High School Sports Roundup 9.6

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Cottage Grove Volleyball:

The season got underway last Tuesday against Creswell. The Bulldogs won the first two sets before the Lions took the third. The fourth game was close but the Bulldogs went on a 12-5 run to win the fourth game and thus the match. 

“I think we played well,” said head coach Kendra Anderson. “We take a lot [from a first match] because we can fine tune stuff we need and we can alter stuff that we need to fix. It’s a great opportunity.” 

The Lions then fell 1-3 on Thursday to Marshfield. 

Cottage Grove Boys and Girls Soccer:

Because of the smoke from the wild fires, both teams has games cancelled on Tuesday. Both teams were in action on Thursday for their first games of the season. The boys had a 0-0 draw at home against Philomath and the girls team fell 0-10 on the road at Philomath.  

Cottage Grove Boys and Girls Cross-Country:

The teams travelled to the Ultimook Race Nike Invitational this weekend. On the boys side, Konrad Raum, Jimmy Talley and Paesen Timm finished 20th, 21st and 23rd respectively to help lead the varsity side to a 7th place finish out of 22 teams between the 1A and 4A classification. For the girls, Stella Sobotkova finished in 47th place and the team finished 12th of 14 teams. 

North Douglas Football:

The team began their season last Thursday on the road at Powers where they won 32-20. On the offensive side, the team was led by quarterback Brandon Rundell who was 6/9 with 96 yards passing and a touchdown alongside two rushing touchdowns. Gerardo Alcantar had 11 carries for 128 yards and a 75 yard kick return for a touchdown. 

North Douglas and Elkton Volleyball:

After going 6-3 in the 1A Season Preview at Country Christian two weekends ago, the Warriors beat Elkton on the road last Thursday 3-0. Elkton is now 3-1 on the year.

Yoncalla and Elkton Football:

Elkton hosted Yoncalla last Friday where the Elks prevailed 28-22. 

Yoncalla Volleyball:

The Eagles won on the road at Mohawk 3-0 last Tuesday and fell 1-3 at Umpqua Valley Christian/Melrose Christian. 

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