BEWARE OF THE BADGER: Justin Allen drives to the basket Friday versus Wallowa. Allen would finish the game with 14 points — one of four Badgers who finished in double-digit scoring. - The Observer/BRUCE MASON
NORTH POWDER — There was Jordan Pratt, establishing his no-fly zone in the Powder paint, swatting away two shots like annoying insects. There was Justin Allen and Keegan Conro, draining shots from behind the arc, giving their Badgers a large first-quarter lead.
UN-WINDE-ING: La Grande forward Gage Winde helped the Tigers to the Stayton Holiday Classic tournament championship. The Tigers defeated the host team 59-40 in the title game. - Observer file photo/PAUL HARDER
STAYTON — Team basketball is working in La Grande.
The Tigers boys basketball team used unselfish play to wrap up
the Stayton Holiday Classic against the host team with a 59-40 win
Aaron Mills said everyone is noticing.
"After the game the Stayton coach commented on our team's
attitude," Mills said. "It's a reflection of how the boys approach the
game. They played a patient game and shared the ball well."