GIRLS: COVE, POWDER VALLEY OPEN LEAGUE WITH TWIN WINS

January 07, 2002 12:00 am

By The Observer

PRAIRIE CITY Cove used a balanced scoring attack behind four players in double digits to pick up its second straight Old Oregon League win Saturday.

The Leopards girls basketball team had only seven turnovers to go with 18 steals and beat the hosting Prairie City Panthers, 65-34.

It was one of our biggest team wins ever, Cove coach Dick Royes said.

Kathy Mann led Cove (7-2 overall, 2-0 league) with 18 points and added five rebounds and five assists. Lisa Scheele and Kelcie Robinson had 12 points apiece, and Amy Puckett added 10 points.

Scheele had seven steals and six rebounds from her guard spot.

Cove girls 11 19 17 18 65

Prairie City 10 5 11 8 34

Cove Pereira 0 1-2 1, Jes.Johnson, Jen.Johnson 1 1-2 3, Scheele 6 0-3 12, Whittall 3 0-0 7, C.Cain, Holland, Robinson 5 2-3 12, J.Cain, Mann 8 0-0 18, Keagle, Puckett 5 0-0 10, Mills 1 0-0 2. Totals: 29 4-10 65.

Prairie City Smith, Voigt 3 1-8 10, Denton, Davis 2 0-0 4, Ricco 1 1-2 3, Reid 3 1-2 7, Black 2 0-2 5, Rockhill, Hendrikson 2 1-2 5. Totals: 13 4-16 35.

Three-pointers Cove, Mann 2, Whittall; Prairie City, Voigt 3, Black. Fouled out None. Total fouls Cove 17, Prairie City 16. Technical fouls None.

BADGERS WIN HANDILY

JORDAN VALLEY Amanda Binghams 19 points helped Powder Valley run past Jordan Valley 48-25 Saturday.

The visiting Badgers got off to a slow start in the Old Oregon League contest, but took off from there.

We felt the effects of a long bus ride and took a while to get that out of the way, said Powder Valley coach Allen Bingham on the Badgers 10-8 first-quarter lead.

Ashley Wisdom added nine points for Powder (9-3, 2-0), which hosts Prairie City Friday.

Powder Valley girls 10 8 19 11 48

Jordan Valley 8 2 12 3 25

Powder Valley Tittle, Harrison 3 0-0 6, Taylor 1 0-0 2, Wisdom 4 1-2 9, Bingham 8 3-6 19, Lyman, Russell 0 0-1 0, Kasper 2 1-2 5, Bain 1 0-2 2, Simonis 2 0-0 4, Nelson 0 1-2 1, Coleman. Totals: 21 6-15 48.

Jordan Valley M.Johnson 0 1-2 1, McKenzie 1 0-1 2, Franke 2 0-1 4, Eiguren 2 0-0 4, Watkins 3 4-6 10, Smith 1 0-3 2, Baltzor 1 0-0 2, K.Johnson 0 0-2 0, Brown, Davis, Grenke. Totals: 10 5-15 25.

Three-pointers Powder Valley, Wisdom 3; Jordan Valley, none. Fouled out None. Total fouls Powder Valley 18, Jordan Valley 14. Technical fouls None.

ENTERPRISE FULLS AWAY

HALFWAY Enterprise used a stout defense and gradually pulled away from Pine Eagle Saturday.

A five-point first-quarter lead blossomed into a 13-point edge by the third quarter as Enterprise beat the hosting Spartans 47-34 in Wapiti League basketball.

The loss was Pine Eagles first of the season, dropping the Spartans to 8-1 overall.

Right from the start we got a little bit of an edge, Enterprise coach Mike Crawford said. From there we kept getting separation. We played solid basketball all night.

Kazzie Dawson led Enterprise (7-3, 2-0) with 14 points. She added six rebounds and three assists. Ashley Anderson and Lacey Nobles had seven points each, with Anderson grabbing 13 rebounds and dishing out five assists.

Enterprise hosts Elgin Friday.

Enterprise girls 13 12 17 5 47

Pine Eagle 8 11 10 5 34

Enterprise Morgan 1 0-0 2, Dawson 6 0-2 14, Gardner 0 1-1 1, Davis 2 2-5 6, Nobles 2 2-2 7, Anderson 3 1-4 7, Christensen, Harvey 2 0-0 4, Conrad 3 0-0 6, Williams, Hadden. Totals: 19 6-14 47.

Pine Eagle Hale 3 1-2 7, H.Bonn 1 0-0 3, Ka.Hoover, Morrison, May, Ca.Carnahan 5 0-0 11, G.Bonn 1 0-0 2, Ke.Hoover, Beem 1 0-0 2, Peterson 1 1-1 3. Totals: 15 2-3 34.

Three-pointers Enterprise, Dawson 2, Nobles; Pine Eagle, H.Bonn, C.Carnahan. Fouled out None. Total fouls Enterprise 9, Pine Eagle 10. Technical fouls None.

IMBLER HOLDS OFF UNION

UNION Tiffany Rasmussen and Emily Correll scored 16 points apiece as Imbler held off Unions fourth-quarter rally Saturday.

The visiting Panthers (9-3, 2-0) won their second straight Wapiti League basketball game 45-41 by holding off Unions 21-8 fourth quarter.

We dug ourselves into a hole at halftime and started playing better in the third quarter, Union coach Wayne Herron said. We had the momentum going in the fourth quarter, but we didnt do enough early in the game to win.

Union (2-8, 0-2) trailed 22-8 at the half and 37-20 after three quarters.

Jana Brotherton paced Union with 19 points. Kallin Prince added 13.

On Friday, Imbler hosts Wallowa and Nyssa is at Union.

Imbler girls 8 14 15 8 45

Union 2 6 12 21 41

Imbler Campbell 1 0-0 2, Rasmussen 8 1-4 16, Woody 3 3-5 9, Clerget, Correll 8 0-8 16, Hall 0 0-2 0, Ritter. Totals: 20 4-19 45.

Union Upshaw 1 0-0 2, Wright, Titus 1 0-0 2, Gruis, Brotherton 8 3-5 19, Bomberger 1 0-1 2, Kucera, Weitlauf 1 1-2 3, Prince 6 0-4 13. Totals: 18 4-12 41.

Three-pointers Imbler, Rasmussen; Union, Prince. Fouled out Campbell. Total fouls Imbler 17, Union 20. Technical fouls None.

ELGIN EKES BY WALLOWA

ELGIN Elgins fourth-quarter surge propelled the Huskies to their first Wapiti League basketball win of the season Saturday.

The hosting Huskies outscored Wallowa 18-8 in the final eight minutes to beat the Cougars 43-38.

We got some points off of turnovers, Elgin coach Randy McKone said. We came out awfully flat in the first half.

Wallowa (6-5, 1-1) took a 22-15 first half lead and was led in scoring by Amanda Wilson with 14 points.

DeLeah Wiles had 15 points for Elgin (5-4, 1-1).

Wallowa girls 12 10 8 8 38

Elgin 10 5 11 18 43

Wallowa Barton, M.Oveson 3 0-6 6, McLain 1 3-6 5, L.Oveson 1 2-2 4, Shelton, Guillory 1 0-0 2, Lewis 0 5-6 5, Wilson 5 3-4 14, Josi, Deal 1 0-0 2. Totals: 12 13-24 38.

Elgin D.Wiles 7 1-4 15, Looslie 0 1-2 1, Rysdam 1 6-6 8, H.Wiles 0 2-4 2, Darrow, Heighes, Case 2 0-2 5, Schumacher 1 2-3 4, Foster 4 0-0 8, Fincher, McCrae, Tucker. Totals: 15 12-21 43.

Three-pointers Wallowa, Wilson; Elgin, Case. Fouled out Lewis, Foster, Case. Total fouls Wallowa 20, Elgin 24. Technical fouls None.