fb pixel

Log In


Reset Password

No. 2 South stays unbeaten in SWC

South Medford broke open a close game against Roseburg in the second half with some sharp shooting and steady defense to remain unbeaten in Southwest Conference boys basketball Tuesday.

The Panthers, ranked No. 2 in the Class 6A media poll, outscored the visiting Indians 16-6 in the third quarter and kept up that momentum for a 59-39 triumph.

South Medford senior Hunter Bradford had 19 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots and the Panthers (16-1, 6-0 SWC) got strong efforts from the perimeter by senior Conor Carroll (15 points) and junior Riley Martin (10 points) to deny Roseburg. Carroll and Martin each had a pair of second-half 3-pointers, with Carroll shooting 6-for-11 overall and Martin knocking down 4 of 6 shots.

Panthers senior Eskari Carter also chipped in with a solid all-around effort of nine points, six steals and five assists.

South Medford forced 22 turnovers overall and held the Indians to eight second-half baskets. The Panthers were 14-for-27 from the field in the second half.

Hunter Paschke scored 12 points to lead Roseburg (6-10, 1-5).

ROSEBURG (39): Cuilty 6, Lucido 0, Luttrell 11, Paschke 12, C. Stone 0, Eagan 0, Fairbairn 10. Totals: 14 7-10 39.

SOUTH MEDFORD (59): Carter 9, Martin 10, Franklin 0, Benford 2, Metcalf 0, Carroll 15, Bradford 19, Bock 0, Cota 0, Washington 4. Totals: 22 9-11 59.

Roseburg;8;9;6;16;—;39

South Medford;11;9;16;23;—;59

3-point goals — Roseburg 4 (Luttrell 2, Paschke 2), South Medford 6 (Carroll 3, Martin 2, Bradford 1).

JV result — South Medford won.

NORTH MEDFORD 68, GRANTS PASS 67, OT: At Grants Pass, North Medford senior Tucker Barry made two free throws in the final 10 seconds to build a four-point cushion in overtime and finished with 15 points and seven rebounds in the SWC nail-biter.

The Black Tornado (13-3, 4-2 SWC) opened overtime with a 3-pointer by Tyren Wolfe and the senior later added a transition layup to put his team up eight in the extra session. Wolfe finished with 13 points, five rebounds and three steals, while sophomore Kaison Faust had 13 points and seven rebounds.

Senior Brian Schireman scored 16 points for North, which was 7-for-16 from the foul line in overtime to keep it from pulling away.

Andru Valadez and Tayler Phillips each had 17 points and Brandon Hoy added 16 for Grants Pass (5-10, 1-5), which converted a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

NORTH MEDFORD (68): Wolfe 13, Lasota 0, Barry 15, Hunter 0, Davis 0, Brothers 0, Holmes 7, Schireman 16, Allen 4, Faust 13. Totals: 25-58 15-27 68.

GRANTS PASS (67): Rund 0, Wallace 8, Valadez 17, Reed 0, Hoy 16, Musser 4, Phillips 17, Crume 5, Zozaya 0. Totals: 23-43 14-25 67.

North Medford;12;12;19;11;14;—;68

Grants Pass;13;12;14;15;13;—;67

3-point goals — North Medford 3-17 (Wolfe 1, Barry 1, Holmes 1), Grants Pass 7-12 (Valadez 3, Hoy 2, Phillips 1, Crume 1). Fouled out — Allen, Musser, Wallace.

JV score — Grants Pass 51, North Medford 45.

HIDDEN VALLEY 64, PHOENIX 35: At Murphy, Hidden Valley connected for 13 3-pointers and forced Phoenix into 22 turnovers in the Skyline Conference home game.

Doug Elkins sank six treys and finished with 20 points for Hidden Valley (15-3, 3-2 Sky).

Thomas Skaff, a junior guard, paced Phoenix (3-15, 0-5) with 21 points to go with four steals and two assists.

PHOENIX (35): Skaff 21, Knowles 4, Turnbull 2, Beer 4, George 4, Masalosalo 0, Sauceda 0, Sabino 0, Watts 0, Ky. Botermans 0, Ke. Botermans 0. Totals: 13 4-11 35.

HIDDEN VALLEY (64): Millette 2, Milburn 8, Stevens 12, Kleynhans 6, Elkins 20, Copeland 2, Hill 3, May 9, Garrett 2, Fisher 0. Totals: 22 7-9 54.

Phoenix;12;6;8;9;—;35

Hidden Valley;15;13;15;21;—;64

3-point goals — Phoenix 3 (Skaff 3), Hidden Valley 13 (Milburn 2, Stevens 3, Elkins 6, Hill 1, May 1). Technical foul — Phoenix coach Rhoades.

JV result — Hidden Valley won.

ST. MARY’S 76, ILLINOIS VALLEY 55: After a slow start, St. Mary’s outscored Illinois Valley 44-19 in the second half to pull away in the Southern Cascade League contest.

Michael Crennen scored seven of his 17 points to key a 20-1 second-quarter run for the Crusaders (12-6, 3-1 SCL).

For Illinois Valley (2-15, 0-4), Skylar McLanahan had 20 points.

ILLINOIS VALLEY (55): Hess 14, Box 0, McLanahan 20, Rodriguez 0, Bruner 10, Jensen 8, Brummett 0, Davis 3. Totals: 14 21-33 55.

ST. MARY’S (76): VanValkenburg 6, West 2, Kuitert 0, Rothfus 8, Wyant 10, Johnson 0, Conway 2, Eaton 2, Cochran 2, Yeager 10, Danielson 4, Vinyard 7, Crennen 17, Su 4, Bramscher 2. Totals: 31 13-18 76.

Illinois Valley;12;9;10;24;—;55

St. Mary’s;10;25;19;22;—;76

3-point goals — Illinois Valley 6 (Hess 1, McLanahan 2, Bruner 2, Davis 1), St. Mary’s 1 (Crennen 1). Technical foul — Rothfus, St. Mary’s bench, Davis.

JV result — St. Mary’s won.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN 61, LAKEVIEW 31: Chad Morse scored 16 points to lead three Cascade Christian players in double figures and the Challengers remained unbeaten in the SCL.

Cole Hadley and Carson Cochran each scored 13 points for the Challengers (12-4, 4-0 SCL) and Cochran added six rebounds and four assists.

Cascade Christian’s Brandon Winter contributed eight points, 10 rebounds and four assists.

LAKEVIEW (31): Perry 0, Diedrich 5, Hamilton 10, Lampman 7, Arcularius 2, Decker 2, Dunn 5, Gabriel 0. Totals: 12 5-6 31.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN (61): Palmer 3, Wheeler 0, Morse 16, McLemore 8, Agnifili 0, Hadley 13, Flores-Alatorre 0, Cochran 13, Winter 8. Totals: 26 1-3 61.

Lakeview;6;6;11;8;—;31

Cascade Christian;11;20;19;11;—;61

3-point goals — Lakeview 2 (Diedrich 1, Lampman 1), Cascade Christian 8 (Palmer 1, Morse 1, McLemore 2, Hadley 3, Cochran 1).

JV result — Cascade Christian won.

HOSANNA CHRISTIAN 77, RV ADVENTIST 37: At Klamath Falls, Trevor Haugen managed 15 points and six rebounds and Nathaniel James added 13 points for Rogue Valley Adventist in the Mountain Valley League loss.

The Red Tail Hawks dropped to 8-10 overall and 4-5 in MVL play. Hosanna Christian is 16-2 and 9-0.