• Morse's 28 points spark Cascade Christian in win

  • Eric Morse scored 28 points, powering Cascade Christian to a 68-57 victory over Umatilla in the Wells Fargo Advisors Christmas Classic tournament hosted by the Challengers.

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  • Eric Morse scored 28 points, powering Cascade Christian to a 68-57 victory over Umatilla in the Wells Fargo Advisors Christmas Classic tournament hosted by the Challengers.
    David Sellers added 18 points and Alex Miller 12 for the Challengers (3-1), who are ranked fourth in the Class 3A coaches' poll. They face unbeaten North Valley (8-0), a Class 4A team, at 7:30 tonight at Cascade Christian.
    Andres Sanguino tallied 28 points for Umatilla (0-5).
    UMATILLA (57) — Sanguino 28, Williams 3, Rubio 2, Hurley 3, Bernal 6, Kennedy 4, Snyder 11. Totals: 23 2-4 57.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (68) — Siliga 3, Morse 28, Cheney 3, Sha 0, Joffer 4, Miller 12, Sellers 18, Thompson 0. Totals: 29 8-16 68.
    Umatilla 15 12 19 11 — 57
    Cascade Christian 17 19 14 18 — 68
    3-point goals — Umatilla 9 (Sanguino 4, Williams 1, Hurley 1, Bernal 2, Snyder 1), Cascade Christian 2 (Morris 1, Miller 1).
    PHOENIX 69, ILLINOIS VALLEY 41 — At Phoenix, Alex Young scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half as Phoenix (6-0) jumped out to a 41-22 lead at the break.
    Young, a senior point guard, chipped in seven assists and five rebounds.
    Fred Hults went for 21 points for Illinois Valley (2-7).
    PHOENIX (69) — Hamilton 0, Young 21, Campoy 3, Mayers 4, Brown 7, Loper 10, Morris 8, Dungannon 9, Richardson 2, T. Keith 5. Totals: 27 8-12 69.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (41) — Hults 21, C. Robbins 1, T. Robbins 4, Bethke 2, Welch 1, McLaughlin 2, Epple 10. Totals: 16 7-12 41.
    Phoenix 18 23 22 6 — 69
    Illinois Valley 8 14 12 7 — 41
    3-point goals — Phoenix 7 (Young 3, Loper 2, Dungannon 2), Illinois Valley 2 (Hults 2).
    NORTH VALLEY 61, SANTIAM CHRISTIAN 37 — J.J. Chirnside had 14 points and Kevin Brazille had 13 points, seven boards, four assists and three steals as North Valley kept its perfect record intact while advancing to the semifinals.
    Jake Herklotz added 11 points and Dan Dean 10 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Knights (8-0), who will play Cascade Christian at 7:30 tonight for a spot in the final.
    SANTIAM CHRISTIAN (37) — Risinger 11, Hendrix 5, Ropp 5, Wonsley 4, Kuenzi 4, Faddis 4, Schroeder 4, Waite 0, Wyatt 0, Hufanga 0. Totals: 15 3-10 37.
    NORTH VALLEY (61) — Chirnside 14, Brazille 13, Herklotz 11, Dean 10, McCue 7, Cheely 2, Rusk 2, Mooney 2, Burke 0, Abbott 0, Beagley 0, Ackerman 0, Lyon 0, Vandehey 0. Totals: 25 9-12 61.
    Santiam Christian 9 11 9 8 — 37
    North Valley 10 13 19 19 — 61
    3-point goals — Santiam Christian 4 (Risinger 2, Hendrix 1, Ropp 1), North Valley 2 (Brazille 1, McCue 1).
    SOUTH MEDFORD FRESH. 51, BUTTE FALLS 33 — At Phoenix, the South Medford freshmen forced 19 first-half turnovers en route to a 29-11 lead.
    The Loggers' (1-5) Evan Givens played a good defensive game, finishing with nine rebounds, five steals and two blocks.
    South's Caleb Doyle scored 15 of his 23 points in the second and third quarters.
    SOUTH MEDFORD FROSH (51) — Hartner 2, Macias 3, Cabrera 5, Massey 2, Doyle 23, Cooney 4, Contreras 6, Sager 6, Seus 0, English 0, Burgoyne 0. Totals: 19 14-22 51.
    BUTTE FALLS (33) — Valero 11, Givens 4, Marley 4, Bateman 7, Ramirez 5, McGonagle 2, Sutton 0, Thompson 0, Hunsaker 0, Adams 0. Totals: 14 7-18 33.
    South Medford Fresh. 8 21 17 5 — 51
    Butte Falls 3 8 12 10 — 33
    3-point goals — South Medford 1 (Contreras 1). Butte Falls 2 (Bateman 1, Ramirez 1). Fouled out — Valero.
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