South Eugene team comes on strong
It has been 10 seasons since a girls' basketball team from outside the Portland, Ore., metro area has won Oregon's large class state trophy. Nine of those 10 were won by either Oregon City (Oregon City, Ore.) to the East or Southridge (Beaverton, Ore.) to the West.
In 1999, it was South Eugene (Eugene, Ore.), claiming the 4A title against St. Mary's (Beaverton). Since 1987, when South Eugene won the 3A state title, the trophy has left the Portland area just three times -- South ...
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