• Phoenix falls out of Skyline lead

  • PHOENIX — The Phoenix Pirates had no answer for Henley's Natalie DeLonge in a matchup of undefeated Skyline Conference girls basketball teams Friday.
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  • PHOENIX — The Phoenix Pirates had no answer for Henley's Natalie DeLonge in a matchup of undefeated Skyline Conference girls basketball teams Friday.
    DeLonge, a 6-foot-1 junior post, scored 16 of her 28 points in the second half as Henley pulled away for a 66-42 victory at the Pirates' gym.
    "We couldn't keep up with DeLonge," Phoenix head coach Randy Kirkland said. "They were passing it inside to her and our rotation was a little slow. With her height, she was able to shoot over us."
    The Pirates (12-4, 3-1 Sky) used good ball movement to get off to a 15-11 lead at the end of the opening quarter, but a big second period gave the Hornets (13-1, 4-0) a seven-point halftime margin.
    "We felt we were still doing OK at halftime," Kirkland said. "We had some opportunities in the second quarter and we were running our things well."
    Henley, which registered its eighth straight victory, took advantage of second-chance points that came off 14 offensive rebounds to increase the lead after intermission.
    Senior point guard Amanda Skaff turned in a strong all-around performance for the Pirates with eight points, seven assists, six steals and five rebounds.
    Bailee Tally, a junior guard, paced the Pirates with 12 points and senior forward Baylee Toney added 10 points and seven rebounds.
    Henley outrebounded Phoenix, 31-20.
    HENLEY (66) — DeLonge 28, Moates 12, Kochenderfer 14, Mathis 6, Turner 4, Whisler 2, deHoop 0, Haigh 0. Totals: 30 2-6 66.
    PHOENIX (42) — Tally 12, Toney 10, Skaff 8, Hamilton 6, Vaught 5, Marshall 1, Wyncoop 0. Totals: 16 8-12 42.
    Henley 11 17 18 20 — 66
    Phoenix 15 6 9 12 — 42
    3-point goals — Henley 4 (Mathis 2, Kochenderfer 2), Phoenix 2 (Toney 1, Vaught 1).
    JV result — Henley won.
    NORTH VALLEY 48, HIDDEN VALLEY 38 — At Murphy, Mikala Mohr had 16 points and 11 rebounds while Lexi Pittman and Alexa Scott's all-around play aided North Valley's Skyline victory.
    Pittman's 12 points came off of four 3-pointers, and she had five assists and five steals. Scott added eight points, four assists and six steals for the Knights (6-9, 2-2 Skyline), who committed just nine turnovers to Hidden Valley's 28.
    Kristin McGuinness recorded 12 points and Madison Larson 10 boards for the Mustangs (1-11, 0-4 Skyline).
    NORTH VALLEY (48) — Stewart 0, McCaskill 0, Bell 2, Werner 4, Scott 8, Rau 0, Hall 2, Wagman 4, Mohr 16, Pittman 12. Totals: 21 1-2 48.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (38) — Schiavone 6, Ottosen 0, McGuinness 12, Patterson 0, Jones 2, Heeter 6, Larson 4, DeVos 2, Sargani 6. Totals: 16 2-6 38.
    North Valley 12 12 10 14 — 48
    Hidden Valley 8 9 10 11 — 38
    3-point goals — North Valley 5 (Pittman 4, Mohr 1), Hidden Valley 3 (McGuinness 2, Schiavone 1).
    JV score — Hidden Valley 46, North Valley 28.
    ST. MARY'S 55, ILLINOIS VALLEY 37 — At Cave Junction, St. Mary's balanced attack wore down Illinois Valley in Southern Cascade Hybrid action.
    Emily Alvarez had 10 points, Rose Alvarez nine points and Lillian Martin eight — including six in the third quarter — for the third-ranked Crusaders (13-2, 4-0 SCH), who trailed 6-4 after the first quarter.
    Kimberly Crow scored eight points for the Cougars (5-11, 2-2), who were hurt by turnovers.
    St. Mary's played without starter Viv Juncal, who was out with an ankle injury.
    ST. MARY'S (55) — E. Alvarez 10, R. Alvarez 9, Martin 8, Rothfus 7, Barnum 7, E. Vasey 6, Weiland 8. Totals: 25 4-9 55.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (37) — Crow 8, Dixon 7, LaFlamme 7, Miller 6, Frederick 5, M. Stewart 2, Johnson 2, T. Stewart 0, Burns 0, Neville 0, Nordal 0. Totals: 17 1-6 37.
    St. Mary's 4 15 20 16 — 55
    Illinois Valley 6 6 11 14 — 37
    3-point goals — St. Mary's 1 (E. Alvarez 1), Illinois Valley 4 (Miller 2, Frederick 1, Dixon 1).
    JV result — St. Mary's won.
    CHILOQUIN 33, ROGUE RIVER 31 — At Rogue River, Kortney Moore scored 13 points and Anjelica Pamplona added nine to help Rogue River (1-10) tie the contest in the final two minutes after trailing by as many as 10.
    CHILOQUIN (33) — Watah 13, Parrish 9, Montoya 5, Lang 4, Maldonado 2, Scott 0, Peacock 0. Totals: 12 9-24 33.
    ROGUE RIVER (31) — Moore 13, Pamplona 9, Adams 3, K. Worthington 2, M. Worthington 2, Hamilton 1, Pratt 1, Krusemark 0. Totals: 12 7-15 31.
    Chiloquin 7 10 9 7 — 33
    Rogue River 5 7 8 11 — 31
    Fouled out — Pratt. Technical foul — Rogue River coach.
    NORTH LAKE 60, PROSPECT 35 — At Silver Lake, North Lake freshman Kendra Murphy had 18 points, 25 rebounds and five assists in the MVL game.
    Karrah Davidson recorded 20 points, six steals and six blocks for North Lake (10-4, 4-1 MVL).
    Hannah Bailey paced Prospect (2-11, 1-5) with 16 points.
    PROSPECT (35) — Latona 0, Raines 4, Evertt 0, B. VanWormer 3, Bliss 2, Breiholz 1, Hedgpeth 4, Smith 0, H. VanWormer 5, Goucher 0, Blaydes 0, Bailey 16. Totals: 12 9-20 35.
    NORTH LAKE (60) — Davidson 20, J. Stockton 12, Harris 4, Hand 0, Murphy 18, Philips 0, Fine 0, T. Stockton 2, Miller 4. Totals: 22 16-43 60.
    Prospect 6 9 14 6 — 35
    North Lake 9 15 18 18 — 60
    3-point goals — Prospect 2 (B. VanWormer 1, H. VanWormer 1). Fouled out — Davidson, Bailey, H. VanWormer, Breiholz.
    Boys
    HENLEY 55, PHOENIX 49 — At Phoenix, Jesse Hilyard scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half for Henley (11-4, 3-1 Sky), which trailed 32-21 at halftime after struggling to break the Pirates' press.
    Jason Wyncoop had 17 points, six rebounds and two blocks, and Tyson Morris recorded 10 points, eight assists and five rebounds for Phoenix (6-10, 2-2), which was outscored 34-17 in the second half.
    HENLEY (55) — Dykstra 4, Greif 2, Campbell 2, Overstreet 5, Hilyard 17, Seater 6, Mitchell 7, Mueller 12, Crain 0. Totals: 22 10-16 55.
    PHOENIX (49) — Mahaffey 3, Raffensperger 10, Hay 2, Leavens 7, Wyncoop 17, Morris 10, Deras 0. Totals: 19 4-5 49.
    Henley 15 6 21 13 — 55
    Phoenix 21 11 11 6 — 49
    3-point goals — Henley 1 (Hilyard 1), Phoenix 7 (Mahaffey 1, Raffensperger 1, Leavens 1, Wyncoop 3, Morris 1). Fouled out — Deras.
    JV result — Henley won.
    NORTH VALLEY 64, HIDDEN VALLEY 46 — At Murphy, Cameron Lyon amassed 20 points, seven rebounds, six assists, seven steals and a blocked shot for North Valley (10-4, 3-1 Sky).
    The Knights' Chris Morsa scored 18 points, Brian Nelson had 10 points and JJ Flynn snared 12 rebounds.
    Mike Hults led the Mustangs (1-11, 0-4 Skyline) with 10 points.
    NORTH VALLEY (64) — Lyon 20, Morsa 18, Nelson 10, Eskitgis 8, Flynn 4, Fairman 2, Olmstead 2, Martz 0, Bailey 0, Whitmore 0. Totals: 24 10-15 64.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (46) — Hults 10, Ries 8, May 7, Bennett 7, Fields 6, Gilbert 4, Stevens 3, Tripp 1, Praice 0, Elkins 0. Totals: 13 15-22 46.
    North Valley 17 18 13 16 — 64
    Hidden Valley 8 10 7 21 — 46
    3-point goals — North Valley 6 (Nelson 2, Morsa 2, Lyon 2), Hidden Valley 5 (Hults 2, Fields 1, Bennett 1, Stevens 1). Fouled out — Fields, Olmstead, Bailey.
    JV result — North Valley won.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 53, LAKEVIEW 45 — At Lakeview, David Sellers recorded 16 points, Dalton Palmer 12 and Cody Coggins 11 for Cascade Christian in SCH action.
    Lane Hadley and Danny Smith each had 12 points for Lakeview (5-9, 1-2 SCH), which managed just two first-quarter points and trailed 32-11 at halftime.
    The Challengers improved to 14-2 overall, 3-0 in league.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (53) — Artale 4, Kammerzell 4, Laws 0, Wager 0, Coggins 11, Knox 2, Alvarez 2, Palmer 12, Cesaro 2, Sellers 16. Totals: 23 6-15 53.
    LAKEVIEW (45) — Roseberry 0, Harms 0, Staub 10, Smith 12, Lampman 11, Frank 0, Graham 0, Hadley 12, Forbes 0. Totals: 18 5-9 45.
    Cascade Christian 14 18 12 9 — 53
    Lakeview 2 9 17 17 — 45
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 1 (Artale 1), Lakeview 4 (Lampman 3, Hadley 1).
    JV result — Cascade Christian won.
    ROGUE RIVER 73, CHILOQUIN 51 — At Rogue River, Chris Campbell poured in a career-high 28 points for Rogue River in the nonconference win.
    Chiloquin countered Campbell with Marques Parazoo's 25-point output, but Campbell added three 3-pointers, six assists and four steals to his big night. Connor Strickland added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Chieftains (12-5), who turned the ball over 28 times to Chiloquin's 33.
    CHILOQUIN (51) — S. Parazoo 4, M. Parazoo 25, Spencer 2, Gibson 3, Koback 0, Kinbol 12, Cooper 2, Hillaire 3. Totals: 21 5-15 51.
    ROGUE RIVER (73) — McFetridge 2, Lopez 3, Campbell 28, Perston 10, Ehrhardt 6, Woodall 2, Strickland 15, Hanson 2, Rideout 2, Caulley 0, Pratt 3. Totals: 31 5-10 73.
    Chiloquin 18 5 5 23 — 51
    Rogue River 24 11 24 14 — 73
    3-point goals — Chiloquin 4 (Kinbol 3, M. Parazoo 1), Rogue River 6 (Campbell 3, Perston 1, Strickland 1, Lopez 1). Fouled out — Cooper. Technical foul — Cooper.
    JV score — Rogue River 46, Chiloquin 32.
    ST. MARY'S 51, ILLINOIS VALLEY 45 — At Cave Junction, senior captain Sam Hough scored a career-high 23 points and pulled down eight rebounds for St. Mary's in the SCH game.
    The Crusaders (11-4, 3-1 SCH) entered the game missing one of their leading scorers, Kade Benton, with an ankle injury. Another top offensive player, sophomore Connor Vinyard, suffered a knee injury near the end of the first quarter and didn't return.
    Senior Lander Nordal tallied a career-high 16 points and Zach Welch added 15 for Illinois Valley (3-12, 0-3).
    ST. MARY'S (51) — Gambee 8, Lewis 0, Rothfus 4, Conway 2, Eaton 2, Hough 23, Edwards 6, Vinyard 6. Totals: 20 9-18 51.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (45) — Weaver 5, Thompson 2, Nordal 16, Welch 15, Gardenhire 2, Chavez 2, Doyle 3. Totals: 18 8-17 45.
    St. Mary's 19 15 5 12 — 51
    Illinois Valley 8 12 10 15 — 45
    3-point goals — St. Mary's 2 (Gambee 1, Hough 1), Illinois Valley 1 (Welch 1). Technical foul — Weaver.
    JV result — St. Mary's won.
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