Posted On: 02/22/19 1:00 PM

Tonight (February 22nd) is the round of 16 in Oregon's class 3A level where teams vie for a trip to the state tournament next week in Coos Bay.  We take a look at the match ups and try our best to predict who will win & who will be going home.

#1 Delasalle (21-4) vs Brookings Harbor (15-8)

None of the eight road teams will travel further than Brookings who makes the state playoffs in their first year at the 3A level.  Standing in their way is a deep & talented Delsalle squad who is looking to repeat as state champions.  The Knights haven't lost to a 3A team all year and are lead by 6'3 wing Kadeem Nelson, a lanky third year starter.  Junior guard George Sadi is an explosive scorer as well with a 44 point game earlier in the year against class 6A Westview.

Prediction:  Delasalle has the depth & athleticism rarely seen at the 3A level and we look for them to use their full court pressure defense to pull away early from the visiting Bruins.

 

#8 Sutherlin (20-5) vs #9 Umatilla (19-7)

An interesting early match up, Sutherlin gets the home game based on the

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