PARKROSE HIGH SCHOOL
Contributions by Dante Gouge, athletic director and Lesley Bossert, choir director
Parkrose High welcomed a new athletic director and three new head coaches this fall. Daunte Gouge now heads up the athletic department, Brian Davis stepped in as head football coach, Breanna Markham took the reins of the volleyball program and Steve Sexton is the cross country coach.
With a new coach and an entirely new staff, the Broncos went 5–8 on the season in the Northwest Oregon Conference, a league with five teams ranked in the top 12 statewide.
First Team—Spencer Tatafu, linebacker
Second Team—Sosefo (Joe) Moeaki, offensive tackle and De’Andre Pickett, corner back
Honorable Mentions—Sosefo (Joe) Moeaki, linebacker; Eliass Hardman, linebacker; Dae’Lonzo Floyd White, defensive tackle
The team qualified for the state playoffs. They lost a tough match 5-2 to Ridgeview High in Redmond.
First Team—David Cruz, midfielder
Second Team—Noah Addie, forward and Hector Amezola, defender
Honorable Mentions—Antonio Garcia and Brian Gomez
The team had a rough season, but they return a strong group for 2017.
Second Team: Karen Gonzalez, midfielder
Parkrose alum Breanna Markham took over the volleyball program in 2016 from longtime coach Brian Davis. The girls fought hard, missing the playoffs by just one spot.
Honorable Mentions: Outside Hitter Casey Lakoduk, Libero Mayranni Cervante and Middle Blocker Maya Curry
Coach Gary Muzzy’s team went on an amazing run to take second place at the Oregon State Championships, losing in overtime to the defending state champions from Mountain View. These athletes were co-league champs, boasting a regular season record of 17–1.
First Team—Thomas Grant and Zack Tudor
Second Team—Gunnar Schlichting and Ben Anctil
Honorable Mention—Sadie McElhaney
First Team—Zach Tudor and Ben Anctil
Second Team—Gunnar Schlichting and Zack Thomas
Honorable Mention—Sadie McElhaney
Because Parkrose was unable to field a girls team, McElhaney not only played on the boys team; she started on it.
Parkrose will be well represented at the Oregon Music Education Association annual conference in Eugene, Oregon, in January. Chosen to perform with the all-state band are Isamu Chang, bass 1; Charlie Doan, bass 2; and Kaitlyn Carter, flute.
Elliott Saephanh, tenor 1; Kai Fiser, tenor 1; Mahina Ajifu, soprano 1; Grace Trang, soprano 1; Angela Nguyen, soprano 2; and Noelle Bell, soprano 2, will perform with the all-state choir.
National Association for Music Educators, or NAfME, all-Northwest band and choir members include Easton Fiser, bass 1, and Kate Grobey, alto 2, as well as Kai Fiser, Mahina Ajifu, Grace Trang, Noelle Bell and Angela Nguyen. NAfME’s Northwest annual conference is in Bellevue, Washington, in February.
PORTLAND CHRISTIAN JR./SR.
Contributions by Wendy Griffin, assistant to the athletics/facilities director, and Matt Caldwell, music teacher.
Following are the all-league and all-state awards for Portland Christian and Portland Christian/Columbia Christian cooperative teams and athletes.
Jack Casey, second in league; 13th in state
Beau Griffith, fourth in league; 26th in state
Football Cooperative program with Columbia Christian
First Team—Chauncey Reddix, running back and Levi Dalzell, tight end
Second Team—Hunter Endresen, quarterback; Chad Clark, wide receiver, defensive back; Robert Wagoner, wide receiver; Kaleb Osborne, offensive line, defensive line; Levi Dalzell, defensive line; Johnny Weber, linebacker; Aidan Perry, linebacker
Emma Zallee and Blake Mazurowski, both freshman, will represent the Royals at the Oregon Music Education Association annual conference in Eugene in January.
Emma, an alto, will perform in the all-state choir. Blake will play oboe in the all-state wind ensemble.
Soccer—Boys Cooperative program with Columbia Christian Schools
Academic All-state-team GPA 3.08
First Team—Nico Aguilar
Second Team—Tlholo Moraka
Honorable Mention—Zach Barbarick
Soccer—Girls Cooperative program with Columbia Christian Schools
Academic All-state team GPA: 3.70
A first-round state playoff appearance ended in a 7–0 loss to Pleasant Hill.
First Team—Jensyn Lown and Bailey Martes
Second Team—Emily Stumetz, Journie Conard and Michaelyn Allen
Honorable Mentions—Nellie Ernst and Sophia Hanson
The Royals made a first-round appearance in the OSAA state championships, but they were turned back by Santiam Christian 3–0.
Academic All-state team GPA: 3.38
First Team—Demi Guild and Simone Gordon
Second Team—Krystian Brownell
Honorable Mentions—Leah Cummins and Skylar Scott
The Portland Christian Junior High soccer team won the Metro Christian League Championship and were undefeated, finishing with a 13–0 record for the season.
DAVID DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL
Contribution by Tom Muller, band director.
The top three high school clarinet players in the Pacific Northwest all go to David Douglas High. Joseph Folwick is a senior and the defending OSAA state champion. He, along with his siblings Daniel, a sophomore, and Aubrey, a freshman, were selected to be in the Oregon Music Education Association All-State Symphony Orchestra and the All-Northwest Symphony Orchestra.
In addition, every DDHS band student who submitted an all-state recording was selected to participate. This is the first time the program has had 100 percent of its students selected to the symphony.
Cross Country (Boys) team GPA: 3.59
Cross Country (Girls) team GPA: 3.77
Soccer (Girls) team GPA: 3.37
Volleyball team GPA: 3.32
A trip to the OSAA championship tournament ended abruptly with a 4–0 first-round loss to South Salem.
COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
Soccer (Boys) team GPA: 3.08 (combined Columbia Christian/Portland Christian)
Soccer (Girls) team GPA: 3.70 (combined Columbia Christian/Portland Christian)
Volleyball team GPA: 3.5
MADISON HIGH SCHOOL
Cross Country (Boys) team GPA: 3.12
Cross Country (Girls) team GPA: 3.39
Soccer (Boys) team GPA: 3.14
The Senators finished the season with an 8–3 overall record. Success in the Portland Interscholastic League earned the team a spot in the OSAA championship tournament. Madison won a first-round game against Grants Pass 14–13, but they lost the next game 27–56 to Jesuit.
REYNOLDS HIGH SCHOOL
Cross Country (Boys) team GPA: 3.52
Cross Country (Girls) team GPA: 3.51
Soccer (Girls) team GPA: 3.05
Volleyball team GPA: 3.15
A trip to the state meet resulted in 376 points and a 17th-place finish. The Raiders were represented by Erik Solano, Andy Solano, Nathan Geiger, Tim Ivanishchuk, John Laferte, John Stewart and Jayden Mueller.