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Janackovic, Berry lead Raiders to title

ASHLAND -- Seniors Nada Janackovic and Denise Berry recorded double-doubles for second-ranked Southern Oregon University as it routed Dominican College 92-39 in the championship game of the Stratford Inn women's basketball tournament Sunday at McNeal Pavilion.

Freshman Melissa England and junior Caitlin Curran also reached double digits for the Raiders, each with 13 points.

We played extremely well, SOU coach Shirley Huyett said.

The Raiders were up 14-12 through six minutes, then went on a 35-2 run to make it 49-14.

Janackovic was named the tournament's most valuable player. She had 22 points and 12 rebounds against Dominican. Berry was named to the all-tournament team, posting 18 points and 11 boards in the title game.

Janackovic was 8-for-10 from the field and 6-for-8 from the line. Berry was 8-for-13 and 2-for-2.

The tournament's hustle award went to Southern Oregon's Ali Richards, who recorded six assists and three steals in the championship game.

Lindsay Taylor led the Raiders in steals with five and added five assists and nine points.

Southern Oregon (10-1) travels to NCAA Division II UC-San Diego in La Jolla, Calif., on Wednesday.

DOMINICAN (3-3) Marshall 2-9 2-4 6, Weir 0-2 1-2 1, Burwell 3-10 0-0 8, Carver 4-7 2-3 10, Villarroel 3-8 0-0 6, Horne 2-5 0-2 4, Ross 1-6 0-0 2, Partridge 0-2 0-0 0, Varga 0-1 0-0 0, Calista 0-1 0-0 0, Goody 1-5 0-0 2, Giddings 0-0 0-0 0, Verzi 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 16-56 5-11 39.

SOUTHERN OREGON (10-1) Merritt 1-6 0-0 2, Richards 1-4 0-1 3, Janackovic 8-10 6-8 22, Berry 8-13 2-2 18, Taylor 4-9 0-1 9, Spaulding 2-5 0-0 6, Mohan 1-3 0-0 2, England 5-6 2-3 13, Fisher 1-7 2-2 4, Curran 5-10 0-0 13, Garner 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 36-74 12-17 92.

Halftime Score -- Dominican 19, SOU 52. 3-point shots -- Dominican 2-7 (Burwell 2-4, Weir 0-1, Villarroel 0-1, Goody 0-1), SOU 8-21 (Curran 3-7, Spaulding 2-5, England 1-1, Mohan 0-2, Taylor 1-4, Richards 1-1, Merritt 0-1). Rebounds -- Dominican 42 (Carver 9), SOU 45 (Janackovic 12). Assists -- Dominican 11 (Weir 5), SOU 27 (Richards 6). Fouled Out -- None. Total Fouls -- Dominican 18, SOU -- 12. A -- 200.