Lane County High School Volleyball, Football Game Recaps, Scores
Pleasant Hill 3, Creswell 0: After Pleasant Hill won its first state bid since 1998, the Billes kept the winning ball rolling with a three-set victory in the second round of the state playoffs over Creswell on Saturday, winning 25-14, 25-20, 26 -24. Cheyenne Green led with 22 kills and 15 digs, while Emily Krauss had 11 digs and five kills.
Monroe 3, Oakridge 0: The Dragons beat Oakridge in three sets in the Valley Coast Conference playoffs, winning 25-16, 25-13, 25-17. Bella Gamache had 17 kills and 12 digs; Josie Essner contributed nine kills and nine digs; and Hannah Hicks had seven kills and nine digs. Lainie Bateman had 24 assists.
Pleasant Hill 3, Siuslaw 2: The Billies ended the regular season with a five-set Mountain Valley Conference win over Siuslaw (25-29, 19-25, 25-22, 24-26, 15-10) on Thursday. The Billies were led by sophomores Cheyenne Green with 26 kills, Emily Krauss with 14 digs, nine kills five aces and Claire Crawford with 41 assists, nine kills and five aces.
Creswell 3, Elmira 0: The Bulldogs beat Elmira, 25-16, 25-11, 25-22 in their final league game of the season. Creswell’s leaders were Lizabelle Osborn with 10 kills, nine aces, Samairah Quinones six digs, five kills and Caroline Spriggs had six assists and three kills.
Marist 3, North Bend 0: The Spartans beat North Bend in straight sets (25-13, 25-12, 25-18) to finish second in the Sky-Em League. Giana Elgarico led the Spartans with 20 kills, 10 digs and an ace, Tyler Harding had 26 digs and an ace, and Camryn Sydow had 25 assists, 12 digs and three aces.
Sheldon 3, North Medford 0: The Irish beat North Medford in straight sets (25-15, 25-12, 25-10) to solidify themselves as South West Conference champions. Elle Bruegman led with 15 digs, Gwen Fife has 13 kills and Kait Wood contributed seven kills. The team combined for 11 aces.
Marist 7, Cottage Grove 0: Sela Freeman’s four goals and assist led the Spartans to their 10th shutout Thursday. Paige Meador had a goal and two assists, while Mattie Andrus and Kate Firth each scored a goal and Andrus provided an assist. Ava Snyder and Emma Hart combined for three assists.
North Eugene 3, Churchill 1: The final game of the North Eugene Midwest League season, the Highlanders earned a five-set victory over Churchill on Wednesday, winning 25-22, 16-25, 27-25, 19-25, 9-15. Amelia Gansen led the Lancers with 25 assists and 13 digs, Jaedyn Bones had eight kills and Lubna Ward had 29 digs.
Thurston 3, Springfield 2: The Colts battled their way through a five-set Midwest League win over Springfield on Wednesday, winning 25-18, 21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 15-13. Ashlynn Medlock led the Colts with 13 kills, eight digs and an ace, Emily Buller had 65 assists, four kills and three aces, while Bayleigh Wodke contributed 21 digs, 10 kills and two aces.
Sheldon 3, grants pass 0: The Irish swept away Grants Pass in a three-set South West Conference victory (25-15, 25-17, 25-13) on Wednesday. Beaux Bruegman had 16 assists and 10 kills, Elle Bruegman had 16 digs and Gwen Fife contributed nine kills and eight digs. Alessia Libassi had 11 assists and Kait Wood had seven kills.
Pleasant Hill 8, Creswell 2: The Billies defeated Creswell in a special District 3 championship game on Wednesday. Seven different players scored goals, including seniors Emma Dyemartin and Paige Schenfeld, juniors Dakota Hyland and Tressa Geyer, and sophomores Rian Busby, Jordan Pierzina and Tessa Hammond. Six different players provided assists in the Billies’ win.
Marist 8, Marshfield 0: Marist, ranked No. 1 in the OSAA, won the Sky-Em League title with an explosive win over Marshfield on Tuesday. Senior co-captain Sela Freeman led the Spartans with four goals and two assists, junior co-captain Cloe Chase scored two goals, while five other Spartans joined in the action. The Spartans earned their 10th straight win and ninth shutout of the season. “It was a solid team win and I’m proud of our players not only for winning the Sky-Em League title, but for maintaining the intensity and showing our quality regardless of the opponent or what the scoreboard says,” Marist’s head coach said. Stefan Schroffner said in an email.
Sheldon 1, Eugene of the South 0: Sheldon’s Alexis Cockerill-Gonzalez goal from a 53rd-minute corner kick by Mary Frances Sluga secured the Irish a nil win over Axis in Tuesday’s Emerald Derby football match. Sheldon goalkeeper Addison Dye-Blondell recorded five saves.
Creswell 3, La Pin 2: The No. 5 continued his dominant season with a grueling five-set Mountain Valley Conference win over La Pine, winning 25-16, 15-17, 27-29, 21-25, 15-8. Lizabelle Osborn led Creswell with 29 kills, while Kimberlee Kelsey had 43 assists and 10 aces. Samairah Quinones contributed 21 digs and seven kills; and Kendyl Whitson had five blocks.
Central Linn 4, Pleasant Hill 3: Co-lead captain Adrian Arellano broke the state’s all-time mark with his 84th and 85th career goals in the Billies’ home loss to Central Linn on Monday. The previous record of 84 was shared by Frankie Lopez of McMinnville (2003-06) and Edgar Monroy of Corvallis (2016-19).
Pleasant Hill 1, Central Linn 1: The OSAA’s No. 9-ranked Billies traveled to Halsey where they faced the No. 4 Cobras for a 1-1 draw on Monday. Junior wing Lydia Whitney scored the Billies’ lone goal in the third minute on an assist from sophomore Tessa Hammond. First-year goaltender Kenna Caldwell recorded eight saves for the Billies.
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