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McKenzie Sports Report - January 12

McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week

The McKenzie Varsity Basketball teams travel to Gilchrist on Tuesday, January 10. The Eagle Varsity Boys game starts at 5:30 pm and the Girls Varsity game tips off at 7:00 pm. The McKenzie teams host Alsea on Thursday, January 12. The Eagle Varsity Girls game is scheduled for a 5:30 start and the Boys game will follow at 7:00 pm. The Eagles travel to Mohawk on Friday, January 13. The Boys game starts at 5:30 and the Girls game will begin at 7:00 pm.

Irish Shenanigans Stymie Eagles

There was no gold at the end of a rainbow for the Eagle Varsity Basketball teams when the Riddle Irish skipped into Finn Rock last Wednesday, January 4. The Irish were full of tricks and waltzed home with a couple of non-league victories over both McKenzie teams. The Eagle Boys fell first, losing 63-30 to their Skyline League foe. Riddle won its third victory of the season and currently sits at 3-10 on the season. McKenzie junior Griffin Withalm finished as the high point Eagle, dropping in 11 points and adding 1 steal to his stat line. Freshman Will Meister finished his game with 8 points scored, 1 rebound and a steal. Fellow junior Thomas Hayes dropped in 7 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Junior Salomon Acevedo finished team high 9 rebounds, 2 points and a steal and senior Trent Peek added 2 points, 3 rebounds and 1 swipe. Sophomore Jovial Jordan hauled in 5 rebounds and had 2 steals and freshman Allen Acevedo finished with 2 boards and a steal. The Eagle girls wrapped up the night with the Irish and lost 37-18. No game stats were available for the Girls game.

MWL Leading Eddyville Girls Fly Past McKenzie

The Mt. West League Girls Basketball leaders currently roost in Eddyville and in a battle of Eagles over in the Coast Range; the McKenzie raptors learned why their counterpart Eddyville Eagles is flying high. Eddyville Charter easily dispatched visiting McKenzie 60-11, last Thursday, January 5, while notching their fourth win against no defeats thus far in MWL play. Eddyville Charter already owns a 53-33 victory over second place Triangle Lake (4-1). With the defeat, McKenzie dropped to 1-3 in the MWL and 1-8 overall. The McKenzie Varsity Boys team fared no better in their nightcap game. Eddyville Charter swept the night on the court by defeating their upland visitors 43-18. This was the first win of the season for Eddyville (1-4, 1-8). McKenzie dropped to 0-5 and 0-10. No game stats were available for either Eagle team.


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