• Challengers race past Lakeview

  • Once Cascade Christian got its fastbreak in gear, Lakeview could not keep up in Southern Cascade Hybrid boys basketball at the Challengers' gym.
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  • Once Cascade Christian got its fastbreak in gear, Lakeview could not keep up in Southern Cascade Hybrid boys basketball at the Challengers' gym.
    Cascade Christian registered its fourth straight victory and remained unbeaten in conference action with a 64-35 victory Friday.
    The Honkers trailed by six points when Cody Coggins sank a 3-pointer just before the third-period buzzer to give the Challengers a 38-29 lead. Then Cascade Christian (10-4, 3-0 SCH) went on a 26-6 spurt in the fourth to leave the Honkers gasping.
    "We got our fastbreak going in the fourth and just blitzed them," Cascade Christian coach Scott Morse said. "We cranked up the defensive pressure and that got some turnovers that led to fastbreak points. The played their starters most of the game and just got tired."
    David Sellers, a 6-foot-7 junior post, scored 12 of his game-high 17 points in the fourth quarter. Sellers also grabbed a team-best 11 rebounds..
    Cascade senior point guard Alex Miller contributed 14 points and nine rebounds
    The Challengers received a strong defensive effort from Troy Thompson, who limited Lakeview leading scorer Trevor Callaghan to just five points.
    LAKEVIEW (35) — Hadley 12, Staub 2, Frank 0, Callaghan 5, Martin 8, Harlan 0, Harms 2, Cockrell 6, Lampman 0, Roseberry 0. Totals: 14 6-10 35.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (64) — Sellers 17, Brown 1, Ragan 0, Kammerzell 0, Joffer 10, Coggins 11, Battiato 0, Knox 2, Alvarez 0, Miller 14, Olson 0, Thompson 5, Cesaro 4. Totals: 25 8-16 64.
    Lakeview 6 6 17 6 — 35
    Cascade Christian 9 10 19 26 — 64
    3-point goals — Lakeview 1 (Callaghan 1), Cascade Christian 6 (Joffer 1, Coggins 3, Miller 2). Fouled out — Hadley, Staub.
    JV result — Cascade Christian won.
    ST. MARY'S 58, ILLINOIS VALLEY 47 — Connor Vinyard and Kade Benton combined for 40 points while St. Mary's full-court press stifled Illinois Valley in the fourth quarter at St. Mary's High.
    Vinyard went for 21 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots while Benton scored 19 points and added a pair of steals and a block. Both dropped in eight points in the fourth period, when the Crusaders outscored the Cougars 26-16.
    Glenn Alvarez provided 10 points and five steals for St. Mary's (6-11, 2-2 Southern Cascade Hybrid).
    For the Cougars (5-12, 0-3 SCH), Mack Epple tallied 15 points, Chaise Robbins 12 and Zach Welch 11.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (47) — Robbins 12, Hoelzle 3, Sanchez 4, Epple 15, Welch 11, Davis 2, Thompson 0. Totals: 18 6-9 47.
    ST. MARY'S (58) — Alvarez 10, Gambee 4, Benton 19, Vinyard 21, Crennen 4. Totals: 20 17-20 58.
    Illinois Valley 14 9 8 16 — 47
    St. Mary's 11 5 16 26 — 58
    3-point goals — Illinois Valley 5 (Welch 3, Hoelzle 1, Robbins 1), St. Mary's 1 (Benton 1).
    JV result — St. Mary's won.
    ROGUE RIVER 53, CHILOQUIN 39 — At Chiloquin, Shawn Donahue had 18 points and eight rebounds and Seth Gretz added 11 rebounds to lead Rogue River, which had a season-low eight turnovers, to the nonconference victory.
    Jordan Ehrhardt scored 11 points and Chris Campbell had nine for the Chieftains (7-10), while Danny Perston pulled down eight boards and Andy Valencia had eight assists.
    ROGUE RIVER (53) — Valencia 5, Campbell 9, Donahue 18, Ehrhardt 11, Murphy 0, Perston 4, Schmidt 0, Milligan 0, Gretz 4, Graham 1, Lawson 1. Totals: 20 8-15 53.
    CHILOQUIN (39) — Black 19, Rubidoux 2, Parazoo 9, Brown 4, Masttler 3, Cooper 0, Korauk 0, Gibson 0, Jackson 2. Totals: 17 1-8 39.
    Rogue River 8 20 18 7 — 53
    Chiloquin 8 10 11 10 — 39
    3-point goals — Rogue River 5 (Campbell 2, Donahue 1, Ehrhardt 2), Chiloquin 4 (Black 3, Parazoo 1). Fouled out — Parazoo.
    JV score — Rogue River 52, Chiloquin 21.
    PHOENIX 46, HIDDEN VALLEY 45 — At Murphy, Joe Raffensperger made the game-winning runner with five seconds remaining in regulation as Phoenix recorded its first Skyline Conference victory.
    Tyson Morris went 9-for-16 for 22 points and added two steals for the Pirates (7-9, 1-4 Skyline). Raffensperger finished with nine points.
    The Mustangs (3-13, 0-4 Skyline) received nine points and eight rebounds from J.J. Flynn and Kody Garrison added nine points and nine rebounds. Alan Rojas chipped in five assists and four steals.
    PHOENIX (46) — Morris 22, Raffensperger 9, Deras 8, Wyncoop 4, Champion 2, Kostios 1, Mahaffey 0, Leavens 0. Totals: 16 12-21 46.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (45) — Flynn 9, Garrison 6, Chastain 6, Rojas 6, Jarvis 7, Hults 5, Vaughn 4, Fields 2, Bennett 0. Totals: 20 2-6 45.
    Phoenix 3 18 17 8 — 46
    Hidden 8 15 13 9 — 45
    3-point goals — Phoenix 2 (Morris 2), Hidden Valley 3 (Hults 1, Chastain 1, Flynn 1). Fouled out — Deras.
    JV result — Hidden Valley won.
    NORTH VALLEY 63, KLAMATH UNION 57 — At Klamath Falls, JJ Chirnside, Cameron Lyon and Chris Morsa each scored 16 points and Tristan Burke added 10 as top-ranked North Valley improved to 15-0 and 5-0 in Skyline play.
    Chirnside added seven rebounds, two blocks and two steals and Lyon had five assists and four rebounds for the Knights, who opened a 40-28 lead by halftime but had to hold on with a three-point lead in the final quarter.
    Jack Bell and Hunter Bradford each scored 14 to pace Klamath Union.
    NORTH VALLEY (63) — Chirnside 16, Lyon 16, Morsa 16, Burke 10, McCue 3, Pina 2, Pappan 0, Bodicka 0, Thompson 0, Olmstead 0. Totals: 24 13-19 63.
    KLAMATH UNION (57) — Bell 14, Bradford 14, Arspluro 11, Depew 7, Paschal 6, Mitchell 3, Wolfram 2, Butter 0, Willis 0. Totals: 23 7-8 57.
    North Valley 24 16 10 13 — 63
    Klamath Union 15 13 16 13 — 57
    3-point goals — North Valley 3 (Burke 1, Morsa 1, Lyon 1), Klamath Union 4 (Bell 2, Arspluro 1, Depew 1).
    JV score — North Valley 73, Klamath Union 51.
    PAISLEY 47, PROSPECT 46 — At Paisley, Boston Ehlers and Scotty Kennedy each scored 13 points for Prospect (5-7, 3-4 MVL) in the nail-biter.
    Rowdy O'Connor tallied 22 points and Paisley outscored the Cougars 13-8 in the fourth quarter to rally for the victory.
    PROSPECT (46) — Ehlers 13, Bliss 4, May 0, Reynolds 9, Roe 5, Baker 2, Kennedy 13. Totals: 21 2-4 46.
    PAISLEY (47) — O'Connor 22, Batsikan 0, Jones 7, Walton 2, Wampler 0, McKay 15. Totals: 15 13-14 47.
    Prospect 11 14 13 8 — 46
    Paisley 13 11 10 13 — 47
    3-point goals — Prospect 2 (Reynolds 1, Roe 1), Paisley 4 (McKay 3, Jones 1). Fouled out — Baker. Technical foul — Prospect bench.
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