Last two season, Western Christian (formerly known as Western Mennonite) finished third and last season finished runner up state champions to current #1 Columbia Christian. Nobody wants to constantly come up short and not bring home the title. Its time to take the next step.
Legendary Head Coach Gary Hull is the 7th winning coach in Oregon history with over 600 wins. Coach has his team off to a hot start and let’s the scoreboard do all the talking.
Western Christian is playing at a different level this year. Their average winning margin 47.5ppg, eclipse 100 points twice and scored in the 90’s three times.
Junior Payton Richardson ( 21ppg), Junior @Alex Nicoli (17ppg) and Senior Keaton Hull (19ppg) are leading this high octane offense. All three players was on those varsity teams that came so close to winning a state title. All three players are on a mission to help lead their team back to Pendleton and get another shot at state crown.
As this young season progress, keep an eye out for Western Christian to continue to make noise and play with a sense of urgency every night. Senior Johnny Williams is a player to not sleep on.