Photos from the 2009 college and high school Spring sports season.  
       
Oregon High Lacrosse League

Jesuit JV 9 - Tigard JV 4  A Jesuit forward works his way into shooting position during the first quarter of his team's 9-4 home victory against Tigard.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit JV 9 - Tigard JV 4  A Jesuit middie looks towards goal as he works the ball into the Tigard goal area.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit JV 9 - Tigard JV 4  A Jesuit forward is stick-checked by a Tigard defender as he works his way towards goal.  Photo John Lariviere


Southridge 11 - Liberty 10  Cody DeJardin (left) of Southridge breaks away from a Liberty defender as he works the ball into the attacking zone.  Southridge let an 8-3 lead slip away as Liberty tied the game with 7.8 seconds remaining on the clock, but salvaged the win with an overtime goal by David Sampson for an 11-10 victory.  Photo John Lariviere

Southridge 11 - Liberty 10  Ryan Rex (right) of Southridge looks for an opportunity to get the ball into attacking position as he is checked by a Liberty defender.  Photo John Lariviere

Southridge 11 - Liberty 10  Austin Twedt works the ball into the Liberty box during second half play.  Photo John Lariviere

OSAA 4A Softball Playoffs
Gladstone 6 - Phoenix 0  Kate Santos of Gladstone slides to safety as she steals second base in the bottom of the third inning of the OSAA 4A softball playoffs where Gladstone defeated Phoenix 6-0 at home.  Photo John Lariviere

Gladstone 6 - Phoenix 0  Gladstone starting pitcher Megan Alexander threw for five shutout innings only allowing Phoenix to connect for three hits.  Photo John Lariviere

Gladstone 6 - Phoenix 0  Tamara Feb of Gladstone hits a chopper into shallow center field for a single to drive home Bailie Foxworthy and Elise Breshears for two runs in the fourth inning.  Photo John Lariviere
 
OSAA 6A Softball Playoffs
Sunset 1 - South Salem 0  Sunset freshman pitcher Jessie Moore led her team to the OSAA 6A Softball Championships by pitching a shutout in the Apollos' 1-0 semi-final victory over South Salem.  Photo John Lariviere

Sunset 1 - South Salem 0  Pitcher Kelsey White of South Salem throws for the Axons during their 1-0 loss to Sunset during the OSAA 6A Softball Championships.  Photo John Lariviere

Sunset 1 - South Salem 0  Ashlie Gardner of South Salem goes after a pitch to lay down a bunt during the top of the seventh inning.  Photo John Lariviere

Sunset 1 - South Salem 0  Hanna Boyd of Sunset swings big but is only able to advance the ball a few feet as it rolls foul during the fourth inning.  Photo John Lariviere
 
Sunset 1 - South Salem 0  Briana Brewer of South Salem gets on base in the top of the seventh with a single.  Photo John Lariviere
Oregon State University Soccer

Oregon State Alumni 1 - Oregon State Varsity 0  Jordan Harris (21) of the Oregon State varsity team works the ball through the midfield as Tracy Hasson of the Oregon State alumni team looks on.  OSU varsity played a team of recent alumni as part of a exhibition at Pacific University to support the Banks Youth Soccer Club.  OSU alumni edged out the 1-0 win off a goal by recent OSU grad Brett Gardner.  Photo John Lariviere


Oregon State Alumni 1 - Oregon State Varsity 0  Lucas Egenwall (11) of the OSU alumni dodges the defense of OSU varsity player Matt Drake (behind) with a quick change of direction.  Photo John Lariviere

Oregon State Alumni 1 - Oregon State Varsity 0  Sean Fincham (25) of the OSU varsity jumps on the back of OSU alumni player Lloyde Fobi (8) as he settles the ball with a chest trap during first half play.  Photo John Lariviere

Oregon State Alumni 1 - Oregon State Varsity 0  Lloyd Fobi (center) is brought down by the duo of OSU varsity players Matt Drake (left) and Chris Miller (right).  Drake was deemed to be the primary offender and was assessed with the foul.  Photo John Lariviere


Oregon State Alumni 1 - Oregon State Varsity 0  Recent OSU graduate Brett Gardner uses his signature speed to work the ball up the left wing.  Gardner blasted a 25 shot from the left side of the penalty box to score the game's only goal giving the OSU alumni a 1-0 victory over the OSU varsity side.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Oregon State Alumni 1 - Oregon State Varsity 0  Steve Costello (18) of the OSU varsity holds short as OSU alumni forward Lloyd Fobi (left) raises his foot high to control the ball.  Photo John Lariviere

Three Rivers League Baseball

Gladstone 7 - Tillamook 0  Gladstone pitcher Mason Larkins threw a no-hitter with no walks and striking out five batters as he led his team to a 7-0 victory in the first playoff round of the OSAA 4A Baseball championships.  Photo John Lariviere for the Clackamas Review


Gladstone 7 - Tillamook 0  Scott Gross of Gladstone tracks his hit to deep left field as he started off Gladstone's third inning rally with a stand up double.   Photo John Lariviere for the Clackamas Review

Gladstone 7 - Tillamook 0  Eric Johnson of Gladstone connects with a pitch while at bat in the bottom of the third inning.  Photo John Lariviere

Oregon High School Rugby
West Linn 35 - Grant 0  A West Linn ball carrier fights through the tackle of a Grant player during her team's 35-0 league play victory.  Photo John Lariviere

West Linn 35 - Grant 0  Two West Linn players tackle a Grant ball carrier.  Photo John Lariviere
 
West Linn 35 - Grant 0  A West Linn runner laterals the ball to a teammate to continue the offensive attack.  Photo John Lariviere
 
Newberg 27 - Westside 5  A Westside ball carrier looks to a teammate as she attempts to lateral the ball as she is stopped by Newberg defenders.  Newberg defeated the Westside Lady Pirates 27-5 in this league play match.  Photo John Lariviere
Oregon High School Rugby League

Tualatin 20 - Reynolds 17  A Reynolds ball carrier cuts left to avoid a Tualatin defender during the Division Two Oregon High School Rugby State Championship game.  Tualatin edged out Reynolds 20-17 to claim the D2 trophy.  Photo John Lariviere


Tualatin 20 - Reynolds 17  A Reynolds ball carrier attempts to push away a Tualatin defender during a second half run.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Canby 32 - North Clackamas 12  A Canby ball carrier tries to fight her way free from the grasp of North Clackamas defenders during the Oregon High School Girls Rugby Championship.  Canby defended their state title with a 32-12 win over North Clackamas.  Photo John Lariviere


Canby 32 - North Clackamas 12  A Canby ball carrier looks up field for options as she is pursued by a North Clackamas defender.  Photo John Lariviere


Canby 32 - North Clackamas 12  A North Clackamas ball carrier laterals off just as a Canby defender connects with a tackle.  Photo John Lariviere

Canby 32 - North Clackamas 12  A Canby defender struggles to pull down a North Clackamas ball carrier as she powers her way forward.  Photo John Lariviere


Canby 32 - North Clackamas 12  Lieutenant Colonel Cary Miller of the Oregon Army National Guard presents the championship trophy to the Canby Rugby Club team captains after Canby defeated North Clackamas 32-12 to win the Oregon High School Rugby Girls State Championship.  Photo John Lariviere


Canby 32 - North Clackamas 12  The Canby Girls Rugby Club hoists the championship trophy high as they celebrate their 32-12 state championship victory over North Clackamas.  Photo John Lariviere


 Eastside Tsunami 29 - Canby 20  An Eastside ball carrier works his way through the Canby defense during the first half of the Oregon High School Rugby Division One Championship.  Eastside defended their state championship title with a 29-20 victory over Canby.  Photo John Lariviere


Eastside 29 - Canby 20  An Eastside ball carrier breaks into open field during a first half attack.  Photo John Lariviere

Eastside 29 - Canby 20  An Eastside ball carrier drives for extra yards as he is mobbed by two Canby players.  Photo John Lariviere

Eastside 29 - Canby 20  A Canby scrum-half sets the ball into play with a diving lateral to a teammate to set the offense into attack.  Photo John Lariviere

Eastside 29 - Canby 20  An Eastside defender brings down a Canby runner with a high tackle.  The Canby runner avoided injury on the play and the Eastside offender avoided a serious penalty for his actions.  Photo John Lariviere

Eastside 29 - Canby 20  As his run is run is squelched by a Canby defender, an Eastside ball carrier laterals off to a teammate to keep the attack flowing.  Photo John Lariviere

Eastside 29 - Canby 20  Members of the Eastside Tsumani hoist the Oregon High School Rugby Division One Trophy after defeating Canby 29-20 for their second consecutive state title.  Photo John Lariviere
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