Horizon Christian Hawks have solid performance at Banks invite
The HRV track and field teams both had a strong performance in the Viking Relays April 14 at North Salem High School. The teams combined for 15 top-five finishes as the 40 Eagle athletes faced tough competition among the 11 other 5A and 6A squads that participated in the meet.
After sweeping Hermiston in their debut league doubleheader, the HRV baseball team hoped to take the four-game series over the Bulldogs with a road rematch on Tuesday. However, an early lead by Hermiston, coupled with some uninspired play by the visiting team, dashed those hopes — at least for now — as the Dawgs (7-9, 1-2 Columbia River Conference) defeated the Eagles (10-6, 2-1) 4-2.
A hot start to Columbia River Conference plays for the HRV softball team continued Tuesday with the Eagles’ third consecutive victory over the Hermiston Bulldogs, this time in an 8-2 decision on the road.
Boys tennis loses close one to TD
With the first round of Columbia River Conference play in the books, the HRV girls tennis team remains perfect, defeating The Dalles 6-2 Tuesday in Hood River to go 3-0 in conference matches and 6-0 overall in dual matches.
After a slow start to the season, the HRV girls lacrosse team has been rolling as of late, and extended their win streak to four with another commanding victory, this time over league opponent Wilson, whom the Eagles walloped 19-3 Tuesday evening at Westside Elementary.
League play starts Monday
The HRV boys lacrosse team ended their nonleague schedule on a high note Monday evening, teeing off on the struggling Wilsonville Wildcats (1-6) at the high school, winning 20-9.
Tucker Fitzsimons, 19, a 2016 Hood River Valley High School grad and college freshman, won the Open Class Men’s Rail Jam at the 2017 USA Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Freestyle Skier National Championships last week.
Orchard Lanes’ version of the final four was held last week in the Monday night Industrial League and two of the remaining top seeds won.
Eagles defeat Bulldogs 6-0, 6-4, in Hood River
The weather was wonderful for the HRV softball team’s league debut doubleheader Saturday, but for the Eagles, the result was even better.
Eagles beat Bulldogs 1-0, 14-10 in league opener
Over the past few years, it hasn’t been often that a league rival has been able to defeat the HRV baseball team, let alone at home.
A change in date and venue failed to disrupt the Eagles, who grabbed another win over a league opponent.
He’s the head of the Hood River Valley boys soccer program and the Columbia High School boys soccer program, but now Jaime Rivera will be in charge of another Gorge soccer program: BSC.
It was another game and another lopsided win for the HRV girls lacrosse team, who defeated Clackamas (3-4) by a score of 13-3 in a nonleague matchup during a sunny and warm Saturday afternoon in Hood River.
The HRV boys and girls golf teams hosted their only match of the season this year, fitting in 18 holes between the rainclouds Monday at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River.
There was some talk around town, and amongst other 5A baseball teams, that this year’s HRV squad wasn’t going to be up to snuff. After all, the class that graduated in 2016 took plenty of talent with it.