North Salem senior Avry Holmes and South Salem senior Kyle Atkinson have been selected to play for the State team in the June 16-17 OACA Summer All-Star Series of basketball games.
Also, Dayton's A.J. Hedgecock, Hayden Craig and Maika Ostling will play for the North team and Regis' Eric Olheiser and Santiam Christian's Tyler Ropp and Jared Kuenzi will play for the West team.
There is a different format to the series as 6A and 5A players will play for the State and Metro teams and players in Classes 4A, 3A and 2A will play for the North, South, East and West teams.
The June 15 games will be at Eugene's Northwest Christian University. The North team will play the South at 4 p.m., the East playing the West at 6:30 p.m. and the State playing the Metro at 8 p.m.
The June 16 games will be at Wilsonville High School. The loser of Friday's North-South and East-West games will play at 4 p.m. with the winners of the North-South and East-West games playing at 5:30 p.m. The State and Metro will play at 7:15 p.m.
Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for seniors and youth.
Volleyball: Sprague senior Madi Raines has signed to play at Westminster College, a NAIA college in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Raines, a 5-foot-9 setter, was a first-team all-Central Valley Conference selection as a senior.
Volleyball: Woodburn graduate Kristen Best has committed to play at Puget Sound.
Best, a middle blocker, spent the past two years at Clackamas Community College.
Best was an NWAACC Sophomore All-Academic Team selection this year with a 4.0 GPA.
Softball: Cascade graduate Ashley Edwards has signed a letter of intent to play at Chemeketa.
Edwards, a shortstop who graduated in 2011, was a four-year starter for the Cougars and helped the team win state championships in 2010 and 2011. She was a three-time first-team all-state selection and hit .529 with an .878 slugging percentage as a senior.
Baseball: McNary senior Justin Gardner has signed to play at Linn-Benton Community College.
Gardner, an outfielder, was a second-team all-Central Valley Conference selection this season and was an honorable mention selection as a junior.
Gardner also was an honorable mention all-league receiver for the Celtics' football team.
Softball: Central senior Lindsey Botta has signed to play at Blue Mountain Community College.
Botta, a catcher, was a first-team all-Oregon West Conference and honorable mention all-league selection as a senior.
Baseball: McNary senior D.J. Harryman has signed a letter of intent to play at Chemeketa.
Harryman, a shortstop, also played quarterback for the Celtics' football team.
Soccer: Western Mennonite senior Janae Mansour has signed a letter of intent to play at Corban.
Mansour, a forward and midfielder, was a first-team all-Special District 3 selection as a senior, junior and sophomore and was the league player of the year as a junior.
Silverton has hired Tyler Grove as head coach for boys soccer.
Grove previously was the head coach at East Linn for three years and is a graduate of North Marion where he played soccer and football.
Track and field
Sprague senior Jeff Howard won the 200 meter dash in 22.01 seconds and placed third in the 100 in 11.15 at the BorderDuel Track Classic June 2 at Lewis & Clark College in Portland.
Silverton junior Andrew Rogers placed fourth in the javelin with a mark of 177 feet, 6 inches.
Also for Silverton, senior Morgan Anderson placed sixth in the 800 in 2:15.65 and junior Preston Kirk placed 13th in the pole vault with a mark of 13-9.
McNary's girls 400 relay team placed second with a time of 50.04.
Kennedy's Bridget Donohue placed 14th in the 1,500 in 5:09.37.
Cascade's Lexi Mitzel placed 17th in the 300 hurdles in 50.12.
North Marion's Megan Crumley placed ninth in the discus with a mark of 106-1.
North Marion's Tanner Schrenk placed eighth in the discus (128-4) and 10th in the shot put (46-1).
North Marion seniors Zach Williamson and Brandon Hopper have been selected to play for the North team in the 4A Baseball All-Star Series June 16-17 at Legion Field in Roseburg.
There will be a nine inning game at 7 p.m. June 16 and two seven inning games June 17 with the first starting at noon. Tickets are $5 for high school students and adults and $3 for elementary and middle school students.
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