TUALATIN — The Santiam Christian High boys basketball team dropped a 63-62 thriller to Horizon Christian on Wednesday in a West Valley League game at HCHS.

Zach Baugher had 25 points, Josh Baugher and Grant Carley 12 apiece for SC. 

SC trailed 63-60, was fouled and made two free throws. Horizon Christian missed a free throw with 1.4 seconds remaining but SC was unable to convert a full-court desperation shot.

"The game was close the whole way, nobody led by more than five points," SC coach Dennis McLain said. 

The Eagles (16-4, 8-3) resume WVL action on Friday when they host Sheridan.

East Linn Christian 76, Central Linn 54

LEBANON — East Linn Christian topped the Cobras in the Tri-River Conference game.

ELC (8-13, 3-6) plays at Santiam and Central Linn (2-19, 0-10) plays at Regis on Friday in Tri-River Conference games.

Girls basketball

LEBANON — Central Linn defeated East Linn Christian 36-23 in a Tri-River Conference game at ELC.

The Cobras (14-7, 6-4) play at Regis and the Eagles (6-15, 1-8) play at Santiam on Friday in their next league games.