• South Medford rallies for win at Roseburg

  • ROSEBURG — It was a tale of two halves for the South Medford boys basketball team Tuesday.

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  • ROSEBURG — It was a tale of two halves for the South Medford boys basketball team Tuesday.
    The visiting Panthers trailed Roseburg by 10 points at halftime but rallied for a 47-41 Southern Oregon Hybrid road victory.
    The victory moves South Medford (11-6, 4-1 SOH) into a conference first-place tie with idle North Medford.
    The Panthers were just 5-for-20 on field goals in the opening half but turned it around with a 50 percent (10-for-20) effort from the field after the break.
    "We worked harder, got better shots and guarded them in the second half," said South Medford coach Dennis Murphy, whose team scored a season-low 13 points in the opening 16 minutes.
    Brayden Massey sparked South Medford's comeback from the 23-13 deficit. The junior guard scored 13 of his team-high 15 points after intermission.
    "Obviously he stepped up in the second half," said Murphy. "He hit two 3s, a couple of key field goals and went 3-for-4 from the line."
    South Medford outscored Roseburg (5-10, 1-5) 8-3 after surging ahead 39-38 about midway through the fourth quarter for its first lead of the second half.
    Murphy credited senior Ben Orndoff with playing tough defense on Roseburg's leading scorer Carson Reid, who scored 11 of his 16 points in the opening half.
    Mark Winans added 11 points for the Panthers and C.J. Keepes contributed eight.
    SOUTH MEDFORD (47) — Winans 11, Robertson 5, Orndoff 3, Massey 15, Bradford 3, Keepes 8, English 2, Carpenter 0, Lupton 0, Lallo 0. Totals: 15-40 15-27 47.
    ROSEBURG (41) — New 3, Reid 16, Haskett 5, Stone 5, Baumgartner 4, Stephens 8, Ball 0, Knapp 0. Totals: 12-41 11-16 41.
    South Medford 7 6 16 18 — 47
    Roseburg 7 16 6 12 — 41
    3-point goals — South Medford 4 (Massey 2, Robertson 1, Winans 1), Roseburg 6 (Reid 2, New 1, Haskett 1, Stone 1, Stephens 1). Fouled out — Reid. Technical foul — English.
    JV result — Roseburg won.
    CRATER 74, GRANTS PASS 62 — At Central Point, junior wing Gunnar Asher, who played in just his second game after missing a month due to a leg injury, scored 18 points to lead four Crater players in double figures in the SOH victory.
    The Comets (6-10, 2-4 SOH) led by as many as 16 points in the fourth quarter before Grants Pass (12-4, 3-3) cut the margin to seven with about 41/2 minutes remaining.
    Crater took 26 free throws in the final period. The Comets went 17 of 18 from the stripe after making just 1 of 8 to start the quarter.
    Connor Lane, who was 9 of 10 from the line in the fourth, finished with 17 points. Lane also had eight rebounds and four blocks.
    Jacob Hintemeyer added 16 points and Race Reiter came off the bench to contribute 10 points for the Comets.
    Hintemeyer limited Grants Pass leading scorer Micah Johnson to one point in the final period after the senior had 17 points through three quarters.
    GRANTS PASS (62) — Johnson 18, Meadows 7, Weiss 0, Musser 2, Ryan 5, Luther 7, Jensen 0, McKinley 17, Cotton 1, Brennan 5. Totals: 20 19-25 62.
    CRATER (74) — Hintemeyer 16, Morgan 4, Pomeroy 0, Jaasko 3, Lane 17, Reiter 10, Davis 2, Orozco 2, Gustafson 2, Asher 18. Totals: 21 26-36 74.
    Grants Pass 9 11 13 29 — 62
    Crater 15 12 19 28 — 74
    3-point goals — Grants Pass 4 (Meadows 1, Ryan 1, Luther 1, McKinley 1), Crater 6 (Asher 4, Hintemeyer 1, Jaasko 1). Fouled out — Johnson.
    JV result — Grants Pass won.
    5A Southern Oregon Hybrid
    EAGLE POINT 53, ASHLAND 51 — At Ashland, Eagle Point senior Jorge Quintero hit a pair of fourth-quarter 3-pointers to regain momentum and lead the No. 7 Eagles to a win in the first of two scheduled Class 5A SOH games.
    Ashland turned a 41-37 deficit heading into the fourth quarter into a four-point lead before Quintero sparked the Eagles (14-2, 1-0 5A SOH), who withstood a last-second effort by the Grizzlies (6-9, 0-1) that missed the mark.
    For Eagle Point, senior point guard Cesar Chavez scored 18 points and Quintero finished with 15 points, while Kramer Edwards added six points and six rebounds. Peyton Dole also pulled in six boards.
    Collin Malcolm had 15 points, 11 rebounds, two steals and two blocks to pace the Grizzlies, while Jackson Feinberg added 13 points and Mitchell Harfst had seven points and three blocks.
    EAGLE POINT (53) — Quintero 15, Morris 5, Jones 0, Barber 2, Chavez 18, Edwards 6, Baker 1, Dole 4, Holmes 2. Totals: 21 6-9 53.
    ASHLAND (51) — Hasskamp 2, Jones 3, Atteberry 0, Layton 0, Harfst 7, Feinberg 13, Byers 5, Malcolm 15, Shibley-Styer 6. Totals: 18 9-13 51.
    Eagle Point 14 11 16 12 — 53
    Ashland 13 12 12 14 — 51
    3-point goals — Eagle Point 5 (Quintero 3, Morris 1, Chavez 1), Ashland 8 (Jones 1, Feinberg 3, Byers 1, Malcolm 2, Shibley-Styer 1). Fouled out — Morris. Technical foul — Morris.
    JV score — Ashland 68, Eagle Point 63.
    Skyline Conference
    KLAMATH UNION 80, PHOENIX 71 — At Klamath Falls, Phoenix played well for 31/2 quarters against the hectic pace Klamath Union prefers, but numerous turnovers in the final five minutes did in the Pirates in the Skyline game.
    Jason Wyncoop had 22 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for Phoenix (6-10, 2-2 Sky). Joey Raffensperger had 14 points, Tyson Morris 11 points and Ty Mahaffey 10 points and seven rebounds. Ricky Leavens contributed six rebounds and six assists.
    PHOENIX (71) — Mahaffey 10, Raffensperger 14, Sauceda 2, Hay 2, Leavens 6, Wyncoop 22, Champion-Blazio 3, Morris 11, Conner 1. Totals: 24 20-29 71.
    KLAMATH UNION (80) — Bacchetti 3, Bo. Mitchell 12, Ovgard 21, Gettman 11, Crawford 7, Shoults 8, Be. Mitchell 10, Velasquez 2, Munson 4, Ford 2. Totals: 28 16-27 80.
    Phoenix 16 15 22 18 — 71
    Klamath Union 17 16 23 24 — 80
    3-point goals — Phoenix 3 (Mahaffey 1, Morris 1, Raffensperger 1), Klamath Union 8 (Bacchetti 1, Ovgard 1, Gettman 1, Crawford 2, Shoults 2, Be. Mitchell 1). Fouled out — Morris, Leavens.
    JV score — Phoenix 70, Klamath Union 49.
    NORTH VALLEY 74, MAZAMA 59 — At Klamath Falls, North Valley's Cameron Lyon led all scorers with 27 points in the Skyline Conference win.
    J.J. Flynn added 16 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Knights (12-4, 4-1 Sky) and Chris Morsa had 17 points.
    Caleb Crowell scored 16 points and Jon Moore added 14 points for Mazama (6-11, 2-3).
    MAZAMA (59) — Crowell 16, Moore 14, Bennett 13, Healy 11, Lancaster 5, Anderson 0, Harris 0. Totals: 19 14-16 59.
    NORTH VALLEY (74) — Lyon 27, Morsa 17, Flynn 16, Nelson 6, Eskitgis 6, Whitmore 2, Olmstead 0, Bailey 0. Totals: 32 3-6 74.
    Mazama 11 14 14 20 — 59
    North Valley 22 22 13 17 — 74
    3-point goals — Mazama 7 (Moore 4, Bennett 2, Lancaster 1), North Valley 11 (Lyon 5, Morsa 3, Nelson 2, Flynn 1). Fouled out — Eskitgis.
    JV result — North Valley won.
    HENLEY 62, HIDDEN VALLEY 41 — At Klamath Falls, Hidden Valley junior Mike Hults poured in a game-high 23 points but Henley used a 20-5 first-quarter surge to pull away for the Skyline win.
    Jack Mitchell scored 17 points and Drew Seater had 11 to pace Henley (11-4, 3-1 Sky).
    The Mustangs fell to 1-11 and 0-4.
    HIDDEN VALLEY (41) — J. Elkins 0, Hults 23, Bennett 7, Tripp 2, Gilbert 1, Stephens 3, Ries 2, D. Elkins 3, May 0, Drake 0. Totals: 11 14-17 41.
    HENLEY (62) — Dykstra 5, Greif 2, Campbell 4, Overstreet 4, Hilyard 4, Seater 11, Mitchell 17, Mueller 9, Crain 4, Kujowski 2, Fahner 0, Fleming 0. Totals: 22 15-22 62.
    Hidden Valley 5 11 10 15 — 41
    Henley 20 15 11 16 — 62
    3-point goals — Hidden Valley 5 (Bennett 2, Hults 1, Stephens 1, D. Elkins 1), Henley 3 (Mitchell 2, Seater 1). Fouled out — Tripp.
    Southern Cascade Hybrid
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN 60, ILLINOIS VALLEY 40 — At Cave Junction, Cascade Christian senior Dalton Palmer connected for three 3-pointers to net a team-high 12 points and David Sellers had 10 points and seven rebounds in the SCH win.
    Aaron Cesaro added eight points and six boards and Cody Coggins six points and six assists for the Challengers (15-2, 4-0 SCH), who led 36-25 at intermission.
    Zach Welch scored 17 points, Kade Doyle added 10 points and Lander Nordal had eight points and eight rebounds to pace Illinois Valley (3-13, 0-4).
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (60) — Artale 3, Kammerzell 7, Laws 6, Wager 2, Coggins 6, Knox 2, Alvarez 4, Palmer 12, Cesaro 8, Sellers 10. Totals: 26 1-4 60.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY (40) — Weaver 2, Thompson 2, Nordal 8, Welch 17, Chavez 1, Doyle 10. Totals: 18 1-6 40.
    Cascade Christian 21 15 11 13 — 60
    Illinois Valley 12 13 8 7 — 40
    3-point goals — Cascade Christian 7 (Artale 1, Kammerzell 1, Coggins 2, Palmer 3), Illinois Valley 3 (Welch 3).
    JV result — Cascade Christian won.
    ST. MARY'S 59, BONANZA 38 — Sophomore forward Connor Vinyard played in limited action returning from an ankle injury but was still able to score 19 points in two quarters to help St. Mary's to the nonleague victory.
    Sam Hough contributed an all-around effort for the Crusaders (12-4) with nine points, eight rebounds and three steals.
    Carson Merkley paced Bonanza (10-9) with 12 points.
    BONANZA (38) — Merkley 12, R. Wells 6, Hess 5, Luttrell 4, Salazar 4, E. Wells 3, Heidrich 3, Decker 1, Pitcock 0. Totals: 12 7-13 38.
    ST. MARY'S (59) — Vinyard 19, Gambee 9, Hough 9, Eaton 6, VanValkenburg 5, Benton 4, Rothfus 3, Lewis 2, Edwards 2, Danielson 0, Sue 0, Conway 0. Totals: 23 4-9 59.
    Bonanza 10 4 9 15 — 38
    St. Mary's 16 11 25 7 — 59
    3-point goals — Bonanza 5 (Merkley 3, Hess 1, Heidrich 1), St. Mary's 7 (Vinyard 4, Hough 1, VanValkenburg 1, Gambee 1).
    LAKEVIEW 81, ROGUE RIVER 78 — At Rogue River, Rogue River battled back from a nine-point deficit in the final two minutes but couldn't get off a good shot at the end of the SCH game.
    Chris Campbell had 29 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Chieftains (12-6, 1-3 SCH), who led 49-40 in the third before Landen Lampman hit consecutive 3-pointers to start a rally by the Honkers (7-9, 2-2). Lampman scored 30.
    Jordan Ehrhardt had 18 points, Cole McFetridge 10 points and Connor Strickland seven points and eight rebounds for Rogue River.
    LAKEVIEW (81) — Roseberry 1, Harms 10, Staub 11, Cooney 0, Smith 0, Lampman 30, Frank 4, Johnston 0, Hadley 25, Forbes 0. Totals: 29 13-23 81.
    ROGUE RIVER (78) — McFetridge 10, Lopez 6, Campbell 29, Perston 5, Ehrhardt 18, Strickland 7, Rideout 0, Pratt 3. Totals: 28 12-15 78.
    Lakeview 16 14 21 30 — 81
    Rogue River 12 28 19 19 — 78
    3-point goals — Lakeview 10 (Harms 3, Lampman 6, Hadley 1), Rogue River 10 (McFetridge 2, Campbell 5, Perston 1, Ehrhardt 1, Strickland 1). Technial foul — Strickland.
    JV result — Lakeview won.
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