>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

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

  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've long sought....
  • Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild
    DENVER (AP) -- Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver....
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured....
  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
    To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow CRANE vs. DAMASCUS CHRISTIAN: Crane cruises to victory

CRANE vs. DAMASCUS CHRISTIAN: Crane cruises to victory

By GERRY STEELE

Of the Baker City Herald

Crane made Damascus Christians first-ever game in the OSAA-U.S. Bank Class 1A state girls basketball tournament a disappointment Thursday in the first round of championship action.

Crane jumped out to a 12-4 first-quarter lead, then held off several Eagles challenges to earn a 55-39 victory at Baker High School.

Crane meets (Elkton or South Wasco County) in the chmapionship semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday. Damascus Christian played (Elkton or South Wasco County) in the consolation semifinals Friday morning.

Against Damascus Christian, Kathryn Nichols, Jennifer White and Megan Davies each scored four points in the first quarter to give Crane its lead.

Then, after Damascus Christian cut the deficit to 15-13 midway through the second quarter, Crane scored 12 of the final 15 points in the half for a 27-16 halftime advantage.

Nichols had five points, and Davies and Jaime Cargill four each in the second period.

Neither team could find the nets for most of the third period. Damascus Christian made a brief run late in the period to cut Cranes lead to 31-26 entering the final period. But that was as close as the Eagles would get. Despite going 2 for 8 from the free throw line in the period, Nichols scored nine points to lead the Mustangs charge. White added six points, and Davies four.

Although she had a sub-par shooting game, Nichols led all scorers with 18 points, 12 rebounds and five steals. Davies added 14 points and 13 rebounds, and White 10 points.

Alisa Thompson led Damascus Christian with eight points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.

Damascus Christian (39) Tweed 1 1-2 3, Thompson 2 4-6 8, Lowe 2 0-0 5, Tillstrom 3 0-0 6, Buller 2 2-6 6, Oakley 1 0-0 2, McCluskey, Trautman, R. Rossos 1 0-0 2, Dennis, Howells, B. Rossos 2 3-3 7. Totals 14 10-17 39.

Crane (55) Maher 1 3-4 5, Davies 7 0-1 14, Nichols 5 5-14 18, Adams, White 3 4-5 10, Wright, Oelke, Ugalde 1 0-0 2, Cargill 2 0-0 4, Villagrana 1 0-0 2. Totals 20 12-24 55.

Damascus Christian 4 12 10 13 39

Crane 12 15 4 24 55

Three-point goals Lowe, Nichols 3. Fouled out Tweed, Tillstrom, Buller, Adams. Total fouls Damascus Christian 20, Crane 14. Technicals Damascus Christian (illegal substitution).

 
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