The Acorn senior teams closed out their 2A-Region 7 conference schedule on the road Thursday night at Mount Ida in action heard live on KENA 104.1.
The Lady Tigers were defeated by Mount Ida 73-43 to close out the league schedule with a record of 9-5. The Acorn girls are 15-13 overall.
In senior boys action, Mount Ida defeated Acorn 74-62. The Tigers finish the conference race with an 8-6 mark, and are 11-17 overall.
On Tuesday night, January 29th, Acorn hosted Cossatot River for a Polk County rivalry match-up.
Acorn won the senior boys contest 52-39, behind Leo Jacinto’s 14 points. Jeremiah Swint and Matthew Chaney pitched in 12 each. Garrett Watkins led the Eagles with 12.
Acorn led 28-18 at the half, and cruised to the 13 point victory.
In senior girls action, Cossatot River defeated Acorn 74-61. Makayla Jackson came out hot for the Lady Tigers knocking down four three point baskets in the opening quarter. But Acorn still couldn’t keep pace with the eighth ranked team in the state, as the Lady Eagles led 24-15 after the opening quarter. Cossatot River took a 44-29 lead at intermission, and the Lady Eagles went on to post the 13 point victory.
Ashlen Gonzalez paced three Lady Eagles in double figures with 22. Rhyen Martin pitched in 21. Kaylin McKee added 17. Makayla Anderson led the Lady Tigers with 15. Sophie Jackson added 13. Ashlyn Bissell was also in double figures with 11.
In a preliminary junior girls contest, Acorn defeated Cossatot River 51-33 as Sunshine Butterfield exploded for 31 points.