• 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.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 54, NORTH VALLEY 36 — Cascade Christian jumped to a 10-0 lead and avenged a three-point loss to North Valley a week earlier.
    Katie Aguilar scored 18 points for the Challengers (4-5), who got eight straight points in the third from Meghan Higday and had a 6-0 run in the fourth.
    Kelsey Cochran had seven points and seven assists and Higday nine rebounds for CC.
    Kenzie Schmoll scored 22 for North Valley.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (54) — Aguilar 18, Cochran 7, Martinez 6, Kinney 3, K. Britton 4, M. Britton 2, Jessee 6, Higday 8, Brown 0, Zimmerer 0. Totals: 24 4-8 54.
    NORTH VALLEY (36) — Schmoll 22, Gronholm 0, D'Arpino 5, McElheran 3, Scott 4, Mohr 2, Sanders 0, Werner 0. Totals: 14 7-10 36.
    Cascade Christian 16 11 15 12 — 54
    North Valley 6 15 9 6 — 36
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 2 (Martinez 2), North Valley 1 (Schmoll 1).
    PHOENIX 66, NORTH MEDFORD JV 27 — At Phoenix, senior guard Roxy Ramirez scored 15 points to lead three Phoenix players in double figures.
    Delanie Talley, a junior point guard, added 10 steals and seven assists for the Pirates (2-3).
    Phoenix plays Mazama, a 47-19 winner over Coquille, in the semifinals at 5:45 p.m. today at Cascade Christian High.
    PHOENIX (66) — Ramirez 15, D. Tally 5, B. Tally 7, Hamilton 7, Marshall 10, Toney 12, Serrano 5, Skaff 2, Martinez 3, Brown 0, McAlister 0. Totals: 28 6-13 66.
    NORTH MEDFORD JV (27) — Martin 10, Covington 5, Bales 4, Randleman 4, Kolstenen 4, Anderson 0, Fitzgerald 0, Goff 0, Grimbeck 0. Totals: 12 2-6 23.
    Phoenix 30 16 9 11 — 66
    North Medford JV 8 5 4 10 — 27
    3-point goals — Phoenix 4 (Ramirez 3, Serrano 1), North Medford JV 1 (Covington 1).
    CRATER FROSH 46, ILLINOIS VALLEY 24 — At Phoenix, the Crater freshmen outscored Illinois Valley 30-8 after the two were deadlocked at halftime, 16-all.
    Kimberly Crow scored seven for the Cougars (0-8), who hit 10 of 20 free throws.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (24) — Crow 7, LaFlame 6, Brooks 5, Barker-Cortrecht 2, Wellen 2, Dixon 2, T. Frederick 0, S. Frederick 0, Householder 0, Yeoman 0, Stewart 0, Jones 0, Augustadt 0. Totals: 7 10-20 24.
    CRATER FROSH (46) — Wales 14, Gavin 11, Leffler 7, Hegler 3, McLeravy 3, Laws 2, Kwiklinski 2, Ziegler 0, Loptian 0, Ryerson 0. Totals: 17 6-10 46.
    Illinois Valley 8 8 6 2 — 24
    Crater Frosh 8 8 15 15 — 46
    3-point goals — Crater Frosh 6 (Gavin 3, Wales 2, Hegler 1).
    SOUTH MEDFORD FROSH 32, BUTTE FALLS 29 — At Phoenix, the South Medford freshmen outscored Butte Falls 15-8 in the fourth period to rally from a first-half deficit.
    Junior Tamika Funk played all floor positions for the thin Loggers, finishing with eight points, 14 rebounds, and nine steals.
    The Loggers (2-4) play the Cascade Christian JV today at 4 pm.
    South's Hannah Smith and Butte Falls' Jolie Hobbs led all scorers with 10 points each.
    BUTTE FALLS (29) — Kirkpatrick 6, Funk 8, Ramirez 0, Hobbs 10, Creech 4, Beams 0, Myers 1, McGonagle 0. Totals: 8 13-34 29.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (32) — Garcia 0, Rios 0, Smith 10, Christopher 4, Gustafson 3, Johnson 2, Heflin 4, Valdez 2, Collins 7. Totals: 12 7-22 32.
    Butte Falls 9 8 4 8 — 29
    South Medford 10 1 6 15 — 32
    3-point goals — South Medford 1 (Collins 1). Fouled out — Kirkpatrick, Creech, Smith, Valdez, Collins.
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