North Medford High wrestling coach Phillip Lopez isn't the type to get carried away.
Cy Jensen and Ryan Lund scored five goals apiece as South Medford throttled Crater 12-5 in a Southern Oregon League hockey blowout Wednesday at The RRRink.
Jensen added two assists and Lund one for the Panthers (7-2), who kept pace with North Medford atop the SOL standings heading into Saturday's showdown between the crosstown rivals.
Also for South, Preston Carney had one goal and two assists, Terrence Cheeseboro one goal and three assists and goalie Jon Lines came through with 38 saves.
Crater was paced by JR Keyser's three goals.
Crater 1 2 2 — 5
South Medford 4 2 6 — 12