• Clutch shooting carries Roseburg past North

  • ROSEBURG — North Medford had trouble holding onto the ball, and Roseburg had a knack for making clutch shots Tuesday.

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  • ROSEBURG — North Medford had trouble holding onto the ball, and Roseburg had a knack for making clutch shots Tuesday.
    The result was a 47-44 Southern Oregon Hybrid boys basketball win for the Indians (5-8, 1-3 SOH), dropping North Medford into a tie for first place through the first third of the SOH season. The Black Tornado (10-4 overall) and South Medford are each 3-1.
    Brady Haskett made a 3-point basket from the left side with 23 seconds left to put Roseburg in front, 45-42.
    After a layup by Tornado guard Julian Gray pulled North Medford within 45-44 with 7.8 seconds showing, the Indians' Alex New made two free throws with 6.3 seconds left to make it 47-44.
    The Tornado was unable to get off another shot.
    "We turned the ball over too many times," said North Medford coach Scott Plankenhorn of his team's 17 giveaways. "Then they made a lot of clutch shots. You have to give them credit. They made some difficult shots with hands in their faces and deserved to win."
    The Tornado began the game as if it was going to blow out the home team. It used a couple of steals and a 3 by Tristen Holmes to jump ahead 9-0 in the first 11/2 minutes.
    But Roseburg called a timeout, regrouped and worked its way into a 20-20 tie by halftime.
    Holmes made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points. Gray had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds; he also had five steals and three assists.
    NORTH MEDFORD (44) — Holmes 20, Gray 11, Bush 7, Browne-Moore 2, Polataivao 2, Wilkins 2, Barry 0, Ecker 0, Powers 0. Totals: 17-39 5-7 44.
    ROSEBURG (47) — Reid 14, New 5, Ball 2, Haskett 5, Stone 6, Baumgartner 2, Stephens 8, Knapp 5. Totals: 16-39 9-13 47.
    North Medford 13 7 12 12 — 44
    Roseburg 6 14 13 14 — 47
    3-point goals — North Medford 5-15 (Holmes 4, Bush 1), Roseburg 6-14 (Reid 2, Stephens 2, Haskett 1, Knapp 1).
    JV score — North Medford 64, Roseburg 44.
    HENLEY 66, EAGLE POINT 51 — At Klamath Falls, Eagle Point's 10-game winning streak came to an end with the nonconference road loss.
    The Class 5A Eagles fell to 11-2 on the season, while Class 4A Henley improved to 10-4.
    No further game information was available as of press time.
    Girls
    SOUTH MEDFORD 75, GRANTS PASS 54 — At Grants Pass, senior Ashley Bolston went for 17 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four blocks and sophomore Julissa Tago had 21 points, nine rebounds and five steals for South Medford in Southern Oregon Hybrid action.
    Jasmin Falls chipped in 11 points and Lauren Orndoff and Krystal Williams each had 10 for the top-ranked Panthers, who led 38-29 at halftime. The game was South's fourth in five days.
    Emily Henderson had 13 points for Grants Pass, which knocked down seven 3-pointers.
    South junior Andee Ritter, who injured a knee in a game on Saturday, had an MRI scan Tuesday that revealed an MCL sprain. No timetable for her return was given.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (75) — Williams 10, Tago 21, Johnson 0, Bolston 17, Orndoff 10, Sleezer 4, Lemons 2, Falls 11, Washington 0. Totals: 29 15-19 75.
    GRANTS PASS (54) — Chapman 12, Torgerson 5, LaPan 0, Stephenson 3, Phillips 3, Johnson 5, Luaders 3, Potter 10, Henderson 13. Totals: 15 17-22 54.
    South Medford 19 19 17 20 — 75
    Grants Pass 10 19 17 8 — 54
    3-point goals — South Medford 2 (Tago 2), Grants Pass 7 (Chapman 4, Stephenson 1, Johnson 1, Luaders 1). Fouled out — Falls.
    JV result — South Medford won.
    ROSEBURG 37, NORTH MEDFORD 22 — North Medford played strong defense but had difficulty making shots at the other end in the SOH setback.
    The Black Tornado (7-7, 1-3 SOH) was held to two points in the second quarter and made only 7 of 34 field goals in the game. It trailed 21-9 at halftime.
    Joci Ellis had 10 points, five rebounds and two steals for North Medford. Savannah Bumgardner pulled down seven rebounds.
    Roseburg (7-8, 3-1) got 10 points from Pele Gianotti. The Indians made 6 of 13 3-point attempts.
    ROSEBURG (37) — Wyscaver 2, Chong 9, Farrington 0, Epps 0, Johnson 5, Stricklin 0, Backen 7, Stotler 2, Gianotti 10, Jackson 2, Boscher 0. Totals: 14 3-6 37.
    NORTH MEDFORD (22) — Ellis 10, Anderson 0, Rivero 0, Bumgardner 4, Cowan 3, Koistinen 2, Hall 3, Wizner 0. Totals: 7 7-9 22.
    Roseburg 13 8 13 3 — 37
    North Medford 7 2 6 7 — 22
    3-point goals — Roseburg 6 (Chong 2, Johnson 1, Backen 1, Gianotti 2), North Medford 1 (Cowan 1).
    JV result — Roseburg won.
    HENLEY 68, EAGLE POINT 32 — At Klamath Falls, Eagle Point's Adrienne Wood had 22 points and Kinsey Bradshaw 10 to account for all of Eagle Point's scoring in nonconference action.
    Britanny Kochenderfer had 19 points and Heidi Mueller 18 for Henley (12-1).
    The Eagles dropped to 6-7.
    EAGLE POINT (32) — Wood 22, Bradshaw 10, Morris 0, Sweem 0, Beebe 0, Lester 0, Briggs 0, Nielsen 0, Hoefft 0, Crowe 0. Totals: 12 4-6 32.
    HENLEY (68) — Turner 3, Whisler 5, Mathis 7, Mueller 18, DeLonge 12, deHoop 1, Moates 2, Haigh 1, Kochenderfer 19. Totals: 22 16-20 68.
    Eagle Point 8 15 7 2 — 32
    Henley 25 9 16 18 — 68
    3-point goals — Eagle Point 4 (Wood 4), Henley 8 (Mueller 4, Kochenderfer 3, Turner 1).
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