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PREP ROUNDUP: Nixyaawii boys outlast Pilot Rock

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Published on December 12, 2017 12:01AM

Last changed on December 12, 2017 11:53PM


MISSION — The Nixyaawii Golden Eagles erased a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat the Pilot Rock Rockets 81-71 on Tuesday night.

Mick Schimmel scored a game-high 28 points for the Golden Eagles (4-1) and Deven Barkley added 21 and Quanah Picard added 16. Nixyaawii outscored Pilot Rock 42-23 in the second half and 10-2 in overtime to get the win.

Bryson Pierce led the Rockets (5-2) with 26 points and scored 22 of those points in the first half, prompting the Golden Eagles to key on Pierce in the second half which helped lead their comeback.

“It’s a good win for us against a good team,” Nixyaawii coach Shane Rivera said.

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PR 28 18 13 10 2 — 71

NCS 17 12 25 17 10 — 81

PILOT ROCK — B. Pierce 26, C. Weinke 20, R. Lankford 11, B. Key 9, L. Weinke 3, Drake 2.

NIXYAAWII — M. Schimmel 28, D. Barkley 21, Q. Picard 16, Magi Moses 8, Burns 5, W. Oatman 2, Sigo 1.

3-pointers — PR 8, NCS 7. Free throws — PR 18-34, NCS 10-19. Fouls — PR 18, NCS 25.

IRRIGON 67, HEPPNER 32 — At Irrigon, the Knights remain unbeaten on the season as they doubled up the visiting Heppner Mustangs on Tuesday evening.

Johnny Phillips led the Knights (7-0) with 18 points while Lino Covarrubia added 11 and Adrian Roa added 10. Wyatt Steagall led the Mustangs (2-4) with seven points.

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HHS 8 14 4 6 — 32

IHS 27 18 13 9 — 67

HEPPNER — W. Steagall 7, H. Nichols 6, J. McAninch 6, K. Smith 4, G. McCurry 4, B. Wolters 3, L. Burright 2.

IRRIGON — J. Phillips 18, L. Covarrubia 11, A. Roa 10, D. Vera 5, J. Sandoval 5, A. Gomez 4, K. Fleming 4, P. Holcomb 4, L. Carrillo 3, E. Carillo 3.

3-pointers — HHS 0, IHS 6. Free throws — HHS 4-12, IHS 5-12. Fouls — HHS 8, IHS 16.

STANFIELD 56, ARLINGTON 50 — At Arlington, Brody Woods scored 15 points and Eduardo Nunez pitched in nine as Stanfield held off a late charge by Arlington for a win on Tuesday night.

The Tigers (4-5) led 44-31 after three quarters, but Arlington surged with 19 points in the fourth quarter to make it a close finish. Brett Troutman led the Honkers (2-4) with a game-high 27 points and Wesley Goad added 11.

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SHS 16 13 15 12 — 56

AHS 17 9 5 19 — 50

STANFIELD — B. Woods 15, E. Nunez 9, M. Sanchez 8, F. Ramirez 8.

ARLINGTON — B. Troutman 27, W. Goad 11.

3-pointers — SHS 5, AHS 5. Free throws — SHS 11-21, AHS 7-9. Fouls — SHS 16, AHS 14.

MAC-HI 40, ENTERPRISE 39 — It came down to a dramatic finish at Milton-Freewater, where the Mac-Hi Pioneers were able to come away with a narrow 40-39 victory over Enterprise.

Despite not have their best outing, the Pioneers (5-1) saved their best efforts for the fourth quarter and executed the win on their home court.

The Outlaws (3-3) also saved their best play for last to keep fans on their feet. A free throw as the clock was winding down was their only hope to send the game into overtime, but the missed shot ended the match up in Mac-Hi’s favor.

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EHS 8 5 6 18 — 39

M-H 11 4 9 14 — 40

ENTERPRISE — R. Hayward 10, J. Wells 7, J. Even 6, C. Bathke 6, R. Masters 6, D. Marr 2, B. Greenshields 2.

MAC-HI — Z. Hodgen 12, A. Delgado 11, L. Garcia 10, J. Ruiz 5, D. Stevens 2

3-pointers — EHS 3, M-H 4. Free throws — EHS 8-12, M-H 2-2. Fouls — EHS 11, M-H 10.

WESTON-MCEWEN 43, RIVERSIDE 42 — It was a busy night in Athena for the Weston-McEwen TigerScots and the Riverside Pirates.

In the second game of a doubleheader, the TigerScots overcame their weekend struggles and pulled off a one-point 43-42 victory over the Pirates.

It was Weston-McEwen’s second win of the season, and it moved the TigerScots record to 2-5. For the Pirates (3-3), the loss stopped a short two-game winning streak.

Brett Speed led all scorers with 17 points for Weston-McEwen. Jonhan Pena chipped in a team-high 13 for Riverside.

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RHS 8 12 11 12 — 42

W-E 3 10 16 13 — 51

RIVERSIDE — J. Pena 13, M. Hager 11, M. Madrigal 8, A. Zellar 5, F. Barajas 3, F. Chavez 3.

WESTON-MCEWEN — B. Speed 17, A. Gamble 8, P. Munk 7, K. Rodriguez 6, J. Speed 4.

3-pointers — RHS 6, W-E 4. Free throws — RHS 9-16, W-E 8-12. Fouls — RHS 13, W-E 17.

Girls Basketball

IRRIGON 54, HEPPNER 38 — At Irrigon, the Knights’ girls basketball team also remains unbeaten on the season after a win over Heppner on Tuesday evening.

Alyia Munoz led the Knights (7-0) with 14 points, six rebounds and five steals, while Kylie Wyant had 12 points and five boards, Jada Burns had 12 points, five assists and four rebounds, and Ana Zacarias had nine points and seven steals. Wyant scored 10 of her 12 in the first quarter.

Sydney Wilson led the Mustangs (4-1) with 13 points and Jaiden Mahoney added 11 points.

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HHS 10 9 8 11 — 38

IHS 24 13 10 7 — 54

HEPPNER — S. Wilson 13, J. Mahoney 11, M. Correa 6, J. Currin 4, Nichols 2, S. Grant 2.

IRRIGON — A. Munoz 14, K. Wyant 12, J. Burns 12, A. Zacarias 9, T. Davis 3, B. Rice 2, N. Romero 2.

3-pointers — HHS 1, IHS 4. Free throws — HHS 9-20, IHS 4-12.

ENTERPRISE 47, MAC-HI 21 — At Milton-Freewater, the Mac-Hi Pioneers dropped their third straight game, falling to Enterprise at home on Tuesday.

Sydney Earls led the Pioneers (1-6) with 10 points and McKenna Yensen added five points. Riley Gray led the Outlaws (5-1) with a game-high 12 points.

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M-H 3 6 4 8 — 21

EHS 12 11 12 12 — 47

MAC-HI — S. Earls 10, M. Yensen 5, B. Hernandez 3, Castillo 2, H. Hair 1.

ENTERPRISE — R. Gray 12, Exon 9, A. Gray 7, Moncrief 5, Carlsen 5, Gassett 4, Bedard 3, Christman 2.

Free throws — M-H 3-8, EHS 5-7. Fouls — M-H 13, EHS 11.

BAKER 67, STANFIELD 34 — The Stanfield Tigers skid continues with a tough loss to Baker’s junior varsity squad on Tuesday.

Despite three Tigers scoring 13 points each — Kylee McClure, Kendra Hart and Jessica Wallace — the Bulldogs (4-0) outlasted the Tigers (0-8), and commanded a lead in the second quarter that they would never relinquish.

Sydney Keller was Baker’s top scorer with 12 points on the night.

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BHS 15 15 17 20 — 67

SHS 13 4 8 14 — 38

BAKER — S. Keller 12, A. Carter 11, L. Benson 9, H. Zikmund 7, J. Hellburg 7, A. Bennett 6, H. Sanders 6, H. Paulsen 3, I. Nemec 3, A. Calaway 2.

STANFIELD — K. McClure 13, K. Hart 13, J. Wallace 13, A. Griffin 6, K. Soto 3, S. Sharp 2.

3-pointers — BHS 4, SHS 1. Free throws — BHS 8-19, SHS 4-13. Fouls — BHS 17 (Sharp fouled out), SHS 18.

NIXYAAWII 69, PILOT ROCK 41 — The Nixyaawii Eagles continued their dominate play and handed Pilot Rock a 69-41 defeat. With the home court advantage, Nixyaawii picked up its fifth consecutive win on the season. Pilot Rock got hit with its second loss to move to its overall record 5-2.

The Eagles were led by Milan Schimmel, who scored a game-high 25 points. Schimmel also tallied 10 steals.

For the Rockets, Grace Austin led the team with 14 points.

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PR 6 11 6 18 — 41

NCS 20 17 13 19 — 69

PILOT ROCK — G. Austin 14, L. Brewer 11, S. Weinke 5, B. Baleztina 5, K. Evans 4, K. Deist 2.

NIXYAAWII — M. Schimmel 25, M. Stewart 11, E. Butler 10, K. Melton 7, E. Looney 6, T. Melton 4, M. Kiona 2, A. Hart 2, T. Broncheau 1, K. Mountain Chief 1.

WESTON-MCEWEN 51, RIVERSIDE 47 — In Athena, it came down to the buzzer for the Weston-McEwen TigerScots. The team finally got things going against a streaking Riverside and executed a 51-47 thanks to a late 3-pointer from Katie Vescio.

Vescio finished with a game-high 15 points for the TigerScots (2-5). For the Pirates (5-2), Alondra Caldera recorded a team-high 12 points.

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RHS 10 14 7 16 — 47

W-E 9 13 10 19 — 51

RIVERSIDE — A. Caldera 12, F. Rosen 10, S. Wightman 9, A. Hernandez 6, Br. Avalos 5, Bi. E. Daltoso 3, Avalos 2.

WESTON-MCEWEN — K. Vescio 15, C. Quaempts 13, A. Finifrock 11, K. Graves 4, J. Lambert 2, T. Burke 2.

3-pointers — RHS 1, W-E 3. Free throws — RHS 14-25, W-E 14-23. Fouls — RHS 17, W-E 25.



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