Ford drives Mustangs past Henley
MURPHY ' Senior Shea Ford scored the game-winning goal with only four minutes to play as Hidden Valley edged Henley 3-2 in a key District 6 girls soccer tilt Tuesday.
Fellow senior Nina Jaramillo fed Ford the assist.
It was the most intense match we've played in all year, said Mustang coach Gary Elledge. We actually controlled the game more, but their goalie made some great saves.
Sophomore Jill Elder fed Julia GaRey the game's first goal in the 20th minute and later scored in the opening minute of the second half to give Hidden Valley a 2-1 lead.
Henley's Heather Olliffe tied the game twice off an unassisted goal in the 27th minute and later on a penalty kick in the 70th minute.
— The win kept the Mustangs perfect in District 6 play at 3-0 (7-0-1 overall) while Henley fell to 0-3.
Hidden Valley faces rival North Valley on Saturday.
It's always a good match because they are the cross-town team, and they always put together a solid team. Elledge said.
PHOENIX 5, ROGUE RIVER 0 ' At Talent, fifth-ranked Phoenix was overpowering in securing its 11th straight District 6 victory.
The Pirates (5-2, 3-0 Dist. 6), who haven't lost a league match since falling to North Valley in the 2001 district playoffs, compiled a 25-0 shots edge against Rogue River (1-2 District 6).
Marci Klimek started the scoring with a third-minute finish of Sarah Kieffer's diagonal pass.
Kieffer then headed home Kat Cox's corner kick in the 18th.
Larrisa Wiltrout dispossessed a Chieftains defender, beat another and found the net in 33rd.
Klimek took a through pass from Cox and hit side netting in the 45th.
Cox recorded her third assist in the 75th, setting up Ashley Novak.
ST. MARY'S 2, MAZAMA 0 ' At Klamath Falls, St. Mary's Shelsea Rawson scored four minutes into the match and teammate Erin Chamberlain added an insurance goal four minutes later to lead St. Mary's (6-0-1, 2-0 District 6).
Both teams got off 10 shots on goal, but the difference proved to be the Crusaders' 10 corner kicks.
CASCADE CHRISTIAN 4, ILLINOIS VALLEY 0 ' At Cave Junction, Cascade Christian (3-2, 2-1 District 6) scored three first-half goals against winless Illinois Valley (0-3, 0-3 District 6).
Sophomore midfielder Sarah Brown got the Challengers in the scoring column on an unassisted goal at the 13th minute.
Senior Michelle Messenger took a crossing pass from Whitney Winters and found the back of the net from 10 yards out four minutes later.
Katie O'Brien completed the opening-period scoring at the 39th minute from the top of the box.
Kim Woodhead accounted for the Challengers' only goal after intermission.
KLAMATH UNION 9, EAGLE POINT 0 ' At Eagle Point, Klamath Union bombarded the Eagle goal with 37 shots and improved to 3-5 with the nonconference win.
Pelican senior Jose Ortega headed in two goals within a minute and added an assist after starting the game in the goal.
Jose Bustillos also scored back-to-back goals in the 37th minute. Sophomore Seth Hughes chipped in three assists.
Brothers Mario and Martin Barajas got KU on the board with respective goals in the 15th and 18th minutes.
PHOENIX 5, ROGUE RIVER 0 ' At Phoenix, Phoenix remained undefeated in Skyline play as senior striker Noe Fletes chipped in two goals.
The Pirates (7-1, 6-0 Skyline) took a 1-0 lead into halftime on a penalty kick by senior striker Jason Lockett.
Phoenix came out shooting after an early second-half goal by Fletes. He and sophomore striker Kylar Wilson then scored on loose ball plays in front of the goal.
Lockett connected with senior striker John Feeney on an assist late in the game, setting up Feeney to score from about 18 yards out.
Rogue River is 2-4 in league and overall.
With the loss, Rogue River drops to 2-4 in league and overall.
NORTH VALLEY 5, MAZAMA — ' At Merlin, senior Robert Navarro tallied a hat trick and an assist for North Valley (3-5, 3-3 Skyline).
The Knights led 3-0 at halftime.
Evan Gross added two goals for North Valley and Kip Hamilton added two assists.
Jose Melgoza scored for Mazama at the 45th minute to cut the Knights' lead to 3-1.
ST. MARY'S 5, ASHLAND JV ' At Ashland, Sean Snider scored three goals and Josh Jones added two more as St. Mary's (5-0, 1-0 Dist. 3) led 5-0 at halftime in the nonconference match at Ashland Middle School.
Jones opened the scoring in the eighth minute, followed by a pair of goals by Snider. Snider's second score came when he volleyed in a corner kick by Matt Bladek.
Austin Grant created the pressure that allowed Jones to score the Crusaders' fourth goal.
Snider completed the scoring in the 37th minute when he capitalized on a defensive mistake by the Grizzlies.