THE DALLES — Bend made 8 of 8 free throws in the final 90 seconds and turned back The Dalles 66-61 in a nonconference boys basketball game Friday night.
Brian Warinner scored 19 points to lead the Lava Bears, who broke a two-game slide with the road win and improved to 6-2.
Bend led 20-11 after one quarter, but The Dalles closed it to 32-30 at halftime. The Riverhawks took the lead in the fourth period and were looking to notch their fourth straight win before the Bears took over in the late going.
“We got some stops and some nice buckets,” said Bend coach Scott Baker, “and we put them in a position where they had to foul.”
Bryan Brown scored 16 points and Brock Mesarich added 10 for the Bears.
Sisters 54, North Eugene 41: ALBANY — Ty Horner tallied 19 points to lead three Outlaws scoring in double digits as Class 4A Sisters knocked off 5A North Eugene on the final day of the South Albany Tournament. Isaiah Rush scored 11 points and Zach Anderson added 10 for Sisters (5-3), which led 28-15 at halftime. The Outlaws fell 70-48 to host South Albany on Thursday despite 20 points from Horner.
North Salem 62, Crook County 43: SALEM — The Cowboys trailed by seven points after the first quarter and were outscored 38-26 in the second half in a loss on the final day of the Capitol City Classic at Willamette University. Thaiden Mullan led Crook County (2-9) with 13 points on three 3-pointers, and Devin Bishop chipped in with 10 points. The Cowboys finished 0-4 in the tournament, including Thursday’s 61-41 setback against Stayton.