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Girls Basketball-The Vernonia Lady Loggers clinched first place and the Northwest League championship with their 49-40 win over Riverdale on Saturday February 2, 2013.  It was the sixteenth win in a row for head coach Steve Whiteman and the Vernonia girls.  The win guarantees the Lady Loggers a spot in the first round of the State Playoffs.

Against Riverdale Vernonia trailed by nine points with just five minutes left in the game but came storming back to overtake the Mustangs.

“These girls are gritty and they’ll go to the floor and fight,” said Whiteman.

On Friday night February 1, the Lady Loggers defeated Faith Bible 32-23.  Vernonia won both games without Maina Martin, a key player on the team.

Vernonia also had a 39-33 win over Knappa and back-to-back wins over Delphian.

The Lady Loggers play their final regular season game at home against Nestucca on Friday February 8, which will also be Senior night.

Boys Basketball-The Loggers Boys lost to Riverdale 42-40, on Saturday February 2, 2013 but remain in third place in the Northwest League with a 9-5 record.

The game against Riverdale was a close battle that came down to the final shot of the game which the Loggers were unable to convert.

The Loggers had previously won five straight games including  league wins over Delphian (twice) 50-46 and 51-36,   Knappa 62-42 and Faith Bible 58-46.  They also defeated Warrenton in a non-league game 48-36.

The Loggers final regular season game will be Senior Night at home against Nestucca on February 8.

Wrestling-The Vernonia Wrestlers continued on their road to the District Tournament with mixed results.

At the Oregon Wrestling Classic on January 18-19 the Loggers went head-to-head in dual meets and defeated Grant Union 54-21 and Oakridge 42-33 before falling to Central Linn 46-24, Knappa 42-24 and Crater JV 45-36.

In dual league meets the Loggers defeated Nestucca 52-12 and also defeated Waldport on January 24 and then split a pair of meets on January 30, defeating Neah-Kah-Nie 40-26 and loosing  a heartbreaker to Knappa 39-34.

The Loggers host a home meet on February 7 as they prepare for the District Meet on  February 15-16,  which will also be hosted by Vernonia.

Lady Loggers Win Streak Ends at Sixteen, Boys Win

The Vernonia Lady Loggers basketball team lost to Neah-Kah-Nie 35-33 on Tuesday February 5, 2013, ending their sixteen game winning streak.

The Vernonia girls remain is first place in the Northwest League with a 13-2 record.

The Vernonia Boys won their game against Neah-Kah-Nie 66-36.  The Loggers are in third place  with a 10-5 league record.

Both teams play their final regular season game on Friday February 8 at home against Nestucca. It will be Senior Night.

Lady Loggers Are League Champions!

The Vernonia Lady Loggers defeated Riverdale 49-40 on Saturday February 2, 2013 to clinch first place in the Northwest League in front of a raucous crowd at the Vernonia gym.

Vernonia trailed by nine points with just five minutes left in the game but came storming back to overtake the Mavericks behind the senior leadership of Samantha Wallace, Samantha Lindauer, and Cierra Hensen. The Lady Loggers also received tough inside play and several key baskets from Stephanie Castro, and received lots of help from Julia Fletcher and Meagan Sullivan.

The Lady Loggers have two final regular season games on their schedule, an away game against Neah-Kah-Nie on February 5 and Senior Night at home against Nestucca on February 8.

Logger Girls and Boys Win Again

The VHS Lady Loggers and Boy’s basketball teams both won their games against Faith Bible Friday night in Vernonia.

The Lady Loggers defeated the Falcons 32-23 for their fifteenth straight win and remain in first place in the Northwest League.

The boys won their game 58-46 for their fifth straight win and have a solid hold on third place.

Both teams return to the court on Saturday afternoon February 2, for important match-ups against Riverdale. The girls are scheduled to take the floor around 3:00 PM with the boys game scheduled to start at 4:30 PM.

Lady Loggers Win Again

The Vernonia Lady Loggers basketball team won their thirteenth straight game on Friday January 25, 2013 as they rolled over the Delphian Dragons 70-39 at Delphian.

Earlier in the week the Loggers had beaten Delphian 70-13 at home on January 21 and defeated Warrenton 58-39 in a non-league home game on January 19.

The Lady Loggers are in first place in the Northwest League with a 10-1 league record and a 14-3 record overall. The team travels to Knappa on Tuesday January 29 and then returns home for the weekend to face Faith Bible on Friday February 1 and Riverdale on Saturday February 2.