• No. 2-ranked Panthers shoot past Cavers

  • The second-ranked South Medford girls basketball team went deep against Grants Pass, draining 10 3-pointers en route to a 79-40 win in Southern Oregon Hybrid action on Tuesday.
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  • The second-ranked South Medford girls basketball team went deep against Grants Pass, draining 10 3-pointers en route to a 79-40 win in Southern Oregon Hybrid action on Tuesday.
    Kylie Towry had 16 points and Ashley Bolston recorded 14 points, seven rebounds, four steals, four assists and three blocks for the Panthers, who led 27-8 after the first quarter.
    Andee Ritter added 14 points, four assists and three steals and Yaremi Mejia — who sank a team-high three triples — turned in 11 points, four assists and three steals for South, which connected on 10 of its 21 attempts from beyond the 3-point arc.
    Jasmine Falls chipped in four points, six rebounds and two blocks.
    The Panthers (10-2, 4-0 SOH), who owned a 48-21 advantage at halftime, collected 18 steals and Grants Pass (5-8, 2-2) committed 19 turnovers.
    Kayla Bice led the Cavers with 14 points.
    Defending 6A state champion South Medford has outscored its league opponents by an average of 36.5 points through the first of three four-game rotations.
    GRANTS PASS (40) — Bice 14, Miller 0, Clark 0, Jordan 9, Nott 0, Phillips 5, Davidson 3, Potter 0, Henderson 9. Totals: 17 3-5 40.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (79) — Towry 16, L. Tago 6, Ritter 14, Bolston 14, J. Tago 8, Sleezer 6, Falls 4, Mejia 11, Cox 0. Totals: 33 3-6 79.
    Grants Pass 8 13 9 10 — 40
    South Medford 27 21 19 12 — 79
    3-point goals — Grants Pass 3 (Phillips 1, Davidson 1, Henderson 1), South Medford 10 (Towry 2, Ritter 2, Bolston 2, J. Tago 1, Mejia 3).
    JV result — South Medford won.
    ROSEBURG 53, NORTH MEDFORD 47, OT — At Roseburg, Joci Ellis canned a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime but the North Medford junior point guard fouled out early in the extra period.
    Roseburg outscored the Black Tornado (8-5, 0-4 SOH) 10-4 in overtime. Eight of the Indians' 10 points came from the free-throw line.
    Ellis scored 11 of her 15 points in the second half and also contributed four assists, four rebounds, three steals and was good on all six free throws. McKensey Peters added 16 points for North.
    Senior guard Shelby Snook scored 27 points to lead Roseburg (12-3, 3-1) to its third straight victory.
    NORTH MEDFORD (47) — Ellis 15, Hogue 0, Thomas 2, Peters 16, O'Connor 2, Williamson 6, Randleman 0, Becker 6. Totals: 16 12-15 47.
    ROSEBURG (53) — Snook 27, K. Chong 2, Humphry 5, M. Chong 2, Johnson 4, Backen 5, Brush 0, Fox 4, Griggs 4. Totals: 18 12-20 53.
    North Medford 6 16 13 8 4 — 47
    Roseburg 14 10 9 7 10 — 53
    3-point goals — North Medford 3 (Williamson 2, Ellis 1), Roseburg 5 (Snook 4, Humphry 1). Fouled out — Ellis.
    JV result — Roseburg won.
    EAGLE POINT 63, CRATER 47 — At Eagle Point, Sydney May, Casie Johnson, Kinsey Bradshaw and Adriene Wood all finished in double figures for Eagle Point in nonleague play.
    The Eagles (14-3) opened a 45-37 lead through three quarters and pulled away in the fourth against Crater (5-8), which was playing without three starters. The Comets lost Emmie Gavin to a concussion in their last game, Britt Scott broke her nose in last Sunday's practice and Courtney Setzer is also battling health issues.
    Becca Heard paced Crater with 15 points.
    CRATER (47) — B. Heard 15, Noles 10, Ryerson 10, M. Heard 6, J. Gavin 4, Bascom 2, Fahndrich 0, C. Scott 0, E. Scott 0, Bean 0, Laws 0. Totals: 18 9-16 47.
    EAGLE POINT (63) — Wood 24, Johnson 15, Bradshaw 12, May 10, Cooper 2, Cowden 0, Pena 0, Nielson 0. Totals: 23 14-17 63.
    Crater 15 8 14 10 — 47
    Eagle Point 10 19 16 18 — 63
    3-point goals — Crater 2 (J. Gavin 1, M. Heard 1), Eagle Point 3 (Wood 3).
    JV score — Crater 47, Eagle Point 19.
    YREKA 40, ASHLAND 35 — At Ashland, freshman guard Kasydie Winner scored a career-high 18 points but Yreka held off Ashland in the nonconference affair at Mountain Avenue Gym.
    Georgia Williams added eight points and Sadie Kasiah seven for the Grizzlies (6-9), who have lost three in a row.
    Yreka (11-7), which was led by Katie Brummett's 13 points, outscored Ashland 12-2 in the first quarter.
    YREKA (40) — Brummett 13, Brown 3, Cota 9, Peters 0, Phillips 9, Ruelas 0, Sinnett 6. Totals: 16 6-14 40.
    ASHLAND (35) — Winner 18, Williams 8, Teixeira 0, Kasiah 7, Walker 0, Thornton 0, Brookins 2. Totals: 15 4-11 35.
    Yreka 12 11 9 8 — 40
    Ashland 2 17 8 8 — 35
    3-point goals — Yreka 2 (Brummett 2), Ashland 1 (Kasiah 1).
    JV result — Yreka won.
    PHOENIX 52, KLAMATH UNION 31 — At Phoenix, Bailee Tally scored 19 points and Baylee Toney had nine points, 10 rebounds and four steals as Phoenix picked up its fourth win in a row at Phoenix High School.
    Delanie Tally added seven assists and seven steals for the Pirates (11-4, 3-1 Skyline).
    Klamath Union (5-8, 2-2) was led by Jackie Gardner's 13 points.
    KLAMATH UNION (31) — Gardner 13, M. Rice 2, Brown 4, Brock 2, Armstrong 5, Newman 3, A. Rice 2, Pimentel 0, Choukalos 0, Wilder 0. Totals: 11 9-15 31.
    PHOENIX (52) — B. Tally 19, D. Tally 4, Skaff 2, Marshall 7, Toney 9, Hamilton 11, Brown 0, Wallack 0. Totals: 19 11-21 52.
    Klamath Union 4 15 8 4 — 31
    Phoenix 13 12 15 12 — 52
    3-point goals — Phoenix 3 (B. Tally 3). Fouled out — Brown. Technical fouls — Phoenix coach Kirkland.
    JV result — Klamath Union won.
    NORTH VALLEY 46, HENLEY 44 — At Merlin, Kenzi Schmoll and Lexi Pittman each scored 18 points and North Valley came away with 20 steals.
    North Valley (7-8, 2-2 Sky), which had lost four of its previous five games, benefitted by the return of senior point guard Schmoll.
    The Knights held an 11-point lead with three minutes remaining but had to hold off a late rally by Henley (7-8, 1-3).
    Pittman led the Knights with nine steals and Alexis Scott had six. Mikala Mohr chipped in 11 rebounds and four steals.
    HENLEY (44) — DeLonge 17, Parker 7, Olsen 7, Haigh 4, Kochenderfer 7, Turner 0, Mueller 0, Moates 0. Totals: 16 11-17 44.
    NORTH VALLEY (46) — Schmoll 18, Pittman 18, Scott 4, Mohr 6, Werner 0, McElheran 0, Dart 0. Totals: 17 9-19 46.
    Henley 12 12 8 12 — 44
    North Valley 13 15 11 7 — 46
    3-point goals — Henley 1 (Kochenderfer 1), North Valley 5 (Schmoll 2, Pittman 3).
    JV result — Henley won.
    MAZAMA 72, HIDDEN VALLEY 26 — At Grants Pass, Mazama outscored Hidden Valley 35-13 in the first half en route to a resounding Skyline win, its 11th victory in a row.
    Hidden Valley (2-13, 0-4 Skyline) was led by sophomore Kristin McGuinness, who scored a career-high 11 points.
    The Vikings (14-2, 4-0) haven't lost since Dec. 13.
    MAZAMA (72) — Reynolds 16, Totten 6, Durant 0, Morris 15, Lease 16, Mathis 0, Paschal 1, Mellems 2, Smith 7, Foust 6, Benson 3. Totals: 28 11-15 72.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (26) — McGuinness 11, Taylor 2, Waggoner 0, Davis 1, Richardson 2, Goree 5, DeVos 3, Hansen 2, Mercer 0. Totals: 10 5-13 26.
    Mazama 17 18 21 16 — 72
    Hidden Valley 9 4 5 8 — 26
    3-point goals — Mazama 5 (Reynolds 2, Totten 1, Lease 2), Hidden Valley 1 (McGuinness 1).
    JV result — Mazama won.
    ST. MARY'S 52, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 42 — St. Mary's used defensive pressure to turn an eight-point, second-quarter deficit into a 23-20 halftime lead at St. Mary's High.
    The Crusaders (15-2, 3-0 SCH) combined to outscore Cascade Christian 34-18 in the second and third quarters to gain the advantage.
    Junior post Alaina Thomson put up a game-high 20 points for the Challengers (9-7, 1-1).
    Lillian Martin paced St. Mary's with 17 points and Emily Alvarez added 12.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (42) — Thomson 20, Croy 4, Spani 6, Miller 2, Kinney 8, Auchard 2, Reen 0, Alvarez 0. Totals: 15 10-15 42.
    ST. MARY'S (52) — Martin 17, E. Alvarez 12, R. Alvarez 5, Juncal 6, Vasey 2, Weiland 6, Rothfus 4, Barnum 0, DeBoer 0. Totals: 18 11-15 52.
    Cascade Christian 13 7 11 11 — 42
    St. Mary's 7 16 18 11 — 52
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 4 (Spani 2, Kinney 1, Thompson 1), St. Mary's 5 (E. Alvarez 3, R. Alvarez 1, Martin 1).
    JV result — St. Mary's won.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY 42, ROGUE RIVER 21 — At Rogue River, Jazmine Hancock scored 15 points and Kim Crow added 10 points for Illinois Valley in Southern Cascade Hybrid action.
    Alex LaFlamme chipped in nine points for the Cougars (9-7, 1-1 SCH), who led 18-9 at halftime.
    Emily Roldan paced Rogue River (0-13, 0-3) with 10 points and six blocks.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (42) — Hancock 15, T. Frederick 0, F. Frederick 0, Brooks 2, Stewart 0, Nordal 0, LaFlamme 9, Wellen 0, Dixon 6, Crow 10. Totals: 16 9-28 42.
    ROGUE RIVER (21) — Roldan 10, Hamilton 0, Worthington 2, Downhill 1, Moore 3, H. Lamar 0, Pamplona 2, Smith 1, Emerson 0, T. Lamar 2. Totals: 7 6-10 21.
    Illinois Valley 4 14 6 18 — 42
    Rogue River 5 4 6 6 — 21
    3-point goals — Illinois Valley 1 (Hancock 1), Rogue River 1 (Roldan 1). Fouled out — Roldan, Moore.
    JV score — Illinois Valley 21, Rogue River 8.
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