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The Combined Coquille-Myrtle Point girls soccer team opened the season with a 7-2 win over visiting Illinois Valley.

Jordyn Tippett had two goals and three assists and Ashly Olson also had three assists for the DevilCats. Tippett and Maria Medina, one of the team’s players from Myrtle Point, scored in the first half, when Illinois Valley also got its two goals.

Coquille surged ahead with the big second half. Autumn Morrison and Maddy Landmark both had two goals in the second half to go with Tippett’s second goal.

Desiree Lane played the first 60 minutes in goal and Haley Van Pelt finished for Coquille. 

Phoenix 4, Marshfield 0: Visiting Phoenix won the battle of the Pirates, keeping Marshfield scoreless in three matches this year. 

Maggie Corrillo had two goals for Phoenix and Carina Rodriguez and Alex Hernandez also scored. 


Coquille 4, Milo Adventist 2: The DevilCats opened their season with a win at home.

Santos Martinez had a pair of goals for Coquille in the first half.

Colton GeDeros had an assist for Coquille on the second goal, which gave the DevilCats a 2-0 lead.

Carlos Corrales and Ahston Algood scored for Milo Adventist.

Ethan Elmer created an own goal for Coquille in the second half and foreign exchange student Paolo Debellis had a goal.

Freshman Cort McKinley had three straight saves at close range for Coquille in the closing minutes.

Illinois Valley 7, Pacific 3: The Pirates lost their league opener at home to the Cougars on Wednesday.


Coquille beats Bobcats: The Red Devils won their annual rivalry match with Myrtle Point 25-9, 25-20, 25-20 on Thursday night.

Morgan Baird had seven kills, two stuff blocks and an assist for the Red Devils in the win. Kyra Howard had three kills, three digs and two assists; Abbey Dieu had four kills, four digs and an ace; and Halle Layton had four kills, five assists and two stuff blocks.

Meghan Price had eight kills, six blocks, six digs and two aces for the Bobcats. Elea Kenyon had five kills, nine digs and two aces; Madison Brown had 17 assists and three digs; and Nikki Leep had nine digs and two kills.

“It’s always fun for our players to play their rivals,” Coquille coach Suzanne Grami said, adding that she had some players experience different positions.

Cruisers win: Powers improved to 2-0 in Skyline League play with its second straight road victory, edging Umpqua Valley Christian 25-12, 22-25, 25-14, 22-25, 15-12.

Hannah Shorb had five aces and five kills and Miya Clauson also had five aces for the Cruisers. Madison Kamakele had three kills

“It was a really tough match,” Powers coach Heather Shorb said. “We had to work extremely hard for every point. I’m glad we pulled it out.”

Bulldogs win: North Bend swept host Junction City 25-18, 25-21, 25-20 for its second win in as many nights.

"The girls came to play," North Bend coach Jessica Randle said. 

Brenna Mault had 12 kills and Brittney Kubli added nine. Chelsea Howard had three kills and setter Amanda Powley had 24 assists.

Drew Culver and Kaylynn Pickett added great defense for the Bulldogs, who open the Far West League season Tuesday at South Umpqua. 

Tigers fall: Bandon lost a five-set marathon at Rogue River, 15-25, 25-17, 25-21, 22-25, 15-10.

Brittni England and Olivia McMahon had 20 digs each and Bella Erenfeld had 21 assists for the Tigers in the loss. Kennedy Turner had six kills and five aces.