Prep roundup: Woodland volleyball reaches to Trico final



The Woodland Beavers advanced to the championship match of the Trico League volleyball tournament with two wins Thursday at Woodland.

The Beavers swept Seton Catholic in the first match, then took down La Center in four games.

Nicolette Nesbitt was 21 for 21 serving against the Wildcats and had 37 assists. Haley Hoder had 14 kills.

Madi Raymond had 18 kills in the victory over Seton Catholic.

Woodland will face Kalama in the title match at 4 p.m. Saturday.

La Center will take on Castle Rock in one third-place semifinal on Saturday while Seton Catholic will face King’s Way Christian in the other consolation match.

King’s Way beat Castle Rock in the opener on Thursday but then lost to Kalama.

Stars of the day

Megan LaFond, Union volleyball, had 28 kills in Union’s five-set thriller over Skyview. Union is the No. 2 seed to the upcoming district tournament. The Titans will play Tuesday against the winner of Monday’s match between Skyview and Battle Ground.

Evi Wilson, Columbia River volleyball, had 10 kills as the Chieftains completed an undefeated league record. The Chieftains advance directly to the Class 3A district tournament championship match.

Shannon Boyle, Ridgefield volleyball, had 25 kills, 21 digs, five blocks and one aces as the Spudders beat R.A. Long to wrap up the 2A GSHL title with an 8-0 record.

Molly Beaman and Emily Dobbin, Skyview soccer, both scored goals as Skyview beat Battle Ground 2-1. The two teams meet again in a district playoff on Saturday in Camas.

Olivia Schmitz, Heritage soccer, scored on an assist from Erika Cramer in overtime as Heritage earned its first 4A GSHL win with a 2-1 victory over Evergreen.

Milla Benedetti, Mountain View soccer, scored two goals as the Thunder beat Kelso to seal the No. 2 berth to the bi-district playoffs. Kelso will play Prairie on Tuesday for the third berth to the bi-districts.

Elizabeth Sheldon, Seton Catholic soccer, had assists on three of the four goals as Seton beat Kalama 4-0 to clinch the No. 4 seed to the district playoffs. Seton finished tied with La Center at 8-8 in the Trico League, but the Cougars swept La Center in both league matches this season.

Columbia River soccer completed a 10-0 season in the 3A GSHL winning all 10 matches by shutout.