Nyssa’s Jesse Aragon looks to his coaches for guidance during the 220-pound championship match. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL)
NYSSA – There was plenty of prep athletic action last weekend as Class 1A and 3A grapplers competed in separate district wrestling tournaments and the Vale boys varsity basketball team clinched a state playoff berth.
In Vale Friday night, the Vikings shrugged off a slow start in the first half to post a 46-35 win over Umatilla in an Eastern Oregon League District Championship game.
With the win, Vale (25-5) secures a home-court state playoff game against Amity (12-10) at 6 p.m. this Friday.
Vale's Colten Stepleton (3) chases Umatilla's Micheal Montez (40) down the court during their game Friday night in Vale
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