LEWISTON ? Despite hanging around throughout the second half Saturday against Lewiston, the Hermiston could never quite get over the hump, dropping the contest 58-44.
Still without Cody Meeks, the Bulldogs were led by Brad Irwin?s 16 points, followed by 12 from senior Cody Humphrey.
Lewiston was paced by 19 from Mark Bollard and 10 from Ryan Young in the win.
PILOT ROCK 40, JEFFERSON 38 ? In Jefferson, ome last second heroics and a torrid second half paced the Rockets to their victory over Jefferson Saturday.
With the team?s leading scorer, Jeremiah Grosjaques, fouled out with 13 points and down one, the Rockets (3-0) needed another player to step up in the waning seconds and Tanner Mitchell answered the call.
Mitchell came free at the top of the key and drained the game-winning three-point bucket with .3 seconds remaining.
ENTERPRISE 73, IONE 40 ? In Ione, the Outlaws were sparked by six three-pointers from Neil Trenton ? who scored 23 total points ? to soundly beat the tired Cardinals (0-2) Saturday.
Freshman Zach Orem led the Cardinals with 16 points and Matt Hamms tacked on eight, but when they tried to pack in the middle with a zone defense, Enterprise went off from outside the arc, converting nine threes in the win.
SALEM ACADEMY 80, WESTON-MCEWEN 48 ? In Santiam, the TigerScots (0-2) have already faced tougher competition than most teams will before the start of league play.
At the Santiam Christian Invitational, Weston-McEwen matched up against Salem Academy Saturday, but could not stop the hot-handed Crusaders.
STANFIELD 48, WALLOWA 47 ? In Echo, Andrew Wilson put in a game-high 18 but a well-rounded attack led by 13 from Hector Esquivel put the Tigers on top Saturday. Wallowa missed a shot at the end of the game to win.
HEPPNER 63, MCLOUGHLIN 51 ? In Heppner, Brent Eckman led all scoreers with 19 while Chris Lien added 11 for the Mustangs (2-1). Heppner shot better from the 3-point line (7-11) than the free-throw line (4-14). Mac-Hi (0-2) was led by Will Reilly?s 16.
SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN 65, CONDON-WHEELER 62 ? In Fossil, after beating Dayvlle-Monument 79-49 Friday, the Knights took second place at their Tip-Off Tournament.
Ben Logan paced the Knights with 16.
UMATILLA 62, RIVERSIDE 49 ? In Ione, a pair of conference rivals got an early look at each other with the Vikings (2-1) coming out on top of the Pirates (2-1) Saturday thanks to 20 points from Steve Williams and 19 form Ruben Navarette to go with his 13 rebounds.
Riverside was led by Jose Barajas with 16 points.
WALLA WALLA VALLEY 72, ECHO 54 ? In Echo, five players fouled in a game that saw 58 total fouls Saturday at the Echo Tournament.
Ryan Ramos led the Cougars (1-2) with 13 points and nine rebounds in the losing effort. Echo beat Pine Eagle 74-33 Friday.
PILOT ROCK 48, MONROE 34 ? In Jefferson, the Rockets (3-0) put a slow first quarter behind them and jumped out to a 10-point lead over Monroe ? a lead they would never relinquish.
The Rockets were led by a stout performance from point guard Jessica Wallis, who scored a game-high 18 points to go along with five rebounds, five assists, five steals and no turnovers.
HEPPNER 50, MCLOUGHLIN 41 ? In Heppner, the Mustangs (2-1) took another step towards where they want to be with a solid defensive effort and win over the Pioneers (0-3).
Mac-Hi was led by a game-high 21 points from Sierra Burchell.
ECHO 41, WALLA WALLA VALLEY 31 ? In Echo, the Cougars (2-1) wrapped up their home tournament with a strong win against Walla Walla Valley.
RIVERSIDE 38, IONE 32 ? In Ione, Whitley Reece scored a game high 10 points and Cindy McLoughlin added six points and 13 rebounds for the Pirates (1-2), who picked up their first win of the season against the Cardinals (0-2).
NIXYAAWII 83, PENDLETON C 33 ? In Mission, the Golden Eagles dominated another opponent Saturday, getting 13 points from Kristi Miller and 12 from four different players to open their season 3-0.
Kaneisha Perry had a double-double with 12 rebounds and 12 points and the team dished 29 assists after 19 on Friday.
SALEM ACADEMY 55, WESTON-MCEWEN 35 ? In Santiam, the TigerScots (0-2) are still trying to find a lineup that works after losing two starters to injury and another to club volleyball. They lost to Horizon Christion 37-29 Friday.
Nichole Zeller led them with 16 points Saturday.
UMATILLA 50, ENTERPRISE 32 ? In Ione, by the time the Vikings (2-1) hit their third-quarter lull, the game was well in hand as they went into the break up by 11.
Jessica Vandever, Naomi Castanon and Kassie Kennedy each scored 11 to lead the game.
KENNEWICK ? The Pendleton wrestling team opened their season with a fourth-place finish at the Kennewick tournament Saturday behind Wenatchee, Kennewick and Hanford.
Bucks coach Fred Phillips said he was proud of the way his team came to compete, winning 24 matches by pinfall.
They did their most damge in the 112-pound weight class where Trevor Hancock earned their only win by beating teammate Dustin Raines. Also, Roman Holcomb took third at the weight for the Bucks as he continues to drop weight to get to 103.
He also was excited with Cain Smith?s first high-school showing as the freshman took fourth at 145.
Nick Zuburia was second at 125, Mike Savage took third at 140, Tyler Thorne was fourth at 119 after defaulting due to an unspecified collar bone injury, Sheehan Barnhart got fourth at heavyweight and Cameron Rhinehart was sixth at 135.
ESTACADA ? The first time out was short for the Riverside wrestling team, with only six varsity athletes competing, but was still valuable.
?We still have a lot to work on,? Riverside coach Dave Boor said.