The four remaining Douglas County teams in the Oregon high school playoffs — South Umpqua and North Douglas softball and Umpqua Valley Christian and North Douglas baseball — all have one common trait as they prepare for their semifinal games on Tuesday.
CLACKAMAS — In a battle of sophomore pitchers, the Clackamas Cavaliers topped the Roseburg Indians 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the OSAA Class 6A baseball playoffs on Friday.
Roseburg junior Gracious Lusby concluded her track and field season with a pair of top five finishes on the final day of the Class 6A meet Saturday at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham.
Culver High School’s baseball team had a tough time hitting off of Umpqua Valley pitcher KC Pettibone on Wednesday. It also turned out the UVC junior had a key hit the Bulldogs couldn’t catch, either.
REEDSPORT — Pitching ace Dallas McGill stymied the Glide bats, throwing a no-hitter as the fifth-seeded Reedsport baseball team shut out the No. 12 Wildcats 2-0 on Wednesday to advance to the Class 2A/1A quarterfinals.
PLEASANT HILL — The Douglas baseball team saw its season come to an end in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs on Wednesday at the hands of No. 1 Pleasant Hill in a 12-4 loss.
DRAIN — The North Douglas baseball team defeated Toledo 4-0 on Wednesday to advance to the OSAA Class 2A/1A quarterfinals.
TRI CITY — The fourth-seeded South Umpqua softball team used its home field advantage to hold off the No. 13 Nyssa Bulldogs, 4-2, on Wednesday in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.
MT. ANGEL — The Oakland softball team failed to advance beyond its opening game of the OSAA Class 2A/1A playoffs on Wednesday, falling 12-2 to seventh-seeded Kennedy.
KC Pettibone struck out 10 over five innings and put Umpqua Valley Christian ahead to stay with a solo home run in the third inning, and the Monarchs thumped Culver 13-0 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinal round of the Class 2A/1A baseball playoffs.
GRESHAM — Grace Campbell had Umpqua Community College's top performances with a win in the triple jump and runner-up finish in the women's long jump in the Northwest Athletic Conference track and field championships, held Monday and Tuesday at Mt. Hood Community College.
The Roseburg High baseball team took home top honors in the all-Southwest Conference voting after winning the conference title for the first time in seven years.
The Roseburg High baseball team overcame a one-run deficit to the Canby Cougars with a two-out rally in the sixth inning and pulled off a 3-1 comeback victory in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs on Monday at Bill Gray Stadium at Legion Field.
Roseburg did all of its damage offensively in the first two innings, then relied on pitching and defense to keep Lakeridge at bay the rest of the way Monday.
Douglas County track and field teams in Class 2A topped the academic all-state lists released by the Oregon School Activities Association.