• South Medford falls to Lapray, Sprague

  • SALEM — The South Medford boys basketball team wasn't prepared for A.J. Lapray and Sprague.
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  • SALEM — The South Medford boys basketball team wasn't prepared for A.J. Lapray and Sprague.
    Guided by the University of Oregon-bound Lapray, the Olympians came out blazing and the Panthers were never able to weather an early deficit as Sprague earned a 71-61 decision on Friday.
    "They came out on fire and we just weren't ready for it," South Medford coach Dennis Murphy said. "(The Olympians) were in a situation where they needed a win and they took it right to us. We just didn't really come ready to play and, consequently, found ourselves down by 16 in the first quarter."
    Despite the 26-10 deficit, the Panthers (4-3) never made it easy for Sprague (2-5) in the second half and got within as many as six points in the fourth quarter.
    Lapray scored 21 of his 33 points in the first half and made five 3-pointers. After the intermission, the 6-foot-5 guard/forward converted just two baskets but made up some ground by going 8-for-8 from the free-throw line.
    The Olympians went 10-for-12 from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter to hold South Medford's rally in check.
    Adrian Garcia paced the Panthers with 16 points and added five assists and three rebounds.
    The Panthers received 11 points from Mark Winans with Bryson Carpenter, Ben Orndoff and Jesse Mondry chipping in nine points apiece. Mondry also pulled down eight boards.
    Sprague's 6-8 post Tanner Morgan made his first appearance of the season and gave the Panthers problems in the middle. He finished with 14 points.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (61) — Carpenter 9, Toreson 6, Garcia 16, Winans 11, Robertson 0, Orndoff 9, Massey 0, Mondry 9, Keepes 0, Lallo 1. Totals: 21 10-14 61.
    SPRAGUE (71) — Frazier 0, Sipple 0, T. Morgan 14, Gage 6, Wilson 0, Parsell 7, Lapray 33, Kim 0, Brotton 9, Long 2, Collins 0, H. Morgan 0. Totals: 25 15-19 71.
    South Medford 10 13 20 18 — 61
    Sprague 26 9 19 17 — 71
    3-point goals — South Medford 9 (Mondry 3, Toreson 2, Carpenter 1, Winans 1, Orndoff 1, Garcia 1), Sprague 6 (Lapray 5, Parsell 1).
    JV result — South Medford won.
    TUALATIN 105, NORTH MEDFORD 75 — At Lake Oswego, senior post Brandon DeBerry came off the bench to score a team-high 16 points, but North Medford had 18 turnovers in the first half and was ran off the court on the first day of the Lakeside Holiday Classic.
    Tristen Holmes added 16 points and Aaron Brown-Moore scored 15, all in the first half, for North Medford (3-1), which trailed 65-38 at the half.
    Randall Tainer scored 16 points to lead five Timberwolves in double figures. Tualatin (3-3) hit six of its 15 3-pointers in the first quarter to jump out to a 37-20 lead.
    North Medford will play Glencoe today in the round-robin tournament.
    NORTH MEDFORD (75) — Gray 3, Bush 2, Klug 0, Bailey 5, Reyes 0, Ecker 2, Holmes 16, Browne-Moore 14, Knox 15, DeBerry 16, Sherbourne 2. Totals: 32 11-20 75.
    TUALATIN (105) — Allred 4, Fishback 2, Osborn 2, McDonnell 14, Tainer 16, Michael 14, Scott 13, Boos 6, Bennett 3, Okon 13, Cook 3, Shockloss 4, Wiersma 11. Totals: 43 4-6 105.
    North Medford 20 18 17 20 — 75
    Tualatin 37 28 26 14 — 105
    3-point goals — Tualatin 15 (McDonnell 4, Tainer 3, Boos 2, Wiersma 2, Scott 1, Bennett 1, Okon 1, Cook 1).
    CRATER 68, SOUTH ALBANY 47 — At Dallas, Crater used a big first half to down South Albany and advance to today's Dallas Holiday Tournament title game.
    Tanner Jaasko scored 13 points and Evan Erskine turned in 10 points, four assists and four steals for the Comets (4-3), who outscored West Albany 25-14 in the first quarter and led 43-23 at halftime.
    Race Reiter had six points and nine rebounds for Crater, which has won four straight.
    Brandon McKnight scored 11 for South Albany (2-6).
    SOUTH ALBANY (47) — Brown 8, Morgan 9, Tibbett 2, Havlin 0, Gable 5, Downer 1, Griffith 3, Smith 5, McKnight 11, Burch 3. Totals: 14 10-15 47.
    CRATER (68) — Bennett 6, Stewart 4, Erskine 10, Martin 0, Marineau 7, Dismukes 7, Jaasko 13, Lane 4, Reiter 6, Asher 0, Orozco 5, Morgan 6. Totals: 26 11-22 68.
    South Albany 14 9 10 14 — 47
    Crater 25 18 6 19 — 68
    3-point goals — South Albany 9 (Brown 2, Morgan 3, McKnight 2, Griffith 1, Burch 1), Crater 5 (Jaasko 3, Marineau 1, Morgan 1).
    EAGLE POINT 64, SOUTH UMPQUA 61, OT — At Myrtle Point, Cesar Chavez scored 21 points and Jorge Quintero added 14 points, sending the game into overtime on a driving layin with about eight seconds left at the Hometown Hardware Holiday Tournament.
    Justin Hartman had 12 points for Eagle Point (5-2), which rallied from an 11-point deficit in the third quarter.
    Erik Johnson scored 15 points for South Umpqua (6-4).
    EAGLE POINT (64) — Chavez 21, Quintero 14, Hartman 12, Zerger 6, Rittiman 2, Holmes 8, Dole 1, James 0. Totals 20-37 14-17 64.
    SOUTH UMPQUA (61) — Johnson 15, Yarbrough 9, Page 13, Phillips 11, Holloway 6, B. Johnson 7, Loper 0, Ball 0. Totals 20-40 16-21 61.
    Eagle Point 10 16 10 15 13 — 64
    South Umpqua 7 16 22 6 10 — 61
    3-point goals — Eagle Point 3 (Hartman 1, Chavez 1, Zerger 1), South Umpqua 5 (Johnson 3, Page 1, Holloway 1). Fouled out — Zerger.
    REGIS 58, HIDDEN VALLEY 51 — At Aurora, Mike Hults scored 15 points and Kody Garrison added four points, seven rebounds and five assists for Hidden Valley at the eight-team North Marion Holiday Classic.
    Alan Rojas turned in eight points and five steals for the Mustangs (2-6), who trailed 37-25 at halftime.
    Victor Rodriguez had 15 points for Regis (4-4).
    HIDDEN VALLEY (51) — Hults 16, Rojas 8, Jarvis 8, Fields 7, Flynn 6, Garrison 4, Vaughn 2, Chastain 0, Bennett 0. Totals: 17 8-12 51.
    REGIS (58) — V. Rodriguez 15, Piccirilli 10, Minten 10, Fessler 9, Reynolds 8, Gescher 4, Frith 2, Moore 0, Woodcock 0, D. Rodriguez 0. Totals: 19 14-18 58.
    Hidden Valley 16 9 16 10 — 51
    Regis 19 18 9 12 — 58
    3-point goals — Hidden Valley 3 (Hults 2, Fields 1), Regis 2 (V. Rodriguez 1, Piccirilli 1). Fouled out — Hults, Garrison.
    JV score — Regis 54, Hidden Valley 52, OT.
    ROGUE RIVER 68, YONCALLA 47 — At Yoncalla, Shawn Donahue and Andy Valencia each posted double-doubles for Rogue River in the Yoncalla Tournament.
    Donahue, a senior wing, tallied a game-high 22 points to go with 10 rebounds, eight steals and three assists, while senior point guard Valencia chipped in 11 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds and five steals.
    The Chieftains (2-5) fell behind 12-4 but tied the game at the end of the first quarter, then pulled away by outscoring Yoncalla 24-8 in the second period.
    Rogue River had 20 steals and 19 assists.
    ROGUE RIVER (68) — Valencia 11, Campbell 6, Donohue 22, Ehrhardt 7, Strickland 14, Schmidt 4, Lawson 4, Caulley 0. Totals: 31 8-15 68.
    YONCALLA (47) — Walton 13, Russell 4, Opfer 4, Ellis 0, Anderson 12, Shaw 2, Pacheco 0, Reeves 0, Z. Van Loon 9, W. Van Loon 3. Totals: 20 5-8 47.
    Rogue River 12 24 17 15 — 68
    Yoncalla 12 8 15 12 — 47
    3-point goals — Rogue River 4 (Valencia 1, Ehrhardt 1, Strickland 2), Yoncalla 2 (Walton 2). Fouled out — Russell.
    DEL NORTE 57, ST. MARY'S 49 — At Bandon, Kade Benton scored 18 points and Connor Vinyard had 17 points for St. Mary's at the Bandon Dunes Invitational.
    Michael Crennen added 10 points for the Crusaders (3-8), who trailed 26-14 at halftime.
    Doug Ovick paced Del Norte with 14 points.
    DEL NORTE (57) — Ovick 14, Maready 10, Gruden 9, Japp 9, DeArmann 6, Fitch 3, Carpenter 2, Pease 2, Westbrook 2.
    ST. MARY'S (49) — Benton 18, Vinyard 17, Crennen 10, Alvarez 2, Robino 2, Marchini 0, Conway 0, Lewis 0, Eaton 0.
    Del Norte 11 15 9 22 — 57
    St. Mary's 4 12 13 20 — 49
    • EAGLE POINT 76, SOUTH UMPQUA 31 — At Myrtle Point, Eagle Point (7-1) cruised past South Umpqua (4-6) at the Hometown Hardware Holiday Tournament.
    • ST. MARY'S 46, DEL NORTE 36 — At Bandon, Lillian Martin scored 16 points, Emily Alvarez added 13 points and they both knocked down three key 3-pointers to propel St. Mary's into today's Bandon Dunes Invitational championship.
    With her team trailing by a point late in the third quarter, Alvarez sank all three of her 3s in the final minutes of the period. Martin picked up the deep shooting to start the fourth, draining her three triples early in the quarter to help the Crusaders pull away.
    Dakotah Rothfus added eight rebounds and contributed solid defense for St. Mary's (10-1).
    DEL NORTE (36) — Loston 8, Card 12, Clelend 7, Clemann 2, Maready 2, Babich 4, Swinger 1, Yang 0, Alcala 0. Totals: 10 12-18 36.
    ST. MARY'S (46) — Alvarez 13, Eaton 3, Martin 16, Juncal 4, Vasey 4, Weiland 4, Rothfus 2, Barnum 0. Totals: 14 12-17 46.
    Del Norte 7 10 10 9 — 36
    St. Mary's 15 6 9 16 — 46
    3-point goals — Del Norte 4 (Clelend 2, Card 1, Loston 1), St. Mary's 6 (Martin 3, Alvarez 3).
    BAY CITY DUALS — At Coos Bay, second-seeded North Medford topped Marshfield and Newport at the Bay City Duals.
    North Medford 60, Marshfield 24
    106 — Henry Cox, NM, pinned Tyler Campbell; 113 — Austin Mitchell, NM, pinned Izaak Grubbs; 120 — Thaddeus Nelson, Mar, pinned Caleb Dix; 126 — Skyer Harvey, Mar, pinned Tyler Pearson; 132 — Brandon Campbell, Mar, pinned Nico Baldovino.
    138 — Jeremy Sparks, NM, won by forfeit; 145 — Tyler Gregory, Mar, pinned Dylan Wedman; 152 — Colby Deskins, NM, pinned Taylor Dornbusch; 160 — Wyatt Westfall, NM, pinned Anthony Dailey.
    170 — Reid Shipley, NM, pinned Cody Hagen (Coq); 182 — Trenton Wilson, NM, pinned Jakob Vigue (Coq); 195 — Kaden Johnson, NM, won by forfeit; 220 — Jacob Kasper, NM, won by forfeit; 285 — Avion Maloney, NM, pinned Bailey Samuel (CV).
    North Medford 54, Newport 15
    106 — Henry Cox, NM, won by forfeit; 113 — Austin Mitchell, NM, dec. Makiah Chadwick, 9-1; 120 — Caleb Dix, NM, won by tech. fall over Austin Ligon; 126 — Josh Connor, New, pinned Tyler Pearson; 132 — Mah Haynes, New, dec. Nico Baldovino, 9-8.
    138 — Jeremy Sparks, NM, dec. Skyler Nelson, 13-12; 145 — Dylan Wedman, NM, dec. Chris Batcheblor, 10-6; 152 — Colby Deskins, NM, pinned Dalen Hargett; 160 — Wyatt Westfall, NM, pinned Nick Giles.
    170 — Reid Shipley, NM, pinned Tyler Tucker; 182 — Trenton Wilson, NM, dec. Robby Duprau, 12-6; 195 — Kaden Johnson, NM, pinned Jake Massy; 220 — Robbie Bellamy, New, pinned Jacob Kasper; 285 — Avion Maloney, NM, pinned David Rivas.
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