The Tillamook Cheesemakers faced tough competition at the 4A State Tournament in Forest Grove last weekend, which saw league rival Valley Catholic place first.
Tillamook lost it's first game to Cottage Grove in a tightly contested match that went to 5 sets. Having fallen 3 sets to 2, they were placed in the consolation column and had to wait until the next day to continue play. Saturday they faced Junction City, shutting them out 3 sets to none. That win allowed them to play one last match, where the faced Hidden Valley. Unfortunately their luck ran dry, falling 3 sets to 1. Their loss in this match placed the Cheesemakers at 6th place in the 4A State Championship.
All three schools were out of town for Friday Night Football.
This Friday, 14 September 2018
Tillamook Soccer traveled to The Dalles to play La Grande on Saturday.
Womens Soccer: Tillamook 0 -- 3 La Grande
Mens Soccer: Tillamook 2 -- 5 -- La Grande
While Neah Kah Nie hosted a tournament, Nestucca and Tillamook traveled to other tournaments in the region.
Nestucca, saw some success, winning the consolation round.
Tillamook had limited success in their tournament as well.
7th ranked Banks High School left the Cheesemakers a bit bruised after a 15-0 beating today.
With a slow start to the game, Tillamook was able to hold the Braves to 3 runs in two innings. But it was the 3rd inning that proved to be painful for the Cheesemakers, allowing 7 runs in the top of the inning. They were unable to respond in the bottom of the inning, going into the 4th down 10 runs.
Banks was able to put 3 more runs on the board in the 4th, and 2 more runs in the 5th, including a solo home run. Hoping for a miracle come back, Tillamook was unable to finish, losing 15-0 at the end of 5 due to the league mercy rule.
Banks currently sits 2nd in the Cowapa League and is ranked 7th in OSAA 4A Division.
Tillamook sits at the bottom of the Cowapa League, with a 1-9 league record. They have a 4-13 overall record.
Tillamook travels to Valley Catholic on Thursday for a 5pm match up. They return home on Friday to face Seaside. On Monday, they will travel north to face Cowapa League's 1st place team, Astoria.
Tillamook Baseball fell to Valley Catholic on Monday. Valley Catholic scored runs early in the game and by the 7th inning, it looked as though they would shut out the Cheesemakers.
An incredible 2 out ralley in the bottom of the 7th gave Valley Catholic a scare. Tillamook was able to score 6 runs in the bottom half of the inning. Although it wasn't enough to save them from losing to Valley Catholic, they proved they weren't willing to go out without a fight.
Valley Catholic won 8-6.
Tillamook plays at home on Wednesday vs Banks. Game starts at 5pm
Tillamook Softball broke it's 3 game losing streak on Monday, beating Valley Catholic 9-7.
The Cheesemakers got an early lead, up 4-1 by the end of the 4th inning, including an in the park home run.
Valley Catholic gave Tillamook a scare, scoring several runs in later innings, but it wasn't enough.
Tillamook and Valley Catholic will face each other twice more in the last two weeks of the season. Tomorrow will be the first rematch, this time with Valley Catholic hosting. The game starts at 5pm.
Tillamook sits at an overall 4-11 record, 2-7 in league play. This places them in 5th place in the Cowapa League.
Tillamook Baseball hosted Scappoose in league play tonight.
Scappoose got an early lead, which they would not let go of.
The first three innings saw 7 runs scored between the two teams. Scappoose scored 5 of those 7, while Tillamook scored their only two runs. Later innings saw Scappoose score 5 more runs, 3 of which were from a home run.
Final Score: Tillamook 2 -- 10 Scappoose.
Tillamook's next game is a rematch against Scappoose. The game is at 5pm at Scappoose High School.
Tuesday and Wednesday brought mixed success for softball in Tillamook County.
Tuesday saw Neah Kah Nie host Knappa, Tillamook host Astoria, and Nestucca host Gaston. All three away teams proved to be too much of a match for the local schools.
Neah Kah Nie 3 vs 14 Knappa
Nestucca 3 vs 14 Gaston
Tillamook 1 vs 15 Astoria
Wednesday saw Neah Kah Nie travel to Delphain, while Tillamook hosted Seaside. Both teams saw better results, both getting wins.
Tillamook 12 vs 2 Seaside
Neah Kah Nie 14 vs 1 Delphain
Tillamook hosted Astoria and Seaside in a home track meet on Wednesday, 18 April 2018.
Despite seeing some success individually, both the Mens and Women's teams placed 3rd, behind Astoria (1st) and Seaside (2nd).
Tillamook's Kenny Kramer saw success, placing 1st in Mens 100m and 300m Hurdles, as well as part of the 4x100 relay (With Christopher Silveira, Zeke Coon, and Kaleb Boomer). He also placed 3rd in long jump as well as part of the 4x400 relay (With Riley Cloyd, Graydon Johnson, Ernie Chacon). Kramer's 1st place in the 100m set a personal record.
Nina Zweifel was the lone Women's track team member to place 1st in an individual event, taking the 1500m race.
Tillamook Baseball took on the Seaside Seaguls in a tight game on Tuesday evening. The two teams fought through 4 1/2 scoreless innings before the Cheesemakers were able to break through Seaside's defense. They were able to bat in the games first run. Seaside answered in the top of the 6th with a run of their own to tie the game at one.
Tillamook wasn't going to allow Seaside to be the only team to score in the 6th, scoring 3 runs in the bottom half of the inning, taking a 4-1 lead into the 7th, and final, inning. Seaside wasn't about to give up easily, bringing in 2 more runs before Tillamook was able to get the third out of the inning, securing a 4-3 win.
Tillamook will face Seaside again on Thursday, this time at Seaside.
Tillamook dominated the Cowapa League Tournament, taking 1st by a wide margin.
TILLAMOOK Individual Results:
106Isaias Loza (26-10) placed 3rd and scored 11.00 team points.