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Scio pitcher Myleigh Cooper honored

Reporter for The Canyon Weekly

Scio High freshman Myleigh Cooper was named PacWest Conference pitcher of the year after leading the Loggers to a second-place league finish.

The Loggers were 19-7 overall, 7-5 in the PacWest and advanced to the Class 3A semifinals before falling to league rival and eventual state runner-up Yamhill-Carlton.

Cooper was joined on the all-PacWest teams by five teammates. Freshman outfielder Taryn Ramsay and sophomore utility player Kylee Baumgartner joined Cooper on the first team.  Scio second-teamers included sophomore infielder Khloe Free and freshman first baseman Meagan Trissel. Senior infielder Erica Simmons received honorable mention.

Scio baseball’s Toby Mask was named a first-team infielder on the all-PacWest team and a second-team utility player on the Class 3A all-state team. The Loggers were 11-14 overall and advanced to the first round of the playoffs before falling to eventual state champion South Umpqua of Myrtle Creek. 

Senior infielder Blake Brown and sophomore outfielder Cody Roofener were named to the all-PacWest second team for the Loggers, while sophomore infielder Bryan Parazoo and senior first baseman Bain Schudel received honorable mention.

Senior Joe Pennick of Santiam was named an honorable mention outfielder on the Class 2A-1A all-state team. The Wolverines were 11-9 overall and finished fourth in Special District 2.

Scio had four spring season teams turn in cumulative grade-point averages above 3.0, with boys track and field, at 3.64, placing second in Class 3A. Other Scio teams above 3.0 included baseball (3.37, 4th), softball (3.56, 7th) and girls track and field (3.60, 10th).

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