OSAA 2A Basketball Tournament Preview

No. 10 Portland Christian (24-4) vs. No. 2 Union (24-3): Portland Christian is headed to Pendleton for the first time since 2010, when the Royals won both the boys’ and girls’ titles. Portland Christian did play in the 3A State Tournament in Coos Bay in 2015 but no player on the current roster has any State Tournament experience. The Royals, who average 46 points a game while giving up 32, will be somewhat of a mystery team, as they are the only one that hasn’t played anyone else in the State Tournament field. Players to watch include junior guard Carly Brunner, who averaged 17 points and four steals per game during league play. Senior guards Jounie Conard and Madi Delucia also are impact players for head coach Charles McKinney’s team. The Union Bobcats are making their first State Tournament appearance since back-to-back trips in 2014 and 2015. Rhondie Johansen’s team comes in with a ton of momentum: the Bobcats have won 14 games in a row and won their league without losing a game. Sophomore point guard Callie Glenn is a team captain and the leading scorer at 16 points…

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