Budrow hat trick lifts Eagle Point in soccer
EAGLE POINT — Jaydyn Budrow had a hat trick to lead Eagle Point to a 4-2 nonleague boys soccer victory over Crater Saturday.
Budrow scored two first-half goals, in the 10th and 35th minutes, as the Eagles (2-1) built a 2-1 halftime lead.
Budrow and Wemar Cervantes-Kerns scored in the second half, and Cervantes-Kerns added an assist. Midfielder Mathew Angel controlled the game for the Eagles, and teammate Luke Callahan pressured the defense on top.
Eagle Point keeper Giovanni Rodriguez made two key saves in the first half.
For Crater (2-1), Carson LeBel scored on a pass from Jayden Vranes in the 24th minute, and Vranes added a goal of his own at the 47-minute mark on a pass from Logan Bell.
NORTH MEDFORD 4, MCMINNVILLE 3: Will Gillock scored a goal with 10 minutes to play to lift North Medford in its season opener at North Medford High.
The Black Tornado fell behind early and the match went back and forth from there.
North Medford’s goals were by Nathan Qualls in the 20th minute, Robert Valencia in the 50th minute and an own goal by McMinnville that pulled the Tornado into a 3-3 tie.
The sophomore Gillock’s goal gave North its first lead of the game.
SOUTH MEDFORD 2, NORTH TAHOE 0: At Tahoe City, Calif., South Medford pulled off the shutout in nonconference play.
The Panthers (2-0) got on the board first when Ian Gwaltney converted a penalty kick in the 30th minute.
With two minutes left in the contest, Christian Garcia tallied for South Medford with an assist from Kam Calhoun.
ASHLAND 2, NORTH VALLEY 1: At Merlin, all three goals came in a span of six minutes of the first half in the nonconference match.
Ashland’s Kona Maka made a nice drive in the 28th minute to score the eventual game winner for the Grizzlies (1-1). It came a minute after North Valley’s goal.
Ashland’s Scott Gustafson began the scoring in the 22nd minute on a low drive from inside the 18-yard box.
The Grizzlies got stellar defense from Milan Pyle, Michael Holden and Tali Parowski.
VALLEY CATHOLIC 4, PHOENIX 1: At Talent, Valley Catholic scored three goals in a 15-minute span to pull away at Colver Field.
The Pirates (0-1), who were without five varsity players for a variety of reasons, answered Valley Catholic’s 19th minute goal with one of their own when Ty Clayton connected in the 25th minute on a set up from Randy Rodriguez to tie the score 1-all.
Valley Catholic reclaimed control by scoring goals in the 30th, 41st and 45th minutes.
CASCADE CHRISTIAN 4, JUNCTION CITY 4: At Junction City, David Flores-Hernandez and Kai Coster each had two goals and an assist as Cascade Christian opened the season in a nonleague match.
Trailing 2-0 early, JT Knobloch-Scott fed Flores-Hernandez for the Challengers’ first goal, then Kai Coster tied it before halftime on a combination of passes from Knobloch-Scott and Ryan Crowl.
Coster assisted Flores-Hernandez in the second half, and Flores-Hernandez returned the favor on a Coster score to make it 4-2 before the Tigers rallied.
CLEVELAND 3, SOUTH MEDFORD 1: At Portland, South Medford sophomore Alyssa Brown scored a second-half goal to narrow a 3-0 deficit in the nonconference match.
Brown knocked in her goal in the 67th minute on a pass from Heather Ramirez.
Freshman Lexie Clark played well for the Panthers (0-1-1), as did midfielders Talia Hutchins and Rainie Dabbs.
CRATER 6, EAGLE POINT 0: At Eagle Point, Kayleigh Gugliotta and Holly Trautman scored two goals apiece and goalie Teya Amidei delivered her third straight shutout to start the season as Crater remained undefeated with the nonleague victory.
Ayden Wycoff added a goal off a corner kick in the fourth minute and assisted on Gugliotta’s first goal for the Comets, who led 3-0 at the half.
Gugliotta also assisted on a goal by Montana Smith, who turned the header pass into a scoring strike in the 25th minute. Trautman, a freshman midfielder, added a pair of insurance goals in the last 10 minutes, the last coming off an assist by Joslyn Sizemore, another freshman.
Eagle Point fell to 0-3.