Top Mt. Hood boys basketball games to watch for in '21-22 season
The Mt. Hood Conference boys basketball contains a fierce group of teams all vying for the number one spot. Here are some league games fans should be on the lookout for in the coming season.
Barlow High School vs. Clackamas High School
At Clackamas High School, Wednesday, Jan. 5. The first game of the season for the Bruins will be a real test as they travel to meet the Cavaliers. Clackamas has had a stronghold on the conference for years and any thoughts of leading the division goes through the Clackamas.
Gresham High School vs. Barlow High School
At Gresham High School, Tuesday, Jan 11. The cross-town rivalry has leaned in the favor of the Bruins for the past years, but the young Gophers team is geared to cause a shake up in the league. Last year, the two teams had the same league record at 10-4 and split their two games between each other. Their first meeting of the year should be a close one.
Sandy High School vs. Centennial High School
At Centennial High School, Friday Feb. 4. Last year was tough for both squads, with only one win between the two teams last season. However, with top scorer Parker Poetsch with the Eagles and the return of Joey Wagner for Sandy both teams hope to improve on last year's disappointing seasons.
Reynolds High School vs. David Douglas High School
At Reynolds High School, Friday, Jan. 21. The Raiders boys team has spent many years at the bottom of the division, but last year's season showed some promise. Their next step moving past a middling standing would be by beating a consistently solid David Douglas team. The Scots had an even 7-7 last year, but are always in every game and should prove a sizable challenge for the Raiders.
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