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Seniors step up for Tualatin in 2012-13

by: DAN BROOD - THREE-SPORT STAR -- Randall Tainer had a big year for the Tualatin football, boys basketball and boys tennis teams. TUALATIN — The 2012-2013 school year turned out to be another big year for Tualatin High School athletic teams and competitors.

The Timberwolves found success all over the playing fields, courts, mats and pools.

And, as usual, Tualatin seniors played a big part in all of that success.

Here’s a brief look at some of the seniors who stepped up for Timberwolves over the past school year.

Randall Tainer was a three-sport start as a Tualatin senior. He was a ball-hawking defensive back for the football squad. He was a sharp-shooting wing for the basketball team and he placed third in singles competition at the Pacific Conference district tennis tournament.

Andrew Schlottmann provided speed and power for the Timberwolf football squad as a running back and defensive back, and he was a swift, hard-hitting outfielder for the baseball team.

by: JAIME VALDEZ - SENIOR SMACK -- Maddie Powelson, a 2013 Tualatin High School graduate shown here during play Monday at the Class 6A State-Metro All-Star Softball Series, shine both on the diamond and the volleyball court as a Timberwolf senior.Maddie Powelson, coming back strong from a serious knee injury she suffered during her junior year, was powerful as an outside hitter for the Tualatin volleyball squad and she was a leader and key leader while playing third base for the softball team.

Shelby Doering anchored the outfield for the Tualatin softball squad, earning first-team all-state honors.

Britta Hall did about everything for the Timberwolf girls basketball team. She was the top outside shooter while also coming up with a big number of steals and assists while leading the way for the Wolves.

Cody Summers and Kenny Walther both provided strength in the trenches for the Tualatin football team and they both also placed at the Class 6A state wrestling tournament.

Kelsey Wagner was named the Pacific Conference girls soccer Player of the Year while anchoring the midfield for the league-champion Timberwolves.

Scott Allred ran strong for the Tualatin boys cross country and track teams and he helped run the show at point guard for the boys basketball squad.

Sarah Visse helped lead the Timberwolf girls water polo team to the state championship match.

Eloise Loen and Mollie Freel teamed to win the doubles championship at the Pacific Conference girls tennis district tennis tournament.



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