BAKER CITY — Full-court pressure paved the way to another Powder Valley win Friday.
The Badgers boys basketball team forced 42 turnovers during an 87-48 win against Joseph in the semifinals of the Old Oregon League postseason tournament .
Some of those turnovers turned into highlight reel plays for Powder Valley. Tyler Robinson and Quin Stephens each finished the game with a fastbreak dunk.
Robinson, a 6-foot-2 post, showed off his range, making 3-of-4 attempts from behind the arc. The senior finished with a game-high 27 points, and added 10 rebounds. Stephens added 19 points, while Jason Benites finished with 12 points. Marcus Pratt did a little bit of everything. He finished with eight rebounds, seven points and seven steals.
The Badgers led 43-22 at the half and never looked back. Powder Valley built that lead by crashing the boards. The Badgers finished with a 48-32 advantage in rebounds, and held a 24-8 advantage on the offensive glass.
Joseph was led by Cayden DeLury with 20 points, on 4-of-8 shooting from behind the arc. Sam Beckman added 10 points.
Powder Valley will play Imbler in the championship game at 8:15 p.m. tonight.
Joseph will play Pine Eagle in the third place game at 2:15 p.m. today.