YONCALLA — Drake Borschowa hit the go-ahead bucket with 53 seconds to play, and Riddle staved off a Yoncalla attack for the remainder of the game to seal a 46-45 Skyline League boys basketball road victory Saturday night.

Borschowa, who finished with a game-high 20 points, had a pair of blocked shots in that final 53 seconds and grabbed a defensive rebound with one tick remaining to ice the win.

It was the second tough night in a row for both teams, with Yoncalla coming off an overtime loss to Days Creek and Riddle pulling away late to beat Camas Valley in Friday's action.

"I think fatigue started to set in for both teams toward the end," Riddle coach Russell Hobson said. "It's going to be nice to have a couple of days off."

Mario Gianotti finished with 18 points for the Irish, who improved to 9-2 on the season, 3-0 in Skyline play.

Trace Graham and Jordan Aguilar had 14 points apiece for the Eagles (8-8, 2-3), who suffered their third consecutive loss.

Both teams are on the road Tuesday, with Riddle visiting Days Creek and Yoncalla heading to Grants Pass to face New Hope Christian.


RIDDLE (46) — Drake Borschowa 20, Gianotti 18, Ch. Greer 4, Buchanan 2, Myers 2, Jenks, Moore, Rhea. Totals 16 10-15 46.

YONCALLA (45) — Trace Graham 14, Jordan Aguilar 14, E. Allen 9, B. Allen 4, Tyler Davis 4, McMullen. Totals 18 5-8 45.

Riddle;14;11;12;9;—;46

Yoncalla;19;5;9;12;—;45

3-Point Goals — Rid. 4 (Borschowa 4), Yon. 4 (Aguilar 3, B. Allen). Total Fouls — Rid. 14, Yon. 11.

Donovan Brink can be reached at dbrink@nrtoday.com and 541-957-4219.

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