Horizon Christian School snapped a six-game losing streak Tuesday, with a 12-11 win against the LaSalle Prep junior varsity in Milwaukie.
Hood River Valley High School heavyweight Brandon Dominguez got retribution over the weekend at the Oregon high school Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling Championships. After a disappointing district result earlier this year in which he failed to qualify for the OSAA state championships, Dominguez, a senior, earned All-America honors by winning a state Greco-Roman title Sunday and finishing second in the freestyle tournament on Saturday.
Hannah Bergemann brings home USASA gold
After winning the girls combined Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association state freestyle title this winter, Hannah Bergemann traveled last week to the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association National Championships at Copper Mountain, Colo.
Hood River Valley High School boys and girls golf teams had tournament play Thursday; the boys hosted a Columbia River Conference preview event with The Dalles-Wahtonka, Hermiston and Pendleton while the girls traveled to Pendleton for a tournament of their own.
The long ball on Tuesday and base on balls on Thursday led to two more losses for the Horizon Christian School baseball team.
Hood River Valley High School girls lacrosse played to an exciting double-overtime finish Wednesday evening against a tenacious and undefeated Wilson squad. The Trojans scored first in the final sudden-death period to nab the 9-8 win on HRV turf and maintain their standing atop the Portland League’s leaderboard.
Hood River Valley High School varsity girls tennis won all but one match Tuesday afternoon in a home pairing against The Dalles Wahtonka.
HRV baseball beats Corvallis 9-8 in last non-league game
The Hood River Valley Eagles baseball team utilized error free defense, strong pitching and an explosive offense to get a big win in its final nonleague contest. Ryan Colesar’s game-winning RBI single helped propel the Eagles to a 9-8 victory over the Corvallis Spartans Thursday at Hood River Valley High.
Hood River Valley High School varsity baseball traveled to Bend this weekend for a doubleheader against the 5A Intermountain Conference Lava Bears. In the opening game, the Eagles fell behind 3-1 in the second inning but chipped away with a total of 12 hits in seven innings to finish with a 9-3 win. The second game went the way of the Bears, who capitalized on four HRV errors to finish with a 3-2 win despite being outhit by their opponent.
Heppner took advantage of walks and Horizon errors to sweep the Hawks 8-3 and 12-5 in a District 6 baseball doubleheader Saturday at Kramer Field in The Dalles.
Bloomster takes first in long jump at Condon/Wheeler
Horizon Christian School’s track and field team is up and running in its second year competing in the sport. The squad traveled to the Condon/Wheeler Invitational Saturday for the first meet of the season, where the boys team finished ninth out of 14 and the girls finished 10th out of 12 teams.
HRV varsity girls 10-1 going into league schedule
After winning eight straight to improve its record to 10-1, perhaps the sky is the limit this eason for the high-flying Hood River Valley High Eagles softball team. HRV, ranked seventh in the OSAA Class 5A level, showed it’s deserving of high recognition after sweeping a doubleheader 11-1 and 8-5 over the Bend Lava Bears (3-6) Saturday.
Boys and girls teams have bright spots despite losing to Pendleton
Scottie Ziegner continued his unbeaten streak with a 6-1, 6-3 win Tuesday against Pendleton’s Peter Anderton. The Hood River Valley High School varsity boys home tennis match Tuesday went to the Buckaroos 5-3, with Ziegner winning the only singles dual of the afternoon and the other two wins coming from doubles pairs Billy Edwards/Patrick Humann and Jonathan Hale/Nate Miller.
Tuesday’s 10-0 blowout can go on the books as a slugfest for the Hood River Valley High School varsity softball team. The Eagles, now 8-1, hosted the winless Mt. View Cougars of Bend in a dominating six-inning rout highlighted by nine strikeouts for pitcher Kayla Byers, three runs by Hallie Curtis, two hits each from Curtis, Byers and Amanda McCafferty and two RBI each from Hannah Williams and Breanna Weakly.
Senior Kristin Lago and freshman Lydia McElderry led the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls lacrosse team to victory Tuesday with five goals each at Central Catholic. The 17-9 win came with help from seniors Kaili Duffy and Kayla Van Hoose, who had three and two goals each and, along with senior Hannah Hurley, provided key leadership in the team’s third win of the season.