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Baker boys run past Vikings in nonleague game


By Gerry Steele

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Baker boys basketball coach Joel Richardson had some very short comments following the Bulldogs’ 79-48 nonleague victory over Vale Saturday at BHS.

“All I have to say is that was pretty basketball,” Richardson said.

“The kids shared the ball well, and did what we asked them to do.”

Baker (13-6) spotted Vale (3-17) a 3-0 lead then ran off 12 straight points to lead 12-3 midway through the first quarter.

Braden Phillips and Dane Bachman each hit a three-point basket, and Mason Cline, Trent Taylor and Dillon Blankenship each added two-pointers. Baker led 20-7 after one period.

The Bulldogs then built their largest lead of the first half, 31-12, midway through the second quarter.

That’s when Vale made its final run at a comeback.

Behind three three-pointers from Logan Skerjanec, the Vikings ran off 10 unanswered points to pull within 31-22 with 2:08 left in the half.

Baker then rebounded to lead 33-22 at halftime.

Baker then outscored the Vikings 46-26 in the second half.

Phillips led four Bulldogs in double figures with 19 points. Blankenship added 17, Bachman 13, and Cline 11.

Baker won the rebounding battle 37-26. Blankenship had nine boards and Phillips seven. Blankenship added four assists and Ben Baxter three.

Baker shot 54 percent from the field (28-of-53).

Baker closes out its home season Friday when they host La Grande in a Greater Oregon League contest.

VALE (48)

   Tamez 0 2-4 2, Lattin 5 5-7 16, Dobney 3 0-0 9, Harrison, Skerjanec 6 1-2 17, McLaughlin 1 0-0 2, Jacobs, Mattos 1 0-0 2, Schoorl. Totals 16 8-13 48.

BAKER (79) - 

   Blankenship 7 3-4 17, Hamilton 2 1-2 5, Hayes, Bachman 6 0-3 13, Taylor 1 0-0 2, Baxter 2 0-0 4, Cline 5 0-0 11, Phillips 7 2-2 19, Bruce 0 2-2 2, Srack 1 0-0 2, Swiger 2 0-0 4. Totals 33 8-13 79.

Vale                    -  7 15 12 14 — 48

Baker                 -20 13 26 20 — 79

     Three-point baskets — Lattin, Dobney 3, Skerjanec 4, Bachman, Cline, Phillips 3. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Vale 14, Baker 11. Technicals — none.

 
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