JoJo Finally Gets 3rd, Rubio Wins Scrappy 1st Place Bout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TIGARD, Ore.–  Thursday did not treat Joseph ‘JoJo’ Jones well against West Salem and McNary as he lost both of his matches to the Titans and the Celtics. But, as the sophomore has shown before on several times this season, showed off some of his talent as he pinned Scappoose’s Ricardo…

King Louie Reigns Again, Cascade Wrestling Takes Second

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  Louie Sanchez has continued on where he left off his junior year that saw him bring home that State Championship and there is no doubt Sanchez is looking to duplicate that success into his senior season. Sitting at number one according to the Oregon Wrestling Forum at the 220-class,…

Gervais Rally Comes Up Short Versus #3 Blanchet Girls

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  The strategy against Gervais for Blanchet Catholic in trying to slow down their offense and to test their defense was to press them early and often and feed their offense off of that. And for the first quarter, it worked as the Lady Cavaliers built a 20-8 lead entering…

North Marion’s Late Push Falls Just Short Versus Yamhill-Carlton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Both North Marion and Yamhill-Carlton entered their Oregon West Conference match-up with opposite beginnings to the OWC-league season. The Lady Huskies opened with a sound 52-30 victory over Newport whereas the Lady Tigers found themselves coming off a tough loss to Cascade 61-32 to start league. North Marion came…

Photo Gallery: North Marion Boys Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  A few pictures of North Marion’s 70-54 victory over Yamhill-Carlton.  The Huskies and the Tigers traded blows as fouls slowed both sides down in the opening quarter with North Marion leading 17-11 after one. But, in the second quarter the Huskies hit the gas pedal, scoring 25 second quarter…

West Salem Win’s Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Senior night.  One last time for the West Salem Senior Wrestlers to leave it all out there for the name on their singlets. To add fuel to the fire, the Titans were coming off a tough loss to McNary and were looking for revenge in their last ever match…

McKay Girl Wrestler Tess Barnett’s Comeback Versus McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Tess Barnett has already showed that she’s not going out without a fight against the guy’s wrestlers she has faced so far this season. The 113-pound freshman wrestler found herself down 11-3 to McNary’s Rigo Sanchez-Hernandez during the second period of the match and all of the momentum in…

Ebbs, McNary Walks Away With Two Victories Thursday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–Brayden Ebbs knows the talent of McKay’s David Rubio when the 160 pounder entered the circle for his second match against the night. Ebbs jumped out to a 5-1 lead on the Scots grappler after the first period, Rubio was making one of his first matches of the year at…

Cascade Drops First 90-Burger Since 2013

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  When it clicks, it clicks. When the game started against Yamhill-Carlton however, it looked as if Cascade was going to start league off on the wrong foot falling behind 9-2 to the Tigers in the opening minutes of both team’s Oregon West Conference league opener Wednesday evening. “We came…

Santiam Dominate In Win, 4-1 In League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.– Santaim jumped out strong on St. Paul Wednesday night, maybe fueled to redeemed their girls squad loss to the Lady Buckaroos prior to them or the desire to finish the first loop of the Tri-River League-play on a high note. Almost mythoically, the Wolverines built a 29-6 lead…

Leaving Her Mark Off The Court As Well

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Everyone knows Halle Wright is a stud on the court, but off the court Wright is also a stud as well. During some down time when Wright isn’t busy with school and sporting obligations the senior guard gives back to the community of Turner by hosting a kids camp…

Photo Gallery: Cascade Girls Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–A few pictures from Cascade’s dominate 61-32 win over Yamhill-Carlton Wednesday at Cascade High School. Follow Jeremy McDonald on Twitter at @J_McDonald81 or like jmcdonaldmedia on Facebook! Photos By Jeremy McDonald