Quarterbacks Cade Smith of West Salem and Cole Chandler of Silverton were among 17 local athletes who have been selected to play for the South team at the Les Schwab Bowl.
The all-star game for graduating seniors from 6A and 5A schools will be played at 6 p.m. June 20 at Hillsboro Stadium.
Selected as running backs and defensive backs are Central’s Wes Riddell and Silverton’s Sam Kuschnick.
Linemen selected are Sprague’s Levi Long, McNary’s Tevita Ma’ake, Central’s Alberto Meza, Silverton’s Cameron Clokey, West Salem’s Sala Manu and South Salem’s Omar Hidalgo.
Linebackers selected are West Salem’s Hamilton Hunt, South Salem’s Chris Toomb, Sprague’s Matt Kleinman and Silverton’s Colton Cypert.
Receivers selected are South Salem’s Connor Fohn and West Salem’s Keegen Hlad. Dallas tight end Spencer McCarron also was selected.
Selected as assistant coaches for the South team were South Salem coach Scott DuFault, Central coach Shane Hedrick and West Salem coach Shawn Stanley.
Five Silverton football players have committed to play in college.
Linebacker Sam Kuschnick, the 5A defensive player of the year, will be a preferred walk-on at Oregon State.
Quarterback Cole Chandler and receiver Logan Munson have committed to play at Pacific Lutheran.
Linebacker Colton Cypert has committed to Linfield.
Lineman Camryn Clokey has signed to play at Santa Monica City College.
Volleyball: South Salem senior Erin McNally has signed a letter of intent to play at Chemeketa.
Basketball: Chemawa senior Adina Thomas has signed to play at Chemeketa.
Soccer: South Salem senior Jesse Vazquez Ruiz has signed to play at Chemeketa.
Basketball: North Marion senior Kerry Cook has signed to play at Southern Oregon.
Basketball: South Salem’s girls basketball team will host a camp for those in grades 3 through 9 from June 15 through 18. The cost is $70. For more information, contact Nick McWilliams at 503-399-3252 or email@example.com.
Football: Regis High School will host a Youth Football Skills Camp hosted by Travis Lulay from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 9. The cost is $20 per child, and all proceeds go to Santiam YMCA.
The non-contact camp is open to boys and girls ages 8 through 14. Campers may register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and forms are available at the Stayton Pool.
Basketball: Sprague’s boys basketball program is holding its Oly Hoop Camp from 9 a.m. to noon June 15 through 18. The camp focuses on footwork, skillwork, position play, game breakdowns and league games. The cost is $50 for early registration and $60 at the door.
Basketball: The Cascade Sports camps will have six weeks of basketball camps this summer.
Camps for boys age 10 to 71 take place July 5-9 and July 12-16. Camps for girls age 10 through 17 take place July 19-23 and Aug. 2-6. Camps for boys age 9 through 14 take place July 26-30 and Aug. 9-13.
Registration is at cascadesportscamp.com. For more information, contact email@example.com or 503-897-2600.
Capital Community Television will air a special program about the 2014-15 South Salem girls and boys basketball teams beginning at 10:30 a.m. April 28 on Channel 22.
The 29-minute program, produced by John Piper, includes highlights and interviews with coaches and players.
The complete playback schedule is available at cctvsalem.org.
Athletes of the week
Jacob Vasas, Kassia Brown, Israel Garza, Jessa Miller, Allie Kammerman, Keira McCarrell and Tristan James were honored at the April 24 meeting of the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club.
Vasas, a senior centerfielder for McNary’s baseball team, is hitting .461 in league as a leadoff hitter.
Brown, a senior centerfielder for Sprague’s softball team, hit .444 last week and is hitting .503 with 11 RBIs for the season.
Garza, a freshman for McKay’s track and field team, had wins in the 100, 400 relay and high jump and was second in the long jump at the Aloha Preview. His 6-2 high jump is No. 5 in the country for freshmen.
Miller, a junior singles player for South Salem, defeated West Salem’s Ashley Owre and Sprague’s Emily Carter.
Kammerman, a senior first baseman for North Salem’s softball team, was 4 for 4 with three RBIs against Crescent Valley and is batting .484 on the season.
McCarrell, a sophomore on West Salem’s track and field team, was the top sophomore in the Arcadia Invite Heptathlon and set the school record with a throw of 139-7 in the javelin.
James, a senior on West Salem’s track and field team, won the long jump and set the triple jump meet record with a leap of 46-11 at the Wilsonville Invite.
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