• 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.
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