Churchill could not complete the dream season, as the Lancers fall to Jefferson 59-53. Keidren Johnson and Andrew Smith each had 13 points in the loss. Willamette stunned Mercedes Russell and Springfield with a 48-41 win to claim the girl’s state championship. The Wolverines limited Russell to just 12 points and six rebounds. Lexi Bando … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Class 5A State Title games are set, and they are the match-ups that most neutral observers hoped to see. On the boys side, Churchill beat Mountain View and Jefferson beat Silverton to set-up a Championship game between Churchill and Jefferson, the two top ranked teams in the state. On the girls … Continue reading »
EUGENE AND CORVALLIS, Ore. — Top seeds Jefferson and Sutherlin survived upset scares in the quarterfinals of the state tournaments on Wednesday, with both top seeds sneaking through to the semifinals. Jefferson played 4-seed West Albany in the Class 5A boys tournament a Matt Knight Arena, outlasting the Bulldogs 55-52. The top-seeded Sutherlin girls needed … Continue reading »
This week’s edition of Roundball Wrap is highlighted by another chapter in the Sheldon-Churchill boys basketball rivalry. The Irish visited the Lancer dome in a game that defied expectations. Also, see highlights from the 2A Mountain View playoffs. Which teams booked tickets for state?
EUGENE, Ore.– Over the past few years, the Sheldon and Churchill boys basketball teams have built one of the fiercest rivalries in the state. Their second meeting of the year will be our Roundball Wrap Game of the Night.