Posted On: 03/1/19 3:31 PM
Eight teams will punch their ticket to the state tournament tonight, as games are contested around the state to see who will advance to the 4A state quarterfinals which begin next week in Forest Grove. We take a look at the key players, the match ups, & take a stab at predicting the winners of the games.
#1 Banks (23-3) vs #16 Newport (12-13)
Banks enters on the short list of contenders to win the 4A state title next week. Their only losses are to #2 Seaside, twice, & 5A playoff team Pendleton with a short handed roster. The Braves are lead by the duo of senior post Blake Gobel and junior wing Jacob Slifka. The 6’8 Gobel, the Cowapa Co-MVP recently signed