>Baker City Herald | Baker County Oregon's News Leader

Baker news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow BakerCityHerald.com

Baker City Herald print edition

view all Baker City Herald print publications »

The Baker City Herald is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

View Paper

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.

Subscribe


AP Sports Video

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 8.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

AP Sports Headlines

  • Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates
    MACAU (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao couldn't resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see....
  • Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby
    Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State....
  • No. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a tight game, once again, and needed their Heisman winner to make a play....
  • Hundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20
    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Brett Hundley's first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow Baker boys lose to La Gande

Print

Baker boys lose to La Gande

By Gerry Steele

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The young Baker boys basketball team fought tooth and nail with La Grande Friday before falling 55-50 in a Greater Oregon League contest at La Grande.

The game saw 18 lead changes and 10 ties before La Gande pulled away in the final two minutes.

“It was a great high school basketball game,” said Baker coach Joel Richardson.

“Obviously we would have liked to have the W, but I have nothing but accolades for my guys.

“We showed that we’re growing as a basketball team,” Richardson said.

“This team is wired to compete. We could have folded but that’s not the way these kids are wired.”

Richardson shook up his starting lineup, inserting sophomore Logan Sand into Clay LeaMaster’s slot.

Sand responded with 13 points. LeaMaster added 11 coming off the bench.

“Logan Sand responded well,” Richardson said. “And, Clay LeaMaster did a great job off the bench.”

The teams traded the lead eight times in the first quarter that ended with La Grande up 17-16.

Sand scored seven points in the period, and Kyle Srack six for the Bulldogs.

The lead changed hands eight more times in the second quarter with La Grande pulling ahead 33-31 at halftime.

The largest lead by either team was four points, by Baker midway through the first quarter.

Mason Cline then scored seven of his team-high 15 points in the third quarter as Baker pulled back into a 43-43 tie entering the final eight minutes.

The lead continued to seesaw early in the fourth period until Baker took its final lead, 50-49, on a pair of Cline free throws with 2:09 left in the game.

La Grande then scored the final six points of the game, four from the free throw line.

Baker sits 1-4 in the GOL. The Bulldogs must defeat Mac-Hi Friday at Milton-Freewater to earn the right to host the Pioneers Feb. 18 in the first round of the GOL district playoffs.

BAKER (50)

   Hayes 0 2-3 2, Scott 1 0-0 2, LeaMaster 4 0-0 11, Cline 5 5-7 15, Sand 4 4-4 13, Srack 3 1-3 7. Totals 17 12-17 50.

LA GRANDE (55) - 

   Dall 4 3-3 11, Yohannan, Boyd 3 0-0 9, Wicklander 6 9-12 22, Cederholm 0 2-2 2, Williams 4 0-1 9, Powell 0 2-2 2, Kevan. Totals 17 16-20 55.

Baker                    -16 15 12   7 — 50

La Grande            -17 16 10 12 — 55

     Three-point baskets — LeaMaster 3, Sand, Boyd 3, Wicklander, Williams. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Baker 17, La Grande 12. Technicals — none.

Print

blog comments powered by Disqus
News
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Submit News
Opinion
Editorials / Letters / Columns / Submit a letter
Features
Outdoors / Go Magazine / Milestones / Living Well
Baker Herald
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Privacy Policy / Commenting Policy / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Videos / Local Business Links / Community Links / Weather and Road Cams / RSS Feed

Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use