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 Oct. 6
Josh Baugh, South Medford football
The senior receiver caught six passes for 118 yards, including an 8-yard TD to put the Panthers ahead for good in the third quarter of a 30-21 upset of sixth-ranked Roseburg.
Abby Coughlin, St. Mary's girls soccer
The junior had a hat trick to lead the Crusaders to a 6-1 District 4 victory over Illinois Valley. She recorded two first-half goals and one in the 54th minute.
Kelsey Strouse, Crater volleyball
The junior outside hitter amassed nine kills and 20 digs to help the Comets take down South Medford in Southern Oregon Hybrid play, 25-22, 25-18, 25-20.
Jordan Tilley, Ashland volleyball
The junior setter rolled up 42 assists, 14 digs and six aces as Ashland clinched the Southern Oregon Hybrid 5A title over Eagle Point, 25-22, 22-25, 25-17, 25-21.
Alex Torano, Cascade Christian girls soccer
The junior forward had a hat trick, scoring two of her three goals in the first half, as the Challengers downed Lakeview 8-0 in District 4 action.