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Lebanon High took an eight-point halftime lead on host South Albany and held on for a 52-48 Mid-Willamette Conference girls basketball road win.

“It came down to execution. Lebanon executed better than we did at the end,” South coach Trever Ball said.

Katie Mayhue had 39 points, eight rebounds and five steals for the Rebels. Ellie Croco had 19 points to lead the Warriors.

Tuesday, Lebanon (10-1, 1-1) hosts Silverton and South Albany (5-7, 1-1) plays at Central.

Santiam Christian 43, Sheridan 40

SHERIDAN — The Eagles squeezed out the narrow West Valley League road win.

SC (4-8, 3-1) hosts Westside Christian on Tuesday.

Central Linn 43, Regis 31

HALSEY — The Cobras got back above .500 in Tri-River League play with the home win.

Central Linn (9-5, 3-2) goes to McKenzie on Wednesday.

Boys basketball

SALEM — West Albany could not keep pace with a bigger West Salem squad, taking a 74-57 Greater Valley Conference road loss.

West Albany (7-6) was down two starters with Jalen Handy and Cassius McGinty both out due to injury.

The Bulldogs played two 5-foot-8 players against a team that has 6-5 Kyle Greeley and 6-7 Tyke Thompson.

"We were a little outmatched that way and it showed in the third quarter," WAHS coach Derek Duman said.

WAHS shot well to start and led 22-16 at the end of the first but eventually was worn down by untimely turnovers and offensive rebounds by the Titans.

The Bulldogs play at McKay on Tuesday.

Santiam Christian 64, Sheridan 42

SHERIDAN—Santiam Christian extended its winning streak to eight games thanks to a convincing win.

The Eagles (13-1, 5-0)  host Westside Christian on Tuesday.

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Sutherlin 51, Sweet Home 39

SWEET HOME — The Huskies came out on the wrong side in their Sky-Em League opener.

Sweet Home (5-9, 0-1) plays Tuesday at Sisters.

Pleasant Hill 43, Harrisburg 28

PLEASANT HILL — Harrisburg couldn't get its offense into much of a groove as the Eagles fell to Pleasant Hill for their fourth straight loss. 

The Eagles (3-15, 0-3) host Creswell on Tuesday. 

Santiam 73, E, Linn Christian 43

LEBANON — East Linn couldn't slow down Santiam's high-octane offense as the Eagles fell for the fourth time in five games. 

The Eagles (6-10, 1-3) travel to Regis on Tuesday. 


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