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Boys' Basketball: St. Helens 62, Scappoose 49 (photos)

The St. Helens Lions walked away with a 62-49 victory over rival Scappoose on Friday night, forcing 28 turnovers and getting a combined 39 points from seniors Corey West and Tanner Long. For more, view the game story, box score and stats.

Scappoose senior Ethan Marcantonio participates in warm ups before the contest with St. Helens. Marcantonio finished with six points in the loss for the Indians.

Senior Guard Adam Spencer looks to pass around Scappoose's Jake Ford during the first half of St. Helens' 62-49 victory.

St. Helens senior point guard Tanner Long calls out to his teammates during the first half of the Lions' 62-49 win. Playing against rival and good friend Taylor Loss for the final time in high school, Long posted 18 points.

Lion senior Tanner Long goges up for two of his 18 points during St. Helens' 62-49 victory over Scappoose. Long was especially dangerous on the break, helping to take advantage of 17 first half turnovers by the Indians.

Corey West waits for the air to clear before rising up for two. West has been called out to be more of a leader in his senior year, and has stepped up to the plate, according to head coach Jerry Allen.

Scappoose guard Tracy Scruggs attempts a layup during the second half of the Indian's 62-49 loss in St. Helens. Scruggs managed four points against the Lions.

Scappoose students get vocal during the second half of the Indians' 62-49 road loss in St. Helens.

Not to be outdone, the St. Helens students answer back. They've got spirit, yes they do.

Scappoose junior Jacob Wendelschafer searches for a weakness in the Lion defense. Though he scored a team-high 15 points, Scappoose struggled to break through the relentless press the Lions brought to the table.

Head coach Jerry Allen has a quick word with Lion senior Michael Enyart during a pause in the action. Pleased with the win, Allen was mostly happy to get the contest out of the way and move on to the next one.

Taylor Loss (23) and Tanner Long (10) square off in the final high school match up between the pair of rival-friends.

Taylor Loss gets blocked by Lion senior Michael Enyart in the fourth quarter of the Indians' 62-49 loss at St. Helens.