• South claims fourth in Red Bluff tourney

  • RED BLUFF, Calif. — Two timely defensive surges went a long way for the South Medford boys basketball team Saturday.
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  • RED BLUFF, Calif. — Two timely defensive surges went a long way for the South Medford boys basketball team Saturday.
    The Panthers cranked up their defensive intensity to outscore Enterprise 23-4 in the second quarter, then unleashed a similar choke hold to end the game on a 24-12 run in a 69-57 victory that was good for fourth place in the Red Bluff Holiday Classic.
    Junior wing Mark Winans had 24 points, three assists and three steals, and senior point guard Adrian Garcia had 11 points, seven assists and three steals to lead the Panthers (4-2), who have won 12 of 15 games over the last five years at the Classic.
    Jordan Spaschak scored 23 points and Brandon Evers 12 to pace Enterprise (8-2), which battled back to tie the game at 45 in the third quarter.
    "We really cranked it up defensively in the second quarter," South Medford head coach Dennis Murphy said. "There was probably about a 13-2 run there, and primarily we just started guarding so much better, which led to some easy baskets at the other end."
    After Enterprise made a game of it in the third, the Panthers again surged ahead, with Winans scoring 13 points in the second half.
    "(Winans) just started to relax and play," Murphy said. "He relaxed and shot the ball and when you do that, good things happen."
    Murphy also credited Trenton Monical with providing a spark off the bench, helping South leave the tourney with a confidence-boosting victory.
    "This was our best win of the season, against a formidable opponent," Murphy said.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (69) — Carpenter 9, Toreson 8, Garcia 11, Winans 24, Robertson 2, Orndoff 6, Massey 0, Mondry 5, Keepes 2, Monical 0, Lallo 2. Totals: 25 11-13 69.
    ENTERPRISE (57) — Angley 2, Crisosto 11, Woods 0, Spaschak 23, Saetcurn 0, Fitzhugh 7, Hague 0, Stewart 0, Hall 2, Deaver 0, Aytes 0, Evers 12. Totals: 26 4-5 57.
    South Medford 15 23 12 19 — 69
    Enterprise 23 4 18 12 — 57
    3-point goals — South Medford 8 (Carpenter 2, Toreson 1, Winans 4, Mondry 1), Enterprise 1 (Fitzhugh 1).
    NORTH VALLEY 56, COQUILLE 39 — At Coquille, North Valley's JJ Chirnside had 15 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks and Cameron Lyon chipped in 19 points in the Winterlake Classic championship.
    Chirnside was named the tournament most valuable player, while Lyon earned first-team honors.
    Wyatt McCue recorded 15 points and seven rebounds and Tristan Burke had five rebounds for the Knights (7-0), who led 27-14 at halftime.
    Larry Bowen scored 19 points for Coquille (6-2).
    NORTH VALLEY (56) — Lyon 19, Chirnside 15, McCue 15, Morsa 5, Burke 2, Vodicka 0, Calzada 0, Pina 0, Tappan 0. Totals: 23 5-7 56.
    COQUILLE (39) — Bowen 19, Owens 4, Miranda 3, Hodge 2, Mast 2, Faith 2, Edwards 7, Piburn 0, Arrant 0. Totals: 17 3-5 39.
    North Valley 13 14 15 14 — 56
    Coquille 9 5 9 16 — 39
    3-point goals — North Valley 5 (Lyon 3, McCue 1, Chirnside 1), Coquille 2 (Edwards 1, Miranda 1).
    JV score — North Valley 61, Coquille 20.
    NORTH LAKE 58, BUTTE FALLS 56 — At Butte Falls, North Lake's Matthew Henkel scored the go-ahead bucket with about 22 seconds to go and Butte Falls turned the ball over on the ensuing possession of the Mountain Valley League game.
    James Ramirez had 20 points and Evan Givens recorded 17 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for the Loggers (2-4, 1-1 MVL).
    Jared McGonagle turned in eight points, 13 rebounds and four steals for Butte Falls, which committed 34 turnovers.
    Joshua Hand led North Lake (3-3, 1-1) with 19 points.
    NORTH LAKE (58) — Hand 19, B. Libolt 11, D. Libolt 10, Murphy 3, McElhatton 3, Pline 6, Henkel 6, McCord 0, Grassman 0, Chugg 0. Totals: 19 20-35 58.
    BUTTE FALLS (56) — Ramirez 20, Givens 17, Sutton 4, Cool-Hunsaker 4, Marley 3, McGonagle 8, Bateman 0. Totals: 23 9-15 56.
    North Lake 15 16 13 14 — 58
    Butte Falls 20 7 16 13 — 56
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 3 (Ramirez 2, Givens 1). Fouled out — Pline, Ramirez, McGonagle.
    CRATER 58, MARIST 52 — At Eugene, sophomore wing Courtney Setzer turned in 19 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and two steals to lead Crater in nonleague play.
    Setzer went 11-for-19 at the free-throw line and knocked down eight of her 14 attempts in the fourth quarter. In total, Crater was 28-for-45 at the charity stripe.
    Becca Heard had 10 points, five rebounds and three steals and Britt Scott chipped in eight points, six steals and five rebounds for the Comets (2-2), who saw their lead cut to a point with about 31/2 minutes left. Destiny Fahndrich knocked down three free throws late to help seal the victory.
    Delanee Martin and Morgan Silver each had eight points for Marist (2-4).
    CRATER (58) — Setzer 19, B. Heard 10, Bascom 8, B. Scott 8, Noles 7, E. Gavin 3, M. Heard 0, Fahndrich 3, J. Gavin 0, Ryerson 0. Totals: 14 28-45 58.
    MARIST (52) — M. Silver 8, Martin 8, Krier 7, Harrison 7, McCabe 6, Knudtson 4, K. Silver 4, McLean 4, Smith 2, Rivas 2, Yates 0. Totals: 18 13-26 52.
    Crater 15 13 14 16 — 58
    Marist 5 16 14 17 — 52
    3-point goals — Marist 6 (Harrison 3, Martin 2, McCabe 1), Crater 2 (Bascom 1, B. Heard 1). Fouled out — Harrison, Martin, M. Silver, E. Gavin.
    JV result — Marist won.
    ASHLAND 46, HENLEY 43 — At Ashland, Georgia Williams and Michaela Dunn hit four 3-pointers apiece as Ashland held off a late Henley surge to claim third place in the Ashland Rotary Hoops Classic.
    Williams scored a game-high 18 points and Dunn 16 for the Grizzlies (4-5), who played tough defense late to prevent a game-tying 3-pointer by the Hornets (3-4).
    Natalie DeLonge scored 16 points to lead Henley.
    HENLEY (43) — Turner 2, Mueller 3, DeLonge 16, Parker 6, Moatis 6, Older 3, Haigh 1, Kachenderfer 6. Totals: 15 11-17 43.
    ASHLAND (46) — Williams 18, Winner 7, Teixeira 3, Dunn 16, Kasiah 0, Thornton 0, Brookins 2. Totals: 17 3-11 46.
    Henley 10 9 13 11 — 43
    Ashland 14 8 14 10 — 46
    3-point goals — Henley 2 (Kachenderfer 2), Ashland 9 (Williams 4, Teixeira 1, Dunn 4).
    NORTH VALLEY 56, YONCALLA 45 — At Coquille, Lexi Pittman had 22 points, 10 rebounds, eight steals and five assists, Kenzie Schmoll 24 points, eight steals and five assists and Mikala Mohr 10 points and 23 rebounds to propel North Valley to a third-place finish at the Winterlake Classic.
    The Knights (3-4), who led 26-21 at halftime, finished with 22 steals.
    Salista Williams and Tabitha Shaw had 14 points apiece for Yoncalla (6-2).
    NORTH VALLEY (56) — Schmoll 24, Pittman 22, Mohr 10, Scott 0, Werner 0, Dart 0. Totals: 18 17-24 56.
    YONCALLA (45) — K. Wickman 2, Bri. Joslyn 9, Bra. Joslyn 1, Williams 14, Walker 4, Shaw 14, Ellis 1, E. Wickman 0. Totals: 18 4-8 45.
    North Valley 5 21 7 23 — 56
    Yoncalla 16 5 12 12 — 45
    3-point goals — North Valley 3 (Pittman 3), Yoncalla 5 (Williams 4, Bri. Joslyn 1).
    DAYS CREEK 46, ILLINOIS VALLEY 35 — At Days Creek, Alex LaFlamme scored 11 points and Kim Crow added nine for Illinois Valley (3-4), which was undone by Days Creek's 18-7 surge in the third quarter.
    Stevielee Jansen had 13 points and Rachel Ellis 10 for Days Creek (6-3).
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (35) — LaFlamme 11, Crow 9, Hancock 7, T. Frederick 4, Wellen 2, Dixon 2, S. Frederick 0, Brooks 0, Stewart 0. Totals: 14 6-15 35.
    DAYS CREEK (46) — Jansen 13, Ellis 10, Goleman 6, S. Depew 2, C. Depew 5, McDonald 2, Herrington 4, Hopfer 4, Owens 0, Michaels 0, Perez 0. Totals: 17 9-21 46.
    Illinois Valley 11 4 7 13 — 35
    Days Creek 5 7 18 16 — 46
    3-point goals — Illinois Valley 1 (Hancock 1), Days Creek 3 (Ellis 2, Perez 1).
    JV score — Illinois Valley 32, Days Creek 23.
    BUTTE FALLS 48, NORTH LAKE 17 — At Butte Falls, Joli Hobbs recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for Butte Falls in the runaway Mountain Valley League victory.
    Brandi O'Keefe paced the Loggers (4-2) with eight points and 14 rebounds, while Sierra Kirkpatrick added 12 points and Tamika Funk had 11.
    NORTH LAKE (17) — Brown 6, Nelson 0, Davidson 1, Stockton 2, Harris 0, Fisher 0, Horton 0, Phillips 0, Fine 0, Vore 0, Aubrey 8. Totals: 7 3-6 17.
    BUTTE FALLS (48) — Kirkpatrick 12, Funk 11, Stubbs 3, Weaver 0, O'Keefe 8, White 0, Hobbs 12, Solo-Davis 0, Creech 2. Totals: 20 3-15 48.
    North Lake 0 8 4 5 — 17
    Butte Falls 12 15 11 10 — 48
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 5 (Kirkpatrick 3, Funk 1, Stubbs 1)
    TRIAD 67, PROSPECT 26 — At Prospect, Heather Lass had 12 points and Hannah Bailey added eight to pace Prospect (2-4) in a losing cause against Triad, which opened a 26-10 lead after one quarter of play.
    Emily Vanover scored 20 points to lead Triad, with Sarah Estabrook netting 18 and Jessi Vanover 14.
    TRIAD (67) — E. Vanover 20, S. Estabrook 18, J. Vanover 14, Powless 7, Li 5, Stiller 2, Eskildson 1, Kim 0, Bower 0, McCuiston 0, Hamel 0, E. Estabrook 0. Totals: 25 8-14 67.
    PROSPECT (26) — Lass 12, Bailey 8, Biando 2, Hedgpeth 2, Raines 2, Hammer 0, Sizemore 0, VanWormer 0. Totals: 10 6-8 26.
    Triad 26 23 8 10 — 67
    Prospect 10 5 1 10 — 26
    3-point goals — Triad 9 (E. Vanover 3, J. Vanover 3, S. Estabrook 2, Powless 1).
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