• Pirates let double-digit lead slip away

  • KLAMATH FALLS — Phoenix let its guard down after building an 11-point lead in the third quarter and now the Pirates' bid for second place in the Skyline Conference will come down to the final day of the regular season.
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  • KLAMATH FALLS — Phoenix let its guard down after building an 11-point lead in the third quarter and now the Pirates' bid for second place in the Skyline Conference will come down to the final day of the regular season.
    Greylin Rice scored 15 points and Klamath Union outscored Phoenix 32-17 in the second half of a 45-37 girls basketball victory Tuesday at Klamath Union High.
    The Pirates (13-7, 5-4 Sky) still can clinch a tie for second place with a win over Hidden Valley at home on Friday.
    Baylee Toney scored 11 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Phoenix, while Kasey Hamilton added 10 points and four steals and Amanda Skaff nine points.
    Phoenix outscored KU 17-4 to take a seven-point lead into intermission, but Klamath (8-10, 5-4) stormed back, taking advantage of the Pirates' 11 second-half turnovers.
    "They weren't doing anything different," Phoenix head coach Randy Kirkland said, "we just didn't take care of the ball."
    PHOENIX (37) — B. Tally 4, D. Tally 3, Skaff 9, Toney 11, Hamilton 10, Wyncoop 0, Brown 0. Totals: 12 12-23 37.
    KLAMATH UNION (45) — Gardner 6, Brown 10, Brock 8, Armstrong 4, Newman 2, G. Rice 15, M. Rice 0. Totals: 14 14-25 45.
    Phoenix 3 17 9 8 — 37
    Klamath Union 9 4 15 17 — 45
    3-point goals — Phoenix 1 (Skaff 1), Klamath Union 3 (Brown 2, Rice 1).
    JV score — Klamath Union 47, Phoenix 30.
    MAZAMA 66, HIDDEN VALLEY 19 — At Klamath Falls, Hannah Reynolds scored 18 points to lead Mazama.
    The Vikings (19-2, 9-0 Sky) led 35-10 at halftime.
    Curly DeVos paced Hidden Valley (2-16, 0-9) with five points and 10 rebounds.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (19) — Shiavonne 0, Waggoner 3, McGuinness 0, Davis 0, Patterson 2, Richardson 0, Goree 4, DeVos 5, Hansen 3, Mercer 0, Heeter 2. Totals: 6 7-13 19.
    MAZAMA (66) — Reynolds 18, Totten 6, Durant 0, Morris 14, Lease 6, Mathis 2, Paschel 2, Mallams 2, Smith 16, Foust 0, Benson 0. Totals: 26 12-18 66.
    Hidden Valley 2 8 3 6 — 19
    Mazama 11 24 15 16 — 66
    3-point goals — Mazama 2 (Reynolds 1, Totten 1).
    JV result — Mazama won.
    HENLEY 54, NORTH VALLEY 26 — At Klamath Falls, Henley used a big rebounding advantage to register its fourth straight Skyline victory.
    The Hornets (11-9, 5-4 Sky) outrebounded North Valley, 48-25, with 33 of those offensive boards.
    Sophomore post Natalie DeLonge paced the Hornets with 19 points.
    Kenzie Schmoll had 13 for North Valley (9-12, 3-6).
    NORTH VALLEY (26) — Schmoll 13, Scott 2, Pittman 6, Mohr 5, Dart 0, Werner 0, McElheran 0. Totals: 6 12-17 26.
    HENLEY (54) — Mueller 6, Parker 6, DeLonge 19, Moates 4, Olden 4, Haigh 4, Kochenderfer 11, Brown 0, Whisler 0, Turner 0. Totals: 21 11-14 54.
    North Valley 8 10 3 5 — 26
    Henley 22 12 17 3 — 54
    3-point goals — North Valley 2 (Pittman 2), Henley 1 (Kochenderfer 1).
    JV result — Henley won.
    ST. MARY'S 60, ILLINOIS VALLEY 40 — At Cave Junction, St. Mary's trailed by three at halftime and led by two through three quarters before pulling away.
    Alex DeBoer made a jumper from the wing to start the fourth and the Crusaders (21-2, 8-0 SCH) outscored Illinois Valley (11-11, 2-5) by a 21-3 margin in the period.
    Rose Alvarez made two 3-pointers in the fourth, scoring eight of her 14 points. Emily Alvarez led St. Mary's with 15 points, and Lillian Martin added 13.
    ST. MARY'S (60) — DeBoer 4, E. Alvarez 15, R. Alvarez 14, Martin 13, Juncal 6, Vasey 2, Barnum 4, Rothfus 2, Weiland 0. Totals: 25 3-8 60.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (40) — T. Frederick 3, Hancock 2, LaFlamme 10, Wellen 6, Dixon 4, Crow 15, S. Frederick 0, Stewart 0, Brooks 0. Totals: 18 3-6 40.
    St. Mary's 11 11 17 21 — 60
    Illinois Valley 10 15 12 3 — 40
    3-point goals — St. Mary's 7 (E. Alvarez 3, R. Alvarez 2, Martin 2), Illinois Valley 1 (T. Frederick 1).
    JV result — St. Mary's won.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 61, LAKEVIEW 53 — At Lakeview, Alaina Thomson had 23 points and eight rebounds for Cascade Christian in Southern Cascade Hybrid action.
    Michelle Kinney added 14 points, six rebounds, four steals and four assists for the Challengers (13-9, 4-2 SCH), who mended a slow start and took the lead in the second quarter. Cascade Christian went on a 9-0 run to start the third period.
    Delaney Hall scored 13 points to pace Lakeview (13-8, 3-3 SCH).
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (61) — Alvarez 3, Bales 8, Croy 8, Spani 2, Kinney 14, Thomson 23, Reen 2, Auchard 1, Miller 0. Totals: 24 10-13 61.
    LAKEVIEW (53) — Helling 9, Hall 13, Frederick 12, Nicholl 6, Crumrine 5, Reese 2, Arcularius 6, Leal 0, Stanton 0. Totals: 20 8-11 53.
    Cascade Christian 6 20 16 19 — 61
    Lakeview 11 13 9 20 — 53
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 3 (Alvarez 1, Kinney 1, Thomson 1), Lakeview 4 (Helling 1, Hall 1, Nicholl 1, Arcularius 1). Fouled out — Croy.
    JV score — Lakeview 28, Cascade Christian 25.
    LOST RIVER 50, ROGUE RIVER 17 — At Rogue River, Rogue River managed to connect on just five of 38 field goals in nonconference play.
    Makenzie Smith had six points for Rogue River (0-19), which trailed by only two points after the first quarter.
    Lexie Turner scored 11 to pace Lost River (21-1).
    LOST RIVER (50) — M. Parks 2, Turner 11, J. Sites 4, E. Parks 7, Mantanona 6, Pena 2, P. Paschke 4, Cobian 0, Miranda 2, C. Paschke 8, K. Sites 4. Totals: 16-34 15-25 50.
    ROGUE RIVER (17) — Hamilton 0, Worthington 3, Downhill 0, Moore 0, Roldan 5, T. Lamar 0, Pamplona 3, Smith 6, Middleton 0, Emerson 0, H. Lamar 0, Stiebs 0. Totals: 5-38 6-14 17.
    Lost River 9 15 20 6 — 50
    Rogue River 7 3 3 4 — 17
    3-point goals — Lost River 3-5 (Turner 1, Mantanona 1, K. Sites 1), Rogue River 1-7 (Smith 1).
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