Football Ends With Tough Loss To Skyline

football_postSAMMAMISH — These things happen.
Over-analyzing these things can be counter-productive.

The Camas Papermakers gained plenty of yards Saturday night, even put themselves in position to score a few times. Only, the scoring part rarely happened. And it certainly did not happen enough for their cause.

Skyline of Sammamish topped Camas 35-10 in a Class 4A state football quarterfinal game at Spartan Stadium, ending the Papermakers’ season one win short of a trip to the Tacoma Dome.

“We were driving. Our offense was going good. We just couldn’t punch it in,” Camas quarterback Liam Fitzgerald said. “I don’t know what happened. It didn’t work out. Just one of those nights.” Read more at the Columbian

Girls Soccer 3rd Place State Finish

The seniors of the Camas girls soccer team with the WIAA third place state trophy on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (Paul Danzer/The Columbian)
PUYALLUP — It wasn’t the game they wanted to be playing, but the Camas Papermakers made the best of their final match of the 2015 girls soccer season.

With an impressive bounce-back performance on Saturday, the Papermakers beat Gonzaga Prep 2-0 to earn third place in the Class 4A state tournament.

Sarah Davidson and Alyssa Tomasini scored the goals and Camas left Sparks Stadium with two consecutive shutouts to cap a program-best 20-win season. Read more at the Columbian

CHS Beats League Rival Skyview

Camas wide receiver Jared Bentley (5) makes game winning catch as Skyview’s Dyvon Green (25) defends during football playoff game between Skyview and Camas.

The top-ranked Camas Papermakers survived Saturday night at Doc Harris Stadium, taking the lead with 2 minutes and 16 seconds remaining to beat league-rival Skyview 29-22 in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs. Camas will travel to play Skyline next week in the quarterfinals.

Liam Fitzgerald found Jared Bentley for a 23-yard touchdown pass, and then the Camas defense — huge all night — secured the victory with Cooper McNatt’s second interception of the game. Read more at the Columbian

Girls Soccer Reach State Semifinals

girls_soccerYang, Coombs and their teammates on the Camas girls soccer team certainly were all smiles at the end of a soggy Saturday night in Sammamish.

Yang scored two goals and Coombs made two big saves as the Papermakers beat host Skyline 2-1 to advance to the semifinals of the Class 4A girls soccer state tournament. Camas will play an 8 p.m. semifinal on Friday at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup against Issaquah. Read more at the Columbian

CHS X-Country Girls Win State Title

There was really no doubt who the champion was. And if the Camas runners were acting like they had been there before, it’s because they have. The Papermakers breezed to their second straight Class 4A state title and their fourth in five years.

Freshman Rachel Blair finished fourth, covering the 5,000 meter course at Sun Willows Golf Course in 18 minutes, 10 seconds. Sophomore Emma Jenkins was seventh in 18:17 and sophomore Emily Wilson was 13th in 18:30. Maddie Woodson and Kaylee Merritt rounded out the five scoring Camas runners, who posted a team score of 81 points. That was well ahead of the 151 points that sparked Lewis and Clark’s second-place celebration.
Read more at the Columbian

CHS Tops Union & Mt. View for Title

swim_districtThe swim team swam extremely fast to win the district title over Union & Mountain View. It was the closest District meet with Camas winning by 5 points. Final score was Camas 254, Union 249, Mt. View 222. The turning points of the meet were Brooke Kelly’s 100 breaststroke. She moved from 11th place going into her swim and finished 8th place. The Camas swimmers in the 100 back moved up places with Maddy Scherwinski moving from 9th to 8th and Lydia Keller going from 11th to 9th place. Camas needed these moves to get the 5 points for the win!!!!
The 400 free relay has to get 4th or better to seal the win and they did. Relay members: Nicole Lobkov, Emily Hows, Jessica Rouske & Brooke Kelly.
Camas won both the 200 Medley Relay & the 200 free Relays. Relay members were Corinne Bintz,Hannah Clayton, Siobhan Choong, & Jessica Bretz. Both relays going to state.
Hannah Clayton won the 200 free & 100 free making state in both. Corinne Bintz was 3rd in the 50 free and 2nd in the 100 Breaststroke. Her 2nd place qualified her for state. Siobhan Choong was 4th in the 50 free and 3rd in the 100 Breaststroke. Jessica Bretz was 3rd in the 100 free & 4th in the 100 Breaststroke.200 IM Emily How was 6th &.Savannah Kennedy was 10th. Jessica Rouske was 7th in the 100 Fly & 6th in the 500 free. Brooke Kelly was 11th in the 100 fly. Emily Hows was 12th in the 100 Fly. Nicole Lobkov was 7th in the 100 free and 7th in the 100 back. Callie Rouske placed 6th in the 100 Breaststroke.
IT was a GREAT Team effort for the win.