Pirates cruise to Toledo Beach Bash

The Neah-Kah-Nie basketball team felt it needed a Beach Bash,  so they headed to Toledo for the annual holiday basketball tournament.
The Eddyville Charter School Eagles entered Tuesday’s game with a 3-3 record. The Pirated played Gervais Wednesday. No results were reported.

Vernonia pulls away, 64-45
Clay Sullivan scored 25 points Saturday to lead the Vernonia Loggers to a 64-45 victory over Neah-Kah-Nie in Rockaway Beach.
The ninth-ranked Loggers had trouble shaking off the Pirates in the first half.
When Vernonia opened the game with a 17-point first quarter, the Pirates had 13, just four points behind.
In the second quarter, it was Neah-Kah-Nie taking a 23-22 lead with just over three minutes left in the half that seemed to spark the visitors, going on a 14-4 run.
The Loggers kept the pressure up in the third quarter,  building up to a 21-point lead with four minutes left.
Max Halverson led the Pirates with 19 points, while Colby Hixson had 12 – including eight in the first quarter.