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March 3, 2024

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Prep Roundup: Heritage boys beat overtime buzzer, Prairie

Timberwolves snap 11-game skid, stay in 3A GSHL postseason mix


Jarius Brown hit the game-winner at the buzzer as Heritage boys basketball beat Prairie 77-76 in overtime on Monday to end a 11-game losing streak and stay in the postseason mix.

Down 76-75, Brown took the inbound pass near the top of the key, took one dribble to his right then banked in an 18-footer as time expired.

Prairie made it’s own buzzer-beater to force overtime. Three seconds after Heritage missed a free throw, Cam Newsome hit a 3-pointer regulation ended to tie the score at 66.

It’s a big win for Heritage (7-11, 2-4), which moved into a tie with Evergreen for third place in the 3A Greater St. Helens League. The top three teams advance to the postseason, with the third-place team earning a spot in the bi-district tournament play-in game.

After starting the season 6-0, Heritage then dropped 11 straight games before Monday’s win.

Jo’siah Osburn led Heritage with 21 points, including four 3-pointers. Brown finished with 19 points.

Bailey Kousonsavath scored 15 points and Tyson Davis added 14 points for Prairie (4-15, 1-7).

Boys basketball

WASHOUGAL 62, FORT VANCOUVER 50 — Mather Minnis scored 16 points to lead four Panthers in double figures en route to a 2A GSHL road win.

Holden Bea and Tucker Kneipp each scored 12 points and Sam Evers added 11 points for Washougal (6-10, 5-9).

Leading 33-29 at halftime, Washougal took control by outscoring Fort 18-11 in the third quarter.

Kaeleb Cvitkovich scored 19 points to lead the Trappers (1-18, 1-13). Ahron Melendez added 12 points.

MARK MORRIS 88, HOCKINSON 49 — Braydon Olson scored 19 points to lead five Monarchs in double figures as Mark Morris stayed perfect in 2A GSHL play.

Kobe Parlin scored 15 points and Deacon Dietz added 14 points for the visiting Monarchs (18-1, 14-0).

Daniel Fedorenko scored 12 points to lead Hockinson (4-14, 2-13).

R.A. LONG 77, WOODLAND 43 — Cavin Holden scored 29 points as the Lumberjacks used a fast start to dominate a 2A GSHL home game.

The Lumberjacks (15-3, 13-1) led 26-6 after one quarter and 51-16 at halftime.

Woodland (11-7, 9-5) fell into a third-place tie with Ridgefield.

Girls basketball

CLACKAMAS (Ore.) 60, CAMAS 50 — The Papermakers fell short in a road clash between two of the top teams in their respective states.

Kendall Mairs scored 15 points and Addison Harris added 14 points for Camas (15-3). The Papermakers are ranked No. 1 in Class 4A.

Clackamas (13-4) is No. 5 in Oregon School Activities Association Class 6A rankings but ranked No. 1 in multiple media polls.

Jazzy Davidson scored 29 points to lead Clackamas, which outscored Camas 19-14 in the fourth quarter.

Both teams struggled from 3-point range. Camas shot 3 for 19 while Clackamas was 4 for 22.

PRAIRIE 58, HERITAGE 53 — Maddie Clouse scored nine of her team-high 14 points in the fourth quarter as the first-place Falcons held on for a 3A GSHL home win.

Joely Renk added 13 points while Claire Smith and August Kissinger each scored 11 points for Prairie (10-7, 6-1).

Victoria Males and Jaila Ellis each scored 13 points to lead Heritage (10-8, 2-4).

KELSO 48, MOUNTAIN VIEW 36 — Lexi Grumbois scored 17 points as the Lassies pulled away in the second half for a 3A GSHL road win.

With the game tied at 19 at halftime, Kelso outscored Mountain View 15-7 in the third quarter with Grumbois hitting two of her three 3-pointers.

Emily Roe and Bregan Ruhland each added nine points for Kelso (8-9, 3-4).

Camaria Brown scored 14 points to lead Mountain View (7-11, 0-7). The Thunder had chances to score at the free throw line, but were 14 for 32.