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January 12, 1994

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genera- (oontz. Wednesday, January 12, 1994, The Sun 5 9nnects lywood ~sed by Mon- Ru i in the; when ith Paul: side of By Travis Moore Staff Writer, The Sun Seth Morley got a putback off his own shot with 18 seconds remaining to give Willamina a 60-59 win in Salem at Western Mennonite last Fuller Friday night. Holt The teams traded baskets of the throughout the first half and the 3m the score was knotted at halftime, 33- :Blake 33. in the The Pioneers went on a 9-2 run to Cs spy end the third period up 50-46. danger- The Dogs fell behind 57-51 with Brown. volf, an Aislin, tee dur- across ration, i ae Bitt- ily Mills Jepend-i dt when! Temple, By Travis Moore four minutes left but battle back to within one point, 59-58, with 30 seconds left. Morley took the ball and pena- trated as he had all game. He put up a short shot, got his own rebound and put it back in the hoop to put Staff Writer, The Sun veraux. The Sheridan boys basketball team split West Valley League 'ton and West the Dogs up 60-59. The Pioneers had 13 seconds remaining, but turned the ball over. The Bulldogs had five players in double figures. Matt Aalto led the Bulldogs with 14 points and 17 rebounds. Other Willamina scorers were: Morley, 12; Daniel Haug, 12; Jere- miah Johnson, 10; Noah Fox, 8; Jason Mercier, 2; Jeremy Barker, 2. Coach Jerry Buczynski said, "Basically it was a great game all the way. They had a big lead in the fourth and we didn't quit. We exe- cuted down the stretch and it paid off with a big win. We are a young team, but I think we grew up some this game." Willamina lost a home game earlier in the week to West Side period to win 45-42. Three Sparts scored in double figures. Darren Wilson led Sheridan with 16 Christian. The Eagles are the fourth ranked team in the state. The Bulldogs slowed the game down and only trailed 25-20 at halftime. The Eagles led 39-28 going into the tburth. The Dogs went on a run to begin the final quarter and trailed by three points with only a few minutes left. But West Side took advantage of a few turn(wers and ended up winning 49-39. "We didn't execute down the stretch," Buczynski said. "We had three turnovers in a row at the end, and they capitalized." Willamina was 2-1 in the WVL after last week's games. The Bull- dogs will travel Friday to Dayton to play the Pirates; the Dogs will host Nestucca next Tuesday. 14-14 after one, and West Side only had a 28-24 lead at halftime. The Eagles shot well and blew the game open in the third. West Side ! !lit III 'i'ne 't.aay : parts naa trotitSle free throws down the stretch but saved the win with several big Tne tsUUaogsnostea loleao rest Thursday and won the meet 57-30. Five Willamina grapplers won hosted a tour-team tournament. Wil- lamina won all three dual matches. Willamina won the first meet ,;~3u~!dogs at 2-0 were: Joe Smith, 115; Dan Reed, 157; Sterling Eben- steiner. 178. were there got to wrcstll i against some good competition." Willamina will com~m at