Tymra Anderson singlehandedly outscored Griswold Tuesday as she finished with 19 points as the Elgin Huskies girls basketball team routed the Grizzlies on the road, 54-15, for their seventh win in a row.
Jayden and Jocelyn Palmer added 13 and 11 points, respectively, to join Anderson in double figures. The Huskies scored 18 points in the second quarter to push ahead 24-8 at halftime and take control. Elgin (11-2 overall, 3-0 Old Oregon League) host Nixyaawii Friday.
Union 54, Pilot Rock 5: Callie Glenn scored 12 points, Brianna Kohr added 11 and the Bobcats easily topped Pilot Rock in a road Blue Mountain Conference contest.
Glenn scored more points in the first quarter (seven) than the Rockets did the entire night as Union raced out to a 16-1 lead after one and coasted from there. In all, eight players scored for the Bobcats, who held Pilot Rock to just two field goals on the night.
Union (15-3 overall, 5-0 BMC) hosts Weston-McEwen Friday.
Enterprise 44, Weston-McEwen 27: The Outlaws used a balanced attack on offense as 11 players scored in their home win over Weston-McEwen in Blue Mountain Conference play.
Rilyn Kirkland led Enterprise, which took a 12-1 first-quarter lead and never looked back, with nine points. Casidee Harrod added seven points for the Outlaws, who were never threatened. The TigerScots hurt their own chances to stay in the game by missing 23 free throws.
Enterprise (12-2 overall, 4-1 BMC) hosts Grant Union Friday.
Powder Valley 52, Pine Eagle 32: Keanna Bingham scored 20 points and hit three 3-pointers Monday as the Badgers routed Pine Eagle on the road in Old Oregon League action.
Powder Valley used a press to fluster the Spartans and race out to an 18-2 lead. The Badgers settled for a 26-17 lead at the half, then extended the lead back to 17 after three.
Autumn Davis added 10 points and Josi Krieger grabbed 10 rebounds for Powder Valley (7-6 overall, 3-1 OOL), which hosts Joseph Friday in an important OOL contest.
Elgin 60, Griswold 48: Gage McKay scored 12 points Tuesday to lead four players in double figures as the Huskies used a balanced attack to get past Helix on the road in Old Oregon League play.
Wyatt Hallgarth and Ian Adams added 11 points apiece for Elgin, and Tristan Simpson scored 10 points. Elgin outscored the Grizzlies in each quarter to slowly pull away for the win.
The Huskies (8-5 overall, 3-0 OOL) host Nixyaawii Friday in a battle of teams unbeaten in OOL play.
Pilot Rock 47, Union 45: The Bobcats’ rally from a nine-point deficit entering the fourth quarter Tuesday fell just shot as they dropped their second Blue Mountain Conference road game in a row.
Union chipped away at a 39-30 hole and had a chance late, but was unable to cash in on opportunities down the stretch and Keegan Glenn’s potential winning 3-pointer at the buzzer was off. Glenn finished with 18 points to lead Union, and Cole McLean added eight points.
The Bobcats (11-7 overall, 2-3 BMC) host Weston-McEwen Friday.
Powder Valley 77, Pine Eagle 68: Ethan Stephens scored 26 points and hit six 3-pointers Monday as the Badgers held off Pine Eagle on the road in a high-scoring Old Oregon League battle.
Stephens had 11 during a 29-point second quarter for Powder Valley as it went into the half ahead 46-41. Reece Dixon and Dominick Grende, who added 17 and 16 points, respectively, led the way in the second half with a combined 17 points as the Badgers held on.
Moziss Nesser added 12 points for Powder Valley (12-3 overall, 4-0 OOL), which hosts Joseph Friday in a key league battle.
Weston-McEwen 49, Enterprise 47: The Outlaws dropped their fourth Blue Mountain Conference game in a row, this time falling at home to a TigerScot squad that was winless in BMC action. Stats were not provided for Enterprise (5-7 overall, 1-4 BMC), which hosts Grant Union Friday.