• North in Classic final

  • LAKE OSWEGO — Senior post Aaron Browne-Moore led North Medford's deadly inside-outside combination as the Black Tornado found its footing in the second quarter to run over Parkrose, 74-42, on Saturday in the semifinals of the Lakeridge Holiday Classic at Lakeridge High School.

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  • LAKE OSWEGO — Senior post Aaron Browne-Moore led North Medford's deadly inside-outside combination as the Black Tornado found its footing in the second quarter to run over Parkrose, 74-42, on Saturday in the semifinals of the Lakeridge Holiday Classic at Lakeridge High School.
    Browne-Moore, who finished with 19 points and eight rebounds, attacked the rim in the second quarter, which opened up space for sharpshooters Tucker Barry and Brian Bush. Barry and Bush hit two 3-pointers apiece in the second, helping North outscore Parkrose 27-10 in the quarter to take a 36-16 lead into the break.
    "It was enjoyable to see that we were moving the ball around, playing unselfish," said North Medford head coach Scott Plankenhorn, whose team improved to 5-0 heading into today's final. "And, it was nice to see kids stepping into roles and being confident with their shots, and then making them."
    Junior guard Tristen Holmes added 15 points, while reserves Barry (11) and Jack Powers (seven) combined for 18 for North Medford, which hit nine 3-pointers as a team.
    Parkrose (3-3) tried to make a game of it early, but struggled at the free-throw line (9 of 27) and couldn't slow down the Tornado after the first quarter. The Broncos were led by Michael Hurlic's 10 points. Matt Mazon added nine.
    Plankenhorn said North Medford's balanced scoring and effective bench play were key. In the second quarter, four Tornado players scored five points or more.
    "We've just been getting solid play from those guys," he said.
    PARKROSE (42) — Lee 0, Lindsay 0, Vandermeer 6, Wilson 7, Campbell 3, Rowley 3, Mazon 9, Edwards 4, Hurlic 10. Totals: 15-45 9-27 42.
    NORTH MEDFORD (74) — Gray 5, Bush 6, Barry 11, Holmes 15, Faust 0, Singleton 6, Ecker 0, Carrasco 3, Browne-Moore 19, Polataivao 0, Wilkins 2, Powers 7. Totals: 28-67 9-20 74.
    Parkrose 6 10 14 12 — 42
    North Medford 9 27 19 19 — 74
    3-point goals — Parkrose 3 (Wilson 1, Rowley 1, Mazon 1), North Medford 9 (Bush 2, Barry 3, Singleton 2, Carrasco 1, Powers 1).
    FRANKLIN 67, SOUTH MEDFORD 40 — At Red Bluff, Calif., cold-shooting South Medford made just 14 of 48 field-goal attempts to finish in sixth place at the Red Bluff Holiday Classic.
    Ben Orndoff had 13 points and Brayden Massey 12 points, five steals and three assists for the Panthers (5-2), who managed just 4 of 24 shooting in the first half and who were outrebounded, 43-20, on the night.
    Franklin (7-4), from California, led 32-17 at halftime.
    FRANKLIN (67) — Payne 15, Moscoso 3, Ezimora 2, Allen 13, Johnson 7, Tactacan 0, Timothy 8, Ford 2, Ofayande 12, Onwuazo 1, Fayne 4. Totals: 27 8-14 67.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (40) — Carpenter 5, Lupton 0, Winans 6, Robertson 0, Orndoff 13, Massey 12, Bradford 4, Monical 0, Washington 0, Lallo 0. Totals: 14 7-18 40.
    Franklin 19 13 20 15 — 67
    South Medford 11 6 13 10 — 40
    3-point goals — Franklin 5 (Allen 3, Payne 1, Moscoso 1), South Medford 5 (Massey 4, Carpenter 1).
    SOUTH SALEM 87, CRATER 63 — At Dallas, South Salem's Collin Huun went for 37 points and the Saxons erupted for 16 3-pointers in the Dallas Invitational final.
    Huun buried six 3-pointers and Seth Erickson, who had 20 points, knocked down five triples for South Salem, which led 44-30 at halftime.
    Jacob Hintemeyer had 17 points, Connor Lane 14 points and 11 rebounds and Race Reiter seven points, five rebounds and five assists for the Comets (3-3), who held a brief lead in the first quarter before South Salem (3-3) took control.
    CRATER (63) — Roland 6, Hintemeyer 17, Morgan 6, Pomeroy 2, Jaasko 7, Lane 14, Reiter 7, Davis 0, Gustafson 4. Totals: 24 11-17 63.
    SOUTH SALEM (87) — Kemp 0, Young 3, Merriweather 7, Matthews 5, Fohn 13, Wurgler 0, Huun 37, Martz 0, Ramos 0, Nash 0, Erickson 20, Carey 0, Stephens 2, Ferry 0. Totals: 31 9-12 87.
    Crater 18 12 16 17 — 63
    South Salem 23 21 28 15 — 87
    3-point goals — Crater 4 (Roland 2, Hintemeyer 1, Jaasko 1), South Salem 16 (Young 1, Merriweather 1, Fohn 2, Huun 6, Erickson 5, Young 1). Fouled out — Merriweather. Technical foul — Ferry.
    EAGLE POINT 53, MYRTLE POINT 40 — At Myrtle Point, Cesar Chavez scored 23 points and, along with teammate Jorge Quintero, earned all-tournament honors as Eagle Point clinched the Myrtle Point tourney title.
    Kramer Edwards added nine points for the Eagles (4-1), who built a 14-point lead heading into the fourth quarter.
    Myrtle Point (4-2) was paced by Cooper Stateler (16 points).
    EAGLE POINT (53) — Cesar Chavez 23, Kramer Edwards 9, Jorge Quintero 8, Austin Holmes 5, Bryson Baker 4, David Barber 2, Peyton Dole 2, Lucas Morris 0.
    MYRTLE POINT (40) — Cooper Stateler 16, Taylor Fischer 9, Kenden Findley 6, Thomas Nathan 5, Jake Miller 2, Billy Strain 2.
    Eagle Point 9 16 17 11 — 53
    Myrtle Point 7 12 9 12 — 40
    GRANTS PASS 52, SPRAGUE 41 — At Salem, Micah Johnson (17 points) and Brian Luther (14) led the way as Grants Pass remained undefeated.
    JC McKinley added 11 points for the Cavemen (6-0), who did not hit a 3 but went 20-for-31 at the free throw line.
    For Sprague (2-4), Harris Morgan was the only player in double figures with 10 points.
    GRANTS PASS (52) — Johnson 17, Luther 14, JC McKinley 11, Cotton 4, Meadows 3, Ryan 3, Brooks 0, Musser 0, Stoffel 0. Totals: 15 20-31 52.
    SPRAGUE (41) — Frazier 9, Flanigan 9, Brown 6, Garrison 0, Morgan 10, Anderson 0, Parsell 5, Sipple 2. Totals: 15 6-13 41.
    Grants Pass 14 15 5 18 — 52
    Sprague 10 10 9 16 — 41
    3-point goals — Sprague 2 (Flanigan 1, Parsell 1). Fouled out — Morgan.
    JV result — Grants Pass won.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 49, PHOENIX 43 — At Brookings, David Sellers had 19 points and 14 rebounds and Christian Kammerzell and Seth Knox added 10 points apiece to lift Cascade Christian to a third-place finish at the Brookings-Harbor Tournament.
    Cody Coggins recorded eight points and Knox added six rebounds for the Challengers (4-1), who raced out to a 22-6 lead in the first quarter.
    Jason Wyncoop turned in 15 points and eight rebounds and Joey Raffensperger eight points and seven boards for Phoenix (2-3), which lost to Cascade Christian, 56-42, on Dec. 14.
    PHOENIX (43) — Mahaffey 3, Raffensperger 8, Hague 7, Leavens 6, Wyncoop 15, Deras 4, Hay 0, Champion-Blazio 0, Morris 0, Conner 0. Totals: 15 7-10 43.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (49) — Kammerzell 10, Laws 2, Coggins 8, Knox 10, Sellers 19, Artale 0, Palmer 0, Winter 0. Totals: 21 5-15 49.
    Phoenix 6 11 15 11 — 43
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