HERMISTON — The Bulldogs fell to an eight-game skid as they dropped a 78-29 Mid-Columbia Conference matchup against Kamiakin in Hermiston on Saturday night.
Chase Elliott was the only Hermiston player to score in double digits, finishing with 13 on the night. The Bulldogs were held to just three points in the fourth quarter — a basket from Miguel Moreno and a point at the line from Elliott.
The bottom-ranked Bulldogs (2-10, 1-7 MCC) travel to Kennewick on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
MAC-HI 43, ONTARIO 42 — The Pioneers opened Greater Oregon League play with a last-second road victory over the Tigers.
Mac-Hi held a 21-20 lead at the half, but Ontario battled back for a 41-37 lead with just 25 seconds left to play.
Marcellus Brinkley hit a 3-pointer to turn it into a one-point game for the Pioneers, and Ontario responded with a free throw for a 42-40 lead.
Mac-Hi’s Cristian Castillo hit a buzzer-beating trey from the right wing to steal the win.
Mac-Hi (7-7, 1-0 GOL) hosts Corbett for nonleague game at 6 p.m. Thursday.
STANFIELD 58, WESTON-MCEWEN 54 — Blane Peal posted a game-high 22 points for the host TigerScots, but the Tigers’ evenly distributed scoring kept the game just out of reach in Saturday’s Blue Mountain Conference contest.
Rafael Orozco led the Tigers with 19 points, while Uriel Carrillo added 11, and Rene Sanchez 10.
Stanfield (7-7, 2-1 BMC) visits Union at 7:30 p.m. Friday, while Weston-McEwen (3-10, 0-2 BMC) hosts Union at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
SHERMAN COUNTY 57, ECHO 30 — The Cougars fell to 0-4 in Big Sky League after a home loss to the Huskies.
Mason Murdock scored a team-high 15 points and shot 7-of-8 from the field for Echo. Sherman County’s Wade Field was a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor and finished with 15 points.
Echo (0-14, 0-4 BSL) hosts Mitchell/Spray at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
NIXYAAWII 73, HELIX 42 — Tyasin Burns poured in 29 points to lead the Golden Eagles to an Old Oregon League road win over the Grizzlies.
Shane Rivera added 15 points, and Mick Schimmel 10 for Nixyaawii (8-4, 1-0 OLL), which will host Cove at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
D’Artagnan Carlson put up a game-high 32 points for the Grizzlies (8-5, 0-2 OOL), who will host Elgin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
MITCHELL/SPRAY 54, IONE/ARLINGTON 51 — The Cardinals dropped their second consecutive Big Sky League game with a narrow road loss to the Loggers.
Ione/Arlington (10-3, 3-2 BSL) travels to Pilot Rock on Tuesday for a nonleague game at 7:30 p.m.
STANFIELD 55, WESTON-MCEWEN 29 — Nyah Tejeda netted a game-best 14 points with three treys, and not a single TigerScot could break into double digits as Stanfield rolled to a Blue Mountain Conference road win on Saturday.
“We struggled to convert shot opportunities in the first half,” Weston-McEwen head coach Jeff Griggs said, “but we never gave up and were able to assert ourselves better in the second half. Stanfield is a fine team and earned their win tonight.”
The Tigers got 12 points from Kendra Hart, while the TigerScots were led by Trinity Hearn with nine points.
Stanfield (12-2, 3-0 BMC) travels to Union on Friday at 6 p.m. Weston-McEwen (2-11, 0-2 BMC) hosts Union on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
MAC-HI 30, ONTARIO 29 — The Pioneers got a layup from Emma Leber with 5 seconds remaining to help Mac-Hi to its first Greater Oregon League win since 2015.
“(Ontario) really packed it into a 2-3 zone and really left people wide open, we just didn’t do a very good job of hitting shots,” Mac-Hi coach Chris Bryant said. “But overall, they played with good energy.”
Leber had 10 points to lead the Pioneers (7-8, 10- GOL) against the host Tigers.
Mac-Hi will host Nixyaawii at 6 p.m. Tuesday in a nonleague game.
HEPPNER 63, PILOT ROCK 35 — Sydney Wilson poured in a career-high 38 points for the Mustangs in a Blue Mountain Conference road win over the Rockets.
Pilot Rock was held to 12 points in the first half, and trailed 30-12 at the break.
Wilson, who scored 21 of her points in the second half, also had 14 rebounds and four steals to her credit. ZaBrena Masterson had nine points and four rebounds.
Pilot Rock was led by Madyson Moffit with eight points. Lillie Brewer added seven points, five rebounds and five assists.
Heppner (9-3, 2-1 BMC) hosts Enterprise at 6 p.m. Friday, while the Rockets (4-9, 0-3 BMC) host Ione/Arlington at 6 p.m. Tuesday in a nonleague game.
IONE/ARLINGTON 45, MITCHELL/SPRAY 14 — Solid team defense helped the Cardinals take down the host Loggers in Big Sky League action.
Jessica Medina led Ione/Arlington (7-6, 2-3 BSL) with 21 points. The Cardinals will play at Pilot Rock at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
ECHO 54, SHERMAN COUNTY 24 — The Cougars remain unbeaten in Big Sky League action after taking down the visiting Huskies.
The top-ranked Cougars (10-5, 4-0 BSL) host Mitchell/Spray at 6 p.m. Friday.
NIXYAAWII 45, HELIX 20 — Sophie Bronson scored a team-high eight points as the Golden Eagles soared to an Old Oregon League road win over the Grizzlies.
“We had a very good defensive effort and balanced scoring,” Nixyaawii coach Jeremy Maddern said. “I’m very proud of our effort tonight.”
Helix was led by Kyla Harper with six points.
The Golden Eagles (5-6, 1-0 OOL) will play at Mac-Hi at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Grizzlies (8-5, 0-2 OOL) will host Elgin at 4 p.m. Tuesday.