Vale girls clinch district playoff win over Nyssa
The Vikings used an 8-0 run to start the game and then held back a feisty Bulldog squad to claim a 44-27 victory in a first-round Eastern Oregon League district contest Wednesday night. Matyson Siddoway paced the Viking attack with 13 points. Madisyn Hartley led Nyssa with seven points. Vale will now move on to face Burns for the district championship Friday in Burns. That game will start at 5 p.m. Pacific time.
Vale's Gracee Jacobs prepares to block a shot by Nyssa's Madisyn Hartley Wednesday night during a first-round district playoff game at Vale High School. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
Nyssa's Hailey Castro reaches to get the basketball from Vale's Matyson Siddoway Wednesday night at Vale High School. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
Vale's Kyla Wright and Rachel Wolfe try to block Nyssa's Brenda Trujillo's jump shot during first-half action of a first-round Eastern Oregon League district playoff game Wednesday night in Vale. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
Vale's Rachel Wolfe looks to pass the basketball as Nyssa players close in during a game Wednesday night. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
Vale's Rachel Wolfe and Sierra Cleaver chase after Nyssa's Syriah Trujillo as she runs the baseline during Wednesday night's district playoff game. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
Vale's Gracee Jacobs pulls down a rebound in first-half action Wednesday night in a district playoff game with Nyssa. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
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