Once invincible, Rainier has fallen to a 1-6 league record this season, following Warrenton’s 40-30 win over the Columbians in a Coastal Range League girls basketball game Friday at Rainier.

The Lady Warriors remain tied for third in the league standings at 2-4, and finish the league season against the top two teams in the league this week on Tuesday vs. Clatskanie and Friday at Willamina.

Boys Columbians 53, Warriors 43

The last team with a chance at catching first place Rainier in the Coastal Range League standings came up short Friday night in Rainier, where the Columbians held on for a 53-43 win over Warrenton.

Rainier remains unbeaten in league play at 7-0, while the second-place Warriors fall to 3-3.

Warrenton finishes the regular season this week at home Tuesday against Clatskanie, followed by a game Friday at Willamina.

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or ghenley@dailyastorian.com.

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