Another big year for Tualatin seniors

by: DAN BROOD SUPER SENIOR — Corey VanDomelen (right) had a big senior year for both the Tualatin boys basketball and baseball teams.

TUALATIN - As usual, Tualatin High School athletic teams enjoyed plenty of success during the 2010-2011 school year.

And, also as usual, Timberwolf seniors played a big part in that success.

Corey VanDomelen was a leader from his point guard position for the Tualatin boys basketball team as well as being a standout second baseman and key offensive cog for the Timberwolf baseball squad.

MG Bywater was a powerful force both in the pitcher's circle and at the plate for the Tualatin softball team.

Chase Norlin helped anchor the offensive line for the Tualatin football team that won the Pacific Conference title and reached the Class 6A state championship game. He also placed in the heavyweight division at the Class 6A state wrestling tournament.

Lineman Jordan Ellisen earned first-team all-state honors on both offense and defense during the Wolves' banner football season.

Jenny Johnson had a big season for the Tualatin girls basketball team.

Branden Fletcher was a key player for the Timberwolf boys soccer team and he won a share of the district doubles championship during tennis season.

Clark Phillips wrapped up a brilliant four-year career on the Tualatin boys soccer team.

Rick Bettinelli and Taylor Johnson each had strong seasons for both the Tualatin football and baseball teams.

Taylor Altringer also shined for the Timberwolf football squad while also running strong for the Tualatin boys track and field team.

Emily Lobbato helped lead the Tualatin girls water polo team to the state championship.