North Marion's Hammack tops 100 career goals in victories over Madras
After taking a punch on the chin in a 4-0 loss to Gladstone the previous week, the North Marion girls soccer team responded with its two biggest victories of the season, beating the Madras White Buffaloes in a pair of 8-0 home-and-road wins last week.
North Marion (5-1) was led once again by senior Mya Hammack, who has been the spearhead to a Husky offense ranks No. 1 among 4A teams with 30 goals scored. North Marion is the second-highest scoring team among 6A/5A/4A teams, just two goals back of 6A Lincoln.
Hammack knocked in seven goals in the team's two victories over Madras, bringing her season total to 16. The North Marion midfielder, who signed to play at Division I college New Mexico State prior to the season, put herself in rare company in the Oregon high school girls soccer record books by topping 100 career goals.
Hammack entered the season at 89 goals and now sits at 105 with two weeks left in the season.
She was assisted by teammates Adrie Lader, Saylor Swanson, Hailey Welch and Danielle Christenson in North Marion's road win over the Buffaloes on March 17. Christenson added a pair of goals in the victory, one of which was assisted by Teagan Welch. Hailey Welch and Dominique Huapeo rounded out the scoring with two unassisted goals.
Two days prior, Hammack knocked in three goals in the team's home win over Madras. Huapeo assisted on two, while Lader assisted on one.
The rest of the scoring was spread between Teagan Welch with two goals, one of which was assisted by Hailey Welch, Domnikka Lyon (Christenson assist), Swanson (Caile Lader assist) and Carter Crawford.
The Huskies were scheduled to travel to Estacada (1-3-2) on Tuesday.
The North Marion volleyball team cruised to consecutive victories last week as the team continues to excel under first year head coach Lindy Wing.
The Huskies (5-1) have gone unbeaten since dropping a 3-2 contest to Corbett in its season opener and has won 13 consecutive sets after sweeping Madras in back-to-back games last week.
North Marion took on the White Buffaloes on the road March 16 to begin the week, taking a 25-6, 25-17, 25-12 win in the Bufs' season opener. The Huskies scored a 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 victory at home the following night to finish the week.
North Marion was scheduled to host Estacada (1-5) on Tuesday, followed by a road game against the Rangers on Thursday to finish the week.
The North Marion boys placed first in a three-way meet at Estacada High School on March 17 against the hosting Rangers and the Corbett Cardinals.
Junior Owen Alvord and freshman Eli Gonzalez finished first and second to pace the Huskies in 20:49 and 20:52.
They were followed shortly by teammates Gavin Hurst (4th, 21:31) and Mitch Doubrava (5th, 21:39), helping the team score 18 points to beat out Corbett at 37.
Freshman Kenley Doubrava led the girls team placing third with a time of 25:35.
The Huskies were scheduled to travel to Molalla Middle School on Monday for a dual against the hosting Indians.
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