The 5A Special District 4 wrestling division is one of the toughest in the state, with Hermiston, Pendleton, Hood River Valley, Bend, Mountain View, Redmond, Ridgeview and Summit as just some of the heavy hitters.
Caleb Morris dropped 20 points and the No. 13-ranked Dufur Rangers hit Arlington strong in the opening 16 minutes for gains of 16-9 and 26-2 and rode that 42-11 halftime cushion all the way to a lopsided 59-29 tally Tuesday in Big Sky Conference boys’ basketball play at Arlington High School.
Lady Rangers now riding a four-game road winning streak
Sherman girls hope to peak higher with district playoffs right around the corner
Ally Muhleman and Allie Noland notched 11 points apiece, as the South Wasco County Redsides moved into the sixth and final district play-in slot with a 46-36 triumph over Mitchell-Spray Tuesday in a Big Sky Conference showdown at Mitchell High.
Hayes nets 23, as five players hit on double figures in 77-48 win
Saturday in Moro, the Sherman Huskies broke open a 37-23 halftime lead with a 40-23 run in the final 16 minutes of play to post a 77-46 win over Mitchell-Spray.
Max Martin scored all 17 of his points in the second half, and the duo of Austin Kaseberg and Kyle Fields tacked on 16 points each to lead No. 9 Sherman to an 80-56 road win over Condon-Wheeler Tuesday at Condon High.
Deana Harris scored 23 points and Matney Jamieson poured in 14 to lead No. 4-ranked Condon-Wheeler to a 55-26 victory Saturday in a Big Sky Conference girls’ basketball tilt in Condon.
Senior drops season-high 25 in 76-17 Redside romp
HOOD RIVER – On a night when offense was tough to come by, the No. 13-ranked Dufur Rangers used its stifling defense to hold upset-minded Horizon Christian at bay. Down 15-12 at halftime, the Lady Rangers held Horizon Christian without a field goal for the final 18 minutes and used runs of 11-0 and 10-2 to score a 33-17 win Saturday in a Big Sky Conference matchup played in Hood River.
Hawks come back from five-point halftime deficit to steal 54-45 Big Sky triumph
Up by six points with two minutes and four seconds left in regulation, the No. 13-ranked Dufur Rangers hit 4 of 6 free throws and held Ione without a point down the stretch to take hold of a 38-28 victory Friday in a Big Sky Conference test at Dufur High School.
Ahead 39-28 at the half, the No. 9 Sherman Huskies used an early stretch of the third quarter with consecutive 3-poin baskets by Kyle Fields, Austin Kaseberg and Max Martin to start a 9-0 run that led to a 73-54 victory in their boys’ basketball matchup against South Wasco County Friday night in Maupin.
Muhleman, Foreaker lead 23-11 run in the final quarter