• North Medford rolls to victory over Cascade Christian

  • The North Medford boys basketball team cruised past Cascade Christian, 66-39, in nonleague action at Cascade Christian High on Saturday.

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  • The North Medford boys basketball team cruised past Cascade Christian, 66-39, in nonleague action at Cascade Christian High on Saturday.
    The third-ranked Class 3A Challengers trailed the 6A Black Tornado 19-6 after the first quarter and 37-13 at halftime.
    North Medford junior guard Tristen Holmes led the way with 17 points, seven assists and four steals, while Julian Gray scored 12 points and Aaron Browne-Moore chipped in 10 points on perfect shooting with seven rebounds.
    The Black Tornado (15-5), which knocked down five 3-pointers, snapped Cascade Christian's 15-game winning streak.
    Cody Coggins paced the Challengers (21-3) with 12 points. David Sellers had nine points and nine rebounds and Seth Knox added nine points and six rebounds.
    Cascade Christian committed 19 turnovers.
    NORTH MEDFORD (66) — Gray 12, Bush 4, Schireman 0, Barry 6, Holmes 17, Singleton 3, Ecker 5, Carrasco 2, Browne-Moore 10, Polataivao 2, Wilkins 5, Powers 0, Dixon 0. Totals: 29 3-6 66.
    CASCADE CHRISTIAN (39) — Artale 0, Laws 3, Kammerzell 4, Coggins 12, Knox 9, Palmer 0, Sellers 9, Alvarez 0, Cesaro 2. Totals: 15 6-13 39.
    North Medford 19 18 15 14 — 66
    Cascade Christian 6 7 8 18 — 39
    3-point goals — North Medford 5 (Gray 2, Holmes 1, Singleton 1, Ecker 1), Cascade Christian 3 (Laws 1, Coggins 2).
    JV score — North Medford 71, Cascade Christian 32.
    MVL Boys
    BUTTE FALLS 48, PROSPECT 29 — At Prospect, Emmitt Bateman was perfect from the field for 13 points and Alex Cool-Hunsaker went for 11 points and 13 rebounds for Butte Falls in Mountain Valley League action.
    Evan Givens chipped in 10 points, 10 rebounds and five steals and Jared McGonagle added 12 rebounds and three steals for the Loggers (11-9, 7-4 MVL), who led 24-13 at halftime.
    Matt Rader scored 11 for Prospect (2-16, 1-10).
    BUTTE FALLS (48) — Givens 10, E. Bateman 13, Al. Cool-Hunsaker 11, Sutton 4, Marley 2, L. McGonagle 2, J. McGonagle 2, W. Bateman 4, Tacchini 0, Ai. Cool-Hunsaker 0. Totals: 19 7-13 48.
    PROSPECT (29) — Rader 11, Raines 2, Bliss 6, Castro 3, Stillwagon 3, Scofield 4, May 0, Gaines 0. Totals: 12 4-11 29.
    Butte Falls 14 10 13 11 — 48
    Prospect 6 7 2 14 — 29
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 3 (E. Bateman 3), Prospect 1 (Rader 1). Fouled out — Castro.
    MVL Girls
    PROSPECT 29, BUTTE FALLS 24 — At Prospect, Halee Hedgpeth turned in 14 points and five rebounds and Hannah Bailey added 12 points and six rebounds for Prospect in MVL action.
    Katie Munsell recorded 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals and Torri Lilly added six points and 14 rebounds for Butte Falls (3-17, 1-11 MVL), which trailed by 15 entering the fourth quarter.
    Prospect finished the year 5-14 overall, 4-8 in league.
    BUTTE FALLS (24) — Munsell 10, Kuykendall 3, O'Keefe 3, Lilly 6, Myers 2. Totals: 8 7-28 24.
    PROSPECT (29) — Raines 0, Evertt 0, B. VanWormer 0, Sizemore 1, Breiholz 0, Hedgpeth 14, H. VanWormer 2, Bailey 12. Totals: 12 5-8 29.
    Butte Falls 3 5 2 14 — 24
    Prospect 7 8 10 4 — 29
    3-point goals — Butte Falls 1 (Kuykendall 1). Fouled out — Bailey.
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