Forced out as the head football coach at Eagle Point High in January, Jacob Schauffler wasn't sure what direction he would go in the early aftermath...
For the week ending March 3
Emily Alvarez, St. Mary’s girls basketball
The junior guard scored 21 points as the Crusaders defeated Willamina, 44-34, to in the state semifinals. She made 4 of 9 3-pointers and added six rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Cesar Chavez, Eagle Point boys basketball
The junior guard poured in 21 points to lead the Eagles to a 55-44 victory over Springfield in a Class 5A state play-in game.
Alex Miller, Cascade Christian boys basketball
The senior guard led the Challengers in the fourth-place state tournament game, scoring 20 points on 8 of 11 shooting in a 64-57 triumph over Portland Adventist.
Kyle Towry, South Medford girls basketball
The senior guard made four 3-pointers, scored 20 points and added five rebounds and three assists in a 78-39 second-round state playoff win over Southridge.
Mark Winans, South Medford boys basketball
The junior guard scored a career-high 25 points, including 22 in the first half, as the Panthers downed Lincoln 70-66 to advance to the state tournament. He made six 3s in the first half, going 8 of 9 afield.