Offensive attack pushes Vale boys varsity basketball team past Irrigon in Eastern Oregon League action

Vale's Colten Stepleton (3) picks up a loose ball on a turnover during a game with Irrigon Friday night. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL).

VALE – Diesel Johnson and John Wolfe each scored 14 points and the Vikings established jurisdiction early in a 77-34 win over Irrigon in Eastern Oregon League action Friday night.

“We won every quarter. It was just an all-around team win and I was happy with the way we played,” said Vale coach Colby Shira.

Vale staked out a 26-10 lead at the end of the first quarter and was ahead 45-14 at intermission.

Vale led by as much as 55-18 late in the third frame.

The Vikings forced 30 Irrigon turnovers.

“It was just kind of our night and not their night . . .