Ashland High boys claim second straight water polo championship
TUALATIN — For the second straight year the Ashland boys defeated Parkrose for the Class 5A state water polo championship.
Forrest Kollar scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway pass from goalie Willis Plummer with 30 seconds remaining to guide the Grizzlies to the 11-10 win on Saturday at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center.
In the back-and-forth game, Ashland scored five goals in the fourth period to erase an 8-6 deficit.
Kollar, who scored a team-high three goals, was named to the first-team all-state team, along with teammates Jake Gavin and Wynn Michael.
Plummer and Lucas Opgenorth were second-team all-state, and Mahkah Wu was honorable mention all-state.
Parkrose defeated Ashland in the girls championship, 16-9.
Smith Freeman had a team-high four goals, Kallie Walker added three and Carlee Santee had 11 saves.
Freeman, Walker and Santee each earned first-team all-state. Teammate Jacy Mairs was second-team all-state, and Sarah Kasiah and Eliana Poole were honorable mention all-state.
Class 1A Football
MOHAWK 38, BUTTE FALLS 12 — At Marcola, Matt York scored two touchdowns and Dillan Tuyls ran for one touchdown and passed for another as Mohawk rolled in the first-round playoff game.
The Indians blitzed Butte Falls (8-2) for 28 first-quarter points and gained 192 of their 321 rushing yards in the period.
The Loggers trailed 32-6 at halftime.
Butte Falls rushed for 148 yards, with Harley Casillas leading the way with 76 yards on seven carries. Logger quarterback Codey Myers was 9-of-27 passing for 161 yards and two interceptions.
Myers connected with Moe Gower for a 65-yard TD pass in the opening quarter.
The Butte Falls seniors compiled a 30-9 record in the past four years. The Loggers lost just one game in the Mountain Valley League the last three years.
Mohawk advances to the quarterfinals next week against Crane, a 50-34 winner over Wallowa.
Butte Falls 6 0 0 8 —12
Mohawk 24 8 0 6 —38
M — York 36 pass from Tuyls (run good)
M — Tuyls 80 run (pass good)
BF — Gower 65 pass from Myers (pass failed)
M — York 70 run (run good)
M — Vian 6 pass from Wilkins (run good)
M — Wilkins 9 run (run failed)
BF — McGonagle 8 run (McGonagle run)