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Title town! Dayton boys, girls win Class 3A state championships

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Dayton guards Shawnie Spink (11) and Teddi Hop (35) celebrate during the presentation of awards after the Pirates secured the 3A Girls Basketball State Championship on Saturday. Both Hop and Spink were both named first team all-state.
Rockne Roll/News-Register ## Dayton guards Shawnie Spink (11) and Teddi Hop (35) celebrate during the presentation of awards after the Pirates secured the 3A Girls Basketball State Championship on Saturday. Both Hop and Spink were both named first team all-state.
Dayton s Zach Bernards hits a buzzer-beating shot to end the first quarter of the Class 3A boys state title game Saturday night. Bernards scored 22 points as the Pirates won their fourth boys basketball state title.
Dayton's Zach Bernards hits a buzzer-beating shot to end the first quarter of the Class 3A boys state title game Saturday night. Bernards scored 22 points as the Pirates won their fourth boys basketball state title.

COOS BAY - Zach Bernards scored 22 points and Dayton led, 32-26, at halftime on the way to a 53-43 victory over Horizon Christian of Tualatin to win the OSAA Class 3A boys' basketball championship Saturday night at Marshfield High School.

Head coach Ron Hop's Pirates, who were seeded No. 1, finished the season with a 29-1 record. Their only loss was to the Hawks.

No 2-seeded Horizon Christian finished 23-8.

Bernards was 7-of-16 from the field, including 4-of-9 from three-point range, and 4-of-4 from the free throw line. D.J. Flowers, who was 5-of-7 from the field, finished with 10 points for Dayton.

With the score tied at 21, Zach Spink's jump shot with 4:21 to play in the second quarter gave Dayton the lead for good in the game.

Bernards was the Moda Health Player of the Game.

Dayton girls blitz Salem Academy in championship game

COOS BAY - Three Dayton players scored in double figures and the Pirates outscored Salem Academy,  31-18, in the second half to win the OSAA Class 3A girls' basketball championship, 51-39, Saturday night at Marshfield High School.

Shawnie Spink, the Moda Health Player of the Game, led Dayton in scoring with 14 points. Teddi Hop added 12 and Maddie Shirley 10.

The PacWest Conference Crusaders led, 21-20, at halftime. However, the Pirates took a 38-29 led into the fourth quarter.

With the score tied, 24-24, Shirley's layup gave Dayton a 26-24 lead with 4:40 to play in the third quarter and the Pirates never trailed again en route to the victory.

Dayton was seeded No. 3 in the tournament and Salem Academy No. 4. 

Head coach Scott Spink's Pirates finished the season with a 26-3 record. Dayton's win snapped a 10-game Crusader winning streak. Salem Academy finished its season with a 24-4 record.

It's the second state championship in the program's history. Dayton also won the title in 1992.

Amity girls win fourth place game

NORTH BEND - Amity built a 10-point lead over Portland Adventist in the first half and the Warriors rolled to a 62-41 victory over the Cougars in the fourth place/sixth place game in the OSAA Class 3A Girls' Basketball Tournament Saturday morning at North Bend High School.

Head coach Reg McShane's Amity team, seeded No. 5, finished the season with a 23-6 record.

No. 13 Portland Adventist completed a 19-10 season.

Lindsay McShane scored 17 points to lead the Warriors. She was the Moda Health Player of the Game. Caitlan Dumler added 13 a nd Madelynn Krotzer finished with 11.

The Cougars led, 12-11, at the end of the first quarter. With the scored tied at 15 in the second quarter, Krotzer converted a layup, was fouled, made the free throw for an 18-15 Amity lead that the Warriors never relinquished the remainder of the game.

Western Mennonite girls roll to Class 2A state title

PENDLETON - Western Mennonite got the better of Burns in the fourth quarter and defeated the Hilanders, 43-38, in the championship game of the OSAA Class 2A Girls' Basketball Tournament Saturday night at the Pendleton Convention Center.

The teams were tied at 18 at halftime and at 29 at the end of three quarters.

The Tri-River Conference Pioneers, seeded No. 1, completed a 25-4 season with the victory.

Jenna Christenson led Western Mennonite in scoring with 17 points and was the Moda Health Player of the Game. Emily Loyd added 10.

Burns, seeded  No. 6, finished 21-8.

See Tuesday's print edition of the News-Register for tournament wrapups.

 

 

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