• Wood's last-second score boosts Eagle Point

  • EAGLE POINT — Eagle Point freshman Adrienne Wood dissected the Grants Pass defense in the final seconds, scoring on a putback of her own miss to give the Eagles a wild, 51-49 nonconference girls basketball win Friday.

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  • EAGLE POINT — Eagle Point freshman Adrienne Wood dissected the Grants Pass defense in the final seconds, scoring on a putback of her own miss to give the Eagles a wild, 51-49 nonconference girls basketball win Friday.
    Wood, who is a 5-foot-4 point guard, looked for two teammates on the final play before driving to the basket. She missed a layup but got the rebound and sank the winner with 1.2 seconds remaining.
    The victory raised Eagle Point's record to 13-3 — one win more than in the previous four seasons combined.
    Sophomore forward Sydney May scored 17 points and Wood 15 for the Eagles.
    Wood wasn't the first option on the final play. She looked first to May, then to senior post Casie Johnson.
    Grants Pass defenders had taken both away.
    "She wasn't looking for the last shot," said Eagles second-year coach Paul Bell. "She was trying to be a true point guard and give it to our playmakers. But when it wasn't there, she wasn't afraid to finish it."
    "It was a very mature play," he said.
    Eagle Point trailed by eight at halftime and, after tying it in the fourth, fell behind again by five points with three minutes to play.
    "The girls just kept battling back," said Bell.
    Johnson added 11 points for Eagle Point, which struggled at the free-throw line down the stretch.
    Senior post Kayla Bice scored 13 points and had four rebounds and three assists for the Cavers. Emily Henderson had 12 points, 10 boards and three steals.
    Grants Pass made only 20 of 57 shots and missed 19 shots from inside the key.
    GRANTS PASS (49) — Bice 13, Henderson 12, Jordan 10, Clark 6, Phillips 4, Miller 2, Davidson 2. Totals: 20 9-13 49.
    EAGLE POINT (51) — May 17, Wood 15, Johnson 11, Bradshaw 6, Cooper 2, Pena 0, Cowden 0, Hoefft 0, Neilson 0. Totals: 20 7-13 51.
    Grants Pass 20 7 15 7 — 49
    Eagle Point 14 5 20 12 — 51
    3-point goals — Eagle Point 5 (Wood 3, May 2). Fouled out — Bice.
    JV result — Grants Pass won.
    ROSEBURG 55, CRATER 46 — At Central Point, junior wing Becca Heard produced her best varsity performance with 14 points, four rebounds and one steal in a losing effort for Crater in Southern Oregon Hybrid play.
    Crater sophomore Kes Noles came off the bench to score 10 points and had four rebounds.
    The Comets (5-7, 1-3 SOH) rallied late to pull within one point of Roseburg with 1:47 left in the game but couldn't get over the hump.
    Roseburg's Shelby Snook led all scorers with 24 points and made 9-of-10 free throws in the final period to help the Indians preserve the lead.
    ROSEBURG (55) — Snook 24, Johnson 9, Backen 7, M. Chong 5, K. Chong 4, Fox 2, Griggs 2, Humphry 2, Thrush 0. Totals: 18 14-28 55.
    CRATER (46) — B. Heard 14, Noles 10, B. Scott 6, Fahndrich 6, Ryerson 4, Bascom 2, E. Gavin 2, Laws 2, Setzer 0, C. Scott 0, J. Gavin 0, M. Heard 0. Totals: 18 7-10 46.
    Roseburg 11 14 14 16 — 55
    Crater 4 15 10 17 — 46
    3-point goals — Roseburg 5 (Snook 3, M. Chong 1, Johnson 1), Crater 3 (Fahndrich 1, B. Heard 1, Noles 1).
    JV score — Crater 52, Roseburg 32.
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