CENTRAL POINT — South Medford's girls basketball team doesn't stay idle for long.

CENTRAL POINT — South Medford's girls basketball team doesn't stay idle for long.

"As soon as they anticipate, they're gone," said Crater coach J.T. Thomas. "If you're not careful with the ball, they're gonna get those opportunities."

The top-ranked Panthers got them in the second quarter of a 63-44 Southern Oregon Hybrid triumph over the Comets Tuesday.

South (17-0, 6-0 SOH) scored 26 points in a defensive blitz that bumped their lead from four points after one period to 22 by halftime.

"We got a little away from our game plan in that quarter and they make you pay," said Thomas, whose team dropped to 10-6 and 3-3. "You can't lose focus on the exact kinds of things you need to do against a good team like that."

Crater made most of its 13 first-half turnovers in the second quarter against the swarming Panthers, and South guards Kylie Towry and Yaremi Mejia reaped the benefits.

Towry scored nine points in the period and Mejia seven.

All 20 of Towry's points came in the first half. She injured her nose less than two minutes into the third quarter when she collided with a Crater girl while chasing down a loose ball. After profuse bleeding was stopped, she spent the remainder of the game on the bench but the injury wasn't deemed serious.

As Towry was banged up, another Panther standout returned from injury. Tess Picknell, the 6-foot-5 center bound for Stanford, played about eight minutes in short increments as she returned from an ankle injury. She missed four full games and only returned to extensive practice on Monday.

Crater went toe-to-toe with South at the outset and in the second half. The Comets didn't allow the Panthers any second-chance points.

"Crater played great in the first quarter," said Panthers coach Tom Cole. "They didn't allow us to get into our rhythm, and we didn't do a very good job preventing (Kasidy) Cobb from getting the ball and getting a lot of shots."

Cobb scored six points in the first quarter, two in the second, then was shut down.

"We changed our defense up to pay more attention to her," said Cole.

Andee Ritter scored 11 for South and had six rebounds and five steals. Ashley Bolston had eight rebounds, five blocks and three assists, and Luisa Tago contributed seven rebounds and three assists. Mejia had eight points, six assists, five rebounds and five steals.

Brittaney Scott scored 10 for Crater and had four steals. Courtney Setzer had nine points, Alix Young nine rebounds, four steals and two assists and Shelby Owen nine rebounds.

SOUTH MEDFORD (63) — Towry 20, Ritter 11, Mejia 8, Picknell 6, Vargas 6, Tago 5, Bolston 4, Morris 3. Totals: 25 6-10 63.

CRATER (44) — Scott 10, Cobb 8, Setzer 9, Ferris 7, Bascom 3, Hampson 3, Young 2, Owen 2, B. Heard 0, Gavin 0. Totals: 16 8-15 44.

South Medford 18 26 9 10 — 63

Crater 14 8 8 14 — 44

3-point goals — South Medford 7 (Towry 2, Vargas 2, Tago 1, Ritter 1, Mejia 1), Crater 4 (Scott 2, Setzer 1, Ferris 1).

JV score — Crater 53, South Medford 49.

ROSEBURG 43, NORTH MEDFORD 41, OT — At Roseburg, Shelby Snook had 11 points and six rebounds, Jaclyn Humphry added 10 points and both knocked down one free throw in overtime for Roseburg in Southern Oregon Hybrid play.

With the game tied at 41 and under a minute to play, Snook buried the second of two free-throw attempts. Humphry later hit the first of two free throws to help seal the win for the Indians (6-10, 1-5 SOH).

Mikayla Murphy had 10 points and 10 rebounds, McKensey Peters turned in 11 points and Jocilynn Ellis added eight points and five rebounds for the Black Tornado (8-8, 1-4).

Murphy sent the game into OT on a layup with three seconds remaining.

NORTH MEDFORD (41) — Ellis 8, Straub 2, Thomas 3, Peters 11, Erb 3, Allen 3, Matagi 1, Murphy 10, Randleman 0. Totals: 18 6-16 41.

ROSEBURG (43) — Snook 11, Humphry 10, Chong 4, Johnson 3, Baumgartner 4, Picknell 2, Griggs 9. Totals: 12 17-33 43.

North Medford 8 12 8 13 0 — 41

Roseburg 9 10 11 11 2 — 43

3-point goals — North Medford 3 (Erb 1, Allen 1, Murphy 1), Roseburg 2 (Snook 2). Fouled out — Peters. Technical fouls — Peters.

JV result — Roseburg won.

CANBY 70, GRANTS PASS 54 — At Grants Pass, senior forward Annie Edgar poured in 28 points to go with 14 rebounds in a losing effort for Grants Pass in the nonconference game.

Grants Pass (9-6) trailed 27-26 at halftime, but Canby's press was more effective in the second half as the Cougars (11-5) pulled away.

The Cavers had 30-plus turnovers in the game.

Post Bri Higgins led Canby with 23 points.

CANBY (70) — Meisenheimer 5, Nakeshimada 16, Evans 0, Lear 2, Higgins 23, Roberts 0, Rains 12, Lee 8, Erbe 2, Hein 0, Hestand 0, Westerberg 2. Totals: 29 10-13 70.

GRANTS PASS (54) — Dean 0, Luker 4, Miller 0, Bice 10, Jordan 0, Phillips 4, Pittman 0, Theriau 0, Davidson 4, Zozaya 0, Nott 0, Edgar 28, Henderson 4. Totals: 27 0-8 54.

Canby 12 15 21 22 — 70

Grants Pass 12 14 14 14 — 54

3-point goals — Canby 2 (Meisenheimer 1, Rains 1). Fouled out — Nakeshimada.

JV score — Canby 57, Grants Pass 52.

EAGLE POINT 48, NORTH VALLEY 31 — At Eagle Point, Casie Johnson had a monster game with 24 points, 22 rebounds and three blocked shots as Eagle Point earned its second victory.

The Eagles (2-13) raced to a 28-11 lead after two quarters of the nonconference contest. Sydney May added 10 points, five rebounds and four steals, and Vanessa Pena had four assists and two steals to go with four points.

Eagle Point shot 50 percent from the field on 2-pointers and was 6-for-6 at the line.

Kenzie Schmoll scored 14 for North Valley (4-14).

NORTH VALLEY (31) — Schmoll 14, Gronholm 2, McElhern 8, Sanders 2, Mohr 5. Totals: 12-37 7-12 31.

EAGLE POINT (48) — Johnson 24, May 10, Pena 4, Hall 4, Partida 4, Hoefft 2, Dovel 0, Hines 0, Hanks 0, Neilson 0, Blankenship 0. Totals: 21-44 6-6 48.

North Valley 7 4 6 14 — 31

Eagle Point 14 14 8 12 — 48

JV score — Eagle Point 34, North Valley 26.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN 50, ILLINOIS VALLEY 24 — Katie Aguilar scored 10 of her 14 points in the third quarter as host Cascade Christian pulled away in the SCH contest.

The Challengers (13-7, 4-0 SCH) led 19-14 at intermission, but they stepped up their defensive pressure and Aguilar sparked the offense as they outscored Illinois Valley (2-14, 0-4) 21-2 in the third.

Kelsey Cochran added 10 points for Cascade Christian.

Keyanna Augustadt and Alex LaFlamme led the Cougars with eight points each.

ILLINOIS VALLEY (24) — Barker-Cortrecht 4, LaFlamme 8, Augustadt 8, Crow 2, T. Frederick 0, Householder 0, S. Frederick 0, Brooks 0, Stewart 0, Wellen 0, Dixon 0, Vidales 2. Totals: 12 0-3 24.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN (50) — Brown 4, Aguilar 14, Cochran 10, Martinez 7, Hunt 3, Zimmerer 4, Kinney 3, K. Britton 3, Jessee 2, M. Britton 0, Higday 0. Totals: 20 8-13 50.

Illinois Valley 4 10 2 8 — 24

Cascade Christian 10 9 21 10 — 50

3-point goals — Cascade Christian 2 (Aguilar 1, Martinez 1).

JV result — Cascade Christian won.

ST. MARY'S 66, BONANZA 34 — St. Mary's full-court pressure helped the Crusaders jump out to a 23-6 first-quarter lead in the nonconference home game.

Emily Alvarez paced the Crusaders (13-5) with 12 points and six steals. St. Mary's sophomore post Elise Vasey added 11 points and Sam Weiland pulled down a team-high eight rebounds.

BONANZA (34) — Thompson 2, Hamel 11, Armstrong 3, Stickel 6, Pickett 2, Tyree 3, Lee 0, Hammurich 7, Masu 0, Mojica 0. Totals: 13 8-15 34.

ST. MARY'S (66) — DeBoer 7, E. Alvarez 12, Console 2, R. Alvarez 5, Harrie 4, Martin 5, Juncal 8, Vasey 11, Weiland 8, Rothfus 4. Totals: 26 11-17 66.

Bonanza 6 12 12 4 — 34

St. Mary's 23 13 13 17 — 66

3-point goals — St. Mary's 3 (E. Alvarez 1, R. Alvarez 1, Juncal 1).

JV result — St. Mary's won.

ROGUE RIVER 41, LAKEVIEW 28 — At Rogue River, senior Alli Ehrhardt had a strong all-around game and Rogue River limited Lakeview to eight points in the second half.

The Chieftains (14-5, 3-1 SCH) led 22-20 at halftime.

Ehrhardt tallied a game-high 25 points to accompany nine rebounds and nine steals. Emma Angeletti added seven rebounds for the Chiefs.

Junior wing Darci Frederick scored 15 of her 17 points in the first half for Lakeview (4-14, 1-4).

LAKEVIEW (28) — Frederick 17, Nicholl 3, Arcularius 2, Bryant 4, Staub 2, Hall 0, Powell 0, Reese 0, Pennington 0, Sims 0, Murphy 0. Totals: 13 0-2 28.

ROGUE RIVER (41) — Ehrhardt 25, Coulter 3, Roldan 9, Angeletti 4, Taylor 0, Smith 0, Pamploma 0. Totals: 13 13-18 41

Lakeview 10 10 6 2 — 28

Rogue River 13 9 9 10 — 41

3-point goals — Lakeview 2 (Frederick 1, Nicholl 1), Rogue River 2 (Coulter 1, Roldan 1). Fouled out — Bryant.

JV result — Lakeview won.