• Vikings turn the tables on Pirates

  • PHOENIX — The Mazama boys basketball team avenged an earlier loss to Phoenix on Friday, cruising past the Pirates 58-45 in the Skyline Conference opener.
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  • PHOENIX — The Mazama boys basketball team avenged an earlier loss to Phoenix on Friday, cruising past the Pirates 58-45 in the Skyline Conference opener.
    Phoenix defeated the Vikings 52-40 in the Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic on Dec. 28, but the rematch tilted heavily in Mazama's favor from the onset.
    The Pirates fell behind 19-10 after missing seven layups and going 2-for-6 from the free-throw line in the opening quarter. They trailed 35-16 by halftime.
    "They outhustled us to loose balls," Phoenix head coach Glenn Johannes said.
    Jacob Ford turned in 24 points and Jimmy Marquit added 20 for the Vikings (8-6, 1-0 Sky).
    Tyson Morris had 12 points, Jose Deras 10 points and Joe Raffensperger eight points for the Pirates (5-5, 0-1).
    MAZAMA (58) — Ford 24, Marquit 20, Lancaster 6, Crowell 3, Schram 4, Alaquinez 1. Totals: 19 16-21 58.
    PHOENIX (45) — Morris 12, Deras 10, Raffensperger 8, Kotsios 6, Wyncoop 4, Leavens 3, H. Mahaffey 2, Hague 0, Mayers 0, T. Mahaffey 0. Totals: 15 15-24 45.
    Mazama 19 16 8 15 — 58
    Phoenix 10 6 14 15 — 45
    3-point goals — Mazama 4 (Ford 3, Marquit 1). Fouled out — Morris, Deras, Kotsios, Crowell.
    JV result — Phoenix won.
    NORTH VALLEY 58, HIDDEN VALLEY 37 — At Merlin, JJ Chirnside led three players in double-figures for undefeated North Valley, which picked up its first Skyline Conference triumph.
    Chirnside scored 15 points, Cameron Lyon had 14 and Tristan Burke added a season-high 13 points for the Knights (11-0, 1-0 Skyline).
    The Mustangs (3-10, 0-1) were guided by J.J. Flynn's 13 points, while Mike Hults had 12 and Alan Rojas 10.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (37) — Flynn 13, Hults 12, Rojas 10, Garrison 2, Elkins 0, Campbell 0, Bennett 0, Vaughn 0, Chastain 0, Fields 0. Totals: 15 4-4 37.
    NORTH VALLEY (58) — Chirnside 15, Lyon 14, Burke 13, Morsa 9, McCue 5, Bodicka 2, Tappan 0, Calzada 0, Pina 0, Olmstead 0, Nelson 0. Totals: 22 14-20 58.
    Hidden Valley 10 15 4 8 — 37
    North Valley 17 15 11 15 — 58
    3-point goals — Hidden Valley 3 (Hults 2, Flynn 1). Technical foul — Lyons.
    JV score — North Valley 47, Hidden Valley 30.
    PLEASANT HILL 37, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 32 — At Salem, Cascade Christian struggled from the field, shooting only 19 percent overall, to come up short in the semifinals of the Crusader New Year's Invitational at Salem Academy High.
    David Sellers had 11 rebounds and six points and Alex Miller scored eight points for the Challengers (6-3), who made more 3-pointers (five) than shots inside the arc (four). Stephen Joffer added seven points.
    Travis Fritz scored 16 to pace Pleasant Hill (6-5).
    Cascade Christian plays Blanchet at 2 p.m. today in the third-place game.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (32) — Miller 8, Brown 0, Kammerzell 0, Joffer 7, Coggins 6, Knox 0, Sellers 6, Olson 1, Thompson 4. Totals: 9 9-13 32.
    PLEASANT HILL (37) — Fritz 16, Leavitt 11, Smith 2, Bertsch 1, Hayter 1, Coltrane 0, Finfrock 6. Totals: 13 7-12 37.
    Cascade Christian 7 6 8 11 — 32
    Pleasant Hill 15 10 1 11 — 37
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 5 (Joffer 1, Coggins 2, Miller 2), Pleasant Hill 4 (Leavitt 1, Fritz 3). Fouled out — Bertsch.
    LOST RIVER 55, ST. MARY'S 52 — Connor Vinyard had 22 points, eight rebounds, six blocks and two steals for St. Mary's in a nonconference game marred by a late-game scuffle that led to three players and a handful of fans ejected at St. Mary's High.
    Kade Benton added 13 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks for the Crusaders (4-10), but his last-second 3-pointer just missed the mark.
    Luke Burch had 31 points for Lost River (5-9) and got tangled up with Glenn Alvarez of St. Mary's with about three minutes to play to escalate tensions. That led to the ejections of Alvarez and teammate Michael Gambee and Lost River's Raynell Todd.
    Burch went on to score eight of his team's final 10 points to rally the Raiders.
    LOST RIVER (55) — Burch 31, R. Todd 6, Ta. Stradley 8, Taylor 6, Leon 2, Tr. Stradley 2. Totals: 20 13-22 55.
    ST. MARY'S (52) — Alvarez 9, Gambee 3, Chen 2, Benton 13, Vinyard 22, Crennen 3, Robino 0, Marchini 0. Totals: 19 13-20 52.
    Lost River 9 17 10 19 — 55
    St. Mary's 14 17 10 11 — 52
    3-point goals — Lost River 2 (Burch 1, Taylor 1), St. Mary's 1 (Gambee 1). Ejected — Alvarez, Gambee, Todd.
    JV score — St. Mary's 56, Lost River 14.
    ROGUE RIVER 45, BONANZA 31 — At Klamath Falls, freshman wing Chris Campbell netted 17 points for Rogue River in the nonconference victory.
    Campbell knocked down three 3-pointers for the Chieftains (5-7) while Andy Valencia dished out eight of the team's 13 assists and added three steals.
    Sean Angel led Bonanza (7-7) with 13 points.
    ROGUE RIVER (45) — Campbell 17, Donahue 7, Ehrhardt 6, Valencia 2, Murphy 0, Strickland 2, Schmidt 0, Milligan 0, Gretz 9, Lawson 0, Perston 2. Totals: 18 5-7 45.
    BONANZA (31) — Hess 8, Stewart 3, Porra 0, Rieira 0, Merkley 0, Madera 0, Decker 0, Wells 0, Pitcock 0, Robuck 7, Angel 13. Totals: 12 5-7 31.
    Rogue River 14 11 12 8 — 45
    Bonanza 9 5 6 11 — 31
    3-point goals — Rogue River 4 (Campbell 3, Donahue 1), Bonanza 2 (Stewart 1, Hess 1). Fouled out — Madera.
    JV score — Bonanza 52, Rogue River 47, 2OT.
    LAKEVIEW 59, ILLINOIS VALLEY 44 — At Lakeview, Lakeview raced out to a 26-0 lead in the Southern Cascade Hybrid contest before Illinois Valley (2-8, 0-1 SCH) whittled down the deficit to nine points with about four minutes left in the game.
    The Cougars ran into late foul trouble and couldn't rally against the Honkers (4-8, 1-0). Chaise Robbins and Mack Epple each had 12 rebounds for IV.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (44) — Hoelzle 5, Sanchez 8, Epple 5, Welch 15, Robbins 7, Davis 2, Worley 2. Totals: 16 6-18 44.
    LAKEVIEW (59) — Hadley 15, Staio 3, Callaghan 14, Martin 7, Harlan 4, Harris 8, Cockrell 8. Totals: 21 14-25 59.
    Illinois Valley 0 11 13 20 — 44
    Lakeview 18 13 10 18 — 59
    3-point goals — Illinois Valley 6 (Welch 4, Hoelzle 1, Sanchez) 1, Lakeview 3 (Callaghan 2, Cockrell 1). Fouled out — Hoelzle, Epple, Robbins, Hadley.
    JV score — Lakeview 75, Illinois Valley 42.
    BUTTE FALLS 59, TRINITY LUTHERAN 31 — At Bend, Evan Givens had 15 points, eight rebounds and four steals to power Butte Falls to the Mountain Valley League road victory.
    Emmitt Bateman added 13 points, Cameron Marley 10 points and six steals and Jared McGonagle nine rebounds and three steals for the Loggers (3-7, 2-1 MVL), who snapped a four-game losing streak.
    Trinity Lutheran (1-9, 0-3) was paced by Nate Carpenter's 11 points.
    BUTTE FALLS (59) — Givens 15, Marley 10, E. Bateman 13, Cool-Hunsaker 2, Ramirez 7, McGonagle 6, W. Bateman 6, Cool 0. Totals: 27 3-7 59.
    TRINITY LUTHERAN (31) — Carpenter 11, L. Phillips 6, G. Phillips 6, Dunn 6, Nihei 2, Krauss 0. Totals: 13 3-10 31.
    Butte Falls 18 15 16 10 — 59
    Trinity Lutheran 5 8 10 8 — 31
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 2 (E. Bateman 1, Ramirez 1), Trinity Lutheran 2 (G. Phillips 2).
    HOSANNA CHRISTIAN 83, PROSPECT 50 — At Klamath Falls, Scotty Kennedy scored 12 points and Kevin Baker added 11 but Prospect (3-4, 0-2 MVL) could not recover from a 42-26 first-half deficit in the Mountain Valley League tilt.
    Oliver Herting scored 27 points to lead Hosanna Christian (8-3, 2-1), while Garrett Martin added 21.
    PROSPECT (50) — Kennedy 12, Baker 11, Ehlers 8, Reynolds 8, Bliss 6, Roe 5, Crytes 0, May 0, Munsell 0. Totals: 21 5-8 50.
    HOSANNA CHRISTIAN (83) — Herting 27, Martin 21, T. Cole 5, Chen 2, M. Cole 2, Esteb 3, Lockwood 6, Janecke 6, Kensler 9, Ronnander 2. Totals: 37 7-15 83.
    Prospect 13 13 7 15 — 50
    Hosanna Christian 16 26 24 17 — 83
    3-point goals — Prospect 3 (Ehlers 2, Roe 1), Hosanna Christian 2 (Kensler 1, Herting 1).
    JV result — Hosanna Christian won.
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