Area all-league awards
Molalla volleyball all-league
The fruits of a 9-1 league season (12-8 overall) were pretty sweet for the Molalla High volleyball team. The Indians placed a bevy of players on the Tri-Valley Conference all-league teams.
Coach Lauree Nelzen was named Coach of the Year, while Olivia Lewis was named the Player of the Year.
Honorable mention: Delaney Mitchell (Jr.), libero; Taylor Lishka (Sr.), middle blocker; Elizabeth Winkler-Yates (Sr.), outside hitter.
Second team all-league: Asvery Guijosa Gonzalez (Jr.), setter/opposite hitter.
First team all-league: Oliva Lewis (Sr.), setter/opposite hitter; Sydney Thompson (Sr.), outside hitter; Lainie Mead (Sr.), middle blocker.
Player of the Year: Olivia Lewis, Molalla
Coach of the Year: Lauree Nelzen, Molalla.
Colton volleyball all-league
The Colton volleyball team received some post-season honors coming off a 3-16 season (2-11 in league).
Honorable mention: Peyton Collins (Sr.), middle blocker; Laina West (Sr.), outside hitter; Abby Behrens (So.), libero.
Molalla football all-league
The Molalla football team closed out its season with a 41-0 win over North Marion, then picked up a handful of Tri-Valley Conference all-league honors, including a pair of first team nods to senior Jacob Watson.
By position group, they were:
Wide receivers: Jacob Watson (Sr.), second team; Isaac Klementis (Sr.), honorable mention.
Guards: Chase Martin (Sr.), second team.
Tackles: William Mason (Jr.), second team; Theo Nunn (Sr.), honorable mention.
Defensive line: Chase Martin (Sr.), second-team; Mike Stephens (Sr.), honorable mention.
Linebackers: Ben Olsen (So.), second team; Brock Sandberg (Sr.) honorable mention.
Defensive backs: Jacob Watson (Sr.), first team.
Punter: Jacob Watson (Sr.), first team.
Molalla boys soccer all-league
The Molalla boys soccer team's run through the Class 4A playoffs has not gone unnoticed inside and outsidetheir league.
The Indians nabbed numerous all-league honors, including this year's Player of the Year, Antuan Peterson. Here's a look at this year's post-season honorees.
First-team all-league: Antuan Peterson (Jr.), Evan Hugo (Sr.).
Second-team all-league: Martin Ruiz (Sr.), Nico Algoso Del Agua (Sr.), Tony Morfin (Sr.).
Honorable mention all-league: Dakota Burke (Jr.), Reid Sperl (Sr.).
Tri-Valley Player of the Year: Antuan Peterson (Jr.).
Colton football all-league
The Colton football team received a number of all-league nods after finishing its season 4-4 overall. Those honorees were:
Receiver: Dominic Combest-Day (Sr.), second team.
Linemen: Ben Imdieke (Fr.), first team.
Running back: Travers Rogers (Sr.), second team.
Defensive back: Lance Gunter (Jr.), second team; Dominic Combest-Day (Sr.), second team.
Defensive line: Nolan Earls (Jr.), second team.
Country Christian volleyball all-league
The Country Christian volleyball team reaped some individual honors during the Valley 10 League's post-season award meeting.
First-team all-league: Elizabeth Grandle, outside hitter/setter.
Second-team all-league: McKenzie Syphard, middle.
Honorable mention: Lanie Barden, outside hitter/setter.
All-defensive team: Annie Bafford, middle.
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