Logue hat trick lifts Panthers over Thurston
SPRINGFIELD — Senior forward Montana Logue took care of the scoring as the South Medford girls soccer team defeated Thurston, 3-1, during Southwest Conference play on Saturday.
Logue recorded a hat trick, scoring all her goals in the first half.
She drew a free kick and capitalized on it from 30 yards out in the 20th minute, then tallied using her left foot from 16 yards away on an assist from Chloe Alvarez in the 25th. She recorded Goal No. 3 after corralling a Whitney Winans pass and scoring from 25 yards out in the 30th.
Tiffany Hilkey had a goal for the Colts (0-5-2, 0-4 SWC) late in the match.
Midfielders Elizabeth Beattie and Madelyn Pineda and center back Sara Smith all submitted strong performances for South (6-2, 3-1).
NORTH MEDFORD 7, SOUTH EUGENE 1: At Eugene, Haley Janky scored twice and Sarah Thomas added a goal and two assists for North Medford during Southwest Conference action.
Meghan Cowan, Savannah Bumgardner, Rylee Karrick and Haylie Durant also had goals for the Black Tornado (6-1-1, 4-0 SWC), which led 4-1 at halftime against South Eugene (1-7, 0-4).
GRANTS PASS 2, WILLAMETTE 1: At Grants Pass, Elizabeth Williams and Kylee Dillon scored goals and goalkeeper Gretchen Berkey made a key save late for Grants Pass during Southwest Conference play.
The Cavers improved to 3-4-1 overall, 2-2 in league.
EAGLE POINT 1, CRATER 1: At Eagle Point, Eagle Point’s Ana Lopez scored in the 11th minute on a pass from Stephanie Jones before Crater’s Ellie Smith set up Mikalah Wilson’s goal eight minutes later during nonleague play.
Crater moved to 1-4-2 overall and Eagle Point 2-2-2.
ST. MARY’S 5, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 0: MaryBeth Barnum had two goals and two assists for St. Mary’s in Southern Cascade League action at U.S. Cellular.
Maddie Wheelock, Anna Peterson and Sara Klott also scored for the Crusaders (7-2-1, 3-0 SCL), who have won 18 straight league games against the Challengers (4-5, 1-2).
Klott has scored at least one goal in eight straight matches. Emily Elmore, Meghan Michels and Klott made assists and goalkeeper Emily Riehlman earned the shutout.
ROGUE RIVER 4, LAKEVIEW 3 (SO): At Rogue River, Larissa Hamilton had a hat trick in regulation, stopped an overtime penalty kick in goal and booted in the PK shootout game-winner for Rogue River during the Southern Cascade League match.
The Chieftains (3-3, 1-1 SCL) went 3-1 on penalties.
SOUTH MEDFORD 4, THURSTON 1: Kyle Owings scored twice and John Henry Gaffney had all four assists for South Medford in the Southwest Conference match.
Patrick Maloney’s 39th-minute goal evened the match at 1, and Diego Rodriguez gave the Panthers (5-1-2, 3-0-1 SWC) the lead for good in the 41st.
Owings tallied in the 43rd and 64th minutes against Thurston (2-5-1, 0-4).
NORTH MEDFORD 0, SOUTH EUGENE 0: North Medford goalkeeper Eric Benitez swallowed up a point-blank breakaway shot attempt by South Eugene to preserve a Southwest Conference tie.
Benitez had six saves for the Black Tornado (3-3-2, 3-0-1 SWC), which received an outstanding defensive effort from center back Miguel Ortiz-Rodriguez.
WILLAMETTE 4, GRANTS PASS 1: At Eugene, Enrique Gonzalez scored in the 26th minute for Grants Pass during Southwest Conference play.
Willamette (6-1-1, 3-0-1 SWC) led 3-1 at halftime against the Cavemen (1-7, 0-4).
EAGLE POINT 3, CRATER 0: At Central Point, Miguel Bobledo provided all of Eagle Point’s offense with a hat trick during nonleague action.
Goalkeeper Omar Escobedo recorded the shutout for the Eagles (6-1). Crater goalkeeper Damion Salazar had a busy day collecting 15 saves.
CASCADE CHRISTIAN 7, PACIFIC/BANDON 1: Travis Cave registered a hat trick to power Cascade Christian to a District 5 win at U.S. Cellular.
Ethan Hoffman got the Challengers (4-2, 3-1 District 5) going with a goal in the second minute, and Cave got two of his in the opening half.
Jesse Fretz and Kallen Rechberg also scored.
ROGUE RIVER 4, ILLINOIS VALLEY 3: At Rogue River, Gavin Decker scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, for Rogue River during Southern Cascade League play.
Kyle Imhoff and Jesse Gonzalez also scored for the Chieftains (2-4, 1-4 SCL), who were tied at 2 at halftime.