The Sweet Home boys basketball team beat La Pine 55-45 Dec. 23 at home and Harrisburg 61-44 on the road Friday before falling 71-59 to undefeated 5A South Albany Saturday at Linn-Benton Community College.
Against La Pine, "we played solid enough to win," said Coach Drew Emmert. "We didn't play great."
Harrisburg played evenly against the Huskies, and Emmert was worried a bit, especially with a game scheduled the next day against South Albany, he said. But the Huskies came up with a few steals to spark a run to a 17-point win.
Against South Albany, "we competed with them," Emmert said, but...