Cottage Grove Boys Cross Country
Saturday at the Paul Mariman Invitational at Philomath High School, the Lions finished in sixth place of the 12 teams competing. Leading the way for the Lions was junior Jimmy Talley who took sixth place in a time of 17:27. Paesen Timm took 11th in a time of 17:50. Konrad Raum (18:55, 34th place), Jaden Thuesen (19:53, 52nd place) and Justin Francis (20:38, 59th place) were Cottage Grove’s point scorers.
Cottage Grove Girls Cross Country
At Saturday’s meet, the girls team finished third of the seven teams competing. The first Cottage Grove finisher was sophomore Annah Nyburg who took sixth place in a time of 20:32. Evie Smith (22:16) and Eternity Reimche (22:45) claimed 23rd and 25th place respectively. Kenzie Parsons (24:04) and Nadia Witt (24:28) took 38th and 39th place for the Lions.
Cottage Grove Volleyball (13-3, 6-1 Sky-Em)
After defeating Siuslaw in straight sets at home on Tuesday, the Lions fell on the road to Marshfield 1-3; the team’s first loss in league play this season. Cottage Grove dropped to #3 in the 4A rankings while staying the top-ranked team in the coaches’ poll.
North Douglas (4-2, 2-1) Yoncalla (2-3, 1-2) Football
The Warriors defeated the Eagles 30-28 at home last Friday. After a 22 point second quarter that put North Douglas up 30-14 at the half, the Eagles made things close in second the half behind a 14-point fourth quarter. The Warriors came up with the play of the game on a Yoncalla two-point conversion with less than a minute to play that would have tied the game.
Cal Parks had two touchdowns for the Warriors and Dominic Aguilar had a pair of scores for the Eagles.
North Douglas Volleyball (21-5, 11-0 Skyline)
The Warriors continued to cruise through league play with a pair of sweeps over New Hope Christian and UVC.
Elkton Volleyball (11-7, 6-6 Skyline)
The Elks fell to Days Creek 0-3 on Tuesday and defeated Riddle 3-0 on Thursday.
Yoncalla Volleyball (8-8, 5-7 Skyline)
The Eagles defeated Pacific 3-0 on the road last Thursday.