• Rogue River rallies past St. Mary's

  • ROGUE RIVER — Shawn Donahue sparked a big fourth-quarter as Rogue River rallied for a 53-48 victory against St. Mary's in Southern Cascade Hybrid boys basketball Friday.
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  • ROGUE RIVER — Shawn Donahue sparked a big fourth-quarter as Rogue River rallied for a 53-48 victory against St. Mary's in Southern Cascade Hybrid boys basketball Friday.
    Donahue, a senior wing, scored 10 of his game-high 17 points in the final period. Donahue also grabbed eight rebounds.
    "(Donahue) gives us toughness and leadership," Rogue River coach Ron Haynes said, "and he's our second leading rebounder."
    St. Mary's (6-13, 2-3 SCH) led 24-18 at halftime.
    "Our kids were upset with the way they were playing in the first half," said Haynes. "We were getting some shots but were just shooting poorly."
    The Chieftains (8-11, 2-3) were 6 of 25 from the field in the opening half.
    Rogue River cut its deficit to 33-32 going into the fourth quarter. The Chiefs took the lead for good with about six minutes remaining en route to outscoring the Crusaders 21-15 in the period.
    Rogue River senior point guard Andy Valencia contributed 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.
    The Chieftains won the battle of the boards, 34-19, with Seth Gretz pulling down a team-high 10.
    St. Mary's was paced by Glenn Alvarez (14 points) and Connor Vinyard (11).
    "We're not the biggest or most experienced team," said Haynes, "but you can't measure our heart. We're going to fight."
    ST. MARY'S (48) — Alvarez 14, Robino 0, Gambee 0, Lewis 9, Benton 4, Vinyard 11, Crennen 10. Totals: 20 4-8 48.
    ROGUE RIVER (53) — Valencia 14, Campbell 4, Donahue 17, Ehrhardt 4, Strickland 2, Perston 6, Gretz 6, Lawson 0. Totals: 21 8-12 53.
    St. Mary's 11 13 9 15 — 48
    Rogue River 8 10 14 21 — 53
    3-point goals — St. Mary's 4 (Lewis 2, Vinyard 1, Crennan 1), Rogue River 3 (Valencia 1, Perston 2).
    JV score — St. Mary's 56, Rogue River 55, OT
    LAKEVIEW 59, ILLINOIS VALLEY 44 — At Cave Junction, after the first quarter, Illinois Valley had a difficult time keeping up with Lakeview, which received 21 points from Lane Hadley.
    Zach Welch led the way for the Cougars (5-14, 0-5 SCH) with 15 points, making three 3-pointers.
    LAKEVIEW (59) — Hadley 21, Staub 8, Frank 0, Callahan 10, Martin 9, Harlan 0, Harms 3, Cockrell 7, Roseberry 1, Graham 0. Totals: 23 11-15 59.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (44) — Hoezele 0, Sanchez 7, Epple 6, Welch 15, Robbins 6, Davis 2, Thompson 4, Manning 2, Doyle 0, Nordal 0, Worley 2. Totals: 16 8-9 44.
    Lakeview 9 17 19 14 — 59
    Illinois Valley 12 7 7 18 — 44
    3-point goals — Lakeview 2 (Callahan 1, Harms 1), Illinois Valley 4 (Welch 3, Sanchez 1).
    JV score — Illinois Valley 59, Lakeview 45.
    PHOENIX 58, MAZAMA 57, OT — At Klamath Falls, Tyson Morris' go-ahead three-point play put Phoenix on top for good in overtime as the Pirates edged host Mazama.
    Morris, who scored 21 points, gave the Pirates a 58-57 advantage after completing the play with a free throw but left three seconds on the clock to give the Vikings one last shot.
    Sophomore Zach Champion, who hit two big shots toward the end of regulation to help limit Mazama's eight-point rally to a 50-all tie, drew a charge in the extra session to eliminate any chance for a game-winner by the Vikings.
    Hunter Mahaffey chipped in 12 points off the bench for the Pirates (8-10, 2-4 Skyline) and Joe Raffensperger added 10.
    The Vikings (11-8, 4-2) were guided by Jacob Ford's 16-point effort while Caleb Crowell and Shane Healy tallied 14 apiece.
    PHOENIX (58) — Morris 21, Mahaffey 12, Raffensperger 10, Champion 6, Kotsios 5, Wyncoop 4, Leavens 0, Deras 0. Totals: 20 18-26 58.
    MAZAMA (57) — Ford 16, Healy 14, Crowell 14, Marquit 9, Alaquinez 3, Rose 1, Lancaster 0, Schram 0. Totals: 21 10-16 57.
    Phoenix 8 18 11 13 8 — 58
    Mazama 10 10 14 16 7 — 57
    3-point goals — Mazama 5 (Healy 2, Ford 2, Crowell 1). Fouled out — Marquit, Schram.
    JV score — Phoenix 57, Mazama 48.
    NORTH VALLEY 63, HIDDEN VALLEY 37 — At Murphy, JJ Chirnside amassed 14 points, 14 rebounds, six blocks, six assists and two steals to power No. 1-ranked North Valley in the Skyline game.
    The Knights (16-0, 6-0 Sky) had four players score in double figures. Cameron Lyon had 13 points, six rebounds and two steals; Kevin Brazille had 12 points and Wyatt McCue 10.
    Hidden Valley was led by Alan Rojas' 11 points.
    NORTH VALLEY (63) — Chirnside 14, Lyon 13, Brazille 12, McCue 10, Morsa 7, Burke 6, Eskitgis 2, Tappan 0, Vodicka 0, Calzada 0, Thompson 0, Olmstead 0, Nelson 0, Fairman 0. Totals: 23 12-17 63.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (37) — Rojas 11, Hultz 9, Garrison 8, Fields 5, Flynn 2, Chastain 2, Vaughn 2, Elkins 0, Bennett 0, Jarvis 0. Totals: 14 5-6 37.
    North Valley 20 12 19 12 — 63
    Hidden Valley 7 12 7 11 — 37
    3-point goals — North Valley 5 (McCue 2, Lyon 1, Morsa 1, Brazille 1), Hidden Valley 4 (Hultz 1, Rojas 2, Fields 1).
    JV score — North Valley 48, Hidden Valley 37.
    BUTTE FALLS 37, PAISLEY 32 — At Paisley, Evan Givens had 12 points and six rebounds and Cameron Marley made a key play down the stretch to seal the MVL win for Butte Falls.
    With the Loggers (5-11, 4-5 MVL) leading by three, Marley stole a Paisley inbounds pass and scored with 30 seconds to play.
    The Loggers' Emmitt Bateman had nine points, five assists and five steals and Jared McGonagle had eight rebounds.
    BUTTE FALLS (37) — Givens 12, Cool-Hunsaker 2, Marley 6, E. Bateman 9, W. Bateman 2, Ramirez 2, McGonagle 4, Sutton 0, Thompson 0. Totals: 17 0-0 37.
    PAISLEY (32) — McKay 13, O'Connor 11, Walton 2, Jones 2, Batsaikhan 4, Wampler 0. Totals: 13 6-11 32.
    Butte Falls 2 15 16 4 — 37
    Paisley 6 8 8 10 — 32
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 3 (E. Bateman 3).
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