Toney leads Pirates past Pelicans

February 21, 2014

PHOENIX — Baylee Toney had a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Phoenix girls basketball team trounced Klamath Union 62-43 to finish third in the final Skyline Conference standings Thursday at Phoenix High School.

The Pirates (18-6, 7-3 Skyline) will travel to face Hidden Valley in a league playoff game Saturday. They earned the right to host the Mustangs, but the Phoenix High gym will be unavailable because it's hosting a wrestling tournament the same day.

Also for Phoenix, Amanda Skaff had seven assists and Bailee Tally grabbed a season-high eight rebounds.

Klamath Union (5-17, 3-7), which was held to two points in the opening quarter, will face North Valley on Saturday for a chance to take on Phoenix again on Tuesday.

KLAMATH UNION (43) — Choukalos 6, Rice 10, Brown 11, Brock 8, Newman 2, Vanover 6, Wilder 0. Totals: 17 3-5 43.

PHOENIX (62) — Tally 12, Vaught 7, Skaff 13, Marshall 2, Hamilton 8, Toney 20, Wallach 0, Wyncoop 0, Hickman 0, Burns 0, Maclennan 0. Totals: 24 10-18 62.

Klamath Union 2 16 9 16 — 43

Phoenix 15 20 13 14 — 62

3-point goals — Klamath Union 6 (Brown 3, Rice 2, Vanover 1), Phoenix 4 (Tally 2, Vaught 1, Toney 1). Technical foul — Klamath Union coach Josh Modin.

JV result — Phoenix won.

HENLEY 68, HIDDEN VALLEY 27 — At Murphy, Henley wrapped up sole possession of the Skyline Conference title with the lopsided road win.

Kristin McGuinness scored nine points and Curly Devos grabbed six rebounds for Hidden Valley (1-19, 0-10 Skyline).

Gabby Mathis poured in 18 points to lead Henley (20-2, 9-1), which dominated the paint with 20 offensive rebounds.

HENLEY (68) — Turner 2, Whisler 2, Mathis 18, Mueller 6, DeLonge 7, deHoop 4, Moates 12, Haigh 2, Kochenderfer 15. Totals: 32 3-4 68.

HIDDEN VALLEY (27) — Schiavone 7, Eells 0, Ottosen 0, McGuinness 9, Patterson 2, Traughber 0, Jones 0, Heeter 2, Larson 2, Devos 5, Sargani 0, Clark 0. Totals: 11 2-4 27.

Henley 16 14 14 24 — 68

Hidden Valley 4 10 7 6 — 27

3-point goals — Henley 1 (Kochenderfer 1), Hidden Valley 3 (McGinnis 2, Schiavone 1).

JV result — Henley won.

MAZAMA 75, NORTH VALLEY 28 — At Klamath Falls, Caileigh Smith scored 22 points and Megan Morris added 19 as Mazama cruised to a Skyline Conference victory over North Valley.

The Vikings (18-3, 8-2 Skyline) led 42-14 at the half and 62-23 after three quarters.

North Valley (7-16, 3-7), which was led by Lexi Pittman's nine points, is tied for fourth in conference play. The Knights will host Klamath Union in a league playoff game on Saturday.

NORTH VALLEY (28) — Scott 6, Hall 4, Wagman 2, Pittman 9, Mohr 7, Stewart 0, Bell 0, Werner 0, Rau 0, Kite 0. Totals: 10 8-17 28.

MAZAMA (75) — Hamel 8, Morris 19, Lease 4, McNeilly 7, Paschal 13, C. Smith 22, Benson 2, Wynoe 0, M. Smith 0. Totals: 31 9-15 75.

North Valley 10 4 9 5 —28

Mazama 25 17 20 13 —75

3-point goals — Mazama 4 (Hamel 2, Morris 1, McNeilly 1). Fouled out — M. Smith.

JV result — Mazama won.

Boys

PHOENIX 55, KLAMATH UNION 51 — At Phoenix, Jason Wyncoop went for 19 points and 12 rebounds for Phoenix, which went 6-for-6 from the free throw line over the final two minutes to seal the Skyline victory.

Triston Hay was 4-for-4 from the foul line down the stretch and Zach Champion-Blazio came through on both of his attempts.

Phoenix (9-17, 4-6 Skyline) will host Hidden Valley on Monday in a league playoff game.

The Pirates also picked up 10 points and six boards from Jose Deras.

KLAMATH UNION (51) — Bacchetti 6, B. Mitchell 9, Ovgard 7, Gettmeh 13, Shoultz 4, Mitchell 5, Velasqezz 5, Munsen 2, Ferd 0, Vallejos 0, Crawford 0, Rondeau 0. Totals: 20 3-7 51.

PHOENIX (55) — Mahaffey 3, Raffensperger 3, Hay 6, Leavens 5, Wyncoop 19, Champion-Blazio 8, Deras 10. Totals: 20 11-16 55.

Klamath Union 13 7 20 11 — 51

Phoenix 13 12 13 17 — 55

3-point goals — Klamath Union 8 (Bacchetti 2, B. Mitchell 3, Gettmeh 1, Mitchell 1, Velasqezz 1). Technical fouls — B. Mitchell 2. Ejection — B. Mitchell.

JV result — Phoenix won.

HIDDEN VALLEY 51, HENLEY 46 — At Grants Pass, Mike Hults scored 16 points as Hidden Valley continued its late-season surge with an impressive regular-season capping win.

The Mustangs (5-15, 3-7) have won four of six games since starting the season 1-13, with Thursday's victory costing Henley sole possession of the Skyline Conference title.

The Hornets (17-6, 8-2), who were led by Jesse Hilyard's 12 points, finished tied with North Valley atop the final league standings.

HENLEY (46) — Hilyard 12, Mueller 11, Mitchell 10, Seater 5, Overstreet 3, Greif 2, Crain 2. Totals: 14 14-19 46.

HIDDEN VALLEY (51) — Hults 16, Fields 11, Bennett 6, J. Elkins 4, Reis 4, Clark 4, Gilbert 2, May 2, Drake 2. Totals 14 20-30 51.

Henley 8 12 9 16 — 46

Hidden Valley 12 13 11 15 — 51

3-point goals — Henley 3 (Hilyard 2, Overstreet 1), Hidden Valley 3 (Fields 3). Technical fouls — Hidden Valley coach Aaron Yarish.

NORTH VALLEY 75, MAZAMA 70 — At Klamath Falls, junior wing Cody Thompson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and junior guard Chris Morsa poured in 19 points, three rebounds and two steals as North Valley capped its regular season with a hard-fought road win.

Cameron Lyon added 15 points, five rebounds and four steals for the Knights (17-6, 8-2 Skyline), who finished second in the Skyline and will face Henley on Tuesday for the league's No. 1 seed to state.

Mazama (6-17, 2-8), which finished sixth in the conference, was led by Joey Lancaster, who tallied 19 points.


NORTH VALLEY (75) — Morsa 19, Lyon 15, Thompson 15, Olmstead 12, Eskitgis 5, Whitmore 4, Nelson 3, Martz 2, Fairman 0. Totals: 27 15-21 75.

MAZAMA (70) — Lancaster 19, Harris 15, Healy 12, Moore 10, Crowell 6, Bennett 5, Rose 3, Anderson 0, Kugler 0. Totals: 26 11-19 70.

North Valley 9 18 28 20 — 75

Mazama 13 19 20 18 — 70

3-point goals — North Valley 6 (Lyon 3, Olmstead 2, Nelson 1), Mazama 7 (Lancaster 2, Healy 2, Moore 1, Harris 1, Bennett 1). Fouled out — Healy.

JV result — Mazama won.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN 55, MYRTLE POINT 47 — Cascade Christian's David Sellers scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half and the Challengers defense shut out Myrtle Point in the second quarter of their nonleague playoff tune-up contest at Cascade Christian High.

Sellers grabbed nine rebounds, and, along with Seth Knox, who added 11 points, nine boards and four assists, exploited Myrtle Point's 2-3 zone. The Challengers (22-3) will see a similar defensive scheme in a Southern Cascade League playoff game against Lakeview on Saturday.

Challengers guard Cody Coggins handed out five assists and was 3-for-3 from 3-point range.

The Class 2A Bobcats (17-6), who were champions of Special District 1, received six of their nine 3-pointers from Cooper Stateler, who racked up 32 points.

MYRTLE POINT (47) — Nathan 4, Stateler 32, Strain 0, Fischer 11, Miller 0, Findley 0, Rangel 0. Total: 17 4-5 47.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN (55) — Artale 5, Kammerzell 3, Laws 3, Wager 2, Coggins 9, Booker 0, Knox 11, Alvarez 0, Palmer 3, Cesaro 3, Sellers 16, Hadley 0, Winter 0. Totals: 20 9-15 55.

Myrtle Point 11 0 13 23 — 47

Cascade Christian 18 17 11 9 — 55

3-point goals — Myrtle Point 9 (Stateler 6, Fischer 3), Cascade Christian 6 (Coggins 3, Artale 1, Laws 1, Palmer 1).

JV result — Cascade Christian defeated Ashland.