The Bruins pulled off another close win last Friday when they defeated the Douglas Trojans at a narrow 19-18. After the Bruins scored to tie things up 18-18 in the final quarter, an extra point kick proved to be the deciding factor.
The Bruins are now 5-1 overall this season and are ranked No. 8 in the OSAA 3A rankings. With Friday’s win they’ve accomplished their first win streak since 2004 at and are currently 2-0 in league, tied for first place with Cascade Christian and St. Mary’s, the latter of which they will play this week.
The Bruins will face the St. Mary’s Crusaders this Friday at home during their Homecoming celebration. The game starts at 7 p.m.
Bruins girls soccer
The Bruins girls team beat the Trojans once again on Monday when they won their league rematch at a solid 3-1.
This win puts the Bruins on a six-game winning streak for league play, unopposed at first place in the OSAA Special District 4. At 9-1 overall, the Bruins are ranked No. 3 in the OSAA 3A/2A/1A rankings.
The Bruins were faced with a rough field that proved to be a challenge to maneuver on, but they managed to gain the advantage early on and ended the half at 2-1. With the Trojans keeping them on their toes, the Bruins managed one more goal to end the second half at 3-1.
The top scorer for the Bruins was Avana Pettus with all three goals, while goalkeeper Annie Nation made out with a total of seven saves.
Bruins coach Kyla Syri used the game as an opportunity to move her players around again and commended her team for working through adversity and managing to stay in a good place mentally throughout the match.
The Bruins play again this Wednesday when they host the Coquille/Myrtle Point Red Devils at 4 p.m. The Bruins defeated the Devils at a huge 14-1 last week, which has been their biggest win of the season so far.
Siri is aiming for shutout to break the Bruins three-game streak of allowing the opposing team a single goal.
The Panthers volleyball team was defeated by the Coquille Red Devils at a clean 3-0 on Monday during a rematch league game. This puts the Panthers at 4-8 overall this season, ranked No. 31 in the OSAA 2A rankings. They are currently 3-6 in league play at fifth place in the Sunset Conference.
The Panthers play again this Wednesday when they host a rematch game against the Toledo Boomers at 7 p.m. The Boomers defeated the Panthers earlier this season at 3-0.
The Panther’s league season got off to a rocky start last Friday when they were defeated by the Toledo Boomers at 68-12. This puts the young Panthers at 0-5 this season, ranked No. 28 in the OSAA 2A rankings.
The Panthers play at home this Friday when they host the Reedsport Brave at 7 p.m.
The Panthers independent co-ed soccer team continued their season on Tuesday when they took on the South Umpqua Lancers in a non-league game. The Panthers play again today at 4:30 p.m. when they face the Eagle Point junior varsity team for a rematch game.