Oasis Academy opens season with 2 wins

Oasis Academy senior Trevor Halloran sank 16 3-pointers in four games during the Bighorns’ opening week of the season.

Oasis Academy senior Trevor Halloran sank 16 3-pointers in four games during the Bighorns’ opening week of the season.

The Oasis Academy boys basketball team opened the season splitting four games.
The Bighorns lost to Sierra Lutheran, 64-57, last Tuesday in Carson City before falling to Manogue’s junior varsity team, 65-20, on Thursday to open a Reno tournament.
Oasis, though, rebounded with a 45-34 win over North Valleys’ JV team on Friday and then knocked off Wooster’s JV team, 45-41, on Saturday.
Oasis Academy plays its first home game of the year today when it hosts enCompass Academy at 6 p.m. at the city-county gym.
Sierra Lutheran 64, Oasis Academy 57
The Falcons jumped on the Bighorns early, racing to a 14-point lead after the first quarter, but the Bighorns came back to tie the game, 32-32, at halftime. Oasis Academy carried a lead into the fourth quarter before Sierra Lutheran outscored the visitors by nine in the final frame.
Senior Trevor Halloran led the Bighorns with 32 points, including six 3-pointers, and freshman Fenn Mackedon scored 10 and senior Jacob Pike added nine. Pike led the team in rebounds with 10.
Manogue JV 65, Oasis Academy 20
Like the game before, Oasis Academy fell behind early to Manogue but it couldn’t recover as the Miners commanded a 38-15 lead at halftime.
Halloran led the team with 14 points.
Oasis Academy 45, North Valleys JV 34
The Bighorns didn’t start slow in their third game of the season, racing out to a four-point lead at halftime. Oasis Academy outscored the Panthers in the final two quarters for the 11-point win.
Halloran found the 3-point line, sinking three 3-pointers, as he led the team with 23 points. Pike scored 16 points. Seven players recorded a rebound with Halloran and senior Gabriel Romero each pulling down six. Halloran also had three steals and three assists.
Oasis Academy 45, Wooster JV 41
Oasis Academy found itself in another hole to start the game and didn’t grab its first lead until the second half. The Bighorns outscored the Colts, 25-15, in the second half to win by four.
Halloran hit a season-high seven 3-pointers to lead the team with a 25-point effort, and Pike scored five and Romero and senior Westin Booker each added four. Pike and Halloran each pulled down eight rebounds, Halloran led in assists with four, and Halloran had three assists and two steals.


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