• Phoenix cruises in league opener

  • KLAMATH FALLS — The Phoenix seniors hadn't won a varsity boys basketball game at Mazama until Friday.
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  • KLAMATH FALLS — The Phoenix seniors hadn't won a varsity boys basketball game at Mazama until Friday.
    Sparked by Alex Young's 28 points the second-ranked Pirates ended the losing streak with a 73-57 victory over the Vikings in the Skyline Conference season opener.
    Young, a senior point guard, also provided 10 rebounds and six assists, while senior Tyler Dungannon scored 14 points to accompany eight rebounds and three assists.
    The Pirates (10-2, 1-0 Sky) held a 10-point halftime lead, then outscored Mazama (7-5, 0-1 Sky) 27-10 in the third quarter. Young and Dungannon both had eight points in the period and combined for five 3-pointers.
    PHOENIX (73) — Young 28, Campoy 0, T. Keith 6, Brown 4, Loper 4, J. Keith 0, Morris 8, Dungannon 14, Richardson 5, Hamilton 4, Mayers 0. Totals: 27 5-7 73.
    MAZAMA (57) — Hall 9, Wynne 15, Riddle 0, Rose 1, Marquit 0, Healy 0, Murrey 25, Garrard 7, Ford 0. Totals: 20 10-19 57.
    Phoenix 19 15 27 12 — 73
    Mazama 14 10 10 23 — 57
    3-point goals — Phoenix 6 (Young 4, Dungannon 2), Mazama 7 (Hall 1, Wynne 1, Murrey 5). Fouled out — Richardson.
    JV score — Mazama 68, Phoenix 61.
    NORTH VALLEY 63, HIDDEN VALLEY 31 — At Murphy, J.J. Chirnside had his way in the middle with 16 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks as North Valley dominated the Skyline Conference opener for both teams.
    Kevin Brazille added 14 points, four assists and four steals and Wyatt McCue had 10 points, three steals and two blocks for the Knights (12-1).
    For Hidden Valley (4-8), Levi Swillinger and Alex Tobey had seven points apiece.
    NORTH VALLEY (63) — Brazille 14, Burke 2, Abbott 0, Beagley 0, Ackerman 0, Morsa 2, Rusk 4, Vandehey 10, Lyon 3, Herklotz 0, McCue 10, Cheeley 2, Chirnside 16, Mooney 0. Totals: 28 3-7 63.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (31) — Hultz 2, Becker 0, Bowen 0, K. Garrison 2, Rojas 0, Swillinger 7, Richardson 2, K. Garrison 0, Hurd 2, Tobey 7, Craig 5, Cardenas 4. Totals: 12 6-12 31.
    North Valley 15 10 29 9 — 63
    Hidden Valley 12 5 4 10 — 31
    3-point goals — North Valley 4 (Brazille 1, Vandehey 1, McCue 2), Hidden Valley 1 (Swillinger 1).
    JV result — North Valley won.
    LAKEVIEW 57, ILLINOIS VALLEY 44 — At Cave Junction, Mac Epple paced Illinois Valley with 13 points and Fred Hults added 10, but the Cougars (3-10, 0-1 Southern Cascade Hybrid) fell to Lakeview.
    LAKEVIEW (57) — Hadley 5, B. Davis 9, Barry 12, Martin 4, Cockrell 3, Roseberry 2, Frank 8, Cahill 14. Totals 23 9-12 57.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (44) — Hults 10, T. Robbins 7, McLaughlin 6, C. Robbins 4, Epple 13, Welch 2, Free 1. Totals 16 12-19 44.
    Lakeview 14 16 14 13 — 57
    Illinois Valley 11 8 18 7 — 44
    3-point goals — Lakeview 2 (Davis, Cockrell).
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 70, CHILOQUIN 40 — Eric Morse's 23 points helped Cascade Christian cruise past Chiloquin at Cascade Christian High.
    Davis Siliga was 4-for-5 from the field, scored nine points and handed out seven assists for the Challengers (7-4), who received 11 points from Alex Miller and five points and 10 rebounds from David Sellers.
    CHILOQUIN (40) — Black 0, Witcraft 17, Mostler 1, Wegstein 0, Spino 16, M. Ribidoux 2, Collins 0, Knight 2, C. Ribidoux 2, Rodriguez 0. Totals: 13 10-13 40.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 70 — Siliga 9, Morse 23, Coggins 3, Laws 2, Brown 2, Alvarez 0, Joffer 5, Miller 11, Sellers 5, Thompson 6, Pesaro 4. Totals: 30 8-16 70.
    Chiloquin 8 13 10 9 — 40
    Cascade Christian 16 23 18 13 — 70
    3-point goals — Chiloquin 2 (Spino 2), Cascasde Christian 2 (Siliga 1, Miller 1).
    JV result — Cascade Christian won.
    LOST RIVER 72, ST. MARY'S 45 — At Merrill, St. Mary's got outscored 44-22 in the second half during the nonconference road loss.
    Ryan Ross scored 15 points and Kade Benton added 11 for the Crusaders (3-9).
    ST. MARY'S (45) — Alvarez 8, Street 0, Gambee 0, Ross 15, Hough 0, Eccleston 8, Benton 11, Li 0, Juncal 3. Totals: 18-52 6-9 45.
    LOST RIVER (72) — McAuliffe 15, Ireland 3, Stradley 4, Hickey 8, Arritola 6, Carleton 2, Burch 20, Swingle 11, DeLonge 3, Ramos 0. Totals: 27-55 14-21 72.
    St. Mary's 9 14 14 8 — 45
    Lost River 15 13 20 24 — 72
    3-point goals — St. Mary's 3-14 (Ross 3-8), Lost River 4-15 (McAuliffe 3-6, DeLonge 1-1). Fouled out — Eccleston. Technical fouls — Eccleston.
    JV result — St. Mary's won.
    BONANZA 51, ROGUE RIVER 34 — At Rogue River, Ben McBee had 15 points and Shawn Donahue added seven points and nine rebounds for Rogue River in nonconference play.
    Andy Valencia turned in four points and five steals.
    Ryan Stewart and Bruce Box both had 14 points for Bonanza (5-8), which outrebounded the Chieftains (3-8) 28-15.
    BONANZA (51) — Banderas 6, Stewart 14, Hess 6, Salizar 0, Mandera 1, Cox 14, Robuck 4, Angel 6. Totals: 20 9-11 51.
    ROGUE RIVER (34) — Valencia 4, Donahue 7, McBee 15, Stinchcomb 7, Gretz 1, Daly 0, Schmidt 0, Lawson 0, Perston 0, Mendez 0, Norris 0. Totals: 12 6-14 34.
    Bonanza 8 12 16 15 — 51
    Rogue River 9 5 11 9 — 34
    3-point goals — Bonanza 2 (Stewart 2), Rogue River 4 (Donahue 1, McBee 2, Stinchcomb 1). Technical fouls — Rogue River head coach Ron Haynes.
    JV score — Rogue River 32, Bonanza 26.
    BUTTE FALLS 58, GILCHRIST 38 — At Gilchrist, James Ramirez splashed in a career-high 26 points with six steals, guiding Butte Falls to a win in its Mountain Valley League debut.
    Ricardo Balero gave the Loggers (3-7, 1-0 MVL) 10 points and 11 rebounds. Lehman Adams added 15 points.
    BUTTE FALLS (58) — Ramirez 26, Balero 10, Bateman 2, Hunsaker 1, Adams 15, McGonagle 4, Thompson 0. Totals: 24 6-12 58.
    GILCHRIST (38) — Shuey 16, McGregor 2, Tr. Koch 11, Ta. Koch 1, Boone 4, Link 4, T. Lowell 0, D. Lowell 0. Totals: 15 7-17 38.
    Butte Falls 14 17 12 14 — 58
    Gilchrist 12 7 8 11 — 38
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 4 (Balero 2, Ramirez 2), Gilchrist 1 (Tr. Koch 1).
    PAISLEY 53, PROSPECT 45 — At Paisley, junior post Scott Kennedy scored 19 points and had two blocks in a losing effort for Prospect.
    Kevin Baker pulled down 10 rebounds to go with nine points for the Cougars (3-7, 0-1 MVL).
    PROSPECT (45) — Bliss 0, May 0, Yarbough 2, Ehlers 6, Reynolds 5, Roe 4, Baker 9, Kennedy 19, Jermain 0. Totals: 18 7-11 45.
    PAISLEY (53) — Fioravante 0, McKay 9, O'Leary 25, O'Connor 12, Walton 4, Arrington 3. Totals: 21 8-16 53.
    Prospect 15 5 13 12 — 45
    Paisley 16 12 10 15 — 53
    3-point goals — Prospect 2 (Ehlers 1, Reynolds 1), Paisley 3 (O'Leary 3). Fouled out — Kennedy.
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