The magical and undefeated season continues for the Summit Storm boys basketball team as last night the 2nd ranked storm defeated Roosevelt of Portland, 65-64 in the quarterfinals of the OSAA class 6a state tournament.
Senior Julian Mora made a last second tip-in basket to keep the storm perfect with a 26-and-0 record, the only unbeaten team in the state.
Summit is in the boys 'final-4' and meets 11th ranked mountainside of Tigard tomorrow afternoon at 3:15 at the Chiles Center on the campus of the University of Portland.
The other boys semifinal game tomorrow features top-ranked Tualatin meeting West Linn.
Meantime, the Cinderella dance continues for the top-ranked Redmond boys who also advanced to the 'final-4' in the 5A state tournament at Oregon State's Gill Coliseum.
Yesterday Redmond smashed Ashland in the quarterfinals to open the tourney, 51-37.
The 21-and-5 panthers face #4 Silverton tomorrow at 1:30pm in Corvallis in the semifinals.
Redmond has won 14-straight games and last lost when the played up a level losing to mt. View in the summit holiday classic.
The other 5A semifinal game Friday sees 2nd ranked Churchill play #3 Wilsonville.
And, the 4A boys tournament tips off today in Coos Bay-North Bend with the top seed Junction City playing Baker. Cascade is the 2-seed and meets Stayton. Philomath plays seaside, and the host Marshfield Pirates meet Banks.
On the girls side of the state tournaments, today at 3:15 in Corvallis at Gill Coliseum, the 4th ranked Ridgeview lady ravens take on #5 Corvallis in the opening day of the 5A tourney.
And, this evening at 6:30, Crook County's girls tangle with Rex Putnam.
A win for the Ravens and Cowgirls would put them both in tomorrow night's semifinals in opposite sides of the bracket.
Tonight at 9:00pm in Coos Bay, the 7th seed Madras girls challenge 2nd ranked Cascade in the opening round games of the 4A girls state tournament hosted by Marshfield high school.
You can check out all the matchups from the 6 remaining state tournaments online at OSAA dot org.'