Wins were hard to come by for local boys high school basketball teams on the first weekend of the 2014-15 season.
Lyle/Wishram and Trout Lake each split a pair of non-league games last weekend, while Columbia High won one of three and Klickitat lost one.
At Hood River 71, Columbia 40: Senior Ryan Lockman’s 24 points went for naught last Saturday.
The Bruins led by a point at halftime but the game got away from them after Lock-man picked up his fourth foul in the first minute of the third quarter.
Without Lockman, the CHS offense struggled to handle Hood River’s pressure and managed just four points in the second half.
Lyle/Wishram 55, at Arlington, Ore. 24: Cody Carse scored a game-high 24 points and Gabe Montoya grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds last Saturday to lead the Cougars past the Honkers and to their first victory.
Dylon Sisson contributed 13 points and five steals, and Montoya and Gavyn Nelson each chipped in eight points for the Cougars, who shot 45% from the field (22 for 49) and recorded 14 assists and 16 steals.
Defensively, Lyle/Wishram limited Arlington to nine field goals in 36 attempts (25%), two free throws in three tries, and seven offensive and 19 total rebounds.
The Cougars held an 18-8 lead after one quarter and led 33-13 at halftime. Things never got better for Arlington, which trailed 47-18 after three quarters and finished with 29 turnovers.
Stevenson 76, at Klickitat 32: The visiting Bulldogs rode a fast start to a big non-league win over the Vandals last Saturday. It was Klickitat’s first game of the season.
Stevenson (2-0) led 24-8 after one quarter, 45-18 at halftime, and 59-22 through three quarters of play.
Mason Knowland scored 12 points and Nathan Erickson had 10 for the Vandals (0-1).
At Trout Lake 76, Columbia JV 54: JD Cox scored 19 points to lead four Mustangs in double figures last Saturday.
Diego Cortez tallied 18 points, Juan Rico had 14, and Jonathan Avila added 12 for the Mustangs (1-1).
Cox also led the team with nine rebounds and seven assists.
Washougal 64, at Columbia 22: The Bruins were remarkably consistent in last Friday’s non-league loss. They scored seven points in the first and second quarters, and four in the second and third quarters.
Ryan Lockman’s 12 points led the Bruins.
Stevenson 70, at Lyle/Wishram 63: The Bulldogs rallied in the fourth quarter last Friday to overtake the Cougars in the season opener for both teams.
The Cougars held a 50-49 lead after three quarters of play, but got outscored 21-13 in the fourth of a very competitive game.
Lyle/Wishram senior Cody Carse led all scorers with 24 points. Carse, who made 8-of-15 shots from the field, also had seven rebounds, four steals, and three assists.
Gabe Montoya posted a stat line of 12 points, 13 rebounds, a team-high seven assists, and five steals before fouling out. Jacob Ziegler furnished 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting and five assists.
At Southwest Christian 69, Trout Lake 32: Jonathan Avila scored 10 points and JD Cox had eight for the Mustangs in last Friday’s non-league loss in Beaverton.
The Mustangs trailed 19-3 after one quarter, 36-15 at halftime, and 53-36 through three quarters.
At Columbia 64, Riverside 59: The Bruins opened the 2014-15 season on Dec. 3 with a balanced offensive effort.
Ryan Lockman scored 22 points, Jabal Gilbert had 13, and Blake Walker tallied 12.
CHS owned a 19-11 lead after one quarter and led 37-28 at halftime and 47-45 with three quarters in the book.