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Basketball round-up: Tigard girls keep their win streak alive

The Tiger boys see their conference streak halted at 23


TIGARD — One Tigard High School varsity basketball team kept its long Pacific Conference winning streak alive.

But the other Tigard squad saw its conference winning streak come to an end.

The Tigard High School girls basketball team picked up its 24th straight victory in conference play by scoring a 63-18 win over McMinnville in a Pacific Conference game played Tuesday at Tigard High.

With the victory, the Tigers moved to 9-0 in conference games (14-5 overall), putting Tigard two games ahead of second-place Glencoe.

Senior guard Lexi Carter led a balanced Tiger scoring attack in the victory with 13 points. Senior guard Emilee Cincotta added 12 points, junior Kaylie Boschma scored 10.

The Tigard boys saw their 23-game conference winning streak end with a 63-52 loss at McMinnville on Tuesday.

Senior guard Bryan Berg paced the Tigers in the loss with 27 points.

With the setback, Tigard moved to 8-1 in conference play (12-6 overall).

The Wolves improved to 7-2 in Pacific Conference games (11-8 overall) with a 73-61 win over Newberg in a game played Tuesday at Tualatin High.

Junior Jacob Bennett paced Tualatin with 24 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Sophomore Luke Osborn added 13 points and junior Alexander Reid had 10 points.

The Sherwood boys remained in a tie with Wilsonville for first place in the Northwest Oregon Conference standings, at 7-1, by scoring a 53-46 win over St. Helens in a conference game played Tuesday at St. Helens High School.

The Sherwood girls also bested St. Helens, getting a 45-28 win over the Lions in a game played Tuesday at Sherwood High School. Sherwood improved to 6-2 in conference play (11-6 overall).

Junior Mallory Shields and senior Jaelyn Funk scored 11 points apiece for Sherwood.

The Horizon Christian boys scored a 63-42 win at Dayton on Tuesday to move to 11-1 in West Valley League play.

Connor Marleau lead Horizon in the win with 17 points. Noah Jones added 16 points and Trent Pihas scored 15.




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