ECHO 44, WALLOWA 35 — At Echo, the Echo Cougars finished strong to jump past the Wallowa Cougars in the Old Oregon League standings on Saturday.

Michael Thompson and Carlos Chavez each scored 10 points to lead fourth-place Echo (5-12, 3-3 OOL) and the pair combined for 12 rebounds.

Echo found its advantage in the posts and outscored Wallowa (3-10, 2-3) 24-14 inside the key.

Travis Hiaga led Wallowa with 15 points.

Echo hosts Helix on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for its next game.

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WHS (3-10, 2-3) 10 9 8 8 — 35

EHS (5-12, 3-3) 15 5 9 15 — 44

WALLOWA — T. Hiaga 15, C. Nobles 8, C. Hafer 6, K. Frye 4, N. Allen 2, G. Burns. (11-42)

ECHO — C. Chavez 10, M. Thompson 10, B. Gibbs 7, B. Moffit 6, C. Medrano 5, J. Dorn 4, C. Caldera 2, H. Gerkhe, Z. Gerkhe, D. Craig, T. Mulder. (16-44)

3-pointers — WHS 2-6, EHS 3-11. Free throws — WHS 11-13, EHS 9-16. Fouls — WHS 11, EHS 13.

JOSEPH 58, HELIX 26 — At Joseph, the Helix Grizzlies dropped their fifth straight game on the season with a loss to Joseph on Saturday.

“Joseph put a lot of pressure on us in the first half,” said Helix coach Ben Maney, “but the boys came out and played much better in the second half.”

Justin Williams was the Grizzlies’ high-scorer with six points, while Jonathan Shaw and Bradee Cope each added five points.

Helix will next host Pine Eagle on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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GHS (2-13, 0-5) 4 4 8 10 — 26

JHS (8-6, 4-1) 23 14 13 8 — 58

HELIX — J. Williams 6, J. Shaw 5, B. Cope 5, C. Christman 4, T. Fehrenbacker 4, C. Marks 2, G. Newtson, T. Wilson.

JOSEPH — C. DeLury 17, A. Borgerding 13, T. Homan 8, T. VanWinkle 7, J. Chrisman 6, C. Murray 5, W. Smith 2.

3-pointers — GHS 0, JHS 3. Free throws — GHS 4-16, JHS 11-23. Fouls — GHS 19, JHS 16. Fouled out — J. Williams (GHS).

STANFIELD 66, IRRIGON 60 — At Irrigon, the Stanfield Tigers took sole possession of second place in the Columbia Basin Conference by pulling out a win against Irrigon on Saturday.

No details were reported.

Stanfield (11-2, 3-1 CBC) next plays at Umatilla at 7 p.m., while Irrigon (11-5, 2-2) will travel to Culver at 4:30 p.m.

DUFUR 63, IONE 33 — At Dufur, the Ione Cardinals suffered their 10th loss of the season in a loss to Dufur on Saturday.

No details were reported.

Ione (2-10, 1-3 BSL) will next host Mitchell/Spray on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

CONDON/WHEELER 45, MITCHELL/SPRAY 42 — At Mitchell, the Condon/Wheeler Knights earned their second league win of the season with a three point win against Mitchell/Spray on Saturday.

No details were reported.

Condon/Wheeler (6-7, 2-2 BSL) next travels to Arlington on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

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