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Hot streak sends Damascus past Mavericks
The Eagles win the third place game at the Riverdale tournament
Riverdale tournament 3rd place game
PORTLAND The Damascus Christian boys basketball team rained down 3s upon Riverdale to claim the third-place game 73-56 at the Mavericks holiday tournament Wednesday.
Damascus took an eight-point lead into halftime and broke the game open by hitting six 3-pointers in the third quarter. Silas Marvin accounted for half of those long-range bombs, as the Eagles grew their lead to 23 points.
The Eagles put three players into double figures, led by point guard Hunter Straub with 20 points.
Damascus (9-1) is No. 3 in the 1A rankings entering the new year with its next game at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Horizon Christian of Hood River.
Look for expanded title game coverage in the Tuesday, Jan. 5, print edition.
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