Huskies rank up there in 4A grades

Several Sweet Home athletic teams have been recognized for achievement in the classroom as well as on the field with Dairy Farmers of Oregon Academic All-State awards.

Teams that earn a 3.0 GPA or higher receive 25 points for their school in The Oregonian Cup standings. The school earning the highest points in each classification receives a commemorative trophy from The Oregonian and the OSAA. A list of all teams with a 3.0 GPA or higher are posted on the OSAA Web site at

The boys soccer team placed third statewide among 4A schools with a 3.53 grade point average. Scappoose was first among 4A boys soccer teams with a 3.60 average, followed by Marist with a 3.59. Among Val-Co teams, Philomath was 10th with 3.38 and Central ranked 18th with 3.08.

The Husky football team was fourth among 4A teams with a 3.23 average. Marist was first among football teams, with 3.48. Central was ninth with a 3.13 average.

The girls and boys cross-country teams also placed in the top 10.

The girls were eighth, with a 3.80 average, behind Central in sixth with a 3.87 average. Gladstone and Scappoose tied for first among the 4A girls teams with perfect 4.00 GPAs.

The Husky boys were 10th overall, with a 3.50 average. Central was sixth, with 3.69 and Philomath was 17th, with 3.29. Marist was tops among 4A boys cross-country teams with 3.94, with state champ Hidden Valley second with 3.84.

The Sweet Home girls soccer team was 11th overall with a 3.49 average. Philomath was second with a 3.65, behind Marist’s 3.76.

The volleyball team was 19th, with a 3.49 average. Philomath was also second in volleyball, with a 3.69 GPA, behind Cottage Grove’s 3.73.