Sports briefs for Jan. 31
The Dallas boys basketball team battled with heart, but ultimately lost to rivals Central on Jan. 23 in a 58-37 loss.
Dallas clobbered Central 67-6 in a dual wrestling meet at Central on Thursday.
The Western Oregon University Wolves men’s basketball team defeated both Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Fairbanks on the road last week to take first place in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play.
Dallas High School swim team earned its first event victories of the season Jan. 23 in a three-way meet against South Albany and Marist.
The showdown between Central and Dallas’ girls basketball teams was a scrappy, bodies-on-the-floor kind of affair that was competitive into the fourth quarter.
The Mountaineers defeated Jewell 65-17 on Thursday, getting their 10th win of the season and sixth in Casco League play.
Western Oregon’s David Ribich and Olivia Woods were selected as GNAC Athletes of the Week in track.
The Perrydale girls basketball team are 10-0 in Casco League competition, earning two more wins last week against Willamette Valley Christian and Crosshill Christian.
With eight seconds left on the clock in a tie game, Silverton’s point guard lost the ball, and it ended up in Central guard Elizabeth Chavez’s hands.
Sports schedules for Jan. 24
Dallas boys basketball team ended a thriller against Woodburn with a season-high 83 points, beating the Bulldogs by 15.
Thursday night, Dallas High School wrestling team (6-0 Mid-Willamette Conference) won over Crescent Valley in a MWC League Dual.
A shaky first quarter for Central’s boys led to a 59-45 road loss to South Albany there Jan. 16.
Panther Kids Wrestling concluded the season in Lebanon Saturday. Mason and Josiah Vela placed first.
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