Bruins boys basketball
The Bruins took on Sutherlin again on Friday night, this time on the road. The Bulldogs defeated the Bruins at 40-25.
While their last game this season was close at 39-48 in the Bulldogs favor, the Bulldogs had gone on to dominate league play, remaining undefeated at 7-0.
Went on to play St. Mary’s again on Tuesday night after defeating the Crusaders at 56-49 earlier this season.
At 4-3 in league, the Bruins remain competitive and are fighting for third place against the Cascade Christian Challengers. With an 11-8 overall record, the Bruins were last ranked No. 17 in the OSAA 3A rankings.
Bruins girls basketball
The Bruins suffered their first league loss on the road Friday night to the Sutherlin Bulldogs at a close 50-49. This ended the Bruins six-game winning streak.
The Bruins defeated the Bulldogs earlier in the season at a solid 57-41 as they sat at the top of the league in the first place seat. With Friday’s defeat, the Bruins were still at the top at 6-1.
Tuesday night, the Bruins faced the St. Mary’s Crusaders once again on the road. The Crusaders also defeated the Bruins at 43-39, taking the Bruins to 6-2 in league. The Bruins remain in first place, with the Bulldogs close behind.
Overall, the Bruins are 11-7 this season and were last ranked No. 9 in the OSAA 3A rankings.
The Bruins play again this Friday against the South Umpqua Lancers, who they defeated earlier this season at 58-39. The Lancers are 3-5, sitting at fifth in the league.
Panthers girls basketball
The Panthers played Waldport last Friday, taking a second loss against the Irish at 52-28. They went on to play the Coquille Red Devils on Tuesday and will return Friday to play the Toledo Boomers at home.