PORTLAND -- North Medford's shot at a state title ended Wednesday when the Black Tornado fell to West Linn, 42-32 at the Chiles Center in Portland. The Black Tornado now move to the consolation bracket of the state tournament.
North Medford won its first shared or outright conference title this season since 2008. After a rough start to their opening-round game, they breezed to two wins on the way to the state tournament. Now eliminated from title contention, they will face No. 9 Clackamas on Thursday at 9 a.m.
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