Athletic directors at the Class 5A level have proven to be the most invested in controlling their own playoff destiny since a switch to the...
For the week ending Sept. 29
Troy Fowler, North Medford football
The junior quarterback passed for six touch¬downs and ran for another in a 61-45 Southwest Conference win over Crater. He completed 26 of 36 passes for 473 yards with one interception.
Cody Parker, Cascade Christian football
The senior scored three TDs and kicked field goals of 47 and 20 yards in a 47-27 nonleague win over Gold Beach. He made two catches for 63 yards and a TD and car¬ried 12 times for 61 yards and two TDs.
Ray Schireman, North Medford boys cross country
The senior, racing against national-caliber competition at the Stanford Invitational, set the school record 15:44 for 5,000 meters in the Di¬vision 1 seeded elite boys event. He placed 16th. Drew Jordan had the old mark of 15:46.
Grace Sporer, South Medford volleyball
The senior libero recorded 26 digs and all five of her aces came in the fourth set, boosting the Panthers to a 25-15, 23-25, 25-18, 25-17 nonleague victory over Eagle Point.
Danial White, Ashland football
The senior quarterback rushed for 122 yards and three TDs, includ¬ing the 49-yard game-winner, as No. 4 Ashland beat No. 5 Springfield 34-28 in Midwest¬ern League play. White also completed 12 of 23 passes for 94 yards and a score.