• North opens tourney with win

  • LAKE OSWEGO — North Medford got off to a quick start, then used a third-quarter burst to take command against Gresham in the opening round of the Lakeridge Holiday Classic in boys basketball Friday.
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  • LAKE OSWEGO — North Medford got off to a quick start, then used a third-quarter burst to take command against Gresham in the opening round of the Lakeridge Holiday Classic in boys basketball Friday.
    Tristen Holmes rang up 23 points as the undefeated Black Tornado posted a 64-53 victory.
    North Medford (4-0) will face Parkrose in today's semifinals at 5 p.m.
    The Black Tornado jumped ahead 9-1 in the opening period before long-rang shooting by Gresham (3-2) closed the margin to seven by the end of the quarter.
    North outscored the Gophers 19-9 in the third and built as much as a 21-point lead in the final period.
    "We played good defense and got some easy baskets in transition," said North Medford coach Scott Plankenhorn. "I thought that third quarter really solidified our lead."
    Holmes, a junior guard, scored all his points through three quarters.
    "I know (Holmes) had a good all-around game," said Plankenhorn. "He had quite a few assists and rebounds."
    Sophomore Tucker Barry and senior Michael Wilkens each scored seven points coming off the bench for North.
    GRESHAM (53) — Walker 8, Arango 0, Hardgrove 0, Trickel 2, Blake 9, Bachman 12, Deyoe 8, Balzell 8, McCoy 3, Williams 3, Abbs 0. Totals: 20-54 8-17 53.
    NORTH MEDFORD (64) — Gray 12, Bush 6, Barry 7, Holmes 23, Singleton 0, Ecker 0, Carrasco 0, Browne-Moore 7, Polataivao 2, Wilkens 7, Powers 0. Totals: 28-60 7-11 64.
    Gresham 14 14 9 16 — 53
    North Medford 21 15 19 9 — 64
    3-point goals — Gresham 5-14 (Blake 3, Walker 2), North Medford 1-10 (Holmes 1).
    GOLDEN VALLEY 53, SOUTH MEDFORD 40 — At Red Bluff, Calif., in a battle of unbeatens, South Medford (5-1) came away with its first loss in the second round of the Red Bluff Holiday Classic.
    Golden Valley, from Merced, Calif., is 10-0.
    South Medford faces Franklin of Sacramento today in the third-place game at 4:30 p.m. The two played in the first round last year, with Franklin winning, 47-46.
    Against Golden Valley, the Panthers led 27-24 at halftime, but Golden Valley hit two 3-pointers to open the second half and gradually moved ahead.
    Ben Orndoff scored 12 points and Hunter Bradford had six points and seven rebounds.
    GOLDEN VALLEY (53) — Perez 0, Sykes 6, Jimenez 3, Daniel 0, Stillahn 20, Fletcher 10, Powell 6, Carroll 8, McNeill 0. Totals: 20 8-16 53.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (40) — Carpenter 0, Lupton 0, Winans 9, Robertson 7, Orndoff 12, Massey 2, Bradford 6, Monical 2, Washington 0, Lallo 2. Totals: 16 4-5 40.
    Golden Valley 8 16 15 14 — 53
    South Medford 10 17 9 4 — 40
    3-point goals — Golden Valley 5 (Jimenez 1, Stillahn 3, Carroll 1), South Medford 4 (Winans 1, Robertson 1, Orndoff 2).
    CRATER 56, MCNARY 52 — At Dallas, sophomore Jacob Hintemeyer had a season-high 18 points and added seven rebounds for Crater in the first round of the Dallas Invitational.
    Hintemeyer scored 15 in the first half for the Comets (3-2). The Celtics double-teamed him in the second half, opening things up for Tanner Jaasko, who had eight of his 10 after intermission.
    Race Reiter added 12 points, Connor Lane eight boards and Dylan Morgan eight assists.
    Crater plays South Salem at 7 tonight.
    MCNARY (52) — Taylor 14, Van Cleave 13, Doutt 14, McCowan 2, Cl. Goff 2, Mchugh 2, Gosling 2, Stone 3, Ca. Goff 0. Totals: 20 6-10 52.
    CRATER (56) — Hintemeyer 18, Morgan 0, Pomeroy 4, Jaasko 10, Lane 8, Reiter 12, Davis 0, Gustafson 4. Totals: 23 8-12 56.
    McNary 12 15 9 16 — 52
    Crater 15 16 14 11 — 56
    3-point goals — McNary 6 (Taylor 3, Van Cleave 1, Doutt 2), Crater 2 (Hintemeyer 1, Jaasko 1). Technical foul — Doutt.
    EAGLE POINT 66, GLIDE 21 — At Myrtle Point, junior guard David Barber scored 12 points, hauled in seven rebounds and had five steals for Eagle Point in the semifinals of the Myrtle Point Holiday Classic.
    The Eagles (4-1) play host Myrtle Point in today's finals.
    Austin Holmes, an Eagle Point senior forward, added nine points and seven rebounds.
    The Eagles also received five steals each from Jorge Quintero and Cesar Chavez.
    EAGLE POINT (66) — Hunter 3, Quintero 5, Morris 7, Barber 12, Holte 0, Chavez 4, Edwards 8, Baker 8, Dole 0, Holmes 9, DeVore 1, Shelton 5, Sowell 4. Totals: 26 12-32 66.
    GLIDE (21) — Cunningham 0, Hanson 0, Mehloff 0, Yokum 2, Finlay 0, Shaddy 2, DeBell 5, Fricke 12. Totals: 5 11-18 21.
    Eagle Point 17 13 16 20 — 66
    Glide 7 7 6 1 — 21
    3-point goals — Eagle Point 2 (Hunter 1, Quintero 1).
    JV score — Eagle Point 73, Myrtle Point 16.
    DEL NORTE 46, PHOENIX 32 — At Brookings, Del Norte (Calif.) held Phoenix to four points in the opening quarter of the Brookings Invitational contest.
    The Pirates (2-2), who made just 10 of 38 field goals, will face Cascade Christian at 2:30 p.m. today.
    Ricky Leavens scored 16 points and Jason Wyncoop had eight rebounds for Phoenix.
    PHOENIX (32) — Raffensperger 3, Sauceda 2, Leavens 16, Wyncoop 4, Champion-Blazio 2, Morris 3, Mahaffey 0, Hay 0, Hague 0, Deras 0, Conner 0. Totals: 10 9-10 32.
    DEL NORTE (46) — Maready 6, Gruden 17, Pease 8, Leal 2, Shorty 5, Japp 8, Godla 0, Healy 0, Dantzman 0, Sathe 0, Santos, Westbrook 0. Totals: 16 12-17 46.
    Phoenix 4 8 8 12 — 32
    Del Norte 14 9 9 14 — 46
    3-point goals — Phoenix 3 (Leavens 3), Del Norte 2 (Gruden 1, Shorty 1). Technical foul — Morris.
    BROOKINGS-HARBOR 66, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 44 — At Brookings, Cascade Christian began to fade away in the second quarter as sharp-shooting tournament host Brookings-Harbor claimed the opening-round triumph.
    It was the first loss of the season for the Challengers (3-1), who face Phoenix in Round 2 today at 2:30 p.m.
    The Bruins (6-1), who are No. 1 in the Class 4A power rankings, were led by Derek Hodge's 17 points. Dexter Vaughn drilled four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points.
    David Sellers put up 14 points and nine rebounds for the Challengers, while Christian Kammerzell and Cody Coggins dropped in eight points apiece.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (44) — Artale 4, Kammerzell 8, Laws 2, Coggins 8, Knox 3, Alvarez 4, Palmer 1, Cesaro 0, Sellers 14, Winter 0. Totals: 17 9-22 44.
    BROOKINGS-HARBOR (66) — Darger 0, D. Vaughn 14, Hodge 17, Murray 7, Daniels 0, Manley 9, Hogan 0, J. Vaughn 7, Edwards 0, Burroughs 2, Graham 2, Watwood 8. Totals: 24 12-17 66.
    Cascade Christian 15 10 12 7 — 44
    Brookings-Harbor 14 22 15 15 — 66
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 1 (Artale 1), Brookings-Harbor 6 (D. Vaughn 4, Manley 1, Watwood 1). Technical foul — Darger.
    ST. MARY'S 56, ASHLAND 43 — Kade Benton had a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds, and added five assists for St. Mary's (5-2) in the nonconference win.
    Collin Malcolm led visiting Ashland (3-3) with 11 points in the loss.
    ASHLAND (43) — Malcolm 11, Stanley 8, Shibley-Styer 7, Feinberg 6, Harfst 5, Proitt 2, Byers 2, Jones 2. Totals: 17 4-6 43
    ST. MARY'S (56) — Connor 20, Benton 19, Conway 7, Eaton 5, Lewis 3, Rosthus 0, Van-Valkenburg 0, Chandler 0, Vineyard 0, Danielson 0. Totals: 16 18-23 56
    Ashland 4 11 13 15 — 43
    St. Mary's 15 20 9 12 — 56
    3-point goals — St. Mary's 4 (Benton 2, Conway 2) Ashland 5 (Feinberg 2, Shibley-Styer 1, Stanley 1, Malcolm 1).
    NORTH VALLEY 61, MARSHFIELD 45 — At Merlin, North Valley's Cameron Lyon and Cody Thompson came up big from outside and the Knights used a 20-7 third-quarter surge to pull away in the nonconference tilt.
    Lyon hit four 3-pointers on his way to 23 points and Thompson added three 3s and 17 points for the Knights (3-1), who drained nine triples as a team. North Valley also received a solid defensive effort from point guard Chris Morsa.
    Kody Dean paced Marshfield (1-3) with 16 points.
    MARSHFIELD (45) — Dean 16, Trendell 8, Sharp 6, Cooper 4, Howerton 3, Olson 2, Miles 2, Bunnell 2, Banks 2, Favalora 0, Caballero 0, Tine 0. Totals: 18 4-8 45.
    NORTH VALLEY (61) — Lyon 23, Thompson 17, Flynn 7, Morsa 6, Eskitgis 3, Nelson 2, Bailey 2, Fairman 1. Totals: 17 18-25 61.
    Marshfield 13 8 7 17 — 45
    North Valley 17 13 20 11 — 61
    3-point goals — Marshfield 5 (Dean 4, Sharp 1), North Valley 9 (Lyon 4, Thompson 3, Morsa 1, Flynn 1). Technical foul — Marshfield coach.
    JV result — North Valley won.
    ROGUE RIVER 45, DOUGLAS 43 — At Winston, sophomore guard Chris Campbell had 23 points and four steals to lead Rogue River in a close one.
    Rogue River (3-2) collected 10 steals against Douglas (1-5).
    ROGUE RIVER (45) — Campbell 23, Strickland 9, Ehrhardt 4, Perston 4, Rideout 3, Lopez 2, McFetridge 0. Totals: 15 11-24 45.
    DOUGLAS (43) — Garnett 10, Maley 10, Claughton 10, Miller 6, Porter 4, Parker 3, Osborne 0, Stewart 0, Haeber 0, Brennan 0, Bune 0. Totals: 16 5-9 43.
    Rogue River 11 9 13 12 — 45
    Douglas 4 13 13 13 — 43
    3-point goals — Rogue River 4 (Campbell 2, Strickland 2) Douglas 6 (Maley 2, Miller 2, Garnett 1, Parker 1).
    RIDDLE 55, ILLINOIS VALLEY 35 — At Illinois Valley, Illinois Valley had 25 turnovers while Riddle post Seath Brown did most of his damage in the paint with 21 points.
    The Cougars (1-3) were led by Michael Weaver's nine points and Zach Welch added six points and seven rebounds.
    RIDDLE (55) — Yackamouih 0, Wilsey 3, Maurer 2, Exceen 13, Lee 7, Brown 21, Beebe 0, Coltrin 1, Hopkins 6, Franco 0. Totals: 25 2-16 55.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (35) — Hodge 4, Weaver 9, Thompson 2, Nordal 2, Welch 6, Manning 0, Gardenhire 2, Chavez 2, Doyle 4, Davis 4. Totals: 15 4-13 35.
    Riddle 19 12 17 7 — 55
    Illinois Valley 12 9 6 8 — 35
    3-point goals — Riddle 3 (Wilsey 1, Lee 1, Brown 1), Illinois Valley 1 (Weaver 1).
    JV result — Riddle won.
    CAMAS VALLEY 45, BUTTE FALLS 39 — At Butte Falls, Evan Givens uncorked his third straight double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds for Butte Falls but it wasn't enough to overcome the Loggers' third-quarter flameout in the nonconference game.
    Emmitt Bateman added 11 points and two steals for Butte Falls (1-3), which hit just 2 of 11 shots in the third to fall behind by nine points and committed 19 turnovers for the game.
    Theran Hunt scored 25 points for Camas Valley (3-1).
    CAMAS VALLEY (45) — Hunt 25, J. Gallagher 5, R. Gallagher 7, Tilton 6, Thompson 2, Powell 0, Ward 0. Totals: 19 5-17 45.
    BUTTE FALLS (39) — Givens 14, Cool-Hunsaker 4, E. Bateman 11, L. McGonagle 2, J. McGonagle 2, W. Bateman 6, Marley 0. Totals: 16 5-11 39.
    Camas Valley 8 16 14 7 — 45
    Butte Falls 12 12 5 10 — 39
    3-point goals — Camas Valley 2 (J. Gallagher 1, R. Gallagher 1), Butte Falls 2 (E. Bateman 2). Fouled out — E. Bateman, J. McGonagle.
    JV result — Camas Valley won.
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