DUFUR – Chloe Beeson scored 15 points, and the backcourt duo of Kayla Bailey and Alexus Outlaw added 12 points apiece to lead the Dufur Rangers to a resounding 51-28 victory over the Sherman Huskies Thursday in a league contest played at Dufur High School.
Boys team runs winning streak to four games
DUFUR – In a marquee matchup pitting two of the top Big Sky Conference teams who were riding season-high winning streaks, the Sherman Huskies outlasted the Dufur Rangers by a 61-48 margin Thursday night in Dufur.
South Wasco County led 10-2 and 17-7 at different parts of the first half, but then Condon-Wheeler crept back into contention with the help of their pressure defense and outside shooting in a 61-38 win Friday in Maupin.
Kyle Fields scored a season-high 20 points, and the Sherman Huskies moved up to No. 3 in the 1A rankings after a 93-44 rout of Mitchell-Spray Friday in a Big Sky game played at Mitchell High School.
After having their long winning streak snapped Thursday, the Dufur Rangers showed some bounce-back ability with a solid four-quarter performance in Friday’s 53-45 road triumph over Horizon Christian.
Athletes look forward to the official start of 2017 campaign on Saturday
Usually at this time of year, senior Sydney Reed is in the middle of her basketball season from her point guard position for the Dufur High School program. Instead of dribbling, passing and shooting 3-pointers, Reed is equipped with skis, a helmet and goggles at the start of 2017.
A total of 15 teams are expected for tourney action this weekend
Over the past two months, six youth teams representing the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy have been putting in countless hours of work in preparation for some competitive hardwood action – four of these teams will get to have their game showcased this weekend.
Breckterfield, Preston and Urenda each earn top-6 in the standings
With inclement weather looming last weekend in Portland, the 30th annual Don York Invitational shoehorned 16 teams in 32-man brackets for a 535-match marathon Saturday. The Dalles posted 18 wins, 11 by pin, with Steven Preston, Andrew Richman, Glenn Breckterfield, Jonathon Urenda and Opath Silopath earning 15 of the victories.
Events are set for January and February at TDMS
A little more than two weeks is all that stands between the first of two basketball tournaments organized by Greg Cummings and the Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy.
Friday in Moro, the Huskies opened league action against Horizon Christian, and the Hawks jumped ahead 16-1 in the first quarter on their way to a 62-33 win.
In what turned out to be a back-and-forth Big Sky Conference showdown, the Sherman Huskies eventually outlasted Ione with an 11-2 overtime surge to capture a 54-45 triumph Saturday in Ione.
Sherman off to a solid start with two straight league victories
Coming off a resounding four-quarter performance Friday against Horizon Christian, the defending champion Sherman Huskies came out hitting on all cylinders Saturday, as five players hit double figures in a 78-25 boys’ basketball road triumph against Ione.
Balanced attack is key in Sherman’s 71-45 romp
Coming off a string of three losses in four games while at a tournament in Honolulu, Sherman established momentum in the first quarter of play with a 17-7 run, using defensive intensity and a fundamentally sound style in a 71-45 rout of Horizon Christian Friday in Moro.
SWC uses second-half surge to upend Dufur
DUFUR – With a lack of size down on the blocks, South Wasco County coach Lynn Cowdrey knew that extra effort, guile and skill were necessary components his post players needed to bring for ultimate success.
Dufur gets off to a quick start in league opening home triumph
DUFUR – After allowing 53 points in a season-opening win, the Rangers have allowed 42.8 points a game during their six-game winning streak, with pressure and transition baskets leading the charge.