Cascade Hands Country Christian First Loss

By Jeremy McDonald

jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com

TURNER, Ore.–  It was a swift substitution with 1A Country Christian stepping in to face Cascade Tuesday night when the 4A Cougars game with Gladstone was canceled. 

But nonetheless it was still a tough challenge with the Cougars of Molalla, ranked first in the Coaches Poll, came in 3-0 with a quality win against Top-10 Gervais (2A) on their resume.

“We didn’t know much about them, but we knew they were a tough team in 1A and Gladstone is a Top-10 in 4A so we just prepared for it like that.  We had to come out prepared and ready to go,” Kenna Coleman said.

Cascade’s defense continued to be dominate as their offense produced six first half three-pointers in their 54-39 victory Tuesday (Picture By Jeremy McDonald)

Cascade came out firing offensively in their 54-39 victory over Country Christian.  Hitting on six first half three-pointers, two from each Coleman and Ariel Tobiasson with Emma Clinton and Abby Jeppsen each contributing a three each to push the Cougars ahead 31-17 at the halftime break.

“It felt good to show what we can do because our shooting game in the past has been off.  We shoot during practice and we get a lot of reps, it really hasn’t come out in a game yet and this was the first game that it really came out,” Coleman said.

Coleman finished with 14 points, Tobiasson contributed a game-high 18 points and Jeppsen scored seven in the win.  Cascade host Molalla Thursday at 7pm.

Photos By Jeremy McDonald

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