The Siltala brothers finished in the top 10 in division three at the Nike Pre-Nationals with Adam coming in second and Michael placing sixth overall.
Both boys and girls cross country teams from Clatskanie participated in division three at the Sept. 25th run which was held at the Portland Meadows race track and golf course in Portland.
The course was a flat, two loop 5,000 meter course.
There were a total of seven divisions with 1,721 boys and 1,351 girls running from numerous schools and clubs including ones from Canada, Washington, Oregon and California.
The Clatskanie boys placed 10th out of 20. Individual results include Adam Siltala, second, 17:06.14; Michael Siltala, sixth, 17:23.45; Shawn Murray, 38th, 18:34.53; Travis Griffith, 119th, 21:14.25, and Bryce Horness, 139th, 23:03.78.
Due to registration error the girls did not place as a team. Individual results were Lynn Siltala, 67th, 23:36.07; Tiffany Ryan, 84th, 24:16.25; Chelsea Backlin, 124th, 29:02.13, and Kellie McArthur, 129th, 30:52.32.
The Clatskanie High School girls varsity volleyball team lost in three matches to Corbett Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Corbett. Scores for the matches were 16-25, 12-25 and 11-25.
Serving 100 percent during the matches were Emily Reynolds and Ashlyn Dines.
Ali Compton had four kills and Lacey Britton was named as a defensive standout.
The Clatskanie High School varsity volleyball team competed against Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) on Thursday, Sept. 23, at home losing three matches to two.
In five matches the final scores were 25-23, 16-25, 25-15, 21-25 and 16-18.
Defensive standouts included Ali Compton and Lacey Britton.
During the match, Compton had three blocks, 21 kills and was 17-21 for serving with seven aces.
Other Lady Tigers contributing were Kelly Burgher with two blocks and seven kills; Teal Bodenhamer serving 8-8 with two aces; Emily Reynolds serving 20-23 with four aces; Maegan Hunter with 16 assists and Ashlyn Dines with 11 assists.
“I’m pleased with how we played a smarter match,” said head coach Julianna Bergman.
Clatskanie was scheduled to play Valley Catholic at home with JV action beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, and Catlin Gabel in Portland on Tuesday, Oct. 5 with the JV game set for 5 p.m.
Cross country teams from Clatskanie and Rainier high schools competed at the Oregon Episcopal School (OES) Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Portland.
Both boys and girls teams ran a 5,000 meter course.
Clatskanie’s Siltala brothers led the boys race with Adam in third and Michael in sixth places.
Individual results for the Clatskanie Tigers include Adam Siltala, third, 17:37.9; Michael Siltala, sixth, 18:14.3; Shawn Murray, 10th, 18:57.8; Travis Griffith, 59th, 21:53.5; Bryce Horness, 60th, 21:56.6.
Lady Tigers placing were Tiffany Ryan, 15th, 23:59.0; Lynn Siltala, 19th, 24:08.5; Erin Akin, 38th, 27:13.9; Kellie McArthur, 52nd, 30:31.4; Alissa Biggs, 61st, 40:37.3.
Individual results for the Columbians include Zack Lovell, 12th, 19:09.3; Buddy Pickering, 13th, 19:21.6; Jon Kelley, 15th, 19:26.2; Sean Johnson, 21st, 19:45.2; Scotty Brezeale, 22nd, 19:52.9; Trent Cheseboro, 25th, 20:03.1; Tyson Griffith, 28th, 20:08.6; Brian Guisinger, 55th, 21:46.8; Brandyn Aberle, 68th, 22:13.6; Trevor Ontiveros, 84th, 23:28.5; Jared Thomas, 105th, 25:15.2; Cray McDaniel, 119th, 30:22.1; Austin Nash, 120th, 30:37.7.
Lady Columbians placing were Hayley Strenke, 20th, 24:09.3; Jessica Anderson, 40th, 27:14.6; Nadia Solenko, 42nd, 27:31.2; Jessica Neumann, 43rd, 28:23.5; Katie Engstrom, 44th, 28:47.4; Kaylea Knox, 53rd, 30:54.1; Morgan Maddux-Bruce, 54th, 30:54.3.
The Columbians collected 335 yards, all on the ground, and held Columbia River High School to 205 yards on the ground and 60 through the air on 9 of 13 passes during a varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 24.
Rainier fell to Columbia River 35-12 in non-league action on the Hazel Dell school’s home field.
Brad Tripp scored for Rainier with a six-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
Ethan McGlone, who scored a 91-yard run in the second quarter, led the Columbians with 164 yards rushing on 15 carries.
Other Columbians contributing included Matt Cathcart with 77 yards on 12 touches and Marshall Dean with 53 yards on 10 carries.
In total, Rainier’s offense had 15 first downs.
The Columbians are 2-2 for the season and will play Scio at home on Friday, Oct. 1.
On Sept. 21, the Rainier/Clatskanie girls soccer team played against Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) falling 0-4. Audrianne Young was an outstanding offensive player and Rebecca Farrell was outstanding defensive player. Goalie Holly Burghardt stopped the ball 34 times.
On Sept. 9, the soccer team lost to Corbett 0-4. Kati Paddock was all-around standout player of the game receiving honors selected by her coaches and teammates.
On Sept. 7, the girls beat Seaside 2-0.
Jubilie Jefferson scored both goals and was selected as offensive player of the game.
Burghardt had her first shut out at goalie and was selected as defensive player of the game.
Rainier/Clatskanie girls varsity soccer team were defeated by Westside Christian Tuesday, Sept. 28, on the Westside field.
“It was a well fought game,” stated head coach Erin Fox.
No additional information was available to The Chief by Tuesday night.
Johnson Logging remains in first place in the third week of the Bowling Bags women’s bowling league season.
Johnson Logging tied with Salisbury and Callahan, 2-2; Flowers n’ Fluff clipped Colvin’s Pub and Grill, 3-1; West Columbia Realty sold West Mart, 3-1, and Clatskanie Mini Mart cut Split Ends a 4-0 loss.
This week, Crystal Boothe bowled the high game with a 210 and Sam Brandt bowled the high series of 528.
Team standings are:
Team Won Lost
Johnson Logging 9 3
Salisbury and Callahan 8 4
Flowers n’ Fluff 7 5
West Columbia Realty 5 7
Clatskanie Mini Mart 5 7
West Mart 5 7
Colvin’s Pub and Grill 5 7
Split Ends 4 8
Scores by teams are as follows:
Johnson Logging: Melody Jacobson, 429; Earla Johnson, 424; Lisa Rowley, 371; vacant, 360.
Salisbury and Callahan: Rachael Borland, 306; Norma Mitchell, 379; vacant, 360; vacant, 360.
Flowers n’ Fluff: Carol Smith, 338; Julie Haskins, 342; Clella Johnson, 395; Gloria Crape, 375.
Colvin’s Pub and Grill: Toni Davidson, 349; Melissa Greer, 311; Jane Lane, 371; Darlene Brown, 424.
West Columbia Realty: Crystal Boothe, 497; Colleen Wilson, 387; Vickie Kazeck, 329; Cheryl Frazier, 470.
West Mart: Linda DeGandi, 409; Gloryann Brace, 390; Melissa Hughes, 483; Sam Brandt, 528.
Clatskanie Mini Mart: Katrina Kynsi, 390; Marty Hooper, 434; Gloria Ahrens, 396; Diane Grumbois, 383.
Split Ends: Laura Jenkins, 372; Brenda Cottrell, 324; Mary Wheeler, 296; Julie Moore, 436.