>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

  • Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos....
  • AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night....
  • Giants' bullpen melts down in 7-2 loss to Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over....
  • Butler delivers 2 big hits, KC evens World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow Bulldogs let victory slip away

Print

Bulldogs let victory slip away

Emmett rallies to hand Baker non-league loss


Baker let Emmett slip away with a win Thursday in a non-league boys basketball game at Emmett, Idaho.

The Bulldogs snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, falling 52-49 to the Huskies.

“We led the entire game until late in the fourth,” said Baker coach Craig Woods.

Baker trailed by three points with less than a minute left when Jesse Brown hit a basket and was fouled. Brown missed the free throw and Emmett grabbed the rebound. Baker then fouled the Huskies who made both free throws.

Then, with 10 seconds left, Baker missed the shot that could have tied the game. Time ran out before the Bulldogs could mount another threat.

“We missed a wide open shot,” Woods said. “Our shots just were not falling.

“The game was ugly from the start. We had a little run in the fourth quarter where we never really got into a flow.

“We had too many turnovers — 23 to their 19 — and many of them were uncharacteristic of how we play.”

Baker jumped out to an 11-0 lead to start the game, and led 15-7 at the break. The Bulldogs maintained their lead, taking a 32-24 edge into the halftime locker room.

“In the first half we were very solid defensively,” Woods said. “Then we came unraveled.”

Dekker Smith started off hot, scoring nine of his 12 points in the first quarter.

Baker managed just six points — four by Brown and two by Walker Kaseberg — in the fourth period.

Woods said the game was another learning experience for the Bulldogs. But, he said, he’s tired of learning experiences.

“If we’re going to be a top- level team we’ve got to be more consistent,” Woods said.

“We’ve got to get that killer instinct and start putting people away.”

Baker can start that trend Saturday when the Bulldogs host Mac-Hi in a Greater Oregon League contest at approximately 7:30 p.m.

 

Baker    15    17    11                6 — 49

Emmett    7    17    16              12 — 52

Baker (49) — Kaseberg 4 0-0 8, Brown 2 0-3 4, Richards 3 1-2 7, Smith 4 4-5 12, Richardson 2 0-0 4, Quintana 1 0-0 2, Blankenship 5 0-0 12, Adams. Totals 21 5-10 49.

Emmett (52) — Erlebach 1 1-1 3, Holm 10 3-3 26, Guena 4 4-4 14, Price 4 0-0 9, Gardner, Villana, Toutt, Rood. Totals 19 8-8 52.


Three-point goals — Blankenship 2, Holm 3, Guena 2, Price. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Baker 12, Emmett 14. Technicals — Baker coach Woods.

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