Boys basketball: Heritage 62, Hermiston 61

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The Timberwolves jumped out to a huge lead, then held off the Bulldogs for their first win of the season.

Timmy Hergert made 8 of 17 from the floor and was 8 of 10 from the free throw line, scoring 25 points to lead Heritage.

The Timberwolves led by as many as 23 points in the first half. Hermiston made it a 15-point game going into the final quarter, then held Heritage to four points in the fourth.

The Timberwolves (1-9) never relinquished the lead, though.

Hermiston scored the final eight points of the game but turned the ball over prior to getting up the go-ahead shot in the final second of the game.

Jake Dahlberg added 12 points and had four steals for Heritage.

Danny Dray had a team-high eight rebounds. Ezekial Wells led Heritage with four assists.

HERITAGE 62, HERMISTON, Ore. 61

HERITAGE — Danny Gray 4, Marquis Evans 4, David Martin 3, Daniil Karpyuk 0, Timmy Hergert 25, Ezekial Wells 4, Jake Dahlberg 12. Totals 22 (4) 14-20 62.

HERMISTON — Briscoe 6, Contreras 5, Turner 6, Williams 2, Alan Ortiz 18, Flyg 1, Petterson 4, Alex Ortiz 16, Schwirse 3. Totals 26 (5) 4-10 61.

Heritage 22 23 13 4—62

Hermiston 6 23 14 18—61