Technically, the game-winning basket belonged to Astoria's Jordan Thoreson, whose score late in the first half gave the Fishermen a 39-12 lead over the Banks Braves.
That would be all the points Astoria would need Saturday night, as the Fishermen scored an eventual 59-37 win over the Braves in the girls' championship game of the Dulcich Tournament.
Astoria turned an early 3-2 deficit into an 18-3 lead, following a 16-0 run in the first period that put the Lady Fish in command for the remainder of the game.
Jamie Coggins scored 10 of her game-high 20 points in the first quarter, with Hilary O'Bryan adding a pair of lay-ups in the big first period run.
The Braves were just 5-of-27 in the first half, in which their biggest deficit was 27 points.
Astoria's Alex Hillard came off the bench to spark another 11-2 run with nice assists to Coggins and K.J. Carr, who finished with 13 points. Kayce Lilley added 10 points off the bench.
Astoria improves to 7-2 overall, 3-0 at home.
Consolation: Naselle 59, Knappa 37In the Dulcich Tournament consolation final Saturday afternoon, Naselle's Sylvia Herrold and Brandi Keightley each scored 21 points to lift the Comets past the Loggers, 59-37.
Naselle held a 29-14 lead at halftime.
Knappa's Brittany Dugan finished the tournament with 46 points in two games, scoring another 23 against the Comets, with eight rebounds and five steals.
Banks 61, Knappa 43A high-scoring, fast-paced first quarter gave way to a defensive battle in Friday's contest between the Banks and Knappa girls.
The first period ended in a 20-20 tie, and the Braves managed to hold off the Loggers over the final three quarters for a 61-43 win.
Knappa was 8-of-16 from the field in the first period, highlighted by a pair of 3-pointers from Brittany Dugan.
Both teams cooled off in the second quarter, with the Braves outscoring the Loggers 8-5 for a narrow halftime edge.
Knappa held a brief 29-28 lead early in the third period, before Banks went on a decisive 14-0 run, which included six points from Whitney Blok.
Dugan had 23 points for the Loggers.
Bear Mountain Classic: Jewell girls win titleCASCADE LOCKS - The Jewell girls basketball team continued their march through the 2007-08 season, as the Lady Jays finished the 2007 part undefeated with a 49-28 win over Arlington in the championship game of the Bear Mountain Classic tournament in Cascade Locks.
Jewell's Amanda DePonte was named the tournament MVP, after scoring 10 points, with 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals in the title game.
Amber Meier added 20 points, 14 boards and nine steals for the Lady Jays, who improve to 8-0 overall, equaling last year's 8-0 start.
Jesika Kaczenski finished with eight points and nine rebounds for Jewell, which plays St. Paul Friday.
Jewell 48, Cascade Locks 40Jewell opened the tournament Friday with a 48-40 win over Cascade Locks.
Amber Meier had 16 points with 11 rebounds and five steals for the Jays, to go with Amanda DePonte's 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Jesika Kaczenski added 10 points in the win.
Boys: Jewell 57, Eddyville 42The Jewell boys closed out 2007 on a positive note, with a 57-42 win over Eddyville in the consolation game of the Bear Mountain Classic Saturday.
Jewell's Ross Trottier led all scorers with 18 points, followed by Curtis Rozinek and Travis Kaczenski with 10 apiece, and Lucas Foster with nine.
Cascade Locks 54, Jewell 35The host Pirates opened the Bear Mountain Classic with a 54-35 win over the Jewell boys Friday.
Ross Trottier scored 15 points and Matt Prendergast added 11 for the Blue Jays.
Eastern Oregon Holiday Classic
Seaside 79, McLoughlin 33BAKER - The Seaside girls shook off the disappointment of two straight losses with a 79-33 win over McLoughlin to close out the Eastern Oregon Holiday Classic, Saturday in Baker.
The Gulls had the game well in hand after one quarter, leading 32-8.
Seaside's Alix Richardson led all scorers with 18 points, with six rebounds. Meagan Potter added 12 points, nine boards and three assists for the Gulls, who return to Eastern Oregon later this week to play McLoughlin again (Friday), followed by a game at La Grande (Friday).
Baker 48, Seaside 44BAKER - The Gulls played without Ashley Mayfield (sprained ankle) and lost their second in a row, as Baker topped Seaside 48-44 on Day 2 of the Eastern Oregon Classic Friday.
The Bulldogs avenged a loss to the Gulls one week earlier in the Seaside tournament.
Seaside outscored Baker 22-7 (including a 12-0 run) in the third quarter to take a 39-30 lead, but the Bulldogs rallied in the final period.
Baker's Tara Talbott hit two free throws to tie the game at 44-44 with 1:09 left, and teammate Julia Vaughan made two to provide the winning margin, as Baker went 8-for-8 at the line in the final 2:30.
Talbott had 16 points and 14 rebounds for Baker, while Meagan Potter led the Gulls with 15 points.