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INDEPENDENCE — Corvallis High stunned league-leading Central 45-40 in a Mid-Willamette Conference girls basketball game on Tuesday night.

It was the first league loss of the season for the Panthers, who had won 12 consecutive games.

Corvallis was led by Krysta Wilson’s 15 points and Jordan Taylor’s 11.

“It’s a big win,” coach Dan Miller said. “We’ve been close in a lot of league games and have lost all of them by six points or less. To win tonight against a good opponent feels great. We hope to continue to build and get better as the season goes on.”

The Spartans (8-13, 5-6) host Lebanon on Friday.

Crescent Valley 55, South Albany 34

Crescent Valley locked down South Albany’s offense as the Raiders cruised to victory.

Peyton Dale led the way for the Raiders with 10 points.

The Raiders (17-4, 10-3) travel to Woodburn on Friday. 

Monroe 66, Oakland 23

MONROE — Monroe concluded a perfect Mountain View Conference season by thumping Oakridge for its 14th consecutive victory.

Peyton Greene had 20 points, Kailey Martin 13 points and Madison Ballard 11 points for the Dragons (23-2, 14-0). 

Monroe has cliched a 2A state playoff berth. It will play either Oakland, Bonanza or Lost River at 6 p.m. Saturday at Lane Community College in the conference championship game.

North Marion 43, Philomath 25

AURORA — Philomath remained winless in Oregon West Conference action with the loss at North Marion.

Reiley Reichhuber had nine points, Haidyn Ecker eight to lead the Warriors (9-12, 0-8), who resume OWC action at Cascade on Friday.

Boys basketball

Roman Gabriel had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Dyshawn Hobson added 13 points and five rebounds to help the Corvallis High to a 50-41 Mid-Willamette Conference win over Central.

Corvallis (9-12, 5-6) travels to Lebanon on Friday.

South Albany 66, Crescent Valley 54

Crescent Valley couldn't match South Albany's offense as the Raiders dropped their second straight contest. The Raiders (11-10, 6-5) host Woodburn on Friday.

Horizon Christian 62, Santiam Christian 55

ADAIR VILLAGE — Second-place Santiam Christian fell to third-place Horizon Christian in the West Valley League playoff game.

Santiam Christian was led by Grant Carley's 22 points and Zach Baugher's 16 points, eight rebounds four assists.

The Eagles (19-5) will play either Amity or Willamina on Saturday.

Philomath 55, North Marion 53

AURORA — The Warriors nipped North Marion in the Oregon West Conference thriller. PHS (12-8, 5-3) plays at Cascade on Friday.

Monroe 86, Oakland 69

MONROE — The Dragons concluded the regular season by topping Oakland in the Mountain View Conference game. 

Zach Young had 29 points, seven steals and five assists and Brian Goracke had 24 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead Monroe. Hayden O'Hare added 13 points and eight rebounds and Mason Crowson had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Monroe (13-1, 20-5) now faces Oakland again at 8 p.m. Saturday at Lane Community College in the conference championship game. 


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