• Horizon storms past Cascade Christian

  • EUGENE — The fifth-ranked Cascade Christian boys basketball team was holding its own against top-ranked Horizon Christian in the first half of their nonleague game at Northwest Christian University on Saturday.

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  • EUGENE — The fifth-ranked Cascade Christian boys basketball team was holding its own against top-ranked Horizon Christian in the first half of their nonleague game at Northwest Christian University on Saturday.
    Then came the second half, which quickly turned into the Michael Loomis show.
    The 6-foot-6 senior wing scored 16 of his 33 points in the third quarter to push the Hawks past the Challengers, 66-40, in the Class 3A boys basketball showdown.
    Cascade Christian (12-5) trailed by just a point after the first quarter and was behind by seven at intermission. But Horizon Christian (17-1), fueled by Loomis, went on a 23-14 run in the third.
    "He took over," Cascade Christian head coach Brian Morse said of Loomis, who had nine points at halftime. "We tried three different defenders on him and he was still just on fire."
    Jake Brown paced the Challengers with 13 points. Cody Coggins turned in 11 points and Alex Miller added seven points and five rebounds against the Hawks, who beat Cascade Christian in the first round of the 2010 Class 3A state tournament a year after the Challengers defeated them in the state title game.
    Horizon Christian also won 66-47 in last year's meeting in Cottage Grove.
    HORIZON CHRISTIAN (66) — Loomis 33, Pihas 2, Cosner 2, Forrester 0, Belan 4, Marleau 0, Selland 2, Anderson 19, Hall 4. Totals: 28 8-10 66.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (40) — Brown 13, Coggins 11, Sellers 8, Miller 7, Olson 1, Ragan 0, Laws 0, Kammerzell 0, Joffer 0, Knox 0, Alvarez 0, Thompson 0. Totals: 16 5-7 40.
    Horizon Christian 10 17 23 16 — 66
    Cascade Christian 9 11 14 6 — 40
    3-point goals — Horizon Christian 2 (Loomis 2), Cascade Christian 3 (Brown 1, Coggins 2).
    JV result — Cascade Christian won.
    NORTH VALLEY 73, ASHLAND 37 — At Merlin, JJ Chirnside's outstanding all-around performance, which included 16 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks, five assists and two steals, helped Class 4A top-ranked North Valley jump out to a 20-point halftime lead and remain undefeated.
    Cameron Lyon added 17 points, five rebounds and three assists, Tristan Burke had five rebounds and three assists and Chris Morsa added five assists for the Knights (17-0) in the nonconference game.
    Sophomore guard Steen Fredrickson scored nine points and hit two 3-pointers to lead 5A Ashland (1-15).
    ASHLAND (37) — Fredrickson 9, Crenshaw 8, Stanley 5, Feinberg 5, Kaegi 4, Atteberry 2, Walters 2, Layton 2. Totals: 15 3-5 37.
    NORTH VALLEY (73) — Lyon 17, Chirnside 16, Brazille 8, Burke 6, Olmstead 5, Nelson 5, Thompson 4, Vodicka 4, Tappan 2, McCue 2, Calzaba 2, Fairman 2, Morsa 0. Totals: 28 10-13 73.
    Ashland 6 12 6 13 — 37
    North Valley 26 12 20 15 — 73
    3-point goals — Ashland 4 (Fredrickson 2, Feinberg 1, Stanley 1), North Valley 7 (Lyon 5, Olmstead 1, Nelson 1).
    JV score — North Valley 63, Ashland 50.
    BUTTE FALLS 55, NORTH LAKE 47 — At Silver Lake, Evan Givens turned in 20 points, seven rebounds and three steals to guide Butte Falls to its third straight Mountain Valley League victory.
    Emmitt Bateman scored 13 points, Jared McGonagle had seven points, nine rebounds and three steals and James Ramirez added seven points, six assists and four blocks for the Loggers (6-11, 5-5 MVL), who held a five-point lead for most of the fourth quarter.
    Brad Libolt paced North Lake (5-9, 3-7) with 16 points.
    BUTTE FALLS (55) — Givens 20, Sutton 3, Marley 5, E. Bateman 13, Ramirez 7, McGonagle 7, Thompson 0, W. Bateman 0. Totals: 19 12-18 55.
    NORTH LAKE (47) — B. Libolt 16, Hand 15, Murphy 3, D. Libolt 3, McElhatton 4, Henkel 6, McCord 0. Totals: 19 7-14 47.
    Butte Falls 13 16 16 10 — 55
    North Lake 16 13 11 7 — 47
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 5 (Givens 2, E. Bateman 2, Ramirez 1), North Lake 2 (D. Libolt 1, B. Libolt 1).
    TRIAD 61, PROSPECT 33 — At Klamath Falls, Triad's Thomas Holland scored 18 points in Mountain Valley League action.
    Boston Ehlers (eight points) and Kevin Baker (seven) paced Prospect (6-8, 3-6 MVL).
    Triad (14-4, 8-2) led 32-10 at halftime.
    PROSPECT (33) — Ehlers 8, Bliss 2, May 0, Reynolds 6, Roe 5, Baker 7, Kennedy 5. Totals: 13 5-11 33.
    TRIAD (61) — Ovgard 7, Brain 2, Builta 0, T. Holland 18, Munson 6, Riblett 2, Patel 0, Trumbull 14, McGrew 12. Totals: 28 2-3 61.
    Prospect 5 5 11 12 — 33
    Triad 19 13 12 17 — 61
    3-point goals — Prospect 2 (Ehlers 1, Roe 1), Triad 2 (T. Holland 2). Fouled out — Brain.
    NORTH VALLEY 46, ASHLAND 44 — At Ashland, Lexi Pittman scored 21 points and Kenzie Schmoll added 11 to help North Valley rally past Ashland in nonconference action.
    Georgia Williams had 17 points and five rebounds and Frankie Brookins turned in five points and seven rebounds for the Grizzlies (6-11), who led 26-23 at halftime before the Knights (9-9) captured a lead that they would not relinquish in the third quarter.
    NORTH VALLEY (46) — Pittman 21, Schmoll 11, Scott 7, Werner 0, McElheran 2, Mohr 5, Dart 0. Totals: 18 8-14 46.
    ASHLAND (44) — Williams 17, Winner 6, Teixeira 4, Dunn 4, Kasiah 6, Read 0, Thornton 2, Brookins 5. Totals: 19 3-10 44.
    North Valley 10 13 10 13 — 46
    Ashland 19 7 5 13 — 44
    3-point goals — North Valley 2 (Pittman 2), Ashland 3 (Kasiah 2, Winner 1).
    JV result — North Valley won.
    BUTTE FALLS 33, NORTH LAKE 28 — At Silver Lake, Shawna Creech had 14 points, five rebounds and four steals and Butte Falls built an 11-point lead heading into the fourth quarter before holding off North Lake's upset bid in MVL action.
    Joli Hobbs pulled down 18 rebounds and Sierra Kirkpatrick had 11 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for the Loggers (11-6, 7-3 MVL).
    North Lake (3-11, 1-9), which has lost nine straight, was paced by Kelli Brown's 11 points.
    BUTTE FALLS (33) — Kirkpatrick 11, Stubbs 1, Weaver 3, White 0, Hobbs 4, Creech 14. Totals: 12 8-19 33.
    NORTH LAKE (28) — Brown 11, Nelson 0, Davidson 3, Stockton 5, Harris 1, Phillips 6, Fine 0, Vore 2. Totals: 11 3-10 28.
    Butte Falls 5 14 9 5 — 33
    North Lake 4 9 4 11 — 28
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 1 (Creech 1), North Lake 3 (Phillips 2, Brown 1). Fouled out — Creech.
    TRIAD 63, PROSPECT 27 — At Klamath Falls, Prospect's Heather Lass scored 17 points in Mountain Valley League action.
    Emily Vanover led Triad (11-6, 8-2 MVL) with 24 points.
    Prospect (7-7, 5-4) trailed 33-14 at halftime.
    PROSPECT (27) — Lass 17, Bailey 4, Pinkerton 4, H. Hedgpeth 2, Latona 0, Raines 0, Sizemore 0, VanWormer 0, M. Hedgpeth 0. Totals: 12 3-13 27.
    TRIAD (63) — E. Vanover 24, S. Estabrook 18, Powless 9, Li 6, E. Estabrook 4, McCuiston 1, Borror 1, Eskildson 0, Kim 0, J. Vanover 0, Hamel 0, Stiller 0. Totals: 18 8-17 63.
    Prospect 8 6 7 6 — 27
    Triad 13 20 21 9 — 63
    3-point goals — Triad 5 (E. Vanover 3, Powless 1, S. Estabrook 1).
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