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    Weekend of January 11-12, 2020   A9
The Dalles Chronicle
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SPORTS
TD boys salvage split with Stevenson and Scappoose
Hawks are at
4-9 with two
games left
before league
on Jan. 17
Rodriguez
■ Ray
The Dalles Chronicle
Kyle Negelspach scored 28
points and McNabb dropped
12, as the Indians made 24
field goals, seven 3-pointers,
and hit on 6 of 13 from the
line.
Spencer Taylor led with
14 points, Hernandez tallied
13, Jaxon Pullen poured in
12, Conner Cummings was
good for nine, Aidan Telles
chipped in seven, Styles
DeLeon had three and Dalles
The Dalles entered the
Seufalemua netted two
fourth quarter ahead by
points for the Riverhawks,
a 50-46 margin and had a
who totaled 21 field goals,
one-point advantage with
two 3-pointers, and convert-
14 seconds left in regula-
ed on 15 of 20 free throws.
tion, but a turnover gave
Scappoose jumped ahead
Scappoose possession
and Luke McNabb sank a
31-25 at the half, until a 25-15
left-handed layup with one
third-quarter spurt moved
second on the clock to give
TD to its 50-46 cushion enter-
his squad a 61-60 comeback ing the final period.
win Wednesday.
In Monday’s home tilt
Several key moments high- versus Stevenson, Wash., The
Dalles had a quick start to
lighted the loss, as TD built
its lead up to six points early action with a 25-15 cushion
in the final period, Jacob
through one quarter, then
Hernandez fouled out, and
built on that lead by using a
ill-advised shots and turn-
16-5 fourth-quarter run and
overs shifted the momentum held the Bulldogs to five sec-
to Scappoose’s favor.
ond-half field goals in their
“We had opportunities to
70-48 win at Kurtz Gym.
extend our fourth-quarter
Taylor posted a dou-
lead,” said TD head coach
ble-double with 22 points
Greg Cummings. “We jacked and 14 boards, Hernandez
up two threes with less than a notched 16 points, three re-
minute to go, while we were
bounds and three assists, and
up, and we turned the ball
DeLeon reeled off 13 points,
over towards the end. We let four rebounds and a steal.
one get away from us.”
Pullen hit for 11 points,
four rebounds, six assists and
three steals, Kenape Stewart
hit two 3-pointers for his six
points and Seufalemua was
good for two points, four
rebounds, two steals and an
assist.
Conner Cummings logged
three boards, three assists
and two steals, Telles pulled
down six rebounds and
Skyler Leeson ended up with
two rebounds and an assist,
as TD made 24 of 58 from the
floor, 9 of 21 on 3-pointers,
and sank 13 of 20 free throws.
Pullen had 10 points and
both DeLeon and Taylor
tacked on eight points to lead
The Dalles to a 41-32 halftime
lead.
Stevenson managed 18
field goals, six from long
distance, and hit 6 of 15 from
the line.
Jonathan Blackledge
and Bennett Wright led the
Bulldogs with 14 points each
and that tandem scored 10
of the team’s 16 second-half
points.
The Dalles (4-9 overall)
hosted St. Helens Friday,
wraps up non-league at
home against Goldendale,
Wash. with a start time of 7
p.m. on Tuesday, and hosts
league opponent Redmond
(7-7) at 6:30 p.m. on Friday,
Jan. 24.
With 12 games remaining,
TD post Mercy I’aulualo goes up for a mid-range
scoop shot in the first half of Tuesday’s non-
league girls basketball game versus 6A Tualatin.
The Dalles trailed 27-8 midway through the
second quarter and ended up losing, 57-25.
Ray Rodriguez photo
The Dalles guard Conner Cummings sinks a base-
line jumper against Stevenson, Wash. Monday
at Kurtz Gym. Cummings and the Riverhawks
defeated Stevenson, 70-48 Monday and lost on
a last-second shot at Scappoose Wednesday (61-
60).
Ray Rodriguez photo
TD is nearly at the halfway
point of their win total from
last season (9-12).
Rainie Codding rein-
jured her ankle and sat in
the second half, and Kilee
Hoylman’s ankle was injured,
so the senior only played two
Lady Hawks lose
quarters.
big to 6A Tualatin
“The mistakes we made
were uncharacteristic,”
For The Dalles girls, they
played a home game Tuesday TD head girls coach Brian
against the 6A classification’s Stevens said. “We were
No. 8-ranked squad, Tualatin, dribbling to the sidelines re-
and fell behind 27-8 midway peatedly and getting trapped.
through the second quarter
All eight girls kept telling
in a 57-25 final.
each other not to do it, even
at half they kept talking about
it, but they couldn’t correct it
for some reason. I will try and
get better and help them get
better.”
Following Friday’s road
game at St. Helens, No. 15
TD (5-6) hosts Goldendale,
Wash. at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,
and heads to Prineville for an
Intermountain Conference
contest versus Crook County
(2-9) at 6:30 p.m. on Friday,
Jan. 17.
Dufur boys jump into second place after beating SWC
rebounds, two steals and two
assists to lead SWC, which
sank 21 of 45 from the field, 5
of 15 from 3-point land, and
made 4 of 4 free throws.
Thomas had 19 points,
eight rebounds, four assists
and three blocks, Brock
LaFaver added eight points,
three rebounds, three steals
and five blocks, and Tanner
It is uncertain how the Big Davis contributed two
points, four steals and seven
Sky Conference boys stand-
assists.
ings will play out, especially
Dufur (6-5 overall, 2-1
with so many new faces on
league) out-rebounded SWC
multiple rosters.
The Dufur Rangers moved 26-20, 12 of those boards on
the offensive glass, and the
to second place in league
Ranger defense won the turn-
through three contests after
delivering a 62-51 victory
over game, only committing
over South Wasco County
six to the Redsides’ 21.
Tuesday at the Ranger Dome.
SWC (7-4, 1-2) hosts
Oscar Thomas swished a
Sherman at 7:30 p.m. on
3-pointer in the first minute
Friday, Jan. 17, travels to
of the fourth quarter get the
Crane on Monday, Jan. 20
Redsides to within 45-34, and with opening tip set for 2:30
then the Dufur Rangers went p.m., and goes to Spray to
on a 14-4 run in a span of
take on Mitchell-Spray at 7:30
3:48 to lead, 59-38, until SWC p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24.
hit a late spurt to make it a
Dufur is on the road at
62-51 final.
Condon in a league game at
Dufur led 29-17 at half-
7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14,
hosts Horizon Christian at
time and 45-31 after three
7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17,
quarters.
and hits the road to Mitchell
Cooper Bales (21), Jacob
Peters (17) and Trey Darden for a league showdown
versus Mitchell-Spray at 3:30
(15) each hit double figures
p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18.
for the Rangers, who con-
nected on 21 of 48 shots, 5 of
12 3-pointers, and dropped
Huskies get mini-
15 of 17 free throws.
streak going
Garrett Olson scored nine
of his 22 points in the second
Coming off a close finish
half, seven late in the fourth
at home Saturday, in a 50-49
quarter, and posted five
victory over Mitchell-Spray,
Rangers led by 21
in fourth quarter
and rode cushion
to 62-51 win
Rodriguez
■ Ray
The Dalles Chronicle
the Sherman Huskies won
their second consecutive
league game on Tuesday, 41-
32, against Horizon Christian
in Hood River.
Sherman struck first with
a 22-11 halftime lead, before
Horizon, playing without
Caleb Lingel, forged ahead
for a 14-5 third-quarter rally
to get to within a 27-25 deficit
entering the fourth period.
In the fourth quarter, Wade
Fields posted four points,
Nick Riggs and Luke Stone
had three each and both Kole
Martin and Will James rattled
home two points apiece to
cap a 14-8 run.
All told, Sherman made 13
field goals, two 3-pointers,
and converted 13 of 24 from
the free throw line, 7 of 13 in
the fourth period.
Stone put up 13 points,
Riggs and Fields finished
with nine, and Jed Harrison
ended up with six points.
Horizon scored 10 field
goals, one 3-pointer, and
hit 11 of 18 free throws, but
drained four first-half baskets
and had two field goals in the
fourth quarter.
Josh Rogers led HCS (3-6,
0-1) with nine points, JJ
Holste and Alex Whitaker
added seven points apiece,
and Kai Robertson notched
four points.
Following Tuesday’s victo-
ry, Sherman (4-7, 2-1) is tied
with Dufur for second place.
The Huskies host Dayville-
Monument at 5:30 p.m. on
Tuesday, Jan. 14, travel to
Maupin to play South Wasco
County at 7:30 p.m. on
Friday, Jan. 17, and then host
Dufur at 6 p.m. on Tuesday,
Jan. 21.
Defense vaults
Dufur to big win
Once again, defense
reigned supreme for the
Dufur Rangers.
In a pivotal league show-
down, Dufur held SWC to six
second-half field goals and
broke open a 20-19 halftime
lead with runs of 13-6 and
13-9 in the final two periods
to secure a 46-34 triumph
Tuesday in girls basketball
action at Dufur.
Through 11 games, the
Lady Rangers are scoring
nearly 12 more points a game
than last season, jumping
from 34.5 to 47.1, and the
defense has gone from giving
up 43.0 to 35.1.
When the Dufur defense
surrenders 34 points or less,
they are a perfect 6-0.
For the Rangers, Jessica
Brown rattled off 15 points,
Piper Neal contributed 12,
and the tandem of Mona
Meanus and Kierstin White
added four points each, as
Dufur had eight players hit
the scoresheet on 18 field
goals, five 3-pointers, and 5 of
9 free throws.
Destiny Mora-Lopez
paced SWC with 14 points,
Holly Miles notched six, Jade
South Wasco County’s Oscar Thomas, middle, takes a contested
jumper ahead of the defense of Dufur’s Cooper Bales in Saturday’s
Big Sky Conference matchup at the Ranger Dome. Dufur led by as
much as 21 points midway through the final period in a 62-51 final.
Ray Rodriguez photo
McCoy totaled five points,
and the trio of Sadie McCoy,
Kylie Iverson and Hailey
Ocacio were good for three
points apiece.
SWC made 13 field goals,
six in the second half, and
connected on 8 of 15 free
throws.
After starting out 4-0, the
Redsides have lost five of
their last six tilts, with the
only win coming on Jan. 3,
a 48-46 overtime win over
Ione-Arlington.
SWC (5-5, 1-2), currently
fifth in league, hosts Sherman
at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17,
heads to Crane at 1 p.m.
on Monday, Jan. 20, and
then travels to Spray against
Mitchell-Spray, which is set
for 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24.
Second-place Dufur (7-4,
2-1) is at Condon on Tuesday,
Jan. 14, at 6 p.m., travels to
Mitchell to play Mitchell-
Spray at 2 p.m. on Saturday,
Jan. 18, and heads to Moro on
Tuesday, Jan. 21 with action
starting at 4:30 p.m. against
Sherman.
Skiers get first slope times at 4th annual Kelsey’s Race
TD girls place
three in top-87 to
secure 14th place
job, and both Ashley and
Ella skied well. Fiona Dunlop
had a great run going, but
unfortunately, pushed a little
too hard and skied out.”
Out of 20 teams, Lincoln
won the girls division with
Ray Rodriguez
The Dalles Chronicle
a 1:11.75, finishing ahead of
Wilsonville (1:12.26), HRV
(1:12.88), Jesuit (1:15.62), and
The fourth annual Kelsey
Hewitt Memorial Race repre- Grant (1:15.96).
HRV’s Eva Jones (23.46)
sented the official start of the
2020 Oregon Interscholastic was ninth in the field, Julia
Olsen (24.62) placed 17th,
Ski Racing Association
season with a day-long fun in Marisa Riggert (24.80) came
a unique, multi-league, state- in 20th place, Alessandra
wide, season-opening event, Ferrarri chalked up 31st place
with her 25.56, and Elizabeth
the biggest in the nation.
Lamer (28.43) was in 81st
Racers had an opportunity
to get their racing legs under place.
The Wilsonville duo of
them before the real action
Cailin Gahan (21.99) and
starts later this month.
Kiera Bertell (22.41) wound
On the Easy Rider Course
atop Mount Hood Meadows, up 1-2 in the girls standings.
Grey Roetcisoender had
The Dalles girls had three ski-
TD’s best male output of
ers finish in the top-87, and
the boys had three newcom- 115th place with a final mark
of 28.71, Austin Weir timed
ers combine for 23rd place.
out in 31.43 to secure 165th,
Competing against 224
and Bucky Wilkonson put up
female racers, Lucy Booth
a 32.55 for 173rd place, out of
earned 37th place individ-
258 boys.
ually, and she was followed
Cooper Klindt wound up
up by Hannah Biehn (26.97),
in 148th place (30.53), Henry
who was 51st. Ashley
Quisenberry turned in a time Perez (32.29) tallied 172nd,
Peyton Beeks hit at 33.36 to
of 28.73 to secure 87th, and
Ella Smith was 114th (30.75), take 181st, and Paul Kelly had
a 38.94 for 197th place.
which put TD in 14th place
The Lincoln boys com-
(1:21.84).
“Lucy stepped up and
pleted the sweep in 1:06.33,
brought attention to herself,” besting Tigard (1:09.00),
Klindt said. “Hannah hadn’t Central Catholic (1:10.70),
skied on a course this year
West Linn (1:10.98) and La
and showed up to do a great Salle (1:12.81).
■
The Dalles (1:32.69) ended
up 23rd overall.
“Grey led the boys with
Cooper and Henry not far
behind,” coach Klindt said.
“Austin, Peyton, Bucky and
Paul all competed for the first
time and did a great job.”
HRV had Aidan Gonzales-
Haynie in 21st place (23.61)
and Hugh Dalbey claimed 81st
place (27.08).
Lakeridge’s Campbell
Brown scored first with a
21.04, and Timur Kleebleeve,
of Lincoln, tallied runner-up
honors (21.68).
This weekend’s race is can-
celed, so teams will be back
at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18
in a slalom event.
The Dalles ski team officially started the 2020 season at the fourth annual Kelsey Hewitt Memorial
Race last Saturday on the Easy Rider Course atop Mount Hood Meadows. In the group photo are, from
left to right, starting in the back row, Grey Roetcisoender, Lucy Booth, Ashley Quisenberry, Austin
Weir, Peyton Beeks, Paul Kelly, Henry Perez, Bucky Wilkonson, Cooper Klindt, and Dane Klindt (head
coach). In the front row are, from left, Ella Smith, Fiona Dunlop and Hannah Biehn. Contributed photo
Dr. Cullen’s
Student of the week
Jacob Vallie for Theatre:
Allie Marker
Sherman sophomore
Short-handed with only six active players
on the varsity roster, Sherman sophomore
Allie Marker scored a career-high 12
points to vault the Lady Huskies to a 32-20
victory over Mitchell-Spray last Saturday
in Moro. In her past two games, Marker has
delivered 10.5 points and moved Sherman
to fourth place in league at 1-1.
Jacob Vallie is the president of The Dalles
High School Drama Dept. He’s in the
spring musical “Joseph and The Amazing
Technicolor Dreamcoat” playing the lead
role of Joseph. He is extremely talented
and a dedicated theatre student.
Congratulations
Athlete of the Week
Jacob Vallie, TDHS
The Athlete of the Week will receive a large 2 topping pizza from Papa Murphy’s. Congratulations to our winner 1-11-20
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