Playoff update for high school athletics: Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School.
HRV gets payback against Reynolds and wins the Mt. Hood Conference
In their inaugural season in 2014, they didn’t win a game.
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No. 8 HRV (23-4, 8-1 Columbia River Conference) will host No. 9 Ashland (12-6, 10-4 Midwestern League) in a first-round OSAA playoff game Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. at Vannet Court at Hood River Valley High School.
There will be an informational meeting Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in Room F107.
Hawks fall 5-4 in penalty kicks to North Clackamas Christian, face Damascus Christian Friday for third place
A four-goal effort by Horizon soccer lead scorer Quinn Roetcisoender wasn’t enough to lift the Hawks over the North Clackamas Christian Saints in a 1A semifinal playoff game played in Oregon City Monday.
HRV football falls to Mountain View, faces tough contest with top-ranked Summit in home finale Friday
One of the HRV football team’s last, best chances to grab a win this season failed to materialize Friday night as the Eagles (0-8, 0-6 Special District 1) fell to a motivated Mountain View Cougars (5-3, 3-3) squad that was fighting for a postseason berth. The Cougars used a productive third quarter to pull away from HRV, defeating the Eagles 40-13 in Bend.
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Eagles bounce back and throttle Gresham
HRV water polo experienced a rare double loss Monday at Reynolds. The girls lost 12-11 in sudden death, double overtime. The boys fell 14-11 in regulation.
Senior Night sparks flew during the Eagles’ final home game of the regular season Tuesday at Henderson Community Stadium, where the top-ranked HRV boys soccer team (11-0-2, 5-0 Columbia River Conference) defeated No. 5 Hermiston (9-3-1, 3-2) 4-2.
It took a late effort by senior midfielder Mona Diaz to put the Eagles over the top, but for the seventh season in a row, the HRV girls soccer team has won the Columbia River Conference title, shutting out Hermiston 1-0 Tuesday evening on the road for the honor. It was HRV’s sixth consecutive win.
The Horizon Christian soccer team is all set to play North Clackamas Christian in the semifinal round of the championship bracket of the 1A playoffs.
The HRV volleyball program just finished up one of its most successful regular seasons in school history on Tuesday, defeating The Dalles in four sets in Hood River.
Eagle volleyball took on The Dalles Tuesday in what was Eagles’ Senior Night (results too late for press time), and is looking ahead to its first playoff game, at home on Oct. 29. It earned home court advantage last week by winning the Columbia River Conference title.