PORTLAND - At Oregon City, the mantra throughout the season for the girls basketball team was "Taking Back What's Ours."
The top-ranked Pioneers fulfilled their mission Saturday, beating No. 2 South Eugene 46-37 to win the OSAA Class 6A girls basketball championship.
Oregon City (24-2) won the state title for the first time since 2004, and its first since veteran coach Brad Smith retired in 2006.
3A Boys: Cascade Christian downs Horizon Christian
SALEM - Scott Moorse had 19 points and Cascade Christian claimed the Class 3A boys state basketball championship with a 48-37 victory over Horizon Christian on Saturday night.
Colton Cochran added 13 points for Cascade Christian (27-3), which also won the state titile in 2007.
Jordan Tebbutt had 16 points to lead Horizon Christian (25-6).
1A Boys: Powder Valley defeats Mohawk 73-59
BAKER CITY - Trenton Dixon had 22 points and 19 rebounds to lead Powder Valley to the Class 1A boys state championship with a 73-59 victory over Mohawk Saturday night.
Jordan Pratt added 12 points and 19 rebounds for Powder Valley (21-2),
C.J. Vian had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Mohawk (25-4), which had won the state title for the past two seasons.
Mohawk narrowed it to 52-50 with 6:19 left on a pair of Dillon Tuyls' free throws, but Powder Valley answered with a 10-1 run capped by Casey Wendt's jumper.
1A Girls: Joseph defeats Imbler 45-44
BAKER CITY - Nicole Parks hit a jumper with two seconds left to give Joseph a 45-44 victory over Imbler Saturday night for the OSAA Class 1A girls state championship.
Parks finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds for Joseph (22-0), which also won the state title last year. Anna Bird added 14 points.
Imbler (24-4) was led by Chelsea Poe with 12 points and 10 rebounds.