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Bulldogs downed by Vikings

Nyssa’s Andres Gonzalez puts up a shot over the outstretched arms ofColton’s Mithc Nation during the third quarter of action between the two state qualifying teams.

By John L. Braese
The Enterprise

The Nyssa boys basketball team made a quick exit from the state playoff picture, falling to the Colton Vikings 63-42 on Saturday, Feb. 27, in Nyssa.

The teams took to the floor before the hometown crowd interspersed with a small contingent of Colton fans wearing green “6th man” shirts. Meeting at center court were two of the larger players in the 3A ranks: Nyssa’s Boston Thompson at 6-foot-6 and Colton’s Kyver Raasch, also 6-foot-6.

As the Vikings controlled the . . .