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.
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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.
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.