Playoff matchups set for four AHS teams
The Ashland high boys soccer and football teams will host Class 5A state playoff games this week, and the Ashland girls soccer and volleyball teams will travel for their playoff matches.
The Ashland boys soccer team hosts Summit today at 3 p.m. at Ashland Middle School in a first-round matchup. The winner will face Corvallis or Hillsboro in the state quarterfinals Saturday.
The Ashland girls soccer team will travel to play Hood River Valley in a first-round match Wednesday at 6 p.m. The winner will play Putnam or Summit on Saturday.
The Ashland volleyball team beat Sandy on Saturday to qualify for the eight-team Class 5A state tournament, Friday and Saturday at Liberty High School in Hillsboro. The Grizzlies will play Lebanon at 3:15 p.m. Friday. The winner will advance to the semifinals that night and the loser will fall into the consolation bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
The Ashland football team hosts Bend in a first round game on Friday at 7 p.m.