Wallowa High School’s basketball teams experienced a series of nail-biters during the Optimist Christmas Classic Tournament last week in La Grande.
Play began Wednesday with the boys losing to Union, 74-67, in triple overtime. Union also bested the girls, 38-31.
Thursday the girls narrowly losing to Elgin, 53-49, and the boys lost to Cove, 41-30. Sherman defeated Wallowa girls, 45-32, in the seventh-place game Friday. The Cougar boys defeated Imbler, 35-27.