Bruins boys Basketball
The Bruins kicked off their league season against the Douglas Trojans, taking a close 55-51 win against their old rivals.
The Bruins took a solid 15-8 lead in the first quarter, but the Trojans had a big second quarter to tie things at 30-25 going into the second half. Both teams were nearly even in the third quarter with the Trojans outscoring the Bruins just barely at 16-15 to take things to 45-41. Both teams scored 10 points in the final quarter, which gave the Bruins the win at 55-51.
The top scorer for the Bruins was Derek Bonde with a huge 18 points despite having to sit out the first half. Next best was Logan Holler with nine points
Bruins girls Basketball
Tuesday night saw the Bruins take a clean 50-39 win over the Douglas Trojans in their first league game of the season.
The Bruins took an early 16-13 lead in the first quarter and followed up with a wide 29-19 going into the second half. The Bruins continued to outscore the Trojans in the third quarter at 13-11, taking things to 42-30. The Trojans finally managed to outscore the Bruins in the fourth at 9-8, but with a strong lead the Bruins went home with the win at 50-39
Lexi Schofield led the Bruins in points at 13. Sidney Alexander and Sierra Fitzhugh tied for next best with eight each.
Panthers boys basketball
The Panthers took on the Coquille Red Devils Tuesday night to kick off league play. The Devils took the win at 68-43, starting the Panthers off with a 0-1 league record.
The Panthers are 5-8 overall this season and ranked No. 39 in the OSAA 2A rankings.
Tuesday had the Panthers play their second league game on the road against the Reedsport Braves on Friday night. They go on to play the Bandon Tigers away on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Panthers girls basketball
Tuesday night saw the Panthers face off against the Coquille Red Devils for their first league game of the season. The Devils took a wide 87-34 win against the Panthers.
The Panthers are 2-11 overall and were last ranked No. 42 in the OSAA 2A rankings.
According to coach Chris Clark, the Panthers have been faced with a rebuilding year after advancing to the second round of the playoffs in Pendleton, Oregon last year.
“Its one of those seasons where we’re just super young, but I think we’ve got a good group of kids this year,” Clark said. “Even if we don’t pull in a lot of wins, I think we’re going to building a really good team for the future.”
The Panthers traveled to play Reedsport Friday and travel again on Tuesday to play Bandon at 7 p.m.