BUTTE FALLS — Oakland turned in a strong defensive effort and got balanced scoring, paving the way to a 64-31 win over Butte Falls Friday night in a Mountain View Conference boys basketball game.

Nic Freeman, Cameron Benzel and Andrew Harrington each scored 11 points for the Oakers (11-2, 3-0 MVC), who led 36-13 at halftime. Sean Winn chipped in 10 points and Nathan Chastain grabbed eight rebounds.

Oakland hit nine 3-pointers, with Freeman and Harrington sinking three apiece. The Oakers forced 23 Butte Falls turnovers.

Dalton Lester scored 11 points for the Loggers (5-4, 2-1).


OAKLAND (64) — Nic Freeman 11, Cameron Benzel 11, Andrew Harrington 11, Winn 10, Brownson 7, N. Chastain 4, Strempel 2, Carson 2, Madden 2, Miller 2, Roberson 2, C. Chastain, Smith. Totals 24-55 7-15 64.

BUTTE FALLS (31) — Dalton Lester 11, Davis 7, Underhill 4, Ticy 2, Columbus 2, McGuire 2, Cartton 2, Tory. Totals 11-38 9-17 31.

Oakland;15;21;14;14;—;64

Butte Falls;7;6;10;8;—;31

3-Point Goals — Oak. 9 (Freeman 3, Harrington 3, Winn 2, Brownson 1), B.F. 0. Total Fouls — Oak. 16, B.F. 14.

Sports Editor Tom Eggers can be reached at 541-957-4220 or email teggers@nrtoday.com

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