Cottage Grove 58, North Marion 52
Yamhill-Carlton 53, North Marion 48
W. Mennonite 45, North Marion 35
North Marion 52, Regis 51
The North Marion boys basketball team rallied from losing three games in four nights to pick up a 52-51 victory over the Regis Rams in the teams final regular-season game of 2013.
The Huskies (3-3) entered Saturday afternoons game against Regis less than a day removed from dropping a 10-point contest to the Western Mennonite Pioneers in the second round of the North Marion Holiday Classic.
North Marion now enters a two-week break for the holidays before the team hits a three-game road swing to begin 2014, starting with a Jan. 3 game at La Pine High School.
Kennedy 67, Central Linn 63
Kennedy 50, E. Linn Christian 34
After the Trojans lost their first three games of the season by a combined 11 points, the team has turned things around, winning four games in the span of one week.
The Kennedy boys (4-3, 2-0 Tri-Valley Conference) opened league play this week and put down a pair of teams that had dominated the Trojans over the past half decade.
On Dec. 17, Kennedy handed Central Linn (5-1, 0-1) their only loss of the year, breaking a string of eight straight losses to Cobras, dating back to the 2008-09 season.
The Trojans followed by beating East Linn Christian (2-4, 0-1) by 16 points to snap a streak of 10 straight losses to the Eagles over the past five years.
Kennedy travels to St. Paul this weekend to take part in the St. Paul Holiday Tournament.
Kennedy 48, Central Linn 24
Kennedy 57, E. Linn Christian 45
The Kennedy girls basketball team continued its torrid start to the 2013-14 season after taking home a pair of victories last week to open league play.
The Trojans (7-0, 2-0 Tri-Valley?Conference) rose to No. 10 in the OSAA rankings this week after up-ending the Cobras (3-3, 0-1) by 24 points on Dec. 17 and followed with a 12-point road victory over the East Linn Christian Eagles (3-2, 1-1) on Friday.
Kennedy will play in the St. Paul Holiday Tournament this weekend, opening against the hosting Buckaroos Friday night.