Hodges Leads Dayton To Crusader Classic Championship Win

By Jeremy Mcdonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those games where nothing was falling, nothing was going Dayton’s way and were faced with a 29-22 deficit to Western Christian in the Crusaders Classic Boys Green Bracket Championship Game at Salem Academy Friday night.   Momentum was against them as the young Pioneers squad, led…

Amity Defeats Sutherlin Again At Crusader Classic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The resiliency and toughness of the Amity Warriors shined in their 47-44 win over the Sutherlin Bulldogs for the Crusader Classic Green Bracket.   For every run Amity had, Sutherlin answered and the Warriors held as strongly as you would hope.  Jed McMullen preaches resiliency, his team had that against…

Willamette Valley Christian Finishes Third in Crusader Classic Green Bracket

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Willamette Valley Christian rebounded well from their 53-45 defeat to 2A’s Western Christian when they picked up a 61-37 win over Country Christian.  The 1A Brooks-based team finished third in the Green Bracket, going 2-1 over the three-day tournament that saw the Warriors work on their defense and offense…

Gervais Finishes Crusader Classic With Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The 9am game was a tad more kinder to the Gervais Girls Basketball team Friday morning.  There was still some waking up as they led 22-16 three minutes into the second quarter, but then that’s where the Cougars flipped the switch and turned it on against Country Christian.   …