INDEPENDENCE — Central’s boys basketball team defeated Cascade 57-46 on Monday night.
Alec Barba scored 16 points to lead the Panthers. Andrew Barry added 15 points. Peter Mendazona, Peter Mason, Ivan Carter and Will Cable each scored 16 points.
“We did a much better job with our energy on Monday,” coach Tim Kreta said. “Andrew Barry, Peter Mendazona and Alec Barba all hit early 3-point shots, and Will Cable did a great job on the defensive side of the ball down low.”
Central’s game against Stayton on Friday was canceled due to weather conditions.
The Panthers play at Churchill Wednesday (today) at 7 p.m. Central will open the Century/Hillsboro Tournament on Dec. 28 against Tigard at Century High School.
GIRLS BASKETBALL LOSES TO CASCADE: Central’s girls basketball team lost to Cascade 48-39 on Monday. Stats were not available as of press time. The Panthers’ game against Stayton was canceled on Friday due to weather conditions. Central hosts Churchill Wednesday (today) at 5 p.m. and Summit Thursday at 7 p.m.
CENTRAL INVITATIONAL CANCELLED: The Central Invitational wrestling tournament was canceled on Friday due to weather conditions. The Panthers will compete at the Northwest Duals Dec. 29-30.
SWIM MEET CANCELLED: Central was set to compete at the Paul Mannen Invitational on Thursday, but the meet was canceled due to weather conditions.
The Panthers competed at South Albany on Dec. 13. Results were not reported as of press time.