CHS girls' hoop takes lead in playoff race
- Gary Lindberg
- Madras Pioneer - Sports
h three games left to play, the Culver girls' basketball team has a one-game lead for the final Tri-River district playoff spot.
The Bulldogs won at Delphian while Scio lost to the same team in a home game. The contrast in last week's results gave Culver the one-game lead.
The Bulldogs were already tied with Scio by sweeping the Loggers in the two-game series. The second win came in overtime.
Culver finishes up the Tri-River season by traveling to Kennedy on Tuesday, Feb. 5, and playing at home. The Bulldogs host East Linn Christian on Feb. 7. Those games are after a trip to Salem Academy on Tuesday, Jan. 29 (played after press time).
Culver 45, Delphian 41: Solid defense helped the Bulldogs earn their second league win this season. Culver limited the Dragons to six points in the second quarter and seven in the fourth.
Jordan Roen led a balanced offense with 12 points. Kymber Wofford, Keeley Kinley and Justine Parker added seven points each.