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Newberg sports round-up: NHS girls basketball team will face Sherwood on Tuesday at home

Newberg suffered a 33-27 defeat at the hands of Yamhill County rival McMinnville on Feb. 15 to drop to 5-4 in league (12-9 overall) and third place in the Pacific Conference.

The Tigers bounced back with a 46-41 win over the Glencoe Crimson Tide on Friday to advance their league mark to 6-4 going into a Tuesday rematch with Sherwood at home. Newberg lost to the Bowmen 40-25 on Jan. 27 and were looking for a little revenge over Sherwood.

The 31st-ranked Tigers will complete the regular season with a 5:45 p.m. home game on Friday against Forest Grove, sole owner of second place in the Pacific Conference with a 8-1 record (17-3 overall). Newberg will then await word if has secured a spot in the post-season, either as a top-four placer in the conference or with an at-large berth.

Newberg boys basketball

The Tigers losing streak extended to three games on Feb. 15 after losing 45-40 to Yamhill County rival McMinnville at home.

The loss dropped the Tigers to 3-7 in the Pacific Conference (5-15 overall) and last place in league play.

Newberg took on 22nd-ranked Sherwood (8-1 in league, 13-9 overall) on Friday and succumbed to the Bowmen for a second time this season 55-49.

The Tigers will finish out the regular season with a 7:15 p.m. tilt against Forest Grove on Feb. 25.

C.S. Lewis/Veritas boys basketball

The Watchmen snapped a five-game losing streak on Feb. 16 with a 38-28 win over Livingstone Adventist Academy on the road.

The boys finished the regular season with a 3-13 league mark (6-15 overall) and in eighth place in the nine-team league.

C.S. Lewis/Veritas girls basketball

The Watchmen ended the Casco League season on a six-game losing streak to notch a 1-13 league record (4-14 overall).

The young team suffered a 44-18 drubbing on Feb. 16 to Livingstone Adventist Academy and had to forfeit two games toward the end of the season to Jewell.


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