PREP ROUNDUP: Henley girls stymie Cascade Christian
Ryane Mattox and Kinsey Hullman each scored goals to pace Henley to a 4-0 girls soccer win over Cascade Christian at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Friday.
Cascade Christian senior midfielder Katie Erno provided her team with its best scoring opportunity on a shot that had to be saved by the Hornets goalkeeper.
Freshman central defender Jordynn Jones also posted a strong effort for the Challengers with several good tackles.
The Challengers (0-3) return to the pitch at 10 a.m. today against Phoenix.
RV ADVENTIST 5, LAKEVIEW 2: At Lakeview, Bryce Perry opened up the season in impressive fashion, scoring a hat trick to lead Rogue Valley Adventist to a comfortable win.
Perry, a senior, scored two of his three goals before halftime, helping RVA (1-0) build a 3-0 lead going into the break. Kyle Wilson put the Red Tail Hawks in front with a goal.
Perry finished off his hat trick in the second half before Lakeview cut the RVA lead in half at 4-2. RVA’s Alan Lahr scored the final goal of the game.
RVA goalkeeper Aaron Wilson finished with three saves.
SOUTH EUGENE 3, SOUTH MEDFORD 1: South Eugene rallied to win the Southwest Conference match, 21-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-20, in four close sets Thursday night.
South Medford junior Katie Clevenger had a team-high 22 kills to go with eight digs and two aces. Senior Emily Fliegel added 14 kills, senior Lexi Deschweinitz had 25 assists and three aces while senior Grace Morales chipped in five kills and one block.
The Panthers (1-4, 0-1 SWC) stormed to a win in the first set but a few surges by South Eugene in the final three sets proved to be the difference.
HENLEY 3, ST. MARY’S 2: St. Mary’s came up short in a good back-and-forth battle, with a couple hitting errors in the final set proving costly Thursday as visiting Class 4A Henley won 20-25, 25-22, 25-15, 23-25, 15-11.
Junior Kelsey Dunn led St. Mary’s (3-3) with 16 kills and 14 blocks, sophomore Emma Johnston added 12 kills and 11 digs and senior Kylie Kinsella chipped in with 19 digs.
Senior Lainey Stranberg was 22 for 25 from the service line with four aces and eight kills for the Crusaders, while sophomore Noelle Thickett added five aces while serving 19 for 23. Thickett also had 25 assists and 13 digs.