OROVILLE – Nine Hornets reached the scoring column and three – Lily Hilderbrand, Mikayla Scott and Brittany Jewett – hit double figures as Oroville beat Riverside Christian 53-21 on Saturday, Jan. 18.
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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.
BRIDGEPORT – Oroville’s girls basketball team outscored Bridgeport in every quarter on Jan. 16 to improve to 2-0 in Central Washington 2B League play.
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 girls basketball team stayed on even terms with undefeated Entiat into the fourth quarter, but the illness-depleted Hornets faded down the stretch to fall 39-30.
Mary Walker (Springdale) Tournament, Jan. 11 No team scores kept Oroville placers: John Marquiss (113 lbs) – 2nd place Jordan Smith (120) – 2nd place Eddie Ocampo (160) – 3rd place Taylor Robinson (182) – 3rd place
OROVILLE – Lily Hilderbrand scored 16 points and Mikayla Scott added 10 as Oroville’s girls basketball team jumped to a 20-4 lead and cruised past Kittitas on Jan. 11, 54-17.
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.
PATEROS – Down by eight with five minutes left in a defensive battle, Oroville’s girls cut Pateros’ lead to one point with six seconds left before falling 29-27 on Jan. 7 in their final non-conference game of the season.
A couple of years ago, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association made some noise about reconfiguring its classification system. Everything was supposedly on the table, including the potential scrapping of existing districts, setting up a seeded football playoff system, and/or changing the way students were counted when calculating school enrollment. There were a few tweaks that [...]