Storm Baseball still in the playoff hunt; Mills throws one hitter
May 1, 2013
Chemeketa Storm Baseball took the field this past Saturday in Coos Bay, Oregon against Southwestern Oregon Community College. Despite returning without a win the Storm got right back on track against Lane Community College at home.
Yesterday, Storm Baseball earned their second and third victories out of four games versus the Titans. The Titans are currently in second place in the NWAACC Southern Region. With a 12-11 win in the slugfest that was game one, Chemeketa smacked 19 hits and committed only one error. Four Storm players had a multi-hit game including freshman infielder, Brendan Shaffer (West Salem HS, Salem OR) who was three-for-six at the plate with a double and a run batted in. Freshman pitcher, Tyler Snider (North Salem HS, Salem OR) earned the win in the contest. Snider threw three and a third innings, struck out two, and allowed zero earned runs on just one hit.
Game two was slightly less offensive and more of a pitchers duel while both sides allowed only four total hits. Chemeketa again came out on top with three of the four hits in a 3-0 win over the Titans. Sophomore infielder and pitcher, Garrett Mills (North Eugene HS, Eugene OR) threw a complete (seven inning) game one hitter for the Storm. Mills struck out three and allowed zero earned runs in the nightcap. Providing the offense again was Shaffer with a first inning two RBI hit.
The Storm will take on Linn-Benton Community College this Saturday, May 4th in Albany, OR. First pitch is at 1pm. For complete box scores, standings, schedules, and statistics, click here.
Softball drops two against Clackamas; Travels to Lower Columbia Community College today
May 1, 2013
In this past Saturday’s home doubleheader with Clackamas Community College the Storm committed costly errors and were outhit in game one earning an 11-3 loss. In game two Chemeketa outhit Clackamas but were defeated again by a score of 5-2.
Chemeketa’s freshman pitcher and outfielder, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) threw a complete game. Despite having only allowed four earned runs and striking out five Hotaling earned the loss. Hotaling was a perfect four-for-four on the offensive side of the plate and freshman, Sharla Kumai-Farrell (Kailua HS, Maimanalo HI) provided two RBI.
The Storm continues in their pursuit of an NWAACC Championship Tournament berth just one game out of fourth place in the NWAACC Southern Region. Chemeketa travels to Kelso, Washington today to face the Lower Columbia Community College Devils. The doubleheader is set to begin at 3pm.
Baseball takes two at Clackamas Community College; set to play make-up games tomorrow at Mt. Hood Community College
April 24, 2013
Yesterday, Storm Baseball travelled to Clackamas Community College to defeat the Cougar Baseball team not once, but twice in just as many games. Game one ended with an 8-4 final score with the win credited to Sophomore Pitcher, Seth Heckel (Mt. Colbert HS, Spokane WA). Heckel struck out six in just five innings of work. Freshman Infielder, Brenden Shaffer (West Salem HS, Salem OR) went two-for-four at the plate with a double, one run batted in, and a stolen base in the game.
In game two, the Storm tallied nine hits and 10 runs for a 10-5 victory completing the day long sweep of the Cougars. Jon Munson (North Salem HS, Salem OR), ended the day with an impressive .600 batting average (three-for-five), including a homerun and a double on the day.
The Storm is now in the fourth place spot with a 7-7 record in the NWAACC Southern Region. All standings, stats, schedules, and further information can be found here. Last weekend's postponed doubleheader against Mt. Hood Community College will be tomorrow in Gresham, OR. One nine-inning game and one seven-inning game will take place starting at 4pm.
Storm Softball travels to NWAACC Crossover for the "Swinging for a Cure" Tournament
April 24, 2013
Chemeketa Softball played four seven-inning games this past weekend in Yakima, Washington at the NWAACC Crossover Tournament. The wear pink, "Swinging for a Cure" tounament helped raise $1000 for cancer research. Despite having outscored their opponents 15-10 on the weekend and having outhit them in every game, the Storm only came away with two wins. Losses were to Blue Mountain Community College (3-2) and Everett Community College (4-1). The Storm Softball pitching staff did, however, earn their third shutout of the season versus Edmonds Community College in the (7-0) victory. Sophomore Pitcher and Infielder, Carrie Bess (Lebanon HS, Lebanon OR) and Freshman Pitcher, Emilie Leach (Sprague HS, Salem OR) combined for 10 strikeouts and allowed just two hits in the shutout win.The Storm went on to defeat Yakima Valley Community College (5-4) later that same day.
At the half way point in Souther Region League play, Chemeketa stands at 5-5. All standings, stats, schedules, and further information can be found here. They will take on defending NWAACC Champions, Clackamas Community College this Saturday, April 27th at home. The doubleheader will take place at Wallace Marine Park in West Salem. First pitch is at 1pm.
Chemeketa Softball earns second game victory versus Southwestern Oregon Community College
April 17, 2013
In yesterday’s home doubleheader Storm Softball got out to a slow start with a 2-0 seven-inning loss. Despite Freshman Pitcher, Jessica Hotaling’s (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) five strikeout and four hit performance on the mound Storm hitters did not provide the much-needed run support. The Storm had three hits in the game, two by Freshman Outfielder and Catcher, Sharla-Lynn Kumai-Farrell (Kaiulu HS, Waimanalo HI). Southwestern Oregon Community College pitcher struck out nine, one third of the Chemeketa batters she faced.
Game two proved to be a big rebound for the Storm as they finished the game with six hits, and an 8-3 win over the visiting Lakers. Sophomore Third Baseman, Danielle Upton (Elmira HS, Elmira OR) was two-for-three with two RBI in the game. Sophomore Pitcher, Kayla Sheller (McMinnville HS, McMinnville OR) sealed the victory with a complete game thrown allowing just four Laker hits and two earned runs.
Storm Softball travels to the NWAACC Crossover “Swinging for a Cure” Tournament in Yakima, Washington this coming weekend where they will take the field three times on Saturday and once Sunday. Game one is against Blue Mountain Community College, Saturday at 9am. Game two follows at 11am versus Edmonds Community College. The Storm will rematch with Walla Walla Community College at 3pm Saturday afternoon, and finally, Sunday morning at 9am against Everett Community College. All games will be played at Kiwanis Park in Yakima.
Storm Baseball takes game two against Linn-Benton
April 17, 2013
Much like Storm Softball, Chemeketa Baseball did not get the offense going until game two of the home doubleheader versus Linn-Benton Community College, resulting in a 4-0 game one loss. The Storm was outhit by LBCC 6-3 in the first game. Storm pitching staff, Sophomore, Seth Heckel (Mount Spokane HS, Colbert WA) and Freshman, Brian Middleton (Douglas HS, Winston OR) combined for nine innings pitched, four earned runs, six hits allowed, and six strikeouts.
In the second half of the doubleheader, Sophomore Pitcher and Infielder, Garrett Mills (North Eugene HS, Eugene OR) recorded the win allowing just two hits in five innings of work. Sophomore Pitcher, Bradley Bearden (Shelton HS, Shelton WA) earned the save facing just six batters and striking out two. Freshman First Baseman, Noah Westerhuis (Redmond HS, Redmond OR) led all Storm hitters with a perfect three-for-three performance and 2 runs batted in. Linn-Benton utilized four pitchers in game two but earned only three strikeouts and allowed 11 Chemeketa hits. Four Storm players had two or more hits in the victory.
Baseball hits the road again this weekend to match up with Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, OR. Chemeketa Baseball will play a nine-inning game beginning at 1pm and a seven-inning game immediately following.
Chemeketa Softball wins two at Clark Community College
April 16, 2013
This past Saturday, April 13th, Chemeketa Softball travelled to Clark Community College in Vancouver, WA for a doubleheader. The Storm was victorious in game one with the final score 18-2. Five different Storm players had multiple hits in the game. Sophomore Third Baseman, Danielle Upton (Elmira HS, Elmira OR) led the pack with an impressive three-for-five performance including 3 RBI and a double. Emilie Leach (Sprague HS, Salem OR) recorded the win with two and a third innings pitched. Sophomore Pitcher and Infielder, Carrie Bess (Lebanon HS, Lebanon OR) threw four and two thirds innings in relief. The duo recorded eight strikeouts and allowed only one earned run.
In the second game of the road trip the Storm scored 14 runs and were again victorious. The final score was 14-7; Pitcher and Outfielder, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) recrded the win with Bess in relief again. Freshman Catcher and Outfielder, Sharla-Lynn Kumai-Farrell (Kailua HS, Waimanalo, HI) was four-for-five with two doubles. Four other Storm teammates had two or more hits in the game. The storm pounded out 30 hits and scored 32 runs on the day; they now stand at (4-4) in the NWAACC Southern Region.
Today at home, Chemeketa Softball will take on Southwestern Oregon Community College for a double header. Games will be played at Wallace Marine Park in West Salem, OR. First pitch is at 2pm.
Storm Baseball wins one at Lane Community College
April 16, 2013
The Storm matched up against Lane Community College this past Saturday, April 13th in a doubleheader contest in Eugene, OR. With a 4-3 final in the first game the Storm improved to (4-5) in the NWAACC Southern Region. In the win, Freshman Outfielder and Pitcher, Alex Emerson (McKay HS, Salem OR) threw eight innings. Emerson allowed only four hits and one earned run while recording six strikeouts. Sophomore Pitcher, Bradley Bearden (Shelton HS, Shelton WA) earned the save. Sophomore Infielder and Pitcher, Garrett Mills (North Eugene HS, Eugene OR) slugged his way to two RBI on the day. Mills hit three doubles in his three-for-five performance. Sophomore Outfielder, Zach Close (Crook County HS, Bend OR) and Freshman Catcher, Hector Ferrer (Maracaibo, Venezuela) both had two hits in the game.
Game two ended in a 2-0 loss for Chemeketa Baseball. Despite Sophomore Pitcher, Dillon Keene (West Salem HS, Salem OR) allowing only one hit, walks, hit batsmen, and wild pitches proved to be prevalent. The Storm had four hits in the game.
Chemeketa Baseball takes the field against Linn-Benton Community College at home today. The doubleheader will consist of one nine-inning game and one seven-inning game beginning at 1pm.
Chemeketa Baseball drops two at home
April 12, 2013
In last night’s doubleheader at Storm Baseball Field against Clackamas Community College, Storm Baseball put up eight runs but did not pull out a victory. In the first of the two contests the Storm pitching staff threw for a combined 13 strikeouts. Sophomore Outfielder, Cole Pittman (West Salem HS, Salem OR) was one-for-four at the plate with a double and a run scored. Costly errors were the difference in game one with the final score being 8-5, in favor of the Cougars.
Game two proved to be more a pitching duel as it ended with a 2-0 score, Clackamas the victor. Despite striking out six and allowing only two earned runs, Chemeketa’s offense never got the jumpstart it needed. Sophomore Infielder and Pitcher, Garrett Mills (North Eugene HS, Eugene OR) and Freshman First Baseman, Noah Westerhuis (Redmond HS, Redmond OR) both legged out doubles in the game.
The Storm now stands at (9-12) overall, (3-5) in conference play. Chemeketa Baseball travels down to Eugene, OR to face off with Lane Community College this Saturday, April 13th. The doubleheader will consist of one nine-inning game and a seven-inning game as the nightcap. First pitch is at 1pm.
Softball takes one from Mt. Hood CC; Smith hits walk off homerun
April 11, 2013
Wednesday, April 10th, Chemeketa Softball took on Mt. Hood Community College at Wallace Marine Park in a doubleheader. In game one, Freshman Pitcher and Outfielder, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) earned the win with a complete game pitched and eight strikeouts. Sophomore Third Baseman, Danielle Upton (Elmira HS, Elmira OR) hit a grand slam in the bottom of the third inning to tie the game at five. It wasn't until the bottom of the seventh with zero outs that Freshman Designated Hitter, Danielle Smith (Sprague HS, Salem OR) smacked a walkoff homerun making the final score 6-5 in favor of the Storm. Smith was three-for-three at the plate with a double and a homerun.
In the second game of the day Mount Hood pitching seemingly puzzled Storm hitters who were out-hit 10-6. Sophomore Outfielder, Tiffany Medley (Sprague HS, Salem OR) batted in two runs on a bottom of the fourth two out long ball. Despite all efforts by Chemeketa, the Saints continued hitting and the final ended up 9-3 with Mount Hood earning the victory.
Chemeketa Softball is scheduled next at Clackr Community College in Vancouver, WA. Games will be played Saturday, April 13th at noon.
Storm Softball splits home opener
April 10, 2013
In game one of their doubleheader versus Lower Columbia Community College Chemeketa Softball scored 12 runs in just four and a half innings of play. The 12-2 win over Lower Columbia came by way of Freshman Pitcher, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) as she threw four innings with just one earned run scored. Sophomore First Baseman, Samantha Bowman (Willamina HS, Sheridan OR) led the Storm offense with a two-for-two performance at the plate including a double and two RBI.
In game two, Lower Columbia got off to a seven-run head start in the first inning. By the bottom of the second inning the score was all-even at seven. After eight innings of play and multiple lead changes Lower Columbia prevailed with 15-13 being the final score. Top performers for the Storm included Sophomore Third Baseman, Danielle Upton (Elmira HS, Elmira OR) who was two-for-four in the game with a double, homerun, and three RBI. Hotaling stole three bases in the game bringing her season total to 20.
The Storm will take on Mount Hood Community College this week at home. Pending weather conditions, first pitch is April 10th at 2pm. In the case of a rain cancellation and reschedule, games will be played Friday, April 12th, at 2pm. All home games are to be played at Wallace Marine Park in West Salem, OR.
Baseball splits with Southwestern Oregon at home
April 10, 2013
Chemeketa Baseball won game one of their home doubleheader yesterday, 5-2, against Southwestern Oregon Community College. Seth Heckel, Sophomore Pitcher (Mt. Spokane HS, Colbert WA) earned the winning pitcher title in yesterday’s contest. Heckel had four strikeouts and allowed only four hits and one earned run in seven innings of work. Sphomore Pitcher, Bradley Bearden (Shelton HS, Shelton WA) came in to throw the final two innings and recorded the save. On the offensive side of the ball, Sophomore Outfielder, Jon Munson (North Salem HS, Salem OR) led the Storm charge. Munson was two-for-four with a double and two runs driven in. Freshman Infielder, Brenden Shaffer (West Salem HS, Salem OR) boasted a perfect three-for-three performance with a pair of stolen bases and three runs scored.
In the second game against the Southwestern Oregon Lakers, SWOCC pitching proved to be the stop to the Storm offense. The Storm dropped the seven-inning game, 4-1 being the final score.
Chemeketa will hold their make-up games from this past Saturday tomorrow, Thursday, April 11th. The Storm will take the field against Clackamas Community College at home at 2pm.
Baseball begins league play, splits week at 2-2
April 5, 2013
In game one at Linn-Benton Community College this past Saturday, March 30th, LBCC had a couple big scoring innings to down the Storm 13-5. Sophomore Infielder and Pitcher, Garrett Mills (North Eugene HS, Eugene OR) was two-for-five at the plate with a homerun and three RBI. In game two the Storm was victorious with the game ending 3-2 against LBCC. Dillon Keene, Sophomore Pitcher (West Salem HS, Salem OR) earned the win with just two and two thirds innings pitched. The Storm outhit LBCC while Sophomore Outfielder, Zach Close (Crook County HS, Bend OR) went two-for-two at the plate and Freshman Infielder, DJ Harryman (McNary HS, Keizer OR) was one-for-four with two RBI.
Chemeketa Baseball also earned a split on Tuesday at home against Mount Hood Community College. The Storm lost the first game of the doubleheader despite outhitting the Saints 12-5 and having five players with a multi-hit game. The final score was 5-2. Chemeketa’s Pitcher, Bradley Bearden (Shelton HS, Shelton WA) had four strikeouts and earned his first win of the season in game two against Mount Hood. Cole Pittman, Sophomore Outfielder (West Salem HS, Salem OR) was four-for-six at the plate with two triples on the day.
Chemeketa Baseball resumes play tomorrow, April 6th, at home against Clackamas Community College. One nine inning and one seven inning game will be played in the double header. First pitch is at 1pm on Storm Baseball Field.
Chemeketa Softball holds Chemeketa Softball Alumni Game
April 5, 2013
Despite the 8-0 six-inning rout of the Chemeketa Alumni Team, spirits were high this past Saturday, March 30th at Wallace Marine Softball Complex in West Salem, OR. It had been over a year since Chemeketa Softball had held a home game at Wallace Marine. Players from all years represented the Chemeketa Alumni Team, including those from the first ever Chemeketa Softball Team in 1999.
Freshman Pitcher, Emilie Leach (Sprague HS, Salem OR) earned the win in the contest with four innings pitched and three strikeouts. The Storm pounded out ten hits with four players having multiple hits. Freshmen, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) and Sophomore, Samantha Bowman (Willamina HS, Sherican OR) each had two hits on the day. Bowman had two runs batted in while Hotaling stole three bases. Freshman Designated Hitter, Danielle Smith (Sprague HS, Salem OR) hit the long ball homerun of the afternoon and had two RBI.
Storm Softball has their home opening league games this Saturday, April 6th against Lower Columbia Community College. First pitch is at 1pm, both games will be played at Wallace Marine Softball Complex.
Storm Soccer’s own, Anthony Wolf, nationally honored
April 2, 2013
Anthony Wolf, Storm Men’s Soccer player, was recently selected as one of only 11 total nationwide as a Scholar All-American. He is the only NWAACC athlete and the only goalkeeper in the nation to be selected. This honor was awarded to Wolf from the National Soccer Coaches Association.
The award speaks to Wolf’s cumulative 3.84 GPA, his impact on the team and the team’s success over his 2 years. To be nominated, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) throughout his or her career; start more than 50 percent of all games and be a significant contributor to the team. This is a major highlight for the Chemeketa Soccer family. Coach Limbird commented that, “Anthony is a quiet and humble guy and it is well deserved…” The full Scholar All-American roster can be viewed here.
Wolf, along with Chemeketa’s NWAACC All-Academic and Leadership Teams will be honored tomorrow, April 3rd, at 11:45am in Building 2. The awarding of the NWAACC Champions trophy to the 2012-2013 Men’s Basketball team will occur at this time as well. Please come show your support, refreshments will be served in the lobby.
Baseball has undefeated week at home
March 26, 2013
Chemeketa Baseball went (4-0) on the week versus George Fox JV and Clark Community College. The Storm won game one against George Fox JV 7-3. Freshman Pitcher, Tyler Snider (North Salem HS, Salem OR) earned the win with six strikeouts in four innings pitched. Freshman First Baseman and team offensive leader, Noah Westerhuis (Redmond HS, Redmond OR) was three-for-three at the plate with two doubles. Sophomore Outfielder, Zach Close (Crook County HS, Bend OR) drove in two runs with a two-for-four performance at the plate. Chemeketa went on to win game two against George Fox JV 5-4.
Scores against Clark Community College were 10-7 and 8-2; Chemeketa pounded 31 hits on the week. Box scores are not yet complete for the final three games; all other statistics can be seen here. Chemeketa Baseball goes on the road to Linn-Benton Community College in their league opener this coming Saturday, March 30th at 1pm.
Softball splits weekend at NWAACC West Inter-Region
March 26, 2013
With two wins against Skagit Valley Community College, Chemeketa went (2-2) on the weekend in Centralia, Washington.
In game one on Saturday, March 24th, Freshman Pitcher, Emilie Leach (Sprague HS, Salem OR) was named the winning pitcher after throwing four innings and striking out eight. Sophomore Third Baseman, Danielle Upton (Elmira HS, Elmira OR) blasted a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning to put the Storm ahead 10-3.
The Storm then fell victim to a grand slam in the following game versus Grays Harbor Community College in a 5-4 loss.
In their second win versus Skagit Valley Community College, Freshman Pitcher and Outfielder, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS, Oregon City OR) earned the 10-6 win with seven strikeouts in just six innings of work. Freshman Catcher, Sharla Kumai-Farrell (Kailua HS, Waimanalo HI) went three-for-three at the plate with two doubles and two RBI. Kumai-Farrell was six-for-eleven on the weekend, batting .545 with four doubles.
In their final contest of the weekend against NWAACC fourth ranked Bellevue Community College, Storm Softball fought until the final innings but came up short. Despite a three-for-three performance at the plate by Hotaling, and a top of the seventh inning three run homerun by Freshman First Baseman, Jordan Martin (Silverton HS, Salem OR), Chemeketa was defeated 11-9.
Storm Softball currently holds a (9-4) overall record. For complete stats and box scores, click here. Chemeketa Softball is holding their Alumni Event this coming Saturday, March 30th at Wallace Marine Softball Complex in West Salem. First pitch is at noon.
Chemeketa Baseball wins two in pre-season play
March 19, 2013
Storm Baseball went (2-1-1) this weekend in Monmouth, Oregon with wins coming against Treasure Valley Community College and Centralia Community College. In their three hour and fifteen minute 8-8 ball game with Shoreline Community College on Sunday, March 17th, no winner was determined. However, in the tie contest Sophomore Outfielder, Zach Close (Crook County HS, Bend OR) was two-for-five with a homerun.
In the Storm’s 10-6 win over Treasure Valley Community College, Freshman Pitcher, Brian Middleton (Douglas HS, Winston OR) earned the win with back up from Sophomore Outfielder, Cole Pittman (West Salem HS, Salem OR) who was three-for-three at bat with two runs batted in and a stolen base.
Against Centralia Community College the Storm outhit their opponents 16-7. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning the Storm prevailed with another run to win it in the bottom of 13. Sophomore Pitcher and Outfielder, Garrett Mills (North Eugene HS, Eugene OR) recorded the win as well as four hits in six at bats, two RBI and a stolen base.
The Storm take on George Fox JV this coming Thursday at 5pm at the Chemeketa Baseball Field. One nine inning game and one seven inning game will be played under the lights.
Softball wins at NWAACC South Inter-Region Tournament
March 19, 2013
Having only played six and a third innings on Saturday, March 16th, Storm Softball came out with a win. With one out in the sixth inning versus Green River Community College the heavy rain came in and the umpires called the game. Chemeketa was the home team and had just scored two runs so by rule would be named the winner of the game with a 5-4 final score. The remainder of the tournament was cancelled due to rain.
Top performers in the contest were Sophomore Outfielder and First Baseman, Samantha Bowman (Willamina HS, Sheridan OR) and Sophomore Pitcher, Kayla Sheller (McMinnville HS, McMinnville OR). Bowman was two-for-two at the plate with a triple and two RBI; while Sheller ended the day with six strikeouts and her fourth win as the Storm’s leading pitcher.
Chemeketa travels to Centralia, Washington on Friday to compete in the NWAACC West Inter-Region Tournament. First pitch is at 3pm on Friday, March 22nd against South Puget Sound Community College.
Baseball’s Westerhuis goes 2-4 with a grand slam in a 6 RBI outing
March 14, 2013
Despite their (0-6) preseason start Storm Baseball is very much looking forward to growing in to league play and another winning season. On this past weekend’s road trip to Ontario, Oregon Chemeketa Baseball matched up against Treasure Valley Community College three times, and once against College of Southern Idaho.
Freshman Catcher, Jake Branham (Redmond HS, Redmond OR) leads all Storm hitters with a .333 BA and a homerun over six contests. Freshman First Baseman, Noah Westerhuis (Redmond HS, Redmond OR) was 2-4 at the plate on Saturday versus Treasure Valley Community College. Westerhuis belted a grand slam in the top of the 4th inning and a two run single in the top of the 5th for 6 RBI in the game. Click here for box scores, season stats, schedule, results, and roster.
The Storm continues play this weekend with four games at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon. Chemeketa will face off with Centralia Community College once, twice against Treasure Valley Community College, and finally versus Shoreline Community College. First pitch is Saturday at 10am.
Storm Softball shows well in preseason
March 14, 2013
After dropping the first two contests of the preseason to Treasure Valley Community College and Walla Walla Community College, respectively, Chemeketa Softball has come out with a new mission. Standing at (6-2) in the preseason there have been a number of stand out players on the Chemeketa Softball roster.
Sophomore Third Baseman, Danielle Upton (Elmira HS, Elmira OR) has 13 RBI with seven extra base hits including two homeruns, in just eight games. Freshman Designated Hitter, Danielle Smith (Sprague HS, Salem OR) is hitting an NWAACC top ten .522 BA with a pair of triples. Finally, Storm Pitching Staff has earned six wins and accumulated 49 strikeouts. Sophomore Pitcher, Kayla Sheller (McMinnville HS/ McMinnville HS) leads the way with three wins while Freshman Pitcher and Outfielder, Jessica Hotaling (Canby HS/ Oregon City OR) has 18 strikeouts in just 18.2 innings pitched. Click here for box scores, season stats, schedule, results, and roster.
Storm Softball takes the field again this weekend in the NWAACC South Inter-Region Tournament at Lower Columbia Community College in Kelso, Washington. First pitch is at 1pm on Saturday at Tam O’Shanter Field versus Green River Community College.
Storm sends six to the 2013 NWAACC Basketball All-Star Event
March 12, 2013
Both Storm Men’s and Women’s Basketball were well represented this weekend in Everett, Washington at the NWAACC Basketball Sophomore All-Star Showcase.
For the women, Sophomore Guard, Jordan Klebaum (Oregon City HS, Oregon City OR) was named First Team in the NWAACC South. Klebaum led the Storm women with 407 points on the season.
Hannah Frederick, Sophomore Guard (Dallas HS, Dallas OR) earned Second Team in the NWAACC Southern Region as well as All-Defensive Team for her superb season on the court. Frederick recorded 306 points scored and 43 steals on the season.
Sophomore Forward, Trevor Phillips (Hermiston HS, Hermiston OR) was named the 2013 Southern Region Most Valuable Player. Phillips blocked 25 shots, and scored 433 points on the season, leading the Storm and averaging 16.65 points per game.
Gavin Kauffman (Sweet Home HS, Foster OR) earned Southern Region First Team honors. Kauffman ended the season with 416 points, a 41% shooter from beyond the arc.
Sophomore Jacob Begin (Tillamook HS, Tillamook OR) received a spot on the Southern Region All-Defensive Team for his continued hustle and phenomenal defensive play.
Coach David Abderhalden earned the well-deserved title of NWAACC Southern Region Coach of the Year. The Storm Men’s Basketball team finished first in the NWAACC South as well as first in the 2013 NWAACC Basketball Championship Tournament. This is Chemeketa’s second title under Coach Abderhalden.
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Chemeketa Men’s Basketball: 2013 NWAACC CHAMPIONS!
March 7, 2013
Following an (84-79) victory over Edmonds Community College on Tuesday night the Chemeketa Men’s Basketball team was crowned 2013 NWAACC Champions. Trevor Phillips (Hermiston HS, Hermiston OR) led all scorers with 21 points on the night. Phillips and the Storm were also backed by Jordan Batey’s (Regan HS, San Antonio TX) 16 points and clutch free throw shooting down the stretch. With a resilient defense and champion-like composure the Storm was able to clinch the title.
Earning All-Tournament honors were Sophomore Guards, Jordan Batey and Calvin Molan. Trevor Phillips was named the Tournament MVP.
The Storm Men end their season with a (21-8) overall record and an incentive to repeat as NWAACC Champions again in 2014.
Women’s Basketball places in the Top 4 at the NWAACC Championship Tournament
March 7, 2013
With an undying effort and an inspirational display of heart the Chemeketa Women’s Basketball team placed 4th in the NWAACC Championship Tournament. After suffering numerous injuries and making the trip with just eight players the Storm Women set out to do the unthinkable. After two impressive opening round upsets the Storm finished the tournament on the final day of play in 4th place.
Freshman Guard and young leader, Briana Stacona (Madas HS, Warm Springs OR) earned herself a spot on the All-Tournament Team.
The Storm Women close out their 2013 season with an (18-13) overall record and a new motivation to get back to the Toyota Center in 2014.