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Basketball roundup: Bulldog girls lose to Crescent Valley, Lebanon

by: PHIL HAWKINS - Woodburn junior Lizzy Ellingson scored a team-high 10 points in the Bulldogs 66-32 loss to Lebanon Friday.The Woodburn girls basketball team lost a pair of league contests last week, sending the Bulldogs to their fourth straight loss and sixth in their last seven games.

Woodburn opened the week with a close contest on the road at Crescent Valley, where the Raiders used a big third quarter to pull away from the Bulldogs for a 42-33 victory.

Woodburn senior Celine Gregoire had a stellar big game against the Raiders, going for 20 points and 15 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for the Bulldogs to pull out a victory. Junior teammate Lizzy Ellingson scored seven points, but no other Woodburn player scored more than two.

On Friday, the Bulldogs had difficulty keeping up with the No. 5 Lebanon Warriors and fell behind 39-16 after two quarters en route to a 66-32 loss.

Ellingson led the team with 10 points against Lebanon.

Woodburn hosts Dallas Wednesday to finish the first half of its league schedule before traveling to Corvallis Friday.

Gervais 45, Horizon Christian 13

Colton 48, Gervais 28

The Gervais girls swept their season series against Horizon Christian with a 45-13 victory over the Hawks Friday night.

Cassidy Rush led the team with 11 points, while Jelayna Bastidas scored 10 and contributed five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block.

The Lady Cats led 9-5 after the first quarter before outscoring the Hawks 30-4 over the next two periods to put the game away for good.

Tiana Jaramillo led the team with eight rebounds, while Zina Oral had a game-high five steals.

Earlier in the week, Gervais lost for the second time this season to Colton.

Oral led the team with seven points and three rebounds.

Rush pulled down a team-high six boards in the loss. Ariana Rios and Valeria Vargas each scored five against the Vikings.

The Lady Cats (3-14, 3-6 West Valley) sit firmly in sixth place in the conference standings, two games behind Dayton and two games ahead of Sheridan.

Gervais was scheduled to host Sheridan Monday night before traveling to Westside Christian Wednesday. The team rounds out the week Friday at home against Dayton.

Country Christian 32, St. Paul 29

St. Paul 42, Falls City 22

The St. Paul girls beat Falls City by 20 points on the road on Jan. 28, but lost for the second time this season to Country Christian.

The Buckaroos (10-10, 7-3 Casco) have lost three of their past four contests and are firmly entrenched in third place in the Casco League behind league-leading Perrydale (12-7, 9-1) and Country Christian (14-7, 9-1).

The Bucks were scheduled to face their final non-conference opponent Monday against Dufur before finishing the regular season with four straight games against Casco opponents.

Boys

Toledo 58, Kennedy 44

Kennedy 40, Santiam 37

The Trojans avenged a loss earlier in the season to Santiam by hanging on to beat the Wolverines by three on Jan. 29.

Senior Max Jaeger had one of his best games of the season, leading Kennedy with 14 points, five rebounds, two blocks and two steals.

Teammates Brett and Blake Traeger each scored eight points in the victory.

Brett also had four steals and five assists, while Dalton Susee also picked off the ball four times.

Country Christian 54, St. Paul 32

St. Paul 61, Falls City 19

St. Paul split a pair of games last week, easily beating Falls City by 42 before falling handily to the ranked Country Christian Cougars Friday night.

The Cougars, ranked No. 6 in the OSAA polls, lead the Casco conference with a perfect 10-0 record, while the Bucks slipped into a tie for fifth place with Perrydale. Each school has a 4-6 conference record and sits two games behind Jewell in the conference standings.



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