ASHLAND — Led by three pins and one major upset, the fifth-ranked Southern Oregon wrestling team scored a 35-6 victory over third-ranked Menlo College at McNeal Pavilion on Friday.

ASHLAND — Led by three pins and one major upset, the fifth-ranked Southern Oregon wrestling team scored a 35-6 victory over third-ranked Menlo College at McNeal Pavilion on Friday.

The Raiders also defeated Simon Fraser 35-9 to open up the season 2-0. SOU hosts the fifth annual Best of the West Tournament today at the Jackson County Expo in Central Point. The finals are slated to start at 5 p.m.

"I liked our aggressiveness today," SOU Head Coach Mike Ritchey said. "We went out and attacked. We took risks and made stuff happen and that's how we have to wrestle."

After dropping the opening match at 125 pounds, the Raiders went on a major run to make a statement against the Oaks. Senior and fourth-ranked 133-pounder Trevor Lofstedt gave the Raiders the lead with a pin of Aaron Garcia in 5:38.

Barry Johnson (141), Seth Roy (149) and Tommie Hooper (157) then reeled off three victories in a row to give the Raiders a comfortable lead.

Following a Menlo victory at 165 pounds, junior Shaun Ceremello had the biggest victory of the day, knocking off top-ranked Robert Davis 4-3 at 174. Ceremello won the match with a takedown with one second left.

SOU then scored back-to-back pins by Chris Platte (184) and Chase Locke (197) to ice the match. Heavyweight John Bates ended the dual with a 10-8 major decision victory.

In SOU's victory over Simon Fraser, Johnson and Hooper both notched pins to pace the Raiders.

Men's Basketball

LEE UNIVERSITY 102, SOUTHERN OREGON 82 — At Klamath Falls, Southern Oregon had its best shooting night of the year but fell to Lee University.

The Raiders (1-2) will face Bethany tonight in Klamath Falls. Lee, ranked fourth in the NAIA Division I poll, is now 6-0 on the year.

While the Raiders had a season best 46 percent effort from the field, Lee shot a red-hot 64 percent.

Jarrad Childs had 14 points for the Raiders and Eli Thornton finished with 13 points. Humphrey Jackson went for 11 points and Kory Mahr added 10 points.

Women's Basketball

SOUTHERN OREGON 72, HOLY NAMES 64 — At Ashland, junior Jacki Speer recorded her second straight double-double to lead Southern Oregon past Holy Names in the annual Coming Attractions Theatres Women's Basketball Classic.

Southern Oregon is now 5-0 on the season and Holy Names fell to 2-4. Today, Southern Oregon takes on Menlo at 6 p.m. Menlo defeated Oregon Tech in double overtime in the opener Friday night.

Speer led the Raiders with 28 points and 12 rebounds. The Cascade Conference Preseason Player of the Year finished 16 of 18 from the free throw line in a game that featured 95 free throws.

Britni Ronolo led Holy Names with 18 points and eight rebounds.

HOLY NAMES (2-4)

Dawson 3-4 1-2 7, Hyche 3-18 0-2 8, Kadota 1-6 1-4 3, Nakasone 3-8 3-4 10, Widgren 2-5 0-0 4, Henning 2-4 2-2 6, Hartfield 0-2 0-0 0, J. Ronolo 0-1 0-0 0, Potestio 1-2 1-2 3, B. Ronolo 7-10 4-10 18, Stiles 2-11 0-0 5. Totals: 24-71 12-26 64.

SOUTHERN OREGON (5-0)

Scott 1-7 2-3 4, Baker 0-3 0-0 0, Cooper 0-3 0-1 0, Dickison 3-9 6-10 12, Speer 6-14 16-18 28, Nakamura 1-1 0-0 2, Schmitz 0-1 1-2 1, Smith 4-4 1-1 9, Wood 2-5 2-3 7, Brookins 3-5 3-4 9, Scheffler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 20-52 31-42 72.

Halftime—Holy Names 34-26. 3-Point Goals—Holy Names 4-21 (Hyche 2-5, Kadota 0-1, Nakasone 1-5, Hartfield 0-1, Stiles 1-8), Southern Oregon 1-9 (Scott 0-3, Dickison 0-4, Wood 1-2). Fouled out—none. Rebounds—Holy Names 40 (Widgren 9), Southern Oregon 55 (Speer 12). Assists—Holy Names (Kadota 3, Nakasone 3), Southern Oregon 13 (Scott 6). Total Fouls—Holy Names 30, Southern Oregon 22. A—332.