The Riverside Pirates girls basketball team jumped out to a 3-0 record on the young season, earning a pair of wins over the weekend at the Mac-Hi tournament in Milton-Freewater.
In the opening game of the tourney on Friday, Alondra Caldera scored 16 points and Brendy Avalos added 10 points as Riverside earned a 44-29 win.
On Saturday the Pirates were able to outlast Helix’s comeback in the second half and pick up a 36-34 win.
Sadie Wilson was the top scorer for the Grizzles, who engineered a 10-point third quarter performance to cut their deficit to only three points going into the fourth quarter.
BOYS: At Milton-Freewater, the Riverside Pirates began the two-day Mac-Hi Tournament with a 60-33 loss to College Place (WA) on Friday night.
Cristian Rea scored 13 points to lead the Pirates (0-2) while Mason Hegar added 10 points and eight rebounds and Felix Aparicio had seven.
The team followed up Saturday with a 38-33 win over Prescott (WA) for their first victory of the young season.
UPCOMING: Riverside will play Pilot Rock at 2 p.m./3:30 p.m. to kick off the Columbia River Clash, which runs Thursday through Saturday.