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Live updates: Oregon (OSAA) high school boys basketball 6A state tournament semifinals (3/8/2024)

Follow along throughout the day for live updates from the 6A boys semifinals at the University of Portland's Chiles Center
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The Oregon 6A boys basketball state tournament continues Friday with semifinal games at the University of Portland's Chiles Center. 

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Follow this post for live updates. No. 1 Central Catholic and No. 5 Tualatin are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. No. 3 Roosevelt and No. 7 Beaverton are set for 3:15 p.m. 

Photo by Dan Brood 


(most recent updates at the top)

No. 3 Roosevelt vs. No. 7 Beaverton

FINAL: Roosevelt 73, Beaverton 45

One by one, Riders coach Jamarr Lawson removed his starters. First, Owen Nathan. Then Terrence Hill Jr., Chance White, and finally, Utrillo Morris with 1:46 left.

Timeout Beaverton: Riders fans already looking ahead to tomorrow evening and a clash with Central Catholic. 64-44 w 222 to play

Timeout Beaverton: 424 to play, Riders up 60-41

End 3rd: Roosevelt 51, Beaverton 36

Midway through the 3Q, and Riders lead is up to 47-24

Halftime: Roosevelt 16 minutes from reaching its first big-school final since winning the program's only title in 1949, leading Beaverton 38-17 

Timeout Beaverton: Roughriders open 2Q on 7-0 run, build a 22-10 lead w 608 left

End 1st: Roosevelt 15, Beaverton 10

Timeout Beaverton: 204 1Q Roosevelt up 10-7

331 1Q Roosevelt up 8-7

Teams are warming up. Tipoff is at 3:15 p.m. 

No. 1 Central Catholic vs. No. 5 Tualatin

FINAL: Central Catholic 73, Tualatin 67

Timeout Wolves – things looks bleak as Carr gets a layup off a feed from Zamir, but Keeney gets a quick bucket. 71-67 w 27.6 left 4Q

Timeout Rams - Paschal has come up big down the stretch, draws a favorable whistle and hits both FTs. Lake takes a Lillard-esque 3pt that misses, and following rebound, it's a 4-pt game at 69-65 CC 126 4Q

Timeout Rams after 2 FTs by Zamir Paschal to put them up 63-62 w 343 to play

Timeout Wolves after a Diaz layin. CC up 57-56 626 4Q

Empty possession for Tualatin; Zeller hits 2 FTs, and Rams back in front 55-54 657 4Q

Hits both FTs, but a turnover means only CC cutting the deficit to 54-53

Angelo opens the 4Q with a steal, draws an intentional foul from Lake. Could be turning point right from the start

End 3rd: CC rights ship with Steppe on bench, ends quarter on 8-2 run to close to within 54-51. Steppe checking in to start 4Q

Rams are 0x7 from 3pt range in quarter after going 6x16 in first half, but a putback before a CC timeout 141 3Q shaves deficit to 52-45

But Steppe just picked up his 4th foul with an illegal screen — Tualatin up 52-43 205 3Q

And Steppe with a deep 3 — 49-43 259 3Q

Wolves on 23-4 run over last 8 minutes

And now it's Jemai Lake with the strong take and the and-1 – 43-39 435 3Q

Nolan Keeney with the 3-point play and the Wolves retake the lead 40-39 616 3Q

Scoring leaders: Tual, Steppe 18 pts, 5 rbs, also 2 fouls; Lake and Javier Diaz 6 pts each. CC, Zeller and Angelo 8 pts each, Carr 7 pts; Zeller also 5 rbs

HALFTIME: Central Catholic 37, Tualatin 33 — Wolves close half on 13-2 run, score final 8 of half

And now Jemai Lake with the layup – Wolves have more than halved CC's 19-point lead, are now within 8 at 37-29 with 150 left 2Q

Steppe with the right wing jumper. back to 10 at 37-27 with 2:30 left 2Q

Jaden Steppe with 3pt at 550 of 2Q ends a 22-0 CC run ... Rams 30-14

End 1st: Robbie Long rattles in a 3 at the buzzer to cap a 15-0 Rams run to end quarter, give them a 23-11 lead over the 2x defending champs.

A Tony Angelo 3-pointer from the right wing gives Rams their first lead att 13-11. Timeout Tualatin 2:00 1Q

Fast-paced quarter so far. Tied 8-8 401 to go

Here we go: Central Catholic wins the opening tip

Both teams doing shootaround with 30 minutes to anthem and lineups

Tipoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.