With 2:47 left on the clock in the fourth quarter the La Salle Falcons pulled ahead of the Rex Putnam Kingsmen off a two yard touchdown off a pass reception by Jalontae Walker from quarterback Nick McKoy for a 19-16 lead. All momentum was going the Falcons' way after La Salle broke a second half stalemate late in the game and pinning the Kingsmen on their own 25 yard line off the following kickoff. Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton quickly swung the momentum in Putnam's favor with a 40 yard pass completion to Kane Stephens to advance the ball the the La Salle 35 yard line. On the very next play Jesse Countryman broke free found an opening on the right side of the line and sailed to the endzone to cap off a 75 yard drive in two plays in only 36 seconds. Tommy Ciobanasiu kicked the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen. The Putnam defense forced a turnover on downs to sure the victory following the kickoff.
Game Report on the Clackamas Review Web Site: http://www.pamplinmedia.com/pt/251-sports/prep-football/278505-154743-kingsmen-win-a-wild-one
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Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton (7) scrambles out of the pocket for a four yard gain during a second quarter drive.
Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) runs for a first down during a third quarter drive.
La Salle running back Quentin Pearson (24) runs the ball during a first quarter drive.
La Salle wide receiver Parker Cardwell (11) runs for a ten yard gain before being tackled by Rex Putnam defensive back Joseph Jesse (6) and Brice McDonald (behind) during the Falcons late fourth quarter scoring drive.
La Salle wide receiver Parker Cardwell (11) pulls down a pass reception for a first down on second and twenty-two from their own twelve yard line with 9:07 to go in the fourth quarter. The play generated the Falcons 88 yard scoring drive with Jalontae Walker running for a two yard touchdown with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter to give La Salle a 19-16 lead.
Rex Putnam wide receiver Kane Stephens (24) pulls down a 40 yard pass reception to move the ball from the Kingsmen 25 yard line to the La Salle 25 yard line. Jesse Countryman ran for a 25 yard touchdown on the following play to break the backs of the Falcons after the Kingsmen score 36 seconds after La Salle took a 19-16 lead with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter. Following the La Salle kick-off Putnam drove 75 yards in two plays with a 40 yard pass reception to Stephens and Countryman’s 25 yard run to the endzone. Kicker Tommy Ciobanasiu scored the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen.
Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) breaks free from La Salle defensive men Cayden Martinez (2) and Jhevon Lancaster (5) on his way for a 25 yard touchdown with 2:11 left in the fourth quarter to give Putnam the final lead of the game. Countrymans touchdown broke the backs of the Falcons after the Kingsmen score 36 seconds after La Salle took a 19-16 lead with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter. Following the La Salle kick-off Putnam drove 75 yards in two plays with a 40 yard pass reception to Kane Stephens and Countrymans 25 yard run to the endzone. Kicker Tommy Ciobanasiu scored the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen.
Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton leads the student section in signing the school fight song after an emotional victory 23-19 victory over local rival La Salle in the final minutes of the fourth quarter.
Milwaukie boys and girls soccer teams hosted a doubleheader against local rival Rex Putnam October 9th drawing a large crowd supporting both schools. The boys kicked off the evening's first match with the sides finishing in a 0-0 draw. The girls were able to net goals giving their fans reason to celebrate, but neither team were able to put a winner away having to settle with a 1-1 draw. Putnam midfielder Sophia Stumpf put the Kingsmen up 1-0 in the first half with a 20 yard shot. With 13 minutes to play in the second half, Milwaukie midfielder Ellie Holmes knocked in a loose ball off a free kick by Emily McCarty to even the match.
Boys Game Report on the Clackamas Review Website: http://portlandtribune.com/cr/25-sports/276584-152635-mustangs-kingsmen-are-looking-good
Girls Game Report on the Clackamas Review Website: http://portlandtribune.com/cr/25-sports/276591-152648-local-girls-teams-play-to-a-1-1-draw
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Rex Putnam midfielder Chris Taylor (12) dribbles the ball up the wing under pressure from Jerry Navarrete (17) of Milwaukie.
Rex Putnam midfielder Chris Taylor (12) slides for a tackle against Evan McClelland (12) of Milwaukie.
Even McClelland (12) of Milwaukie battle for a ball in midfield against Rex Putnam forward Tanner Ujifusa (8).
Juan Gudino (6) of Milwaukie wins an aerial challenge against Rex Putnam midfielder Emilio Rodgers (11).
Devin Duval (7) of Milwaukie battles for a loose ball against Rex Putnam midfielder Garrett Benedict (3).
Milwaukie OSAA 5A first team all-state goalkeeper Juan De Dios Inzunza makes a diving save off a first half Putnam free kick.
Rex Putnam defender Drew Urben (15) reaches to control the ball during the second half.
Milwaukie midfielder Ellie Holmes (4) battles for a loose ball under pressure from Rex Putnam midfielder Abigail Herbert (10).
Rex Putnam midfielder Megan Spaulding (11) plays the ball over the reach of the on-rushing Milwaukie goalkeeper Celeste Levasseur (00) with the ball settling into the goal, however the play was called back due to a Rex Putnam foul.
Rex Putnam midfielder Kate Potter (3) and Milwaukie forward MaKenna Presley (right) challenge for a loose ball during the second half.
Milwaukie midfielder Noelani McGowan (1) dribbles the ball under pressure from Rex Putnam midfielder Megan Spaulding (11).
Milwaukie midfielder Ellie Holmes (4) celebrates her goal with 13:38 left in the second half to tie the match 1-1.
Rex Putnam midfielder Megan Spaulding (11) dribbles the ball forward during the second half.
The Liberty Falcons took advantage of costly turnovers by Rex Putnam to cruise to a 41-6 victory at the Rex Putnam' Foelker Field on homecoming night for the Kingsmen. With the score tied 6-6 at the half, Putnam felt in good position to challenge the No. 2 OSAA 5A Falcons in the second half. Liberty running back Devin Kaneshiro quickly dash the Kingmen's hopes as he ran for a 68 yard touchdown 2:30 into the third quarter. In just a little over a minute later defensive lineman Bailey Haines recovered a Putnam fumble and road the expressway to the endzone for a 71 yard touchdown. Liberty added touchdowns by Charles Clark, Yousef Koborsi and Minoo Ha to round out the scoring.
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Rex Putnam running back Beau Winters (8) runs for a short gain in the first quarter before being brought down by Liberty linebacker Devin Thompson (left).
Liberty running back Devin Kaneshiro (4) cuts into a gap in the Putnam defensive line to get into the endzone for a touchdown with 6:51 left in the first quarter.
Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) runs for a first down during a first quarter drive.
Rex Putnam Senior Keegan Brooks (kneeling) celebrates as he is proclaimed Homecoming King for 22015.
Rex Putnam Senior Veronica Kidby celebrates being selected as Homecoming Queen 2015.
Liberty running back Minoo Ha (4) slips past Rex Putnam linebacker Ammon Rial (44) in the backfield as he goes on for a 13 yard gain during the third quarter.
Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton (7) readies for the snap during a third quarter drive.
Liberty running back Charles Clark (20) celebrates his 36 yard touchdown run with 1:12 to go in the third quarter.
The OSAA Soccer Championships were held November 21st for 5A and 6A boys and girls at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon. The first three matches were played in favorable weather with cloudy skies and calm wind, but the final match of the day found Jesuit and Westview girls battling in driving rain and gusty winds as a storm front moved into the area as night fell.
In the 5A boys match, the Corvallis Spartans survived a late surge by Mt. View of Bend when Zane Meehan converted a penalty kick with 8:05 remaining in the match to give Corvallis the 3-2 victory. The Spartans' 2-0 lead evaporated in the span of one minute when Mt. View's Cam Riemhofer scored a goal with 14:20 remaining and tallied another with 13:49 left to equalize at 2-2.
The 5A girls were up next in a battle were the defenses of Sherwood and Bend refused to give way as the teams ended 80 minutes of regulation play in a 0-0 draw, only to repeat with the same result in 20 minutes of extra time. The championship was settled on penalty kicks where Bend was able to put away four of their spot kicks with Sherwood only converting two.
South Salem and South Medford faced each other for the 6A boys title in a match of two half. South Medford dominated play in the first half and took a 1-0 lead into halftime off a Kory Kellum goal in the eight minute. After the break South Salem found their offense, equalizing 17 minutes into the second half on a goal by Pablo Ceja. After a hand ball on the edge of the South Medford's penalty box resulted in a free kick, South Salem's Ethan Jones scored the go-ahead goal with 13:45 remaining after Cameron French's shot rebounded of keeper Mitch North and rolled to Jones' foot at the back post.
The final match of the day was played under miserable conditions when a storm front moved in as darkness fell, bringing driving rain and very gusty winds that lasted throughout the match. Metro league rivals, Jesuit and Westview, played in the girls 6A championship match. After a fairly evenly played first half, Jesuit took the upper-hand when Sarah Bridges scored six minutes into the second half and the Crusaders added insurance five minutes later with Emily Fellows scored a ten yard shot, with the score ending 2-0 giving the title to Jesuit.
Corvallis 3 - Mountain. View 2
Austin Kins (right) of Mt. View beats Corvallis' Jesus Vidrio (left) to the ball during a first half midfield battle, but pays the price as Vidrio's challenge is late as he connects with Kihs' legs.
Jamal Abdoul of Corvallis goes full stretch as he attempts to win the ball against Mt. View's Eduardo Lopez (entering photo).
Brian Cronk (left) of Corvallis shields off the defense of Mt. View's Mike Wood (right) at he advances the ball through midfield.
Zane Meehan of Corvallis throws his arms into the air in celebration after converting a penalty kick that put the Spartans into the lead for good at 2-1 with 8:05 left in the match after a deliberate hand ball in the box resulted in the sending off of Mt. View's Mike Wood.
Bend 1 - Sherwood 0 (4-2 penalty kicks)
Sherwood goalkeeper Kassee Flint goes high to pull in a cross to foil a goal-scoring opportunity for Bend's Kelsey Corney.
Erika Whitehurst (11) of Bend makes a quick turn to free herself from the pressure of Sherwood's Alezandra Teesdale (behind).
Amelia Salazar (behind) of Sherwood resorts to fouling Bend's Daniela Solis (foreground) to prevent her from breaking into the attacking third.
Kelsey Greene (left) of Bend beats Sherwood's Mallory Edmunson (right) down the left wing during a second half attack.
Amelia Salazar (left) of Sherwood and Kelsey Greene (right) of Bend battle for the ball as Salazar attempts to turn towards goal near the Bend endline.
South Salem 2 - South Medford 1
Brian Avila (right) of South Medford pushes back against the defensive pressure of South Salem's Matt Long (left) during first half play.
Jose Reyes (18) of South Salem goes down to the turf after being tripped up by South Medford's Josue Rodriguez (off camera left).
After recovering from a collision with South Salem's Pablo Ceja (13), South Medford goalkeeper Mitch North dives in a despirate attempt to block Ceja's shot onto an open net. North could not get a hand on the ball but was saved by teammate Cody Anders who miraculously headed the ball wide of the post at the last second.
Cameron French lays out full stretch as he hits a first-time ball off a free kick from the edge of the box in an attempt to score. His shot was blocked by South Medford keeper Mitch North, however the ball rebounded to the back post where South Salem's Ethan Jones tucked it into the net for the game winning goal.
Ethan Jones (center in white) sticks away a rebound off a save by South Medford keeper Mitch North (in orange) to score the game winning goal for the Saxons with 13:45 left in the match.
Ethan Jones of South Salem cellebrates his game winning goal as South Medford keeper and his defensive players look hopelessly at the ball resting in their goalnet.
Jesuit 2 - Westview 0
Rebe Wolverton (left) of Jesuit heads the ball past Westview's Amanda Minter during second half play.
Sarah Bridges (left) of Jesuit edges past Westview's Kelsey Henningsen (right) as she works her way down the wing.
Kelli Crandall (left) and Sarah Bridges (center) of Jesuit embrace and leap into the air in celebration of Bridges' goal with 34:11 left in the match giving the Crusaders a 1-0 lead. Teammate Emily Fellows (right) also joined in the celebration.
Kallie Neimann (left) of Westview picks up a fould for bringing down Jesuit's Alison Martin (right) with a tackle from behind late during the second half.
Alison Martin (left) of Jesuit beats Westview's Desiree Tyner (right) to the ball in midfield during second half action.