Roseburg High School didn’t have to look far to find a new head girls basketball coach.
Harlee Baker made it three straight years and four out of five that a Sutherlin High girls basketball player has committed to continue their career at an Oregon college last week.
Oakland High junior Hadley Brooksby was selected to the OSAA Class 2A girls basketball all-tournament first team and the school won the sportsmanship trophy on Saturday at the Pendleton Convention Center.
Sophomore guard Moriah Michaels, who led the Days Creek girls basketball team to its first OSAA Class 1A tournament berth since 2004, was selected the Skyline League Player of the Year in voting by the coaches.
Senior post Cameron Benzel, who led Oakland to the OSAA Class 2A boys basketball tournament, was selected the Mountain View Conference’s Player of the Year in voting by the coaches.
BAKER CITY — Days Creek finished fifth at the OSAA Class 1A tournament after a 63-44 loss to Powder Valley on Saturday in the third-place game at Baker High School.
PENDLETON — There was a feeling among Oakland’s girls basketball players that they could have done more.
The Days Creek Wolves didn’t produce the offensive game they needed to upset the top-seeded Country Christian Cougars in the semifinals of the OSAA Class 1A girls basketball tournament Friday afternoon in Baker City.
BAKER CITY — Top-seeded Country Christian of Molalla scored the first 10 points of the game and defeated No. 4 Days Creek, 48-33, Friday afternoon in a semifinal contest of the OSAA Class 1A girls basketball tournament at Baker High School.
PENDLETON — Oakland’s girls basketball team defeated Gold Beach, 54-30, in the Class 2A consolation semifinals at the Pendleton Convention Center on Friday.
PENDLETON — The Oakland girls played impressive defense against St. Paul in the Class 2A state basketball quarterfinals, but they struggled offensively and fell 39-36 to the Buckaroos Thursday at Pendleton High School.
Just like the high school basketball players heading to the state tournament, the officials are feeling a combination of nerves and excitement.
The Days Creek girls basketball team defeated Jordan Valley, 58-50, in the quarterfinals of the OSAA Class 1A tournament Wednesday afternoon at Baker High School.
SUTHERLIN — Sophomore Mason Gill, who helped the Sutherlin boys basketball team advance to the Class 4A playoffs, was selected the Sky-Em League Player of the Year in voting by the coaches.
DAYS CREEK — Set to make their first OSAA Class 1A basketball tournament appearance in 14 years, the Days Creek girls departed for Baker City this morning hoping to play for a trophy on Saturday.