Sailors Advance in Mountain West Playoffs; Ducks Sweep Huskies; Beavers Hang On

sports_featurephotoPrep Playoffs

The Mapleton Sailors downed the Lowell Devils 62 – 44 in Lowell to advance to the next level of the Mountain West League playoffs.  Mapleton will travel to Siletz Valley tonight for a playoff against the Warriors.  The winner of tonight’s game will face McKenzie at Harrisburg Saturday morning at 11.

The Mapleton girls have been patiently waiting for their first league playoff game… they’ll face Crow at home tomorrow at 5:30.  A win there would advance them to Harrisburg at 12:30 Saturday.

Pac-12 Basketball

Johnathan Loyd scored all 11 of his points in the second half, Damyean Dotson finished with 13 and No. 23 Oregon moved back into sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 with a 65-52 win over Washington last night.

Roberto Nelson had 17 points and Oregon State held off a late-game surge to beat Washington State 67-66 last night. Eric Moreland added 11 points and 14 rebounds, and Charlie Barton had 11 points.