Elle Espelien, Astoria

The senior highlighted Astoria's return to play with the hat trick in a 4-2 home win March 1 over Tillamook. She scored all three of her goals in the first half for a 3-1 halftime lead. In games last week, Espelien scored two goals in a 6-0 victory at Rainier/Clatskanie, and scored both Astoria goals in a 2-0 win over Seaside on Wednesday at CMH Field.


Hordie Bodden Bodden, Warrenton

Passing, rushing and special teams, Bodden accounted for 337 yards and seven touchdowns, as the sophomore led the Warriors to a season-opening 46-12 win over Corbett. In his first career start at quarterback, he completed 8-of-10 passes for 196 yards and four touchdowns. Bodden rushed for 56 yards and two TDs on eight carries, and scored Warrenton's first touchdown on an 85-yard opening kickoff return.

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or