Oroville’s girls built 23 point lead and held off a Lake Roosevelt rally to clinch their first league title in memory. The Hornet boys showed patience and discipline in building a five point lead over Lake Roosevelt early in the third quarter, but turnovers proved costly as the Raiders rallied in in the second [...]
Oroville Boys Basketball
Oroville girls win on the road at Lake Roosevelt Tonasket girls fall at Cashmere Oroville boys lose to LR Cashmere beats Tonasket boys
MANSON – Oroville’s boys basketball team earned its first league victory of the season, 58-50 over Manson, on Tuesday as Bryce Glover scored 21 points while Dustin Nigg and Joseph Sarmiento combined for 22 points and 19 rebounds.
BRIDGEPORT – Oroville came up empty on two late-game chances to tie, and Bridgeport hit four free throws in the final six seconds as the Mustangs held on for a 49-44 victory over the Hornets on Jan. 16.
ENTIAT – Oroville’s boys basketball team battled to a 28-24 halftime lead but couldn’t hold on in the second half despite 17 points from Juan Lopez. Entiat’s 22-7 third quarter and 71 percent shooting from the floor led to a 65-49 win over the Hornets.
OROVILLE – Oroville’s boys basketball team showed flashes of the team coach Jay Thacker wants it to be, but Pateros’ full court pressure in the fourth quarter spurred a game-finishing 18-0 run by the Billygoats as Pateros came back for a 58-47 victory on Jan. 7.
OMAK – Oroville’s boys basketball team stormed back from a 17 point third quarter deficit to tie the game on Lane Tietje’s layup with six seconds left, but Omak’s Chance Williams hit a free throw with no time on the clock to rescue the Pioneers.
OROVILLE – Oroville girls beat Tonasket 46-10; Tiger boys return the favor over Hornets, 74-37. Stories in this week’s print edition.
OROVILLE – The Hornets dropped their first game of the season on Dec. 10 despite 13 points from sophomore Juan Lopez.
OROVILLE – The Hornets used a big fourth quarter run to beat Curlew 52-46 in coach Jay Thacker’s first game at Oroville.