• PREP BASKETBALL

    Black Tornado wins finale in tournament

  • LAKE OSWEGO — The North Medford boys basketball team pieced together its finest performance of the season Sunday on the final day of the Lakeside Holiday Classic.
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  • LAKE OSWEGO — The North Medford boys basketball team pieced together its finest performance of the season Sunday on the final day of the Lakeside Holiday Classic.
    Brandon DeBerry came off the bench to tie his season high with 16 points on 8-for-9 shooting for the Black Tornado, which shot 58 percent from the field in a 64-57 triumph over tournament host Lakeridge.
    The Black Tornado (5-1) finished the three-day round robin event with a 2-1 record.
    "We played very well tonight," said North coach Scott Plankenhorn. "This was by far our best game of the year."
    Lakeridge earlier defeated Tualatin, which routed the Black Tornado in North Medford's tourney opener.
    "I was really happy with the way we played tonight," said Plankenhorn. "I'm really excited with where we're going with this basketball team. I'm hoping we can keep pushing ourselves to get better."
    Sophomore guard Tristen Holmes registered 15 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals for the Black Tornado, which received 10 points and five assists from Oshea Bailey.
    Aaron Browne-Moore led the Black Tornado on the glass with nine rebounds.
    Lakeridge's Reggie Oliver led all scores with 19 points.
    NORTH MEDFORD (64) — Gray 4, Klug 6, Bailey 10, Holmes 15, Browne-Moore 2, Knox 6, Reyes 3, DeBerry 16, Sherbourne 2. Totals: 25-43 11-16 64.
    LAKERIDGE (57) — Hiller 4, Dungey 4, Anderson 0, Grothe 2, Walker 12, Jaco 6, Oliver 19, Missell 0, Pihl 10. Totals: 26-68 0-4 57.
    North Medford 16 16 19 13 — 64
    Lakeridge 12 5 19 21 — 57
    3-point goals — North Medford 3 (Bailey 2, Reyes 1), Lakeridge 5 (Oliver 3, Pihl 2).
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