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Sports Roundup 2/21/18


Bruins boys basketball

The Bruins travelled to face the Marshfield Pirates on their Senior Night last Friday for their final game of the regular league season. After taking a 63-40 loss, the Bruins have settled at 6-4 for league play at third place in the Far West League.

At 12-12 overall, the Bruins sit at rank No. 18 in the OSAA 4A rankings.

The Pirates took a small lead at the end of the first quarter at 8-5, but widened that gap going into the second half at 20-10. The Bruins managed to keep things close in the third with

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Bruins boys basketball

The Bruins travelled to face the Marshfield Pirates on their Senior Night last Friday for their final game of the regular league season. After taking a 63-40 loss, the Bruins have settled at 6-4 for league play at third place in the Far West League.

At 12-12 overall, the Bruins sit at rank No. 18 in the OSAA 4A rankings.

The Pirates took a small lead at the end of the first quarter at 8-5, but widened that gap going into the second half at 20-10. The Bruins managed to keep things close in the third with 14 points to the Pirates 10 to end the third at 30-24. Unfortunately for the Bruins, the Pirates ran away by scoring a monsterous 33 points in the final quarter to end things at 63-40.

The Bruins will be frozen in third place until the league playoff schedule is decided, where they will likely travel to play at neutral location.

Bruins girls basketball

The lady Bruins faced the Marshfield Pirates for a rematch on Friday, but were ultimately overcome a second time at 49-34 by the only team able to defeat them this year. After this loss the Bruins end the regular league season at 8-2, sitting firmly in second place.

At 14-10 overall, the Bruins are currently rank No. 13 in the OSAA 4A rankings.

The playoff schedule for the Far West League will be decided this week, so the Bruins will be frozen in second place until then. Given their current standing, they will likely play at a neutral location.

Pirates boys basketball

Last weekend, the Port Orford Pirates faced North Douglas Warriors and Days Creek Wolves in the Skyline League Tournament to decide who would take the league title. After a 13-0 undefeated league season, the Pirates first vanquished the Warriors at 59-31 before beating the Wolves at 56-37.

Last weekend, the Port Orford Pirates faced North Douglas Warriors and Days Creek Wolves in the Skyline League Tournament to decide who would take the league title. After a 13-0 undefeated league season, the Pirates first vanquished the Warriors at 59-31 before beating the Wolves at 56-37.

Friday’s match against the Warriors saw the Pirates taking a huge lead in the first quarter at 25-4, which only widened at 46-13 going into the second half. They slowed down with only eight points in the third quarter, but shutdown the Warriors by holding them to three points to end the third at 54-16.

The Warriors managed to nearly double their points in the fourth, but had no chance of catching the Pirate’s substantial lead as the game drew to a close at 59-31.

Saturday’s game had similar results. The Pirates took an early lead at 15-9 in the first and proceeded to shut down the Wolves offense in the second quarter while doubling their points to end the half at 30-12. The Warriors bounced back with 13 points in the third, but the Pirates added to their gains to stay marginally ahead at 48-25. In the end the Wolves could not catch up as they ended the game behind the Pirates at 56-37.

As the official undefeated champions of the Skyline League, the Pirates go on to the OSAA 1A playoffs this weekend, with their opponent and venue still to be decided.