UMATILLA — Jose Alanis scored two goals and netted two assists and Luis Castro netted two goals and one assist as Umatilla thumped East Linn Christian Academy 6-2 on Tuesday in its season opener.
The Vikings (1-0 overall) took a 1-0 lead just five minutes into the game when Alexis Ruiz buried a goal off of a pass from Jefri Coria. After East Linn Christian tied it in the 10th minute, the Vikings took the lead back in the 14th minute when Coria netted his second assist of the game with a pass to Alanis who buried the goal for a 2-1 lead.
From there, the Vikings cruised to the win. Coria finished with a goal and two assists, while Ruiz had one goal and one assist and Emmanuel Arredondo had one assist.
WESTON-MCEWEN JAMBOREE — At Athena, Irrigon, Helix, Enterprise and Weston-McEwen had a busy day of volleyball, competing in a one-set pool play format before ending the day with traditional matches.
Weston-McEwen was perfect in pool play, defeating Helix 25-13, Irrigon 25-18 and Enterprise 25-12. Helix also lost to Enterprise 26-24 and lost to Irrigon 25-7.
In the best-of-five matches, the TigerScots (6-0) defeated Irrigon 3-1, winning 25-18, 25-20, 18-25 and 25-18. Haley White led the Knights (2-1) in the match with 10 kills and Brianna Rice had six kills, while Myka Davis led with eight blocks.
Team leaders for Weston-McEwen for the day included Hailey Weaver with 21 kills, Tyree Burke with 18 kills, 12 blocks and seven aces, Emma Olso and Keree Graves with 35 digs, and Bryce Thul with 42 assists.
For the Grizzlies (2-1), they lost to Enterprise in their best-of-five match 3-0, losing 25-17, 25-18 and 25-17. Arianna Krol led the team with five kills and three aces and Annie Wood had 17 digs.