The Capitals defeated the Super Hawks 137-134 in Sunday’s Game 2 of the best-of-three second round series in the TBL playoffs.
The Salem Capitals defeated the Vancouver Volcanoes in the first round of the TBL playoffs on Tuesday. The first round “play-in” win sets up a three-game series against Seattle beginning Thursday.
Allen Billinger Jr. dropped a TBL career-high 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, as the Capitals won in double overtime against the Seattle Super Hawks in Sunday’s regular season finale.
The Salem Capitals rolled to a 137-102 victory against the West Coast Breeze on Friday.
The Capitals have been plagued by a lack of energy throughout the season, and it was a problem again last weekend. It didn’t change the outcome in Friday’s blowout win, but was probably the difference in Saturday’s three-point loss
Despite a game-high 30 points from Isaiah Gentry and a first quarter lead, the Salem Capitals lost to the Seattle Super Hawks on Sunday.
Allen Billinger Jr. is headed to the TBL All-Star game as one of only 24 players from around the 49 team league to earn the honor.
As the Salem Capitals and Seattle Super Hawks walked off the court Sunday night, the energy inside Royal Brougham Pavilion wasn’t what you might expect following a fourth quarter double-digit comeback from Salem and a 107-105 win for the home team.
Nearly an hour prior it was electric as the Capitals mounted a comeback from down 18. But with 21 seconds left and the deficit cut to three, the building deflated.
That’s when Salem’s Isaiah Gentry and Seattle’s Broc Finstuen both went up for a pass near halfcourt. They collided in the air, a foul was called on Finstuen, and when he landed he suffered a serious lower leg injury.
Brookelynn Jackson was named co-defensive player of the year in the Central Valley Conference as she and five other Lady Celts received all-conference honors.
McNary girls basketball was on the road Tuesday night in the first round of the OSAA state championship playoffs. They took on the No. 9 Oregon City Lady Pioneers, and while they kept things close in the first half, the Lady Celts lost their playoff matchup 65-34.