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Lions boys' hoops falls in close season finale
Spartans survive 61-60
The Lions boys could not pull out a win in their season finale on Friday, Feb. 26, in Hillsboro.
The Spartans, who reached the Class 5A state championships play-in round last season, won 61-60.
The Spartans (6-18 overall, 3-13) have taken all four conference meetings from the Lions since moving down from the Class 6A Pacific Conference last year.
St. Helens (3-20, 1-15), which beat Sandy, Hermiston and Class 4A Scappoose, graduates guards Ryan Ward, Kyle Ruege and Quintin Galvin and forwards Bryce Mulcahy, Nathan White and Bishop Martin.