GIRLS: POWDER VALLEY STAYS PERFECT IN OLD OREGON SEASON

February 08, 2002 11:00 pm

NORTH POWDER The Powder Valley Badgers played a perfect Old Oregon League girls basketball season.

A 63-46 victory Friday over Crane gave Powder Valley a 10-0 league record, the first undefeated league season since Jordan Valley went 10-0 in 1999.

I just felt really proud of the girls that they were able to go out there and do that, Powder Valley coach Allen Bingham said.

The third-ranked Badgers, who have gone 17-1 after starting the season with two losses, put the game away in the third quarter.

We played a pretty good second quarter and a really good third quarter, Bingham said. Our defense stepped up.

Amanda Bingham led Powder Valley with 16 points, and Joelle Bain added 15. Ashley Wisdom scored 13.

As the leagues top seed, Powder Valley will play either Mitchell or Burnt River out of the Trico League in next weeks District 4-1A tournament in Baker City.

Crane girls 9 11 6 20 46

Powder Valley 10 20 16 17 63

Crane Wright 3 3-4 10, Maher 1 6-10 9, Nichols 1 0-0 3, Oelke 0 2-2 2, Ugalde 5 0-0 10, Cargill 1 0-0 2, Anderson 4 1-4 9, Pelroy 1 0-0 2. Totals: 15 13-22 46.

Powder Valley Tittle 1 0-0 2, Harrison, Taylor 1 4-6 6, Wisdom 5 0-2 13, Bingham 7 2-6 16, Lyman 3 0-0 6, Russell, Kasper, Bain 6 3-7 15, Simonis 2 1-2 5, Nelson. Totals: 25 10-23 63.

Three-pointers Crane, Wright, Maher, Nichols; Powder Valley, Wisdom 3. Fouled out None. Total fouls Crane 15, Powder Valley 18. Technical fouls None.

LEOPARDS WIN ON ROAD

ADRIAN The Cove Leopards ended their Old Oregon League season with a 49-39 victory Friday over Adrian.

They were really tough in their own gym, Cove coach Dick Royes said.

Cove (13-4, 8-2) had a balanced attack.

Lisa Scheele stepped up big-time, Royes said. She scored nine of her 26 points in the fourth quarter.

Cove lost Kelcie Robinson to fouls at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but Cassie Mills and Jessie Johnson stepped in to rebound, Royes said.

Amy Puckett had seven rebounds, even though shes a wing player, Royes said.

Cathy Mann had a big game handling the ball for Cove, and Toni Whitalls intensity helped the Cougars stay in the game, Royes said.

Cove girls 11 8 13 17 49

Adrian 9 10 7 13 39

Cove Pereira 0 1-3, 1, Jes. Johnson 0 0-1 0, Jen. Johnson 1 2-2 4, Scheele 11 4-5 26, Whitall 0 3-5 3, Holland, Mann 4 1-4 9, Robinson 1 0-2 2, Puckett 2 0-0 4, Mills. Totals: 19 11-22 49.

Adrian Jolley 2 4-7 8, Johnson 0 1-2 1, Garner, Thronley 1 0-0 2, Hernandez 0 2-2 2, Bowns 2 0-0 6, Noefen 0 0-2 0, Stokes 7 6-10 20. Totals: 12 13-23 39.

Three-pointers Cove, none; Adrian, 2. Fouled out Robinson, Johnson. Total fouls Cove 20, Adrian 20. Technical fouls None.

ENTERPRISE DOMINATES

ENTERPRISE Enterprise overcame a slow first four minutes and crushed the Nyssa Bulldogs 73-40 in Fridays Wapiti League girls basketball game.

Enterprise outscored Nyssa 20-4 in the first quarter, but it took awhile to get that many points.

We actually got off to a slow start. We had four points through the first four minutes, then scored 16 points in the last four, Enterprise coach Mike Crawford said.

Enterprise (15-4, 10-1) got a balanced effort. Lacey Nobles led the way with 19 points. Ashley Anderson had 11 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. Denette Harvey had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Michelle Gardner had 12 points and seven assists. Kazzie Dawson added 12 points.

Nyssa (1-19, 0-11) got 13 points from Janine Greene.

Nyssa girls 4 15 11 10 40

Enterprise 20 18 21 14 73

Nyssa A.Escobedo 1 0-0 2, Sexton 2 0-0 4, Deleon 1 1-2 3, Salyer 1 4-6 6, Booth 0 1-2 1, Mitchell, Y.Escobedo, Gzik 2 0-0 5, Moody 3 0-0 6, V.Escobedo, Greene 5 3-4 13. Totals: 15 9-14 40.

Enterprise Morgan 0 2-2 2, Dawson 5 2-2 12, Waldron 0 1-6 1, Gardner 4 0-0 12, Nobles 7 1-2 19, Anderson 5 1-2 11, Christensen 0 0-1 0, Hadden 1 1-3 1, Harvey 4 3-4 11, Conrad 0 0-1 0, Williams 2 0-0 4. Totals: 27 11-23 73.

Three-pointers Nyssa, Gzik; Enterprise, Gardner 4, Nobles 4. Fouled out None. Total fouls Nyssa 19, Enterprise 13. Technical fouls None.

IMBLER WINS UGLY GAME

IMBLER There was little beautiful about Imblers 32-31 victory Friday over Elgin that kept it tied with Enterprise atop the Wapiti League.

I guess an ugly wins better than a pretty loss, Imbler coach Dale Wagner said.

The Panthers had 28 turnovers, and Elgin had 21 turnovers in the first half alone. Imbler led 13-12 at halftime, gave up the lead, then got it back in the fourth quarter.

It was just an ugly game, Wagner said.

Meaghan Campbell led Imbler (17-4, 10-1) with 13 points, while Leann Foster scored 11 for Elgin (9-9, 5-6).

Imbler visits Nyssa today, while Elgin hosts Pine-Eagle.

Elgin girls 3 9 10 9 31

Imbler 5 8 8 11 32

Elgin D.Wiles 2 0-0 4, Looslie 2 0-0 4, Rysdam 1 1-2 3, Case 2 2-2 6, Schumacher 1 1-2 3, Foster 5 1-2 11. Totals: 13 5-8 31.

Imbler Campbell 6 1-2 13, Rasmussen 4 0-0 8, Woody 0 3-5 3, Clerget 1 3-5 5, Correll 1 1-2 3. Hall. Totals: 12 8-14 32.

Three-pointers None. Fouled out None. Total fouls Elgin 13, Imbler 11. Technical fouls None.

UNION OVER JOSEPH

JOSEPH Poor rebounding and bad shooting cost the Joseph girls a shot at winning Friday.

Union (8-11, 6-5) outplayed Joseph 56-39 in Wapiti League action. Union coach Wendy McDaniel said the team did not shoot well in the first half.

Joseph had six points in the first quarter and five points in the second quarter.

We didnt rebound well tonight, McDaniel said.

McDaniel said Mollie Broadbent normally has 14 or 15 rebounds, but tonight she had half of that.

Sarah Bomberger had eight rebounds to go along with her 17 points for Union. Shonda Titus had seven rebounds for Union.

Stephanie Upshaw had eight assists for Union.

Licia Miller scored 12 points for Joseph. Joseph plays Wallowa today.

Union girls 17 19 14 6 56

Joseph 6 5 15 13 39

Union Upshaw 2 0-0 2, Wright, Titus 3 0-0 6, Gruis, Brotherton 3 1-2 7, Bomberger 8 1-1 17, Shut, Kucera 2 0-0 2, Weitlauf 2 0-0 2, Prince 6 0-0 14, Mitchell, Goodman. Totals: 26 2-3 56.

Joseph Zimmer 0 1-2 1, Marshall 3 0-5 6, Miller 5 2-2 12, Yost 1 1-2 3, Couch 3 0-0 6, Moncrief 1 0-0 2, Micka, Broadbent 3 1-3 7, J. McLaren 1 0-0 2, Jones, B. McLaren. Totals: 17 5-14 39.

Three-pointers Union, Prince 2; Joseph, none. Fouled out None. Total fouls Union 17, Joseph 12. Technical fouls Coach McDaniel.

WALLOWA LOSES BY 1

HALFWAY The Wallowa girls lost a heartbreaker to Pine-Eagle Friday.

Pine-Eagle beat Wallowa 38-37. I feel we played pretty well, Wallowa coach Greg Oveson said. Unfortunately, we didnt score a lot of points.

Wallowa was up by one point with a minute to go, but Pine-Eagle came right back with a 3-pointer. Then, Wallowa hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds left. Once again, Pine-Eagle hit a shot with five seconds left. Wallowa had the ball at the end but missed the shot.

Mysha Oveson had 13 points for Wallowa.

Wallowa plays Joseph today.

Wallowa girls 8 8 12 10 37

Pine-Eagle 14 6 11 6 38

Wallowa Barton 3 0-2 7, M.Oveson 5 0-0 13, McLain, L.Oveson 1 0-0 3, Guillory, Lewis, Wilson 4 1-2 9, Deal, Shelton. Totals: 15 1-5 37.

Pine-Eagle Hale 2 0-0 4, K. Hoover 0 1-2 1, May, Co. Carnahan 2 2-4 7, Ca. Carnahan 2 2-4 6, Bonn 3 0-1 6, Peterson 6 2-6 14. Totals: 15 7-17 38.

Three-pointers Wallowa, Barton, Odegaard 3, Oveson, Lewis; Pine-Eagle, Co. Carnahan. Fouled out None. Total fouls Wallowa 17, Pine-Eagle 13. Technical fouls None.