BOYS: NYSSA UPSETS IMBLER; PINE-EAGLE OVERCOMES ELGIN

February 10, 2002 11:00 pm

NYSSA The Nyssa boys basketball team overpowered Imbler Saturday by 52-43.

Were playing strong, Nyssa coach George Shimer said.

Nyssa did not lose the lead after Imbler sunk the first basket.

Imbler (13-9 overall, 8-4 Wapiti League) is on a three-game losing streak in the Wapiti League.

Imbler made two scoring runs at Nyssa, but Nyssa held them off.

Well be ready for districts, whatever may happen, Shimer said.

Tanner McIntosh had 12 points for Imbler. Imbler travels to Enterprise Friday.

Imbler boys 14 6 9 14 43

Nyssa 16 12 9 15 52

Imbler Campbell 3 2-3 8, ODonald, Crow 4 0-0 11, Davis 1 2-2 4, McIntosh 4 2-4 12, Davidson, Glenn 1 0-1 2, Culbreth 2 2-2 6, Hoskins. Totals: 15 8-12 43.

Nyssa Garcia 0 4-4 4, Holiday 4 0-0 10, Sapp, Manley 1 2-2 4, Rodriguez 2 0-0 4, Rasmussen 5 3-8 16, Boster 3 2-3 8, Escobedo 3 0-0 6. Totals: 18 11-18 52.

Three-pointers Imbler, Crow 3, McIntosh 2; Nyssa, Holiday 2, Rasmussen 3. Fouled out None. Total fouls Imbler 16, Nyssa 15. Technical fouls None.

UNION OVER ENTERPRISE

UNION Unions defense clamped down on Enterprise Saturday, enabling Union to win 53-42.

It was a great team effort on defense, Union coach Alex Steenstra said.

C.W. Dunbar and Jordi Steenstra each had five steals for Union. Union held Enterprise to one point in the third quarter.

Ace Clark had 10 rebounds, and Jordi Steenstra had 11 for Union.

Union plays Wallowa Friday.

Enterprise boys 12 11 1 18 42

Union 15 20 7 11 53

Enterprise Swart 2 0-0 4, Stangel 1 6-6 9, Crawford 4 6-8 15, Gomes 0 0-2 0, Gilbert 1 3-6 5, Kiser, Lukens 2 0-1 4, Capdeville 1 1-2 3. Totals: 11 16-25 42.

Union Satterfield 3 4-4 10, Jos. Steenstra 0 1-2 1, Jor. Steenstra 6 1-2 13, Johnson, Dunbar 1 1-2 3, OConnor 1 0-2 2, Baxter 3 0-0 8, Clark 7 0-2 14, Maley 1 0-0 2. Totals: 22 7-14 53.

Three-pointers Enterprise, Stangel, Crawford; Union, none. Fouled out None. Total fouls Enterprise 14, Union 19. Technical fouls None.

P-E DEFEATS ELGIN

ELGIN Pine-Eagle created havoc for Elgins passers Saturday and won 6-57.

Basically, (we were) throwing it (the ball) to them, making bad decisions with the basketball, Elgin coach Kyle Evans said.

Evans said Elgin got off to a fast start, but there were too many tunrovers in the second and third quarters.

Elgin got 20 points from Brandon Burgess.

Elgin hosts Joseph on Friday.

Pine-Eagle boys 13 22 10 15 60

Elgin 22 7 9 19 57

Pine-Eagle Steemberg 1 0-0 2, Keismer 1 0-0 2, Simpson 6 5-9 18, Anderson 8 3-4 20, Durr 2 1-4 5, Peterson 2 0-2 4, Stromer 3 3-5 9. Totals: 23 13-24 60.

Elgin Harris 1 0-1 2, Burgess 8 3-6 20, Williams 5 0-0 10, McKone 6 0-2 13, Davis 4 0-1 8, Evans 1 2-6 4. Totals: 25 5-16 57.

Three-pointers Pine-Eagle, Simpson, Anderson; Elgin, Burgess, McKone. Fouled out Davis, Williams. Total fouls Pine-Eagle 16, Elgin 20. Technical fouls None.

JOSEPH WINS 12TH

JOSEPH The Joseph boys won their 12th straight Wapiti League game Saturday, rolling past Wallowa 75-56.

Wallowa slowed the game down, but Joseph stepped up the pace, Eagles coach Ron Lathrop said.

We played good defense in the third quarter, Lathrop said.

Joseph (21-1, 12-0) outscored Wallowa 20-9 in the third quarter.

Marcus Wells had 30 points for Joseph.

Joseph travels to Elgin Friday.

Wallowa boys 16 16 9 15 56

Joseph 13 17 20 25 75

Wallowa McDaniel, Byers 9 1-5 19, C. Smergut 5 2-4 13, Pringle 3 0-0 6, Spaur 7 0-2 14, P. Smergut, Smith 1 2-2 4. Totals: 25 5-13 56.

Joseph Nall 7 1-1 16, Stroup 3 0-0 6, Wells 11 8-9 30, Cody Lathrop 1 0-0 3, Butterfield 1 0-0 2, Cole Lathrop 3 1-1 7, Layton, Stubblefield 5 1-2 11. Totals: 31 11-13 75.

Three-pointers Wallowa, C. Smergut; Joseph, Nall, Cody Lathrop. Fouled out None. Total fouls Wallowa 16, Joseph 15. Technical fouls Wells.