Loss to Summit sparks Buffs to winning streak
The Madras White Buffalo girls team was blasted by Summit on Monday in what may turn into a turning point for the White Buffalo season.
Summit rolled to a 61-38 victory over the White Buffalos in what Madras head coach Jerin Say described as an embarrassing defeat.
However, despite not having a practice in between, the White Buffalos took the loss to heart, rolling past Estacada 60-15 on Tuesday, then edged 6A Mountain View 57-50 on Wednesday before defeating Estacada 56-27 on Thursday to close out a busy week with a 3-1 record.
Summit led just 13-9 at the end of one period and 23-17 at the half, but the Storm dominated the second half as they pulled away for the easy win. Shantelle Henry and Jayden Davis led the White Buffalos in scoring with eight points apiece, while DaRia White finished with six, while Kathryce Danzuka added five.
Healy Bledsoe led the Storm in scoring with 21.
Despite not having any opportunity to practice or make adjustments, the White Buffalos came back to destroy Estacada the next night. The White Buffalos held the Rangers scoreless in the first quarter as Madras jumped out on top 14-0. The White Buffalos led 34-7 at the half, and continued to extend their lead throughout the game, despite playing everyone in the contest.
Three White Buffalos finished in double figures with Talise Wapsheli leading the way with 12 points, while Jayden Davis had 10. Henry, Sasha Esquiro and Jaihline Ramirez each added six, while Lillian Libokmeto chipped in with five, Danzuka and White with four and Rylan Davis with three.
Wednesday the White Buffalos took on a tough Mountain View team and found a way to come from behind to pick up the win. Mountain View led 22-12 at the end of one period and 33-25 at the half. However, Madras battled back, outscoring the Cougars 16-12 in the third quarter to close to 45-41.
Then, in the fourth quarter, Madras clamped down defensively as they outscored the Cougars 16-5 in the period to win going away.
Danzuka led the White Buffalos in scoring with 19, while Jayden Davis was also in double figures with 14 points. Ramirez also had a solid offensive game with eight, while Rylan Davis added six.
Playing four games in four days is always tough, and it showed on Thursday, but the White Buffalos still broke out on top 18-6 at the end of one period. Madras led 36-16 at the half as they took control of the game. The White Buffalos scored just 20 points in the second half, but it didn't matter as Estacada managed just 11.
Rylan Davis scored 17 points to lead Madras while White was also in double figures with 12 points. Natalia Tewee added seven, while Henry added five and Wapsheli scored four.
With the three wins, Madras pushed their overall record to 4-1. More importantly they are 3-0 in the Tri-Valley Conference and tied for first place with Corbett.
The White Buffalos play at North Marion on Tuesday, then host the Huskies on Thursday before playing at 6A Bend on Friday.
Summit 61, Madras 38
Madras 9 8 9 12 – 38
Summit 13 10 24 14 – 61
Madras – Shantelle Henry 8, Jayden Davis 8, Danzuka 5, White 6, Ramirez 4, R. Davis 4, Holliday 2, Esquiro 1, Libokmeto.
Summit – Healy Bledsoe 21, West 12, Koehler 9, Hanson 5, Neibauer 4, Coronado 4, Dioguardi 3, Hartney 3.
Madras 60, Estacada 15
Estacada 0 7 2 6 – 15
Madras 14 19 19 8 – 60
Estacada – Rylie Gipple 10, Bunyard 2, Reese 2, Guarnieri 1, Youngberg, Bailey, Crandell, Hawkins, Lake.
Madras – Talise Wapsheli 12, J. Davis 10, Henry 6, Esquiro 6, Ramirez 6, Libokmeto 5, Danzuka 4, Holliday 4, White 4, R. Davis 3, Martinez, Tewee.
Madras 57, Mountain View 50
at Mountain View
Madras 12 13 16 16 – 57
Mountain View 22 11 12 5 – 50
Madras – Kathryce Danzuka 19, J. Davis 14, Ramirez 8, R. Davis 6, Wapsheli 3, Henry 3, Esquiro 2, Holliday 2.
Mountain View – Kasey Booster 23, Towle 13, Neet 6, Bowles 6, Overcash 2, Haarberg, Hansen.
Madras 56, Estacada 27
Madras 18 18 10 10 – 56
Estacada 6 10 5 6 – 27
Madras – Rylan Davis 17, White 12, Teewee 7, Danzuka 5, Wapsheli 4, J. Davis 3, Lockey 2, Martinez 2, Holliday 2, Ramirez 2.
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