OSAA moves small school state tennis

OSAA moves small school state tennis

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OSAA moves small school state tennis

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The OSAA Executive Board approved moving the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A state tennis tournament to Oregon State University from its home of the past few years of University of Oregon.

The state tournament takes place May 22-24.

The small school state tennis tournament would have conflicted with the state track and field meets at Hayward Field at Oregon.

In other action by the Executive Board, Salem Academy’s football team will forfeit four games and pay a $100 fine for using an ineligible player. The team was 3-7 this season.

Also, an unnamed Oregon School for the Deaf football player was placed on probation for the remainder of his high school career for making physical contact with an official.

Camp

Sprague’s girls basketball program will hold a clinic Jan. 2 and 3 for players in grades 2 through 8.

The clinic, which will be run by Sprague’s coaches and players, runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The cost is $25.

For more information contact Sprague coach Heather Roberts at roberts_heather@salkeiz.k12.or.us or register at the door.

Soccer All-Star

West Salem freshman Benje Orozco Jr., was named to the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional All-Star Team.

Orozco, a goalkeeper, played for the Region IV team in the 1999 age group in the tournament, which was held Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz.

Signings

Central senior Zane West has signed a letter of intent to compete in cross country at Corban.

As a senior West placed third in the Oregon West Conference district cross country meet and 18th at the 4A state meet, his first time competing in cross country.

He placed third in the 800 meters at the district track and field meet as a junior.

Softball: South Salem senior Jessica Bohnstedt has signed a letter of intent to play at Corban.

Bohnstedt is a first baseman.

Softball: Silverton graduate Taylor Medley, who now plays at Chemeketa, has signed to play at Northwest Christian.

Medley, a catcher, graduated from Silverton in 2012. She was a second-team all-Mid-Willamette Conference selection. She played her freshman through junior years at Sprague.

She batted .214 as a freshman at Chemeketa.

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