Someone had to lose, and as it turned out it was Oregon Episcopal— for the fourth time.

After playing and defeating the No. 5-seeded Aardvarks three times during the regular season, Westside Christian was forced to do so one more time in order to advance to the 3A state final and they were successful, beating their Lewis & Clark League foe 62-55 in a hard-fought game on Friday, March 3, at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay.

Wade Evanson covers high school sports in Washington and Columbia counties, as well as the Hillsboro Hops.

West Bureau Sports Editor

"As a lifelong participant and fan of all things sport, I appreciate the work and time necessary to excel on the various fields of play. It’s that appreciation that drives me to both acknowledge, reward, and celebrate the commitment made by boys and girls athletes from the field to the court, mat to the pool, diamond to the track, and beyond."

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