Astoria Anglers basketball team

The Astoria Anglers boys basketball team, following the tournament victory in Clatskanie.

The Astoria Anglers, a traveling seventh-grade boys basketball team coached by James Olson, took first place at a tournament in Clatskanie last weekend.

The Anglers played three games Saturday and two more Sunday.

Astoria won all five games to bring home the first-place trophy for the bracket.

Astoria’s fifth- and eighth-grade traveling teams also took first place in the same tournament.

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

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