The Dalles Wahtonka varsity clap hands with a vanquished foe following Friday's game against Hood River. Ray Rodriquez photo
The Dalles These last three wins against Hermiston, Pendleton and Hood River have been personal.
The Dalles Wahtonka has been on a mission to put the Columbia River Conference on notice.
TDW shot 52 percent in the first half and got a jump on Hood River Valley with runs of 20-6 and 13-7 on its way to a 57-42 victory in front of a capacity crowd Friday night at Kurtz Gym in The Dalles.
“It is good to be gaining this momentum,” said TDW forward Austin Wilson. “We got a young roster with only a couple of seniors and teams aren’t expecting us to be as good as we are. We have something to prove every time we step on the court. We got a chip on our shoulders now. It is about us getting some respect.”
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