St. Mary's girls cruise past Ashland

January 09, 2014

The St. Mary's girls basketball team used big second and third quarters to run away with a 58-35 victory over Ashland in nonleague action Wednesday.

Emily Alvarez scored a season-high 20 points for the Crusaders (8-2), who jumped out to an 11-8 lead after the first quarter and went on a 17-7 surge to end the first half. She knocked down three 3-pointers.

Rose Alvarez chipped in nine points and Viv Juncal eight points.

Georgia Williams had 10 points for Ashland (5-6), which was outscored 16-9 in the third.

"Our press was effective," St. Mary's head coach Richard Vasey said. "The kids did a great job on defense."

ASHLAND (35) — Williams 10, Rodriques 1, Patton 3, Greenberg 2, Teixeira 4, Dunn 8, Sukles 5, Walker 2, Kasiah 0, Tilley 0, Altig 0, Read 0, Rooney 0, Lenthe 0. Totals: 11 11-19 35.

ST. MARY'S (58) — Weiland 4, E. Alvarez 20, M. Vasey 5, R. Alvarez 9, Martin 3, Juncal 8, E. Vasey 6, Rothfus 3, Barnum 0, Miller 0. Totals: 21 12-21 58.

Ashland 8 7 9 11 — 35

St. Mary's 11 17 16 14 — 58

3-point goals — Ashland 2 (Williams 1, Dunn 1), St. Mary's 4 (E. Alvarez 3, R. Alvarez 1). Fouled out — Rothfus, Greenberg.

Boys Basketball

ST. MARY'S 56, HIDDEN VALLEY 46 — Connor Vinyard scored 17 of his 30 points in the third quarter and also pulled down 11 rebounds to power St. Mary's.

Michael Gambee added 12 points and six assists and Kade Benton seven points for the Crusaders (7-3), who have won seven of their last eight games.

Hidden Valley (1-6) was led by Mike Hults, who scored 22.

HIDDEN VALLEY (46) — Fields 0, Hults 22, Bennett 2, Tripp 4, Gilbert 6, May 6, Drake 4, Ries 2, J. Elkins 0, D. Elkins 0. Totals: 20 3-9 46.

ST. MARY'S (56) — Benton 7, Lewis 2, Conway 3, Hough 2, Vinyard 30, Gambee 12, Rothfus 0, Van Valkenburg 0, Eaton 0, Edwards 0. Totals: 21 10-18 56.

Hidden Valley 10 7 10 19 — 46

St. Mary's 12 9 21 14 — 56

3-point goals — Hidden Valley 3 (Hults 3), St. Mary's 4 (Benton 1, Vinyard 2, Gambee 1).

JV score — Hidden Valley 46, St. Mary's 41.

Wrestling

PHOENIX 42, KLAMATH UNION 20 — At Klamath Falls, Phoenix only lost two of the matches that it wrestled in during Skyline Conference dual action.

Phoenix senior Izzy Rubio, ranked second in the state at 160 pounds, beat Chase Anderson, who is ranked first at 170, 6-4.

Richard Orndorff (120), Zeke Flores (126), Hunter McCalister (132), Braden Vega (160), Trace Vega (182) and Will Frazee (195) all pinned their opponents, while Kyle Bradfield (152) earned a 6-2 decision.

106 — Double forfeit; 113 — Double forfeit; *120 — Richard Orndorff, P, pinned Manny Castaneda, :45; 126 — Zeke Flores, P, pinned Nick Moreno, 4:20; 132 — Hunter McCalister, P, pinned Ayla Grant, 1:16.

138 — Bee Nguyen, KU, dec. Cedar King, 8-0; 145 — Jose Mendez, KU, dec. Knewt Thompson, 16-8; 152 — Kyle Bradfield, P, d. D.J. WIlliams, 6-2; 160 — Braden Vega, P, pinned Koda Nelson, 1:39.

170 — Izzy Rubio, P, dec. Chase Anderson, 6-4; 182 — Trace Vega, P, pinned Andrew Garrison, 1:58; 195 — Will Frazee, P, pinned Daniel Korn, :52; 220 — Sterling Westfall, KU, won by forfeit; 285 — Peter Trachsel, KU, won by forfeit.

* starting weight

EAGLE POINT 35, HENLEY 34 — At Klamath Falls, Eagle Point pulled out a nonleague dual on criteria.

The win went to the Eagles on most first points scored in contested bouts, the eighth tie-breaker under wrestling's criteria system.

Eagle Point's Michael Hammond (120), Levi Pomeroy (126), Alek Tallahan (132) all prevailed by decision, while teammates James McCoy (160), Hunter Hoeptner (170), Blaine Cloney (182) and Ethan Pomeroy (195) won by fall.

106 — Michael Bresser, H, pinned Mikey Johnson, 4:30; 113 — Joe Britt, H, dec. Christian Torrico, 7-5; *120 — Michael Hammond, EP, dec. Trevon Kuhlman, 4-2; 126 — Levi Pomeroy, EP, dec. Quinton Hook, 8-0; 132 — Alek Tallahan, EP, dec. Chase Fernlund, 10-3.

138 — Connor Noonan, H, pinned Loren Denn, 2:19; 145 — Daine Taylor, H, dec. Kaden Crandall, 6-3; 152 — Calvin Tillery, H, dec. Bryan O'Neil, 15-6; 160 — James McCoy, EP, pinned Taylor Baker, 1:00.

170 — Hunter Hoeptner, EP, pinned Hayden Aubug, :35; 182 — Blaine Cloney, EP, pinned Jared Lindgren, 3:15; 195 — Ethan Pomeroy, EP, pinned Brendan Rojas, 1:48; 220 — Cody Collins, H, won by forfeit; 285 — Stephen Noonan, H, pinned Anthony Valdovinos, 2:51.

* starting weight