The Phoenix-Talent Pirates seventh-grade Pop Warner football team placed second in the state Sunday, losing to the Willamette Valley Wildcats, 32-12 at Autzen Stadium.
Tristan Hay scored both touchdowns for Pirates.
Missouri State junior setter Melissa Gmur has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete first team in volleyball.
Gmur, from Central Point, led her team with an 8.90 assist average to go with 2.25 digs per set and a .420 hitting percentage.
The former Cascade Christian standout also boasts a 3.89 cumulative grade-point average in elementary education.