Boys soccer: The Panthers (2-6-2, 2-5-1 Mid-Willamette Conference) lost a match and settled for a tie in another in two games last week. On April 7, Central lost a home game to North Salem 2-0. In the last game of the season, the Panthers played Sprague to a 1-1 tie on the road.

Cross-country: Two runners competed in the Mid-Willamette Conference End of Season Showdown on Saturday at Cheadle Park in Lebanon. On the boys team, junior Gabriel Cirino took 14th place overall in the 5,000 meter race in a time of eighteen minutes, 31 seconds and sophomore Teo placed 38th in a time of 20:41.

Softball: Central (0-1, 0-1 MWC) opened its season on the road against West Albany on Monday, a game that resulted in 12-4 loss.


Cross-country: The Dragons boys team placed fifth with 106 points at the Mid-Willamette Conference End of Season Showdown at Cheadle Park in Lebanon on Saturday. Senior Toby Ruston took top honors in the race, defending his district title from his junior campaign in 2019. He completed the 5,000-meter race in 16:16, a season best. Next on team was Daniel Floyd in a time of 18:53 in 18th place, Sy Garber in 31st place in a time of 20:06, Trey Cross in 34th place in 20:24, and Chris Smith in 20:35 to take 36th place. The girls team only had two runners in the 5,000-meter race, not enough to record a team score, but senior Annie Johnson took fourth place in a time of 20:36 and junior Molly Parsons took 34th in a time of 28:37.

Football: The only blemish on Dallas’ record this year is a season-ending 42-0 loss to non-conference opponent Thurston on Thursday. The Dragons finished the year 5-1, with a perfect 4-0 mark in conference play.

Volleyball: The Dragons (5-7, 4-2 MWC) ended the pandemic-shortened season with a victory, winning 3-2 at Lebanon.

Falls City

Football: The Mountaineers (3-2, 2-2 Special District 1) put up a lot of points, but were not able to prevail over an even more prolific scoring effort by Mapleton. Falls City lost its final game of the season on the road 76-48.

Volleyball: Falls City (4-8, 2-4 Casco) won its opening game in the Casco League playoff, beating Livingstone Adventist Academy 3-2 on Tuesday before losing its final two games in the playoffs to Jewell 3-0 and Willamette Valley Christian 3-2 on Thursday.

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