By News-Register staff • 

Valley Panthers in league semifinals

The McMinnville-based Valley Panthers girls rugby club improved to 6-0 in the Rugby Oregon Girls Varsity Premiership division with a 50-6 victory over Cleveland May 7 at Duniway Middle School in McMinnville.
The Valley Panthers obtained the No. 1 seed in the Varsity Premiership semifinals, which will take place Saturday at noon at Delta Park in Portland. The Panthers will take on No. 4 seed Canby (3-3).
Additionally, girls rugby website ranked the Valley Panthers No. 22 nationally among high school clubs. They are the third of three Oregon teams in the top 25, including the Beaverton Lady Barbarians (No. 15) and Grant (No. 18).