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Late goals doom Black Tornado

North Medford, which outshot Roseburg by approximately 10 shots, couldn't hold on to a late lead and surrendered a crucial Southwest Conference game on Saturday at Hoffbuhr Field.

Roseburg (5-3 SWC) tied the game in the 77th minute and added a goal in the first overtime to escape with a 2-1 victory, which keeps the Indians in the hunt for the SWC crown with two games remaining.

"We should have put them away when we had a chance," North Medford coach Rich Garcia said. "We had our chances to score."

The Black Tornado (4-4 SWC) jumped out to a 1-0 lead when McKenna Storey scored on a penalty kick in the 28th minute. However, North Medford failed to convert on a handful of shots in the box and Roseburg hung around.

Emma Kranick then scored on a breakaway following a defensive miscue with three minutes remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime. Then, in the final minute of the first overtime, a similar mistake by the Black Tornado defense allowed Hannah Russo to score on a breakaway. Brooke Strawn was awarded an assist.

SOUTH MEDFORD 1, SOUTH EUGENE 1, OT — Danielle Green's goal in the 65th minute helped send the match into overtime for South Medford but neither team could find the net in the two 10-minute overtime periods at Spiegelberg Stadium.

South Eugene scored in the 36th minute when Rhea Jampolskey sent a nice diagonal pass to Gwen Sonerian, who then booted the ball into the net.

Green's goal came on a header after a corner kick by Rebecca Nisbet.

Nisbet was denied by South Eugene's goalie in overtime on a shot to the back post that was tipped away at the last second, and the Panthers (2-8-2, 2-4-2 SWC) missed out on another good chance later in overtime on a similar far-post header by Angie Uribe.

SHELDON 2, GRANTS PASS 0 — At Eugene, Bronte Jorgensen scored in the 23rd and 75th minutes to help Sheldon remain in first place in Southwest Conference play.

Marisa Specht assisted on Jorgensen's second goal, and Caitlin Tilby had 10 saves for the Irish.

Southern Sky Conference

ASHLAND 1, KLAMATH UNION 0 — At Klamath Falls, Heather Case scored in the 46th minute to lift visiting Ashland to the win.

Kai Yearsley assisted on the goal for the Grizzlies (6-1 SSC), who outshot Klamath Union, 22-6.

Goalkeeper Rinchen Thomas recorded the shutout for Ashland.

MAZAMA 2, EAGLE POINT 1 — At Eagle Point, Eagle Point led 1-0 at halftime on Haylie Winner's goal at the 30th minute.

Mikayla Garrard scored for Mazama in the 56th minute to tie the game, then Darian Grigbsy got the game-winner in the 68th minute.

Senior Marissa O'Connor recorded 13 saves in net for the Eagles (1-5 SSC).

District 6

ST. MARY'S 3, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 0 — Mackenzie Krieser tallied a hat trick to lead St. Mary's to the District 6 triumph at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

Krieser's first goal came in the 37th minute off a pass from Anna Thorndike. Her second goal was unassisted in the 73rd minute, and then she capped her day two minutes later with a goal off an assist by Mattie Gambee.

The Crusaders improved to 11-1-1 overall and 11-1 in conference play.

PHOENIX 2, ROGUE RIVER 1 — At Talent, Anita Camacho crossed the ball to Kya McAlister, who punched in the game-winning goal three minutes into the first overtime for host Phoenix.

The Pirates, who had only 11 players, tied the game when Hilary Center scored in the 60th.

Rogue River took the early lead on a goal by Savannah Poston in the 10th minute.

HIDDEN VALLEY 3, HENLEY 2 — At Klamath Falls, Dana Powell, Ashley Hart and Rachelle Flick each scored first-half goal to lead Hidden Valley to a key District 6 victory.

Raychel Clark added an assist on Hart's goal and the Mustangs (11-2 overall) remained only one game behind St. Mary's in the league standings at 10-2.

Jordin Scholer scored off an assist by Allie Fahner for Henley's lone goal of the first half, and Fahner made it 3-2 in the second half on an assist from Alysa Castle.

The Hornets dropped to 10-3 overall and 9-3 in league.

NORTH VALLEY 8, ILLINOIS VALLEY 0 — At Cave Junction, North Valley led 4-0 at halftime and thwarted a handful of solid scoring opportunities by Illinois Valley to earn the shutout.

Natalie Goens, Lauren Crawford, Jill Hanson, Heather Cieri, Autumn Diaz and Katie Baker each scored for the Knights (7-5 Dist. 6). Megan Knitter added three assists.

The Cougars (0-12 Dist. 6) also had two own goals.