Prep roundup: Bay takes title game at North Marion
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Darius Goldman scored 22 points and Derrick Brooks added 18 as the Hudson’s Bay boys basketball team used a fast start to beat Horizon Christian of Tualatin, Ore., 67-50 in the title game of the North Marion Tournament in Aurora, Ore.
The Eagles jumped out to a 23-10 lead after the first quarter to spark their way to victory.
The win was Bay’s third at the tournament and improved the Eagles to 6-1 on the season.
Hudson’s Bay will now get almost two weeks off until its next game, when it meets Evergreen on Jan. 5.
Columbia River 73, Hidden Valley 55 — Kramer Ramberg scored 27 points and Brandon Scheidel added 17 as the Chieftains captured the consolation title at the North Marion Tournament.
Steven Porter added 11 points for River (6-2), which used a 22-12 advantage in the second quarter to pull away from the Mustangs from Grants Pass, Ore.
North Medford 49, Camas 39 — Jacob Kaler scored 19 points as the Papermakers completed play in the Lakeridge Holiday Classic in Lake Oswego, Ore.
Heaps picked as AP state player of the year — Skyline quarterback Jake Heaps is the 2009 Associated Press Washington high school player of the year. He was an unanimous selection by AP members after leading the Spartans a third consecutive state championship.
The Brigham Young-bound quarterback capped his stellar career at the suburban Seattle school by throwing for more than 3,000 yards and 45 touchdowns, in leading the Spartans to the Class 4A state title.
Heaps finished his career with a 40-2 record, two 4A titles and one Class 3A championship. He was also voted the Class 4A player of the year.
Bellevue defensive disrupter Julious Moore was voted the Class 3A player of the year.
Also voted players of the year were: Lynden QB Jordan Hastings (Class 2A), Connell RB Matt Hadley (Class 1A), Adna QB Kyle Grosshans (Class 2B) and Tri-Cities Prep QB Will Hoppes (Class 1B).
Union’s Taylor Nelson in 3A was the lone local player to earn first-team honors.