Photos from the OSAA 5A and 6A state basketball championships held at McArthur Court on the campus of the University of Oregon.  
       
OSAA 6A Basketball Championships

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Kenneth Acker (1) of Grant is fouled by Central Catholic's Alex Arrington (11) as he drives for a layup in the second quarter of the OSAA 6A Basketball Championship third place game held at McArthur Court on the campus of the University or Oregon in Eugene.  Central Catholic defeated Grant 59-39 for the trophy.  Photo John Lariviere


Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Will Bond (front) of Central Catholic boxes out Grant's Emony Foreman (behind) as they battle for a rebound in the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere


Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Anthony Penny (left) of Grant shoots a jumper over the outstretched arm of Central Catholics Andy Clark (right) during the second quarter.  Penny dropped in 12 points in the contest to lead his team in scoring.  Photo John Lariviere


Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Mike Moser (left) of Grant jams in two points and is fouled on the play by Central Catholic's Damas Gakwasi (21) late in the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Damas Gakwasi (21) of Central Catholic drives for a lay-in against the defense of Grant's Mike Moser during the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Victor Aguero (10) of Central Catholic shoot an eight footer in the lane over the reach of Grant's Anthony Penny during the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Damas Gakwasi (21) of Central Catholic goes in for the lay-up at the tail end of a third quarter fast break as Grant's Kenneth Acker looks on.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Andy Clark (25) of Central Catholic is fouled by Grant's Kevin Jessie as he attempts an inside shot during the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Marcos Montas of Central Catholic attempts a shot as he drives the lane while under defensive pressure from Grant's Kevin Jessie late in the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Alex Jones (52) of Grant holds off Central Catholic's Tyler Sonnemaker (right) as he eyes a defensive rebound opportunity late in the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Will Bond of Central Catholic hits a jumper for two of his game high 21 points late in the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Daunte Paschal of Grant caps off a coast-to-coast fast break with a layup early in the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Kenneth Acker of Grant looks away from his target as he glides in for a layup on the tail end of a fast break late in the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Alex Jones (left) and Kenneth Davis-Woods (right) of Grant battle Central Catholic's Damas Gakwasi (center) for a rebound late in the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Central Catholic 59 - Grant 39  Kenneth Acker (1) of Grant looks for an outlet as he drives the lane.  Photo John Lariviere
OSAA 5A Basketball Championships

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  The Jefferson Democrats hail the OSAA 5A Basketball Championship trophy in unison after defeating Century 60-44 to win back-to-back state titles.  The Demo's 2008 state title follows their 2007 fist place finish over Corvallis.  Photo John Lariviere


Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Cameron McCaffery (1) of Century shoots a jumper over the top of Jefferson's Tyrone Phillips (11) at the end of the first quarter of the OSAA 5A Basketball championship game at McArthur Court on the Campus of the University of Oregon.  Jefferson edged out Century for its second straight title.  Photo John Lariviere

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Logan Kotzian (5) of Century wins an offensive rebound away from Jefferson's Tyrone Phillips (behind) late in the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Cameron McCaffery (left) of Century reaches out to get a block on the shot of Jefferson's Michael Mangum during the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere


Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Kody Butcher (right) of Century fights to knock the ball loose from Jefferson's Terrence Jones (left) as they challenge for a rebound under the Jefferson basket during the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Logan Kotzian (5) of Century flies at Jefferson's Tyrone Phillips (11) in an attempt to block his shot early in the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere


Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Tyrone Phillips (right) shoots a baseline jumper over the outstretched arm of Century's Kody Butcher (left) during the first quarter.  Photo John Lariviere


Jefferson 60 - Century 44  All tournament selection Terrence Jones of Jefferson pulls in one of his 18 rebounds of the game.  Jones finished with 27 points, 4 assists and 1 blocked shot.  Photo John Lariviere

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Cameron McCaffery (center) works the ball around Jefferson's Terrence Jones (left) during the third quarter as AJ Johnson (right) looks on.  McCaffery led his team in scoring with 20 points.  Photo John Lariviere

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Tyrone Phillips of Jefferson looses the handle on his shot as he attempts a jumper from the lane late in the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Antoine Hosley (3) of Jefferson battles Century's Logan Kotzian (behind) as he goes for the offensive tip-in late in the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
 
Jefferson 60 - Century 44  AJ Johnson (left) of Jefferson pulls up for a jumper in the lane after escaping the defense of Century's Conner Cummings (right) midway through the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Antoine Hosley (front) of Jefferson sends off a pass after stepping past Century's Josh Garlington (behind) as the Democrats work the ball in the forecourt.  Photo John Lariviere
 
Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Cameron McCaffery (left) of Century picks up a blocking foul as he attempts to contain Jefferson's Tyrone Phillips (right) at midcourt late in the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
 
Jefferson 60 - Century 44  Logan Kotzian of Century lays up the ball on the back side of the hoop after slipping through the Jefferson defense late in the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
OSAA 6A Basketball Championships

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Kyle Wiltjer (30) of Jesuit picks off the shot attempt by Lincoln's JD Esters (5) late in the first quarter of the OSAA 6A Basketball Championship game at the McArthur Court on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene.  The Crusaders picked up the school's third championship trophy after defeating Lincoln 63-41.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  All-tournament team selection Kyle Wiltjer of Jesuit hits an inside jumper to push Jesuit's lead to 14 points with 4:42 left in the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Kyle Wiltjer of Jesuit drives to be basket against the defense of Lincoln's Anthony Hagger during the second quarter.  Wiltjer contributed 14 points to his team's victory and pulled down 12 rebounds.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Kris Montoya (right) of Lincoln slips his shot in past Jesuit's Jordan Akwenuke (left) with 40 seconds remaining in the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Anthony Hagger (23) of Lincoln reaches out to contain Jesuit's Stephen Eckelmann (right) as he looks to work the ball outside during the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Stephen Holt of Jesuit glides in for a layup early in the first quarter.  Holt scored 13 points with two assists and three steals.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Jordan Akwenuke (center) of Jesuit gets the jump on three Lincoln defenders to tip in an offensive rebound early in the first quarter.  Unable to stop Akwenuke for Lincoln are Kris Montoya (left), Rei Jensen (center-right) and JT Flowers (right).  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Kyle Wiltjer (right) of Jesuit skies over Linclon's Anthony Hagger (left) for a one-handed running jumper during the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Stephen Holt (right) of Jesuit hits an eight foot jumper over Lincoln's JD Esters (left) for two of his thirteen points with 1:03 left in the second quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Jordan Akwenuke (right) of Jesuit gets a piece of Lincoln's Rei Jensen's layup to deny the bucket early in the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Stephen Holt (foreground) of Jesuit slips past the defense of Lincoln's JD Esters (behind) as he drives for a layup with 5:58 to go in the fourth quarter.  Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Ted Coburn (right) of Jesuit leaps forward to contain the ball movement of Lincoln's JD Esters (left) during first quarter action.  Esters earned all-tournament honors by unanimous vote.   Photo John Lariviere


Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Kris Montoya (foreground) of Lincoln leads the fast break up the floor after brushing past Jesuit's Stephen Holt (behind) during the third quarter.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Brenton Spickerman (31) of Jesuit muscles his shot over Lincoln's Kris Montoya to score two of his team-high 15 points.  Spickerman had the hot hand as he went 6-7 from the field and 3-4 behind the three point line.  Photo John Lariviere
 

Jesuit 63 - Lincoln 41  Kris Montoya (21) of Lincoln goes up strong against Jesuit's Jeff Elorriaga (left) in the opening minute of the second half.  Montoya, who led Lincoln scorers with 12 points, is fouled on the play.  Photo John Lariviere
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