Athletic directors at the Class 5A level have proven to be the most invested in controlling their own playoff destiny since a switch to the...
For the week ending Jan. 13
Jesse Mondry, South Medford boys basketball
The senior post registered 20 points, eight rebounds and two assists and made four big free throws down the stretch in a 65-59 victory over rival North Medford.
Ashton Petray, Rogue Valley Adventist girls basketball
Petray scored 16 points, including six free throws in the fourth quarter, and added six steals in a 28-25 Mountain Valley League win over North Lake.
Baylee Toney, Phoenix girls basketball
The junior forward ripped down 19 rebounds and led Phoenix with 13 points as the Pirates defeated North Valley 35-27 in Skyline Conference play.
Adrienne Wood, Eagle Point girls basketball
The 5-foot-4 freshman point guard scored the winning basket on a putback of her own miss with 1.2 seconds left for a 51-49 nonconference win over Grants Pass. She scored 15 points.
Josh Wu, North Medford hockey
The freshman erupted for five goals and three assists to lead the Black Tornado to a 13-7 victory over Crater in Southern Oregon League play.