On the sidelines: Week of Papermaking

The Papermakers clinched the district volleyball championship after a three-set victory against the Union Titans Wednesday, at Camas High School. Buy this photo

The Camas High School volleyball, soccer, football, cross country and swimming teams are out in full force this week chasing state and regional championships.

Wednesday – The Papermakers swept the Union Titans 25-13, 25-22, 25-22 to capture the district volleyball championship. Lauren Harris led the attack with 14 kills, 14 digs and three blocks. Cassie Bailie added nine kills and 11 digs, and Carly Banks delivered nine kills and two blocks. Christina Elliott racked up 38 assists to go with four kills. Abby Young earned 21 digs, and Sophi Jacobson had five kills, six digs and two blocks.

Camas is currently playing in the bi-district tournament. Stay tuned for updates.

Thursday – The Camas girls soccer team gained its 15th shutout of the season in a 1-0 victory against Curtis, at McKenzie Stadium. Mason Minder scorched the back of the net with a free kick in the first half. Goalkeeper Marie Matthews earned six saves.

The Papermakers are going to play Gig Harbor for the bi-district championship Saturday, at 2 p.m., at Mt. Tahoma High School. Stay tuned for updates.

Friday – The Camas football Mean Machine pummeled the Monroe 55-20 at Doc Harris Stadium. The Bearcats pulled the first trick out of the bag when they went for an on-side kick on the opening kick off and recovered the football. Michael DiGenova got the ball right back for the Papermakers on an interception, and it was all Camas the rest of the way.

Nate Beasley ran for three touchdowns. James Price caught two touchdown passes from Reilly Hennessey. Brian Kelly paired a touchdown run with a touchdown pass. Zach Eagle snagged a touchdown pass from Hennessey.

Camas hosts Cascade in the first round of the state tournament Saturday, Nov. 15, at Doc Harris Stadium. Game time has not been determined.

Saturday – The Camas girls cross country team aims for a third state championship, in Pasco. The boys are determined to improve on their ninth-place finish in 2012.

The Camas girls swimming team races for the district championship, at Kelso High School. The soccer and volleyball teams are wrapping up their bi-district tournaments.

Read more about all of these events in Tuesday’s print edition of the Post-Record.

See you on the sidelines.