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Boys finish basketball season with win, then losses to top teams

 

June 23, 2021

HUSKIES CELEBRATE after Cole Baxter buried a last-second basket to beat Newport.

Sweet Home boys basketball finished the season 7-6, going .500 in league play with a 3-3 record. They finished fourth in the 4A-3 Oregon West Conference, behind Cascade, Woodburn and Philomath.

The season's final week started out memorably for the Huskies, with senior Cole Baxter connecting on a game-winning three-pointer with a few seconds left to beat Newport 72-70 at home. Hunter Coulter scored 22, Aiden Tyler scored 18, and Owen Towry finished with 13 for the Huskies.

But any playoff hopes for Sweet Home were dashed after the team finished the season with two road losses against tough c...



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