Ontario boys, girls hoop squads drop league games to Baker

Ontario's Drea Peterson looks to inbound the ball during a game against Baker Friday at Ontario High School. The Bulldogs rolled to a 63-31 win. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – The Baker boys varsity basketball team used a four-minute stretch of the third quarter to crack open a close game and post a 62-44 Greater Oregon League win over Ontario Friday night at Ontario High School.

Baker’s Kade Sand poured in 18 points to help lead the visiting Bulldogs.

“I was impressed with our fight,” said Ontario coach Kevin Attila.

The Tigers were within two points – 30-28 – at intermission and behind 39-30 with five minutes to go in the third quarter. That’s when the Bulldogs ratcheted up the pressure and the Tigers suffered frigid shooting.

The Bulldogs . . .