Saturday, January 25, 2014
Horizon Christian School varsity boys basketball team upped its winning streak to 13 this week with an 82-51 win at home over south Wasco County. Jared Davis was on fire in his 24½ minutes of play, shooting 11 for 15, or 73 percent, from the field for a team-high 30 points. He also led with nine assists and six steals. Mason Bloomster and Matt Totaro contributed 14 points each, followed by Micah Engel and RJ Hicks, who had seven apiece from lead the team in scoring.
The win is the latest in a string of blowouts the Hawks have amassed, including the last six by 30 points or more. The 1A No. 1-ranked team hosted Condon/Wheeler Friday evening (results not available as of press time) and travel Saturday to Nixyaawii and have a week break in action before playing six games in the final two weeks of the regular season.
n Horizon girls: The tale has been the opposite in Horizon girls action, as the Hawks work through what was expected to be a building season for the young program. Trista Hicks led the team with 13 points and 11 rebounds in Tuesday’s matchup against South Wasco, which ended 47-21 in favor of the Redsides. Chantele Carter and Hannah Kempf had four points each to round out scoring for the Hawks, now 0-6 in Big Sky League action.
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Hood River firefighters tackled an early morning fire at an answering service in the Heights Wednesday morning. The 1 a.m fire was caused by an electrical panel and eventually gutted the office. Enlarge