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Waldport rebounds, defends for win over Taft

Posted: Friday, Dec 7th, 2012

Waldport senior point guard Tyler Johnson flies to the hoop for two in the fourth quarter of the Irish’s win over Taft. Johnson had 21 points and five assists. (Photo by Jovita Ballentine)

As the Waldport boys' basketball team sauntered out of the locker room at halftime, tied 21-21 with Taft, Irish head coach Mick Bittick pulled his star guard Tyler Johnson to the side and presented an informal question that was almost rhetorical in nature.

Taft couldn't keep the Irish senior out of the key and getting to the free throw line, so Bittick gave his guard the emerald green light to go and make plays at Johnson's discretion.

For the complete article see the 12-07-2012 issue.

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