Several teams will be headed to the 2018 State Tournament this upcoming week.
Tillamook Volleyball played a Round 1 match on Saturday, October 27 at home, hosting Henley High School. Although the sets were a tight matchup, the Cheesemakers were able to beat Henley, winning 3-0 (26-24, 25-23, 25-16). They will head to Forest Grove next weekend for the 8 remaining teams will play on the main stage for the 4A State Championship. Their first game will be November 2nd at 3:15pm against the winner of the Banks/Cottage Grove match up.
For the second year in a row, Neah-Kah-Nie High School will be heading to the State Playoffs after claiming the league title.
Neah Kah Nie will face the 14th seed either Friday or Saturday.
Tillamook High School saw 6 of their 7 women's runners place in the top ten at the Cowapa League Championship! Freshman Autumn Patching barely missed the top ten, but wasn't far behind, placing twelfth. Last year's Individual State Champion, Junior Solace Bergeron, placed 1st.
Tillamook Mens Cross Country also saw success. Like the Women's team, they were able to place 6 of 7 runners in the top ten. Their seventh runner placed 15th.
The Cheesemakers will head to Eugene on Saturday for the 4A State Championship Race.
Neah-Kah-Nie Womens Cross Country placed 3 runners in the top ten of the 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 Championships. Nestucca Senior Jessica Bailey placed the highest for the Bobcats, coming in 21st. As a team, Neah-Kah-Nie placed 2nd, just behind Kennedy High School. The Bobcats failed to place as a team.
The Pirates will be sending a team of 6 runners to Eugene for the 3A/2A/1A State Championship race on Saturday.
In the Mens division, only Senior Joe Wilkinson from Nestucca cracked the top ten, placing 3rd. Junior Gustavo Camacho wrapped up the top twenty, placing 20th. Nestucca was able to place 4th as a team, while Neah-Kah-Nie placed 9th as a team. Twelve other runners competed in the 2A/1A Special District Championships. Neither Nestucca nor Neah-Kah-Nie will be sending anyone to the State Championships in the Mens Division.