1A/4A Baseball/Softball Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 4A Baseball North Marion 18, Madras 0 4A Softball Alexis Bales drove 2RBI’s in Cascade’s 4-1 win over Philomath.  Hannah Walliman struck out five for the Cougars while going 1-for-2 hitting.   Stayton’s Jessica Rule and Cedella Ritchie each drove in 2RBI’s and Brielle Kessler drove in another 3RBI’s.  Rule struck out…

Cascade Keeps Rolling With Win Over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Cascade’s defense has been on a rail since their 7-5 defeat to Philomath/Alsea on April 21.  Not allowing more than four runs in their four-game winning streak with the Cougars sitting 7-2 nine games into the season following their 7-3 win over Stayton Thursday afternoon on the road. Defense…

1A-6A Scoreboard for April 29

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul saw Jordan Caldwell, Stella Koch and Payton Saucy hit home runs in the Buckaroos tough 22-19 defeat to Perrydale Thursday afternoon in Perrydale.  The Pirates Courtney Reed struck out eight and Cody Lawrence drove in a game-high 5RBI’s in the game to lead a Perrydale offense that saw six…

Rebreaking The School Record

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com URNER, Ore.—Eight days after making school history in Sweet Home, Cascade Junior Emma Gates did it again: Made School History.  High Jumping five-feet-eleven-inches.  Coming literally tooth-and-nail from making it six-feet-even. Each jump seemed easy.  Five-two, five-four, five-six.  Gates got five-eight on the second attempt.  Last person standing after Stayton’s Parker Dirkx…

Oregon West Conference Volleyball League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Greta Davis (Sisters) and Baileey Hartsook (Sweet Home) were named Oregon West Conference Volleyball Players of the Year.  Mary Hutchins of Sweet Home was Coach of the Year. The Huskies went 14-1 and the Outlaws went 13-2, both teams met in the Culminative Week Finals in early April. Stayton’s Carly Rose…

Eagles Pull Away From Cougars In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.cmo STAYTON, Ore.–  The little things added up for Stayton and went against Cascade Thursday afternoon in Stayton. The Eagles aggressive playing style took some time, trusting the process, waiting for the moment in which it would have paid off in their 14-hit, 6-2 victory to start the season for both teams. …

Stayton Takes Championship Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TAYTON, Ore.–  It was 11 years in the making for the Stayton Eagles Boys Soccer team.  Last time they’ve won the State Championship was 2010 when the squad rode an emotional journey that was capped by their 1-0 win over Hidden Valley. Over the next few years, they’ve reached the State…

Esparza Brothers Lead Eagles To Semis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The dynamic sibling duo of Ishmael and Jayden Esparza went on to lead the Eagles of Stayton to their 5-1 victory over Marshfield Tuesday evening at Stayton in the 4A Cumulative Week State Quarterfinals. Coming out aggressive, Ishmael got the Eagles on the board first in the sixth.  His…

Cascade Sets Tone Early In Big Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The last two weeks against Marist, against Canby, had looked as if it had paid off against their rival-Stayton Friday night. They stopped the Eagles running game.  Offensively, Cascade saw David Kanoff, Blake Lewis, Ariel Tobiasson, Jacob Hage and saw Colin Smittle kick a 23-yard Field Goal to put…

Saturday XC Round-Up: Eagles Place Second And Third

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Stayton Girls Cross Country team finished second in the Husky Invitational Saturday afternoon in Sweet Home, five points off the pace behind Philomath 40-25.  Hope Bridge (fifth), Maddy Mitzel (sixth) and Sarah Wolf (ninth) finished in the Top 10.  The Eagles Boys Cross Country team finished third as Brenden Del…

Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Stayton Cross Country Invitational Stayton had won the girls race as Hope Bridge (fourth), Maddy Mitzel (fifth) and Sarah Wolf (sixth) finished sixth as the Eagles finished with 36 team points.  Regis’ Julia McLoughlin won the girls race at 21:22, Scio’s Athena Lau (22:11) was second and Myranda Marquez of Woodburn…

Stayton Takes Gritty Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Staying calm, cool and collected was a crucial component Wednesday night as much as the performance was for both Stayton and Scio in the Eagles 25-22, 25-22, 25-11 sweep of the Loggers at Scio High School. Communication and staying in the moment were big.  One team would jump out,…