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South Medford uses defense to rout Cougars

BEND — Junior guard Kylie Towry scored 24 points to lead four South Medford girls in double figures and the Class 6A second-ranked Panthers upped their defensive pressure to notch an 83-37 nonconference road victory against Mountain View Friday.

The game was tied 10-10 midway through the first quarter, then the Panthers switched to a full-court press and outscored the 5A Cougars 15-4 the remainder of the period.

South Medford (4-0) continued its defensive pressure and limited Mountain View to 13 points in the second and third periods to take a 66-27 lead.

Towry, the state's leading scorer at the 6A level with a 21.7 average, sank four 3-pointers and shot 67 percent from the field.

Senior post Tess Picknell scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help South control the boards.

South forced 23 turnovers, with Ashley Bolston coming up with five steals.

Senior backup guard Lupita Vargas gave the Panthers a boost with 11 points.

SOUTH MEDFORD (83) — Vargas 11, Towry 24, Tago 3, Ritter 9, Bolston 2, Sleezer 0, Sprang 4, Mejia 4, Morris 10, Picknell 16. Totals: 32 11-13 83.

MOUNTAIN VIEW (37) — Booster 6, Cant 0, Johnson 0, Waldrup 6, Owens 2, Ke. Durre 0, Reeves 2, Plantner 5, Ky. Durre 6, McCadden 10. Totals: 13 10-10 37.

South Medford 25 20 21 17 — 83

Mountain View 14 7 6 10 — 37

3-point goals — South Medford 8 (Towry 4, Vargas 3, Ritter 1), Mountain View 1 (Plantner 1).

JV score — South Medford 55, Mountain View 15.

BEND 56, NORTH MEDFORD 52 — At Bend, North Medford junior post McKensey Peters registered her first career double-double but Bend used a big advantage inside to rally in the second half.

Becca Allen, a senior point guard, led North (2-2) with 16 points.

NORTH MEDFORD (52) — Ellis 11, Straub 0, Martin 0, Thomas 2, Erb 3, Peters 13, Allen 16, Matagi 0, Murphy 7, Randleman 0. Totals: 17 9-10 52.

BEND (56) — Froelich 9, Jones 9, Lundy 4, Kramer 2, Crook 0, Asaak 15, McConnell 16, Maloney 2. Totals: 19 16-24 56.

North Medford 11 19 9 13 — 52

Bend 8 10 20 18 — 56

3-point goals — North Medford 7 (Allen 4, Erb 1, Murphy 1), Bend 3 (Froelich 1, Jones 2). Fouled out — Peters.

JV result — Bend won

CRATER 64, CORVALLIS 61 ­­­— At Eugene, Kelly Ferris rallied Crater (2-1) with 16 second-half points in the opening round of the Luke Roth Tournament at Sheldon High.

Ferris finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds.

Crater forced 22 turnovers and outrebounded Corvallis, 42-34.

Crater plays Sheldon in the title game today.

CORVALLIS (61) — McGowan 21, Samuelsdltir 12, Coe 9, Robinson 7, Talavera 6, Zalesky 6 Gawlrey 0, Silbernagel 0, Creswick 0. Totals: 20 20-31 61.

CRATER (64) — Ferris 21, Setzer 12, Hampson 9, Scott 8, Owen 7, McNichols 4, Young 3, Gavin 0, Bascom 0, Heard 0. Totals: 26 9-18 64.

Corvallis 15 16 14 16 — 61

Crater 11 11 22 20 — 64

3-point goals — Crater 3 (Ferris 2, Hampson 1), Corvallis 1 (McGowan).

JV score — Crater 55, Corvallis 31.

THURSTON 53, ROSEBURG 46 — At Springfield, junior guard Shelby Snook went for a game-high 18 points in a losing effort for Roseburg (1-2).

ROSEBURG (46) — Snook 18, Baumgartner 8, Johnson 6, Fox 4, Griggs 3, Picknell 3, Humphry 2, Chong 2, Estrada 0. Totals: 17-44 4-7 46.

THURSTON (53) — Weston 17, Jobanek 14, McFarland 9, Cogburn 5, Rich 7, Tatum 1, Chapman 0, Beckes 0, Gallup 0. Totals: 18-51 10-19 53.

Roseburg 15 6 13 12 — 46

Thurston 14 13 9 17 — 53

3-point goals — Roseburg 8 (Snook 4, Johnson 2, Baumgartner 2), Thurston 6 (Weston 1, McFarland 2, Jobanek 1, Cogburn 1, Rich 1).

SHELDON 66, GRANTS PASS 33 — At Eugene, Sheldon outscored Grants Pass 20-2 in the second quarter of the Luke Roth Tournament game.

Hannah Rodriguez made two of Sheldon's six 3-point goals and scored 16 points for Sheldon (1-0).

Annie Edgar had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Grants Pass (2-1).

GRANTS PASS (33) — Dean 5, Luker 4, Bice 0, Jordan 6, Syfert 0, Phillips 2, Davidson 0, Edgar 16, Henderson 0. Totals: 10 12-21 33.

SHELDON (66) — Land 10, Rodriguez 16, Bartram 0, Diouf 2, Hamilton 10, Witherspoon 14, Hall 6, Nicklason 4, Langston 0, Ojala 2. Totals: 24 10-15 66.

Grants Pass 6 2 10 15 — 33

Sheldon 13 20 17 16 — 66

3-point goals — Grants Pass 1 (Dean), Sheldon 6 (Land 2, Rodriguez 2, Witherspoon 2).

HENLEY 50, ASHLAND 29 — At Ashland, Henley went on a 23-0 run to turn a 13-3 deficit into a 26-13 lead and cruised in the nonconference game.

Sarah Pavlich led the Grizzlies (3-1) with 15 points and 15 rebounds, and Allison Shulenberger had seven points and 16 boards.

Henley's (3-1) Elle Morgan had 14 points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks.

HENLEY (50) — Scholer 9, Morgan 14, Fahner 10, deHoop 1, Patterson 5, Parker 2, Olden 4, Kochenderfer 5. Totals: 18 11-20 50.

ASHLAND (29) — Shulenberger 7, Sad. Kasiah 0, Sar. Kasiah 2, Minor 3, Cochrane 0, Williams 0, Zehren 0, Pavlich 15, Thornton 2. Totals: 12 4-5 29.

Henley 10 16 15 9 — 50

Ashland 13 2 4 10 — 29

3-point goals — Henley 3 (Scholer 1, Morgan 1, Patterson 1), Ashland 1 (Shulenberger 1). Technical fouls — Ashland coach Hesse.

JV result — Henley won.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN 44, HIDDEN VALLEY 30 — At Coquille, Katie Aguliar scored 11 points and had two steals as Cascade Christian (1-2) advanced to the finals of the Coquille Winter Lake Tournament.

Karly Britton added 10 points and six rebounds for the Challengers, who play Coquille title game tonight.

Jenna King scored 12 points to pace the Mustangs (0-3).

HIDDEN VALLEY (30) — Lambert 2, Taylor 0, Waggner 0, Davis 0, King 12, Murphy 0, Jakes 2, Harman 3, Hansen 11. Totals: 15 2-7 30.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN (44) — Brown 2, Aguliar 11, Cochran 3, Martinez 7, Hunt 7, Zimmerer 3, K. Britton 10, M. Britton 1. Totals: 13 12-17 44.

Hidden Valley 5 12 9 4 — 30

Cascade Christian 14 13 10 7 — 44

3-point goals — Hidden Valley 2 (King 2), Cascade Christian 2 (Cochran 1, Martinez 1).

YONCALLA 35, ILLINOIS VALLEY 34 — At Cave Junction, Yoncalla's Tabitha Shaw took a full-court pass and scored in the final seconds.

Tied at 33, IV's Keyanna Augustadt made the first of two free throws inside the final 10 seconds to put the Cougars (0-5) up 34-33. The winning play followed the miss.

Kristen Vidales scored 13 for IV, and Augustadt added 10.

YONCALLA — Williams 16, Shaw 8, Bra. Joslyn 6, Bri. Joslyn 3, Wickman 2, Ruiz 0, Walker 0, Payne 0. Totals: 16 3-9 35.

ILLINOIS VALLEY — Vidales 13, Augustadt 10, Jones 8, Brooks 2, Crow 2, Householder 0, Barker-Cortrecht 0, Burns 0, Dixon 0, Frederick 0, LaFlamme 0. Totals: 14 4-14 34.

Yoncalla 7 5 12 11 — 35

Illinois Valley 3 13 8 10 — 34

3-point goals — Illinois Valley 2 (Jones 1, Vidales 1). Fouled out — LaFlamme.

JV result — Illinois Valley won.

SANTIAM 56, ROGUE RIVER 54 — At Mills City, Rogue River clawed back to take a brief lead with under a minute to go but fell to Class 2A state power Santiam.

The Chieftains (2-1) were down by eight with 21/2 minutes left but took a 54-53 lead on Brittany Coulter's 3-pointer with 40 seconds to go.

But the Wolverines (4-0) tied the game on a free throw and took the lead with 10 seconds left on two from free throws by J.J. Halemeier.

Alli Ehrhardt had 25 points and eight rebounds for the Chieftains, and Coulter added 14 points, six rebounds and three steals.

ROGUE RIVER (54) — Lee 6, Ehrhardt 25, Coulter 14, Roldan 3, Angeletti 6, Taylor 0, Kelly 0, Pampolma 0. Totals: 19 10-14 54.

SANTIAM (56) — Reeser 5, Santos 5, H. Thompson 14, Arnot 2, B. Thompson 9, Halemeier 20, Strong 1. Totals: 18 15-25 56.

Rogue River 12 11 11 17 — 56

Santiam 13 14 15 14 — 54

3-point goals — Rogue River 6 (Ehrhardt 3, Coulter 2, Roldan 1), Santiam 5 (H. Thompson 3, Reeser 1, Santos 1). Fouled out — Ehrhardt.

CRATER FROSH 53, BUTTE FALLS 46 — At Butte Falls, Ashlee Valiquette scored 12 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Crater rallied in the opening round of the Cattle Guard Classic.

Junior guard Tamika Funk paced Butte Falls (1-2) with 17 points and senior post Allie Givens added 11 points, nine rebounds and six steals.

CRATER FROSH (53) — Ziegler 6, Cwiklinski 2, Noels 8, Loptien 1, Hegler 4, Valiquette 16, Laws 16, McElravy 0. Totals: 17 19-34 53.

BUTTE FALLS (46) — Kirkpatrick 6, Dearmore 1, Funk 17, Ramirez 0, O'Keefe 4, Hobbs 5, Myers 0, Givens 11, Beams 0, Creech 2. Totals: 16 14-37 46.

Crater Frosh 11 9 14 19 — 53

Butte Falls 4 12 20 10 — 46

Fouled out — Cwiklinski, Hegler, Laws, Funk, Hobbs. Technical foul — Creech.