Pirates Set Tone In Win Over South Wasco County

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  They weren’t the tallest team on the court Friday, but Perrydale’s defense swarmed and bothered the South Wasco County offensive players from the opening tip, but they made up for it with athleticism and speed. Behind runs of 12-2 and 13-2, the Pirates led the Redsides 25-13 in their…

Sprague Falls In CCC Quarterfinals To Wilsonville

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It is tough to think that in the closing moments of the first half that Dallon Morgan’s basket had pushed Sprague’s lead to 28-25 after being down as much as 12-2 to start the game against Wilsonville. The Wildcats would finish the first half on a 4-0 swing before…

Salem Academy Shuts The Door On Woodburn’s Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– The press of Woodburn under second-year Head Coach Taylor Belmont had created headaches in the Salem Academy Girls 56-51 win over the Bulldogs Friday afternoon. Twice in particular did the Crusaders saw double-digit leads quickly dwindle to one-possession as Woodburn created 23 Salem Academy turnovers during the contest. The…