With the chance to make history on the line, Kyle Greeley produced big performances.
The junior guard from West Salem scored 37 points in Wednesday’s 71-59 win against Sheldon in the first round of the 6A state playoffs and 17 in Friday’s 73-48 win against Central Catholic in the second round.
Those performances helped the Titans to the 6A state tournament for the first time since 2006.
No. 6 seed West Salem (21-5) opens the state tournament at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday by playing No. 3 seed Clackamas (22-4) at University of Portland’s Chiles Center.
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Teagan Quitoriano, Sprague boys basketball: The junior post scored 33 points in Friday’s 74-72 loss to Grant in the second round of the 6A state playoffs.
Natalie Bock, Sprague girls basketball: The junior forward scored 12 points in Tuesday’s 74-32 loss to Southridge in the first round of the 6A state playoffs.
Alec Barba, Central boys basketball: The senior wing scored 15 points in Friday’s 53-47 loss to Summit in the 5A state playoffs.
Tess Hendricks, Stayton girls basketball: The senior guard scored 10 points in Saturday’s 42-35 loss to Marshfield in the 4A state playoffs.
Tyler Walker, Cascade boys basketball: The senior guard scored 15 points in Friday’s 68-49 loss to Seaside in the 4A state playoffs.
Evina Westbrook, South Salem girls basketball: The senior point guard scored 23 points, had 11 rebounds and six steals in Saturday’s 54-36 win against West Salem in the 6A state playoffs.
Hannah Munson, Silverton girls basketball: The senior wing scored 18 points in Saturday’s 77-47 win against Summit in the 5A state playoffs.