Athletics - October 30 - Nov 4

By Andy Jones, Athletic Directory

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Athletic News and Program Summaries 



Here is this week’s athletic calendar.  Just a reminder that for all state playoff games OSAA charges $6.00/adult and $4.00 for students (K-12). Conference or family passes are not valid for state playoff contests.

Registration for winter sports Monday, November 6 through Thursday, November 9.  There is no school on November 10.  Winter practices start on Monday, November 13.

Please attend the 2nd Snowboarding Team Informational meeting on Wednesday, November 1st  @ 7pm in the OCHS Presentation Room.

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Please enter through the main doors of the school and follow the signs.


Monday, October 30

3:00-6:00 pm               Varsity Football Practice (Field 1)

3:00-6:00 pm               Cheer/Dance Practice (OCHS Auxiliary Gym)

3:15-5:30 pm               Cross Country Practice (OCHS)

3:30-6:00 pm               Girls Varsity Soccer Practice (Stadium)

7:00-8:30 pm               Volleyball Awards Dessert in OCHS Commons


Tuesday, October 31

3:00-6:00 pm               Varsity Football Practice (Stadium)

3:00-6:00 pm               Cheer/Dance Practice (OCHS Auxiliary Gym)

3:15-5:30 pm               Cross Country Practice (OCHS)

5:00 pm                       Girls Soccer at South Eugene-OSAA 2nd Round State Playoffs (Release-12:45/Bus departs-1:00)


Wednesday, November 1

2:10-2:50 pm               Study Table OCHS (Presentation Room)

3:00-6:00 pm               Cheer/Dance (OCHS Auxiliary Gym)

3:30-5:00 pm               Girls Varsity Soccer Practice (Stadium)

5:00-8:00 pm               Varsity/JV Football Practice (Stadium)

7:00-9:00 pm               OCHS Snowboard Team/Parent Meeting

(OCHS Presentation Room)


8:00-9:30 pm               Boys Varsity Soccer Practice (Field 8)


Thursday, November 2

3:00-6:00 pm               Varsity Football Practice (Field 1)

3:00-9:00 pm               Cheer/Dance (OCHS Auxiliary Gym)

3:15-5:30 pm               Cross Country Practice (OCHS)

6:00-7:30 pm               Girls Varsity Soccer Practice (Stadium)


Friday, November 3

3:15-5:30 pm               Cross Country Practice (at Lane CC-Release at 11:45/Bus departs at 12:00)

3:30-5:00 pm               Girls Varsity Soccer Practice (Stadium

5:00-7:00 pm               Boys Varsity Soccer Practice (Field 8)

7:00 pm                       Cheer/Dance at Stadium

7:00 pm                       Varsity Football vs Sunset-1st Round OSAA State Playoffs (Stadium)


Saturday, November 4

TBA                             Varsity Girls Soccer vs TBA

11:00 am                     Pioneer Cheer/Dance at Gladstone Competition

2:25 pm                       Girls Cross Country at OSAA State Meet at Lane CC



Last Weeks Program Results 

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


Cheer/Dance (Head Coach Lisa Ramage, assistant coach Gail Lockard and Lindsey Mead)

Emily Mathis and Alexis Pearson were both named to the Mt. Hood Conference 1st Team All Conference team.  40 Pioneer Cheer and Dance members will be in their first competition of the year at Gladstone this Saturday, November 4.  Doors open at 11:00 am.


Boys and Girls Cross Country (Head Coach Brandon Lee, assistant Coach Brent Eggers)

Both the boys and girls cross country teams raced at the MHC District Championships last Wednesday.  The girls finished in third place with 90 points and qualified for the OSAA State Meet this Saturday at Lane Community College in Eugene.  Kaari Guelsdorf led the way with a 10th place finish with a time of 20:18.60.  She was followed by Brynne Shroufe (16th) at 20:50.53, Shiloh Najjar (20th) at 21:14.10, Katie Schroeder (21st) at 21:17.94, Allie Edwards (23rd) at 21:34.73, Kylie Gulesdorf (31st) at 22:14.86, and McKenna Palumbo (36th) at 22:54.80.  They will race at 2:25 on Saturday.


The boys finished in 6th place (with 156 pts) and were led by Cade Hole (19th) at 17:29.2, Grant Pauli (26th) at 17:38.75, Jonathan Schaffer (30th at 17:45.51, Joseph Jannsen (37th) at 18:08, Wade Cisneros (44th) at 18:34.09, and Trevor Ritchey (45th) at 18:36.48.


Girls Soccer (Head Coach Marshall Brewer, assistant coaches, Joey Leonetti, Tiffani Traver, Casey Clegg, Stephan Berry, and Chelsi Brewer)

Varsity- The Lady Pioneers opened up the OSAA State Playoffs with a 2-0 win over the West Albany Bulldogs.  Abi Willet scored the first goal of the game for the Lady Pioneers with 5:49 left in the first half and Amber Jewell scored on a header from a pass by Chloe Leonetti with 6:30 left in the game.  The Pioneers played tough defense the entire game as goalkeeper Novalee Ceperich kept the shutout.


The Lady Pioneers will travel to South Eugene on Tuesday, October 31 for 2nd OSAA State Playoff game and a 5:00 pm game against the Axeman.


Boys Soccer (Head Coach Josh Cameron, assistant coaches Edgar Mora Mendoza, Dave Jordal, and Ian Feldt)

Varsity- The Pioneers traveled on Saturday to take on #3 ranked Grant in their First Round OSAA State Playoff game.  The Pioneers kept even with the Generals until the 78th minute of the game.  Grant hit three late goals and held on to win 3-0. 

The Pioneer boys soccer team finished the year at 6-7-2.


Volleyball (Head Coach Head Leejay Lee, assistant coaches Doug Keightley, Richard Haner, Kathleen McCord, Erica Frajford, Emily McAlindin and Sara Wilcox)

Varsity-The varsity girls hosted the Lake Oswego Lakers in the First Round of the OSAA State Playoffs last Wednesday and defeated the Lakers 3-1.  The Lady Pios earned their first playoff game in seven years as the beating Lake Oswego 25-20, 25-27, 25-16, 28-26.

The Pioneers traveled to Southridge to take on the #1 ranked Southridge Skyhawks in the 2nd Round of the OSAA State Playoffs on Saturday.  The Lady Pioneers lost to Southridge 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-15) and finished tied for 9th in the state. 


The Pioneers finished the season at 15-9.


Football (Head Coach Dustin Janz, assistant coaches Bryan Swanson, Jason Daniels, Bruce Borgelt, Bob Taylor, Ed Miller, Cesar Martinez, Brian Craven, Jeremy Johnson, Justin Barchus, Chris Creelman, DeShawn McKenzie and Kelly Murphy)

Varsity-The Pioneers finished their regular season and Senior Night with a 68-33 win over the Reynolds Raiders.  Reynolds opened the scoring on the first play of the game with a 95-yard kickoff return.  OC answered with 8:32 left in the first quarter on a Ethan Kassebaum 1 yard run.  The two-point conversion run was good by Zee Dennis-Lee.  Reynolds answered with a 53-yard touchdown pass to take a 14-8 lead before the Pioneers srated to roll.  Wyatt Lovell hit a 43-yard field goal.  Austin Bonner hit Teron Bradford on a 16-yard touchdown pass, Ethan Kassebaum added his second touchdown of the night on a 58 yard punt return.  Trevor Sheldon caught the two-point conversion pass to give the Pios a 27-21 halftime lead. Bradford caught his second touchdown pass of the night.  A 16-yard reception on a pass thrown by Bonner.  Kassebaum scored his third touchdown of the game this time an 18-yard interception return.  Bradford added his second touchdown on a 39-yard pass from Bonner.  Zee Dennis-Lee added a 60 yard touchdown run to put the Pios up 54-28.  Bradford had a 80-yard punt return for his third touchdown of the game and Jayden Shafer had his third pick six of the season with a 80 yard interception return.  The Pioneers finished the regular season at 6-3 and 5-2 in the Mt. Hood Conference.

The Pioneers will host the Sunset Apollos this Friday in a First Round OSAA State Playoff game.  Kick off is set for 7:00 pm.

JV-The JV’s traveled to Jesuit to take on the Crusaders in their final game of the season.  The Pioneers were beaten by the Crusaders 42-6.  The JV’s finished the year with an overall record of 4-5.

Freshmen- The Frosh Pioneers hosted the Reynolds Raiders in their final game of the season.  The Pioneers were on the short end of a 32-6 loss. Jordan Armstrong had fumble recovery, as did Jahleel Heath.  Logan Peyton intercepted two passes and had a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.  The Frosh finished the season with an overall record of 4-5.