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Waldport bum rushes No. 1 Regis, 62-53

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 6th, 2013

Waldport senior point guard Shane McNees, seen here against Central Linn last week, had nine points and two assists in the Irish's upset win over No. 1 Regis on Friday. The Irish are shooting for fourth place in the Tri-River Conference. (Photo by Jovita Ballentine)

They may have been the only 14 people in the entire building who believed they were good enough to take down No. 1 Regis in their own gym, in venomous territory, with unfavorable officials, but that's all the Waldport boys basketball team needed on Friday.

Vying for high regard in a league that's generally treated them like the red-headed stepchild, the Irish jolted not only the Tri-River Conference, but the undivided 2A landscape by ousting the top-ranked Rams 62-53.

For the complete article see the 02-06-2013 issue.

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