Oakland advances to the 2A boys semifinals

      PENDLETON, OR - Colton Reber scored 17 for Oakland as the Oakers defeated Vernonia 61-46 in the 2A boys quarterfinals on Wednesday in Pendleton.

      Oakland led 31-24 at halftime and then out-scored Vernonia 15-3 in the third quarter to open up a 46-27 lead.

      Jeb Harper added 14 and Austin Nix had 10 for the Oakers who will play Pilot Rock on Friday at 8:15pm.

      The Rockets beat Oakridge 55-40.

      In the two other semis, Irrigon knocked off Myrtle Point 58-32 and Western Mennonite got past Central Linn 55-47.