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Area prep teams gear up for post-season play

Nyssa's Jorge Ortiz tries to block a shot by a Burns player last week during an Eastern Oregon League contest. The regular season for most prep teams is over and district play is slated to begin this week. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon).

VALE – Usually the end of the prep basketball regular season delivers a measure of closure.

Not this year.

Just days after the conclusion of the regular season, final standings in the Eastern Oregon League remained in limbo while in the Greater Oregon League weather impacted the start of the district tournament.

The Ontario girls varsity team (2-4) was slated to play McLoughlin (0-6) Tuesday but bad weather forced the cancellation of that game, ending the Pioneers season.

Now the Ontario girls will face La Grande (4-2 . . .