Athletics: May 21 - 26

By Andy Jones, Athletic Directory

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Just a reminder that Pioneer Memorial Stadium will be closed starting Monday, May 21 for the installation of new turf, new scoreboard, new track surface and sound system.  It will be closed all summer and we are hoping to have it reopened for use by the second week of August.




Last week summaries: 

Below you will find results from last week on how the Oregon City teams fared.



Monday, May 21

4:00-6:00 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Practice (Stadium)

4:00 Varsity Softball vs South Medford-OSAA 1st Round State Playoff game (Field 6)

5:30 Varsity Baseball at West Salem- OSAA 1st Round State Playoff game (Bus departs at 3:15)

7:00 Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs Beaverton (Stadium) OHSLA Cascade Cup 1st Round Playoff Game


Tuesday, May 22

3:30-5:30 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Practice (Field 8)

3:00-6:00 Varsity Softball Practice (Field 6)

3:00-6:00 Varsity Baseball Practice (Field 3)

6:00 Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs Beaverton at Wilsonville HS-OGLA State Silver Semifinals

6:00 Rugby Awards Ceremony (Commons)


Wednesday, May 23

3:30-5:30 Boys Varsity Lacrosse Practice (Field 8)

4:00-6:00 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Practice (Field 2)

TBA Varsity Softball-OSAA 2nd Round State Playoff Game

TBA Varsity Baseball- OSAA 2nd Round State Playoff Game

6:30 Girls Tennis Awards Ceremony (Commons)


Thursday, May 24

TBA Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs TBA OHSLA Cascade Cup 2nd Round Playoff Game

TBA Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Wilsonville HS-OGLA State Silver Championship

TBA Varsity Softball Practice

TBA Varsity Baseball Practice

6:00 Baseball Awards Ceremony (Commons)


Friday, May 25

TBA Varsity Softball OSAA State Quarterfinal Game

TBA Varsity Baseball OSAA State Quarterfinal Game


Saturday, May 26

TBA Equestrian Awards Ceremony (Wacker Performance Horses)


Below you will find results from last week on how the Oregon City teams fared.


Rugby (Head Coach Keith Swensen, assisted by Kevin Sowders and Lynn Schoenfeld)

The Oregon Pioneer Rugby Club finished their season 13-2 12-2 with a 22-19 win over Union High School and earning a 5thplace finish in the 2108 Rugby Oregon Championships.

Wyatt Dillman (Senior), Captain – 2 trys + 1 conversion = 12 points. Wyatt was again elected OPRC’s Man-of-the-Match by the Union again having the key performance in OPRC’s win.  Josh Landen (Senior) - 1 try = 5 points.  Cole Sowders (Senior) - 1 try = 5 points.

 OC Clay Target Team (Coach Dale Nelson)

The Oregon City Clay Target Team completed their fourth week of competition last week and are still in first place for the thrid week in a row! The OCHS Clay Target Team is first in our conference for the third week in a row! Henry Phipps and Dylan Nelson are both in the all-conference top 25 shooters statewide. Henry, Dylan and Wyatt Copeland are in the top 10 shooters in our conference. Henry was a “49er” again this week turning in a score of 49/50. Dylan and Kaden Nelson both turned in solid 46/50 scores. Kaden is new to trapshooting and has progressed very quickly to be one of our top shooters. Dakota Wille and Wyatt Copeland turned in very respectable 43/50 scores helping the team retain its first-place position. Our younger athletes are all progressing nicely and will soon be turning in top scores.


This week is the 5th and final week of competition for the Pioneer Clay Target Team.  State competition is scheduled for June 23.


Baseball-Varsity (Head Coach JJ Winkle, assisted by Justin Bugni and Mike Lord)

The Pioneers won both add on games last week.  They hosted Cleveland on Tuesday and came away with a 6-2 win.  Alan Scott pitched a complete game striking out 13 and walking 1. Logan Hanson was 2 for 3 with a triple. Hayden Keep was 2 for 2 with an RBI. On Wednesday the Pios hosted Banks and won 11-3 victory. Christian Mansfield went the distance on the mound striking out 4 and walking none. Logan Hanson was 2 for 4 with 3 runs. Jordan Beard had 3 RBI’s. Kyle Roley went 3 for 5 with 4 RBI’s. Hayden Keep was 2 for 3 with a double. Jordan Weseman was 3 for 3 with an RBI. Lucas Hanson was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored.


The Pios will face West Salem today (Monday, May 21) in the first round of the OSAA State Playoffs.  Game time is set for 5:30at West Salem.


Girls Softball-Varsity (Head Coach Dave Adelhart, assisted by Chris Parrish, Mike Genskay and Nathan Hornback)

The Pioneers played two add on games last week.  On Tuesday they traveled to West Albany to take on the Bulldogs and came home with a 1-0 win.  Ashley Spencer doubled in the sixth followed by Jordyn Duntley's game winning RBI double.  On Wednesday they traveled to Hood River and won 10-2.  Morgan Hornback struck out 13 and hit a homerun. Isabelle Lewis also homered for the Pioneers and had 3 RBI's.

The Pioneers start the OSAA State Playoffs with a 1st Round State game against the South Medford Panthers at home today with a 4:00 start.


Track and Field (Head Coaches Kristen Mull and Adam Thygeson, assisted by Bret Livingston, DeShawn McKenzie, Brandon Lee, Renika Bauer, Brent Eggers, Anthony Robinson, and Cody Bareksten)

The Pioneers competed in the OSAA State Track Champions this past weekend at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

On the girls side Kylie Guelsdorf made in into the finals of the long jump where she finished 10th with a jump of 16’ 4 1/2”.  Anessa Chirgwin finishd 6th in the discus with a throw of 132’ 2”.  Kylie Griffin took 7th in the high jump with a jump of 5’ 0”.  The  4 x100m relay team of Kylie Guelsdorf, Lily Bartel, Kylei Halbakken, and Kiera O’Malley with Bailey Gray and Kaari Guelsdorf finished in 13th place with a time of 50.16.


On the boys side the team took 6th place.  Jake Follett finished 2nd in the long jump with a jump of 22’ 6” and 5th in the triple jump with a jump of 43’ 7.25”.  Tyler Quinsey finished 3rd in the high jump with a jump of 6’ 3”.  Lane Marshall finished 4th in the discus with a throw of 159’ 7” and 6th in the shot put with a throw of 49’ 8.75”.  Israel Miles did not place in the 110m hurdles but ran a time of 15.53.  In the 300m hurdles Israel ran a time of 39.96.  The 4 x 400m relay team of Ricky Ascencio, Indy Daniel, Jake Follett, and Wyatt Lovell with Israel Miles and Austin Canchola finished 14th with a time of 3:25.77.  Luke Peyton finished 8th with a throw of 173’ 9”. 


Para athlete Candice Stillwell finished 2nd in the shot put with a throw of 12’ 3.75” and 5th in the 1500m run with a time of 7:13.52.


Boys Golf (Head Coach Tod Billings, assisted by Kurt Guelsdorf)

Max Fabrycki was the lone Pioneer golfer at the OSAA State Championships last week at Emerald Valley Golf Club.  Max had a two day total of 168 which put him in the top 40 at the 6A State Championships.


Boys Lacrosse (Head Coach Jeff Bell, assisted by Bryan Swanson, Ryan Sprague, Jim Martineau and Gabriel Payne)

The Pioneers finished their regular season with a loss the West Linn Lions 17-4.  In a losing effort, Jack Cross and Ashton Johnson each had two scores with Colton Gibson leading the way on ground balls with 5.


Tonight the Pioneers will host the Beaverton Beavers in the 1st Round of the OHSLA State Playoffs.  Game time is 7:00 pm.  There is an admission charge.


Girls Lacrosse (Head Coach Amanda Willis, assisted by Danielle Kirby and Rachel Wong)

The Lady Pioneers opened up their 2018 OGLA playoff run with a 17-8 win over the Newberg Tigers.  Stats for the game were not available at email time.


The Lady Pioneers are now headed to the State Silver Semifinals on Tuesday with a game against the Beaverton Beavers.  The Lady Pioneers will take on the Beavers at 6:00 pm at Wilsonville High School.


Boys Tennis (Head Coach Miyka Whiting, assisted by Barry Engelman)

The doubles team of David Engelman and Jaron Sorensen and singles player Michael Perez represented the Pioneers last week at the OSAA State Tennis Championships.  Michael Perez lost both his opening match 6-1, 6-0 to move into consolation play where he was defeated 8-2.  David and Jared lost their first round match 6-4, 6-3 but rebounded with a 9-7 win in consolation play before bowing out with a 8-5 loss.