Hoops for the holidays

Umpqua Community College left Clackamas Community College on Sunday, Nov. 29, as winners of the women’s basketball Thanksgiving = tournament. Umpqua defeated CCC 76-65. The Cougars came in second, defeating Green River 80-46 and Mt. Hood 70-56 to make it to the championship game. Last year, the Cougars won the whole tournament. Umpqua beat Olympic 81-47 and Southwestern 101-76. Jo Paine and Emma Platner were named to the all-tournament team.

The Cougars next game will be at home on Thursday, Dec. 3, against the Centralia College Blazers at 5:30 p.m.

Photos by Austin Boltz