Nick's Six Picks: The Great Salt Lick

Nick's Six Picks: The Great Salt Lick

Counting down the top plays and acheivements from the week that was in your local world of sports, Nick's Six Picks for the first week of February.

6. The Boys from Blue River: The McKenzie Eagles continue to pluck apart the rest of the 1A classification as McKenzie is the last unbeaten team in the state, 22-0.

5. Boulder Over: Olu Ashaolu may have missed the potential game winning free throw at Colorado, but he delivered jam after jam in the home where the Buffaloes roam.

4. Throwback Behind the Back: On throwback night at Crow Friday night, the Cougars Brayden Anderson channeled Pistol Pete Maravich with the behind-the-back pass to Toby Tripp.

3. Buzzer Beating Beacons: The viewer submitted clip of the week, Lindsey Shearer of Northwest Christian University hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to force overtime as the Beacons eventually won their first ever game against a Top 10 team in the NAIA, 73-63 over Eastern Oregon.

2. Watch Your Head!: The trials and tribulations of being a 6-foot-6 junior in High School. Creswell's Trent Pruitt about bonked his noggin on the bottom of the backboard after a vicious two-handed slam.

1. The Great Salt Lick: Oregon's Carlos Emory made his case to be the dunk of the year on this sky-walking alley-oop dunk on the Utah Utes.

Catch a play during the week on KVAL Sports that you believe deserves some recognition? Send Nick an eMail krupke@kval.com or find him on facebook Nick Krupke KVAL or twitter @NickKrupke