Vernonia Schools Sports

Lady Loggers Lose in First Round of State Tournament

The Vernonia Lady Loggers lost in the first round of the State Tournament in Pendleton on Thursday March 5, falling to Burns 64-36.  The Lady Loggers continue play on Friday in the consolation bracket at 10:45 AM against Regis.

Senior Julia Fletcher led the Lady Loggers with 17 points and 6 rebounds.  Senior Meghan Sullivan added 9 rebounds.  TheLady Loggers shot 28% from the field and only attempted 9 free throws.

Vernonia stayed close early in the game and led 15-12 at the end of the first quarter.  Burns ended the second quarter with 13-0 run to grab a 27-20 half time lead and never looked back in the second half. 

The Lady Loggers had no answer for Burns’ six foot sophomore Catherine Clemens who scored 26 points and grabbed 19 rebounds.  Junior Madison Carson added 9 points and 12 rebounds for Burns.  Burns shot 42% from the field and attempted 29 free throws.

Lady Loggers Advance to Pendleton; Logger Boys Eliminated

The Vernonia Lady Loggers girls basketball team extended their season for three more games after a decisive 55-45 win at home over  the Weston-McEwen Tiger Scots on Saturday February 28, 2015.

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Marketa Vesselkova

 

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Julia Fletcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the win the Lady Loggers earned a trip to Pendleton and the final eight in state tournament. This is the first time the Lady Loggers have made it to Pendleton in the history of Vernonia High School.

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For Lady Logger head coach Steve Whiteman and seniors Julia Fletcher and Meghan Sullivan , the win was also sweet, as the Lady Loggers had been eliminated from the state playoffs in the two previous years, losing both games at home. Read More