an at-large berth but couldn’t keep pace with No. 4 Grant Union, who will host No. 5 Santiam in the quarterfinals next weekend.

Central Linn finishes the season 3-7.

Water polo

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West Albany’s girls water polo team picked up two wins on Friday to advance to next Friday’s 6A semifinals.

The Bulldogs, seeded second, dispatched South Salem 12-5 before topping South Eugene 7-2.

Olivia Friedel had five goals and Bailey Dickerson and Sabrina Grato two goals each in the win over South Salem. Goalie Erica Rietman had five blocks.

Kylee Crofcheck had two goals and Dickerson, Taylor Kelley, Anne Soot and Grato scored for the Bulldogs in the quarterfinals.

West (23-6) will face Lincoln in the semifinals at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Osborn Aquatic Center in Corvallis.


The West boys beat Barlow 17-13 on Saturday to reach the quarterfinals of the 6A tournament.

Kieran Van Horsen led the way with five goals. Jaden Humphreys added four goals, Randall Miller three, Eric Formiller three and Braxton Reece and Colby Huddleston one apiece. Conner Mier had 7 saves.

The Bulldogs were down 5-2 after the first quarter but battled back for the victory.

West then dropped a 16-6 decision to Lakeridge in the quarterfinals later Saturday.

Van Horsen and Formiller had two goals apiece. Mier had eight saves.

West will face Beaverton Friday morning in the consolation bracket.


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