The Vernonia Loggers boys basketball team defeated Santiam 52-35 on Saturday, December 28 to take third place in the Cougar Classic holiday tournament. The Loggers are now 4-5 on the season.
The Lady Loggers lost their first game of the season to Santiam in the championship game of the Cougar Classic, falling 51-50. Vernonia is now 8-1 on the season.
Both the boys and girls return to action on Saturday, January 4 with away, non-league match-ups against Southwest Christian. Vernonia resumes Northwest League play on Tuesday, January 7 at home against Portland Christian.