>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.


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

  • Cardinals' Dwyer arrested on assault charges
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players....
  • Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved....
  • To 'get it right,' Vikings put Peterson on leave
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas....
  • A look at key developments in NFL controversies
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow Local Sports arrow Baker girls top Ontario in GOL opener

Baker girls top Ontario in GOL opener

Mackenzie Warner leads Bulldogs to first win at Ontario since 2000

Baker made history Friday during its Greater Oregon League girls basketball game at Ontario.

The Bulldogs earned a 53-31 victory over the Tigers to open the GOL season. The win was Baker’s first at Ontario in nine years.

“This was my first win here as coach,” said Baker coach Tim Smith. “And, it was our first win at Ontario since 2000 when Courtney Warner, Mackenzie’s older sister, was point guard for the Bulldogs.

“This is only the second time — the other was in 2003 — that a team I’ve coached has defeated Ontario,” Smith said.

Friday, Baker left little doubt as to the outcome.

“The girls came out and executed our game plan perfectly,” Smith said. “Since the first day of practice we’ve had Jan. 9 circled on the calendar. We’ve been keying for this game all season.”

Baker forced 31 Ontario turnovers while committing a season-low 18 of their own.

“Our pressure defense was too much for their guards,” Smith said. “It was nice to get the win.”

Savannah Daly scored five of her nine points in the first quarter to help the Bulldogs take a 16-9 advantage.

Mackenzie Warner added six points in the second period to help Baker take a 26-19 halftime lead.

Tara Talbott then scored seven points, and Warner four, as the Bulldogs increased their lead to 39-25 in the third period.

Warner led the Bulldogs with 18 points. Talbott added 11, Daly nine and Whitney Phillips eight.

Phillips added 10 rebounds as Baker outrebounded Ontario by 13. Dallas Defrees led the Baker defense with nine steals.

Baker returns to league play Friday when the Bulldogs host La Grande.

Baker    16    10    13               14 — 53

Ontario    9    10    6                 6 — 31

Baker (53) — Warner 7 4-6 18, Defrees 1 0-0 2, Ward 1 0-0 3, Adams, Shively 1 0-0 2, Phillips 4 0-0 8, Daly 4 1-1 9, Harlow, Talbott 5 1-4 11, Ogan. Totals 23 6-11 53.

Ontario (31) — Boyd 2 1-2 5, Schram 1 0-0 2, Yano 2 1-2 5, C. Babij 4 2-2 10, Lopez 2 1-2 7, Contreras 1 0-0 2, Kameshige 0 0-1 0, A. Babij, Wistler, Babcock, Gallegos, Smith. Totals 12 5-9 31.

Three-point goals — Ward, Lopez 2. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Baker 11, Ontario 14. Technicals — Boyd.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Submit News
Editorials / Letters / Columns / Submit a letter
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