It was a state-playoff atmosphere Monday night, as the 2A classification’s No. 1-ranked team, Stanfield, hosted the 1A’s No. 2 squad, Sherman, in a non-league showdown Monday at Stanfield High School, an 82-80 Stanfield win.
Mired in a two-game losing streak, The Dalles girls’ basketball team had to get back on track against No. 5-ranked Bend in a non-league contest played at Kurtz Gym. TD trailed 19-15 at the half, but then used a 16-6 third-quarter run to take the lead for good.
MAUPIN – After back-to-back losses to Horizon and Arlington, the South Wasco County Redsides bounced back with one of their better offensive and defensive efforts in a 49-28 triumph over Dufur Saturday in Maupin.
Max Martin scored 22 points, Kyle Fields added 16 and the Sherman Huskies stormed out to a 15-0 lead in the first quarter on their way to a 68-55 victory over Horizon Christian Saturday in Hood River.
MAUPIN – The Dufur Rangers captured their seventh straight win to move up to No. 10 in the 1A rankings after a 56-33 victory over South Wasco County Saturday in a Big Sky Conference boys’ basketball game played in Maupin.
No. 11-ranked Dufur stormed Mitchell-Spray for a 30-6 lead through one quarter and finished with a 37-21 output over the final three quarters to capture a 67-27 win Friday in Dufur.
South Wasco County enjoyed an early lead and had several chances to get back in control late, but critical missed shots led to a 40-36 boys’ basketball loss to Arlington on Friday.
No. 2 Huskies keep control of Big Sky standings
MORO – Max Martin, Isaiah Coles, Treve Martin and Maverick Winslow combined for 53 points and the No. 2-ranked Sherman Huskies built a 45-23 halftime lead and coasted to an 84-48 triumph over Ione Friday in a Big Sky Conference contest played at Sherman High School.
Abby Birman and Allie Noland scored eight points each, and Ana Popchock went for five, but South Wasco County could not contain Arlington’s Megan Hauner in a 40-34 loss Friday at Arlington High School.
Playing without Chloe Beeson, the Dufur Ranger defense worked fits on Mitchell-Spray, holding the Eagle Loggers to two field goals over the final three quarters in a 51-13 win Friday at Dufur High School.
Seven players hit field goals to help team secure 69-38 win over Ione
MORO – The Sherman offense was hitting on all cylinders Friday night in Moro, as four players hit double figures and seven hit field goals in a 69-38 girls’ basketball victory over Ione.
TD scores 10 top-3 places, four wins on Saturday
HOOD RIVER – Molly Nelson and Natalie Varland each had individual wins, and both the boys and girls 200-yard freestyle relay teams added victories to lead The Dalles Swim Team at the Hood River Invitational Saturday.
Young group scores 177.7 points on way to first place
Usually with a young cheer team that is entering its first competition, there are nerves and jitters. Just the look in their eyes at the onset of action, however, gave The Dalles head coach Kelsey Sugg all the affirmation she needed. They were ready.
TD looks to climb back in the CRC mix at 7 tonight
The Dalles trailed 15-2 at one point in the opening quarter, and inched to within a 37-28 halftime deficit, but the Hermiston Bulldogs hit 15 second-half field goals, five 3-pointers to cap a 38-24 run to grab a 75-52 victory Wednesday at Kurtz Gym.
Breckterfield and Urenda take home fourth-place honors
Jonathon Urenda and Glenn Breckterfield combined for seven wins, five by pin, and The Dalles wrestling wound up in a tie for 10th place in the 12-team White Buffalo Invitational Saturday in Madras.