Vale boys, girls varsity hoop teams record Tuesday night wins

Vale's Riley Johnson drives toward the basket during second half action Tuesday night against Umatilla. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL).

VALE – John Wolfe scored 24 points and the Vale varsity basketball team dominated the fourth quarter to beat Umatilla 63-48 in an Eastern Oregon League contest Tuesday night.

The win pushes the Viking record to 6-0 in league play and puts them firmly in the driver’s seat as the conference schedule winds down.

Vale's John Wolfe takes a jump shot against Umatilla Tuesday night. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL).

“He obviously had a huge game both offensively and defensively,” said Vale coach Colby Shira.

Diesel Johnson scored 10 for the home team but the Vikings did not have full control of the game until the final . . .