CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Aleah Goodman had 23 points and La Salle Prep defeated Mazama 62-54 Friday in the semifinals of the OSAA Class 4A girls tournament.
The second-seeded Falcons (25-1) will face undefeated Sutherlin in the state championship game on Saturday at Gill Coliseum. The top-seeded Bulldogs cruised to a 44-28 victory over Seaside in the earlier semifinal.
La Salle led from the start and pushed the advantage to as many as 12 points late in the game for the team’s 19th straight victory.
Amber Lease has 19 points and Caileigh Smith added 16 for sixth-seeded Mazama (21-4).
Earlier in the day Miranda Mendenhall had 15 points to pace Sutherlin over Seaside.
Sutherlin, making its third straight appearance in the tournament, lost last season in the semifinals to La Grande.
Kayce Mock added 13 points and seven rebounds for Sutherlin, which built a 25-15 lead at halftime and went on to lead by as many as 20 points.
Kaitlin Lewis had 10 points for Seaside (18-6), which shot 32.4 percent from the field. The loss snapped a 15-game losing streak for the Seagulls.
Seaside had not been to the tournament since 2006.
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