MILTON-FREEWATER — Mac-Hi girls’ soccer beat Banks Saturday 4-1 at home to advance in the Class 4A state playoffs.

Leading the way was Niome Martinez who scored two of the four goals, one in the first half and another in the second.

Makia Calson scored the first goal at the 25th minute and Emily Childers scored the fourth goal in the second half.

Coach Martin Martinez played all 19 girls on his roster and said, “We were a little nervous for the first 20 minutes but showed a lot more confidence after we were up 2-0.”

Mac-Hi also played well defensively, allowing only three shots on goal the entire game.

The lone goal Banks scored was with about eight minutes left in the game.

WILSON 4, PENDLETON 0 — In Portland, the Pendleton Buckaroos girls’ soccer team lost at Wilson Saturday to end their season.

“We played hard and wanted to prove that we could play soccer and did with good combination play,” coach Rocky Dillenburg said. “We got complimented by Wilson, who had a strong team consisting of 11 seniors, four juniors and one sophomore. We’re graduating six seniors this year but have a strong nucleus for next year.”

Volleyball

WESTON-MCEWEN 3, NESTUCCA 0 — In Athena, the Weston-McEwen TigerScots swept Nestucca 3-0 Saturday 25-7, 25-12, 25-13.

Morgan Entze led the charge with seven digs, 14 assists, four kills and went 16-of-16 in serving.

Tiffany Cain had a great match putting up 14 digs, eight kills, 18-18 serving and six aces.

Renee Baumann also put up great numbers going 24-24 in serving with five aces, 14 digs and eight kills.

Also Jordan Reger and Hailey Freske combined for 14 assists, three kills and five blocks.

Coach Shawn White was thrilled with the girls’ performance saying, “Everyone played tremendously well with intensity.”

The TigerScots’ next game is in Forest Grove against Bonanza at 1:15 p.m. next Friday in the round of eight.

REEDSPORT 3, HEPPNER 1 — In Reedsport, the Heppner Mustangs volleyball team ended their season on Saturday with a loss to Reedsport in the first round of the state playoffs 25-20, 14-25, 17-25, 21-25.

Taighler Dougherty still put up great numbers with 13 kills and 14 blocks for the Mustangs.

“We’re a young team and we gained a lot of experience,”?coach Pam Dowdy said. “Our future looks bright. Co-Captains Taighler Dougherty and Lindsay Cutsforth will be missed.”

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