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Ian Donaldson will play for North Team in 44th OACA All-Star Series

Senior forward averaged 18.7 points and 4.7 rebounds in Class 4A defending champion Indians' fifth-place run


SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior Class 4A all-state honorable mention forward Ian Donaldson will play with the 2A/3A/4A North Team against the West in the 44th Oregon Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Series on Friday at Northwest Oregon University in Eugene and on Saturday at Pacific University in Forest Grove.Ian Donaldson is an Oregon Athletic Coaches Association All-Star.

The forward will play for the OACA Class 2A/3A/4A North against the West in the 44th All-Star Series on Friday at the Morse Events Center at Northwest Christian University in Eugene and on Saturday at the Stoller Center at Pacific University in Forest Grove.

The West and North tip off at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, and the South-East game follows at 8:15 p.m.

The Third-Place Game is set for 3 p.m. on Saturday, and the championship game begins at 4:30 p.m.

The all-tournament team will be announced after the championship game.

Class 5A/6A Metro and State face off at 5 p.m. on Friday and at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Joining Donaldson, an all-state honorable mention, on the North are Class 4A Player of the Year and Seaside wing Jaxson Smith, Seagulls honorable mention post Austin Eagon and Astoria second-team post Derek Jarrett.

Donaldson led the defending state champion Indians to a 20-9 overall record, a third-place 6-4 Cowapa League mark, a No. 6 ranking and fifth place at the Class 4A state tournament with an 18.7-point, 4.7-rebound average at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.

Scappoose scored a Class 4A fifth-best 53.3 points per game against 52 allowed per game as it reached at least the first round of state for the fourth time in five years.

The Indians enjoyed wins over top-ranked eventual state champion Philomath, third-seeded Marshfield from the state semifinals, No. 8 Valley Catholic and No. 9 Astoria.