One game flip-flopped the Big Sky Conference boys standings Tuesday night. The Dufur Rangers jumped into a three-way tie for first place with Ione-Arlington and Horizon Christian after defeating Sherman by a 42-32 margin Tuesday in league action in Moro.
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The Dalles competitive cheer squad’s routine theme this year is heart.
Given the amount of adversity they had to overcome this weekend, the Riverhawks left their coach proud for leaving their heart on the mat Saturday.
As the season wears on, more and more Riverhawk grapplers are loading up podium spots.
Steven Preston garnered runner-up status and improved his season record to 8-2, and the quartet of Aiden Marx, Mauricio Carrera, Taylor Morehouse and Ben Nelson locked down top-6 finishes to help The Dalles finish in a tie for eighth place at Tigard Invitational this past Saturday.
Wrestling can spur a litany of emotions. There’s pain, frustration, happiness and joy all rolled into one. The Dalles head coach Paul Beasley felt a sense of overwhelming pride Saturday as junior and second-year wrestler Elejah Sutton-Lott steamrolled though her 125-pound weight class with three consecutive pins to earn first place at the Paul/Larson Girls Tournament Saturday in Sandy.
The Dufur boys had a rough shooting night from the floor with five second-half field goals, one in the fourth quarter, in their 45-37 loss to Perrydale last Saturday in a non-league contest played in Perrydale.
Coming off a fourth straight Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw title, Jason and Julie Hull not only improved on their outputs of 22 for 25 on Dec. 21, the Maupin tandem shattered those numbers for a fourth district championship in a row.
The Sherman Huskies started 2-7 on the year and then flipped the switch with four consecutive league wins, capped by last Saturday’s 57-30 trouncing of Echo in boys basketball play at Echo.
With senior point guard Kilee Hoylman out indefinitely with an Achilles injury, The Dalles girls basketball team put forth gritty performances on consecutive nights in a 57-44 loss to No. 8-ranked St. Helens Friday and a 56-52 home setback at the hands of Milwaukie Saturday.
For the first time in a decade, The Dalles wrestling team competed in a dual tournament, tallying a 36-34 victory over Roosevelt and losses to Beaverton and Century to take hold of fifth place at the Bob Beisell Dual Tournament Saturday in Forest Grove.
Wrapping up a frenzied stretch of swimming with a dual meet and a daylong tournament, The Dalles girls claimed a victory and the boys were second Thursday in Portland, the girls placed second and the boys were third at Saturday’s White Buffalo Classic in Madras.
The Dalles entered the fourth quarter ahead by a 50-46 margin and had a one-point advantage with 14 seconds left in regulation, but a turnover gave Scappoose possession and Luke McNabb sank a left-handed layup with one second on the clock to give his squad a 61-60 comeback win Wednesday.
Dusty Dodge is wrestling on a top level early in the season.
The 170-pound standout boosted his overall record to 9-0 and took home his second tournament win to highlight four The Dalles placers at the two-day Don York Invitational ending Saturday in Portland.
Added to Dodge’s triumph, Steven Preston claimed third place Karen Villa ended up fourth in the girls division, and Taylor Morehouse went 4-3 to preserve sixth place.
The boys and girls freestyle relay teams each posted wins, Lydia DiGennaro locked down a 50-meter freestyle triumph and The Dalles swimmers both secured third place finishes at the 16th annual Jay Rowan Invitational Meet Saturday in Bend.
On the back end of four grueling games in four days, The Dalles girls basketball team were defeated 64-36 by 6A Barlow to finish 2-2 overall and in sixth place out of 16 teams at the Nike Interstate Shootout, which ended Monday in Lake Oswego.
Following a third-place finish in the 4A Tri-Valley Conference standings, The Dalles had a large group of players pick up all-league recognition.
Ahead of what is looking like a challenging Big Sky Conference slate, the streaking South Wasco County Redsides swept a pair of nip and tuck tournament games this past weekend in Newberg.
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