Sage Kramer
Sage Kramer (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

The Philomath High School girls basketball team went to 8-0 with a 62-29 victory on the home floor Tuesday night over Woodburn.

Sage Kramer had 26 points by halftime and hit three 3-pointers in the third quarter to finish with 35 before she was pulled off the floor.

The Warriors will now turn their attention to what should be their biggest challenge of the season with a road game at Class 5A Corvallis on Thursday. The Spartans are currently 9-0 and will play at West Salem on Wednesday before going up against Philomath.

In the win over Woodburn, the Warriors built a 20-4 lead by the end of the first quarter and held a 41-13 advantage at halftime. Kramer scored 16 points alone in the second quarter.

Philomath beat Woodburn earlier this season by a similar score of 62-35.

No player had more than six points for the Bulldogs (2-5).

Philomath 62, Woodburn 29
Tuesday, June 8, at Philomath HS
Woodburn (2-5)491241329
Philomath (8-0)20211384162
13-Mia Rust31-217
15-Sage Kramer160-0235
33-Hailie Couture30-027
34-Kaili Saathoff20-004
45-Reagan Larson30-016
1-K Bacho00-010
32-Abigail Brown02-212
10-Bailey Bell00-000
4-Madeline Fields01-201
5-Mia Bennett00-210
TOTALS 274-8962
1-Mya Salinas20-014
2-Nayeli Zepeda10-012
12-Alyana Ramirez20-024
13-Isabella Sanchez00-010
14-Daiana Rodriguez Perez02-212
20-Briana Cruz Bogarin10-002
24-Tatyana Kalugin04-404
4-Alondra Paz20-016
15-Jazmin Sanchez Houser00-000
0-Aria Kent20-015
30-Mya Gonzalez Benavidez00-000
43-Zoey Gonzalez Benavidez00-010
44-Jordyn Gonzalez Benavidez00-010
3-Point Goals: Philomath 4 (Kramer 3, Couture), Woodburn 3 (Paz 2, Kent)
Fouled Out: None
Total Fouls: Philomath 9, Woodburn 10
Technicals: None

Philomath 35, Woodburn 18
Tuesday, June 8, at Philomath HS
The JV team’s record goes to 7-0 with the win. … The Warriors had a single-digit lead going into the fourth quarter before pulling away for good. … Madeline Fields scored six of her eight points in the fourth. … K Bacho added seven point, which included a 3-pointer. … The JV team is scheduled to play Thursday at 5:45 p.m. at Corvallis.

Philomath 30, Molalla 28
Tuesday, June 8, at Philomath HS
The JV2 team won for the second straight time in a game that came down to the wire. … The team’s record goes to 5-0 on the season. … Mia Cook scored 14 points on six field goals and 2 of 2 free throws. … The JV2 team is scheduled to play on Friday against Woodburn.

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