Seaside 2, Scappoose 0WARRENTON - Seaside had little trouble defeating Scappoose 2-0 Thursday night in a District 1 boys soccer match at the Warrenton Soccer Complex.
The Gulls scored 10 minutes into the contest as Max Broderick worked his way through the Scappoose defense and scored from just outside the penalty area, delivering a shot into the upper right hand corner of the net.
Seaside (3-0-1) picked up an insurance goal midway through the second half when Nate Pogue scored unassisted.
The only bad news for the Gulls was the red card issued to Perry Broderick, who got into a tangle with Jesse Patterson of Scappoose, who was also given a red card.
The Gulls host Rainier Tuesday.
Astoria 11, Rainier 0RAINIER - For playing on a field where it's always tough to play, the Astoria boys soccer team made it look easy Thursday afternoon. The Fishermen crushed Rainier 11-0 in a District 1 match.
Astoria (3-0-1 in league play) led 2-0 eight minutes into the game, then added nine insurance goals over the remainder of the contest.
The Fishermen play at Scappoose Tuesday.
Cross CountryKnappa boys take fifthSTAYTON - The Knappa cross country team bypassed the St. Helens Invitational Thursday, and instead took part in a big meet at Regis, where the top Class 2A teams in the state gathered for an afternoon of running.
The top-ranked Oakridge boys won the team title with 103 points, and also had the top individual runner - Brad Taylor - who covered the 5,000-meter course in 15 minutes, 59 seconds.
Regis (151) was second, followed by Wahtonka (163), Westside Christian (167) and Knappa (187).
Nick Jacobson was the Loggers' top runner, taking 17th in 17:26. Also running for Knappa were Curtis Olds (23rd, 17:48), Toivo Fransen (32nd, 18:07), Blake Gerttula (51st, 19:03), Brentin Salisbury (64th, 19:23) and Brad Salisbury (66th, 19:28).
There were 200 runners in the boys' varsity race, and 85 in the junior varsity race. Knappa's Steven Maki was 14th (11:35) in the 3,000-meter JV race, followed by Paul Isom (17th, 11:39) and Matt Acuna (52nd, 12:44).
The individual winner of the girls' race was Catlin Gabel's Jolee VanLeauen, who ran 18:50.
Knappa's Amanda Nichols placed 58th in 24:33. Two Loggers ran the JV race, with Kirsty Coghill 23rd in 14:57, and Melanie von Weitershausen was 27th in 15:05.
The Loggers will run at Wahtonka Thursday.