Shootout Victory

The St. Helens Clutch pose for a photo after winning the Turkey Shootout in Kelso, Washington.

St. Helens Clutch, a local 7th-grade tournament travel basketball team, competed at the Oregon State Basketball Championship after qualifying for the fourth time.

Oregon State Basketball Tournament

The St. Helens Clutch team members suited up, from top left, Carter Dueck - 2, Danny Moore - 4, James Eder - 25, Christian Rund - 14, Noah Bigham - 1, Colin Wentworth - 10. Bottom left - Weston Hancock - 12, Keegan Motherway - 24, Gavin Phillips -21, Cole Pence - 3, and Kellen Wroblewski - 20.

The tournament played out in Redmond March 10, 11, and 12.

Coached by Jared Motherway and Jeremy Dueck, the team played 29 games in their regular season before playing an additional four games in the tournament. The team competed in the 7th-grade Silver Bracket against 27 other teams.


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