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Hot-shooting Ryerson propels Crater

MERLIN — Mackenzie Ryerson opened the game with four straight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 14 points to lead Crater to a 47-31 girls basketball victory over North Valley in the semifinals of the Evergreen Bank Holiday Tournament Thursday at North Valley High.

Crater faces Marshfield in the title game at 2 p.m. today at Hidden Valley High.

Ryerson, a junior guard, gave the Comets (9-0) a 12-2 lead at the outset with her marksmanship. The four 3s were also a career high.

Crater outscored the Knights 20-4 in the first quarter and led 30-11 at halftime.

Mallory Heard had 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals for Crater, while Sydney Gray had 11 rebounds and Evie Kent 10 points and eight boards.

North Valley’s Baylee Touey made four 3s in the third quarter as the Knights narrowed the gap. She finished with 16 points.

CRATER (47): Yother 3, Jensen 2, Ryerson 14, Heard 11, Gray 3, Ellis 0, Lane 0, Woodard 4, Harris 0, Kent 10. Totals: 18-57 5-7 47.

NORTH VALLEY (31): Kirkland 7, Touey 16, Robles 0, Stewart 8, Ohosen 0, Campbell 0, Kersten 0, Kelly 0, Wagman 0, Welch 0. Totals: 11-46 4-8 31.

Crater;20;10;9;8;—;47

North Valley;4;7;16;4;—;31

3-point goals — Crater 6 (Yother 1, Ryerson 4, Heard 1), North Valley 5 (Kirkland 1, Touey 4).

LAKE OSWEGO 70, SOUTH MEDFORD 68: At Lake Oswego, fifth-ranked South Medford suffered its third straight loss, by a total of seven points, in the Nike Interstate Shootout.

The Panthers led 68-65 and had the ball with 46 seconds left, but a turnover led to a 3 by Lake Oswego’s Morgan McKinney to tie it. After South missed a free throw, the Lakers’ Gillian Mair made two foul shots with nine seconds left for the final margin.

South’s Ula Chamberlin missed a driving shot seconds before time expired.

Lauren Orndoff scored 20 and Chamberlin 16 for South (4-5), which played the final four minutes without Hannah Washington, who fouled out.

The Panthers play Canby at 8:30 a.m. today at Lake Oswego.

SOUTH MEDFORD (68): Chamberlin 16, O’Brien-Long 7, Martin 0, Pedrojetti 8, Orndoff 20, Fleming 0, Foote 9, Washington 8. Totals: 24 18-27 68.

LAKE OSWEGO (70): McKinney 16, Anders 2, Gilbert 6, Mair 19, L. Drango 0, L. Erikstrup 5, K. Drango 7, Moreland 2, S. Erikstrup 13, Grisham 0. Totals: 23 19-31 70.

South Medford;20;16;13;19;—;68

Lake Oswego;15;19;20;16;—;70

3-point goal — South Medford 2 (Pedrojetti 1, Foote 1), Lake Oswego 5 (McKinney 2, Gilbert 1, K. Drango 1, Mair 1). Fouled out — Washington.

SHERWOOD 29, NORTH MEDFORD 23: At Lake Oswego, North Medford had a rough night shooting the ball and did not score in the opening quarter of the semifinals in the Nike Interstate Shootout.

The Black Tornado (8-3) will play for third place today against Westview at 3:30 p.m.

Savannah Bumgardner led the Black Tornado with eight points, six rebounds and a pair of steals while Megan Fossen had eight rebounds.

NORTH MEDFORD (23): Ersepke 2, Ross 0, Bumgardner 8, Karrick 6, Hamilton 2, Jung 0, Graff 0, Baker 3, Fossen 2. Totals: 9 5-10 23.

SHERWOOD (29): Cooke 0, Reuter 6, Verkamp 0, Scarvie 7, Crawford 13, Emmons 3, Faber 0. Totals: 13 3-8 29.

North Medford;0;7;7;9;—;23

Sherwood;8;9;8;4;—;29

3-point goals — Sherwood 2 (Scarvie 1, Emmons 1).

GRANTS PASS 42, SUMMIT 38: At Bend, Grants Pass limited Summit to just eight field goals as the Cavers took out the Summit Holiday Tournament host.

Alyssa Etheridge and Jordan Kujawski scored eight points apiece for the Cavers (6-1).

GRANTS PASS (42): Etheridge 8, Padgett 5, Ay. Klingler 5, Wise 4, Ah. Klingler 1, Lopez 1, Musser 5, Mahan 4, Kujawski 8. Totals: 15 11-16 42.

SUMMIT (38): Norby 2, Beeh 0, Loberg 3, Clinton 10, C. West 2, Ma. Hagfors 3, Dickerson 4, T. West 3, Neibauer 3, Huntsman 0, Mo. Hagfors 6. Totals: 8 17-30 38.

Grants Pass;7;16;8;9;—;42

Summit;5;6;15;12;—;38

3-point goals — Grants Pass 1 (Padgett), Summit 3 (Clinton 2, T. West 1). Fouled out — Musser, Neibauer.

SUTHERLIN 54, EAGLE POINT 32: At Murphy, Sutherlin bolted to a 14-3 first-quarter lead in the consolation game of the Evergreen Bank Holiday Tournament at Hidden Valley High.

Carlene Hart scored 11 points for Eagle Point (0-8).

SUTHERLIN (54): Haines 9, Stricklin 22, Sorenson 10, Masterfield 6, Moser 2, Jarman 5, Carrillo 0, Corpine 0. Totals: 20 11-19 54.

EAGLE POINT (32): Beal 7, Monroe 4, Negrete 4, Rincones 1, Kiefer 1, Meerten 4, C. Hart 11, Shelton 0, K. Hart 0, Miller 0, Burgess 0, Lawler 0. Totals: 12 6-11 32.

Sutherlin;14;6;19;15;—;54

Eagle Point;3;6;11;12;—;32

3-point goals — Sutherlin 3 (Haines 1, Stricklin 2), Eagle Point 2 (Beal 1, Negrete 1).

HOOPA VALLEY 68, PHOENIX 57, OT: At Brookings, Phoenix rallied to force overtime but Hoopa overwhelmed the Pirates 15-4 in the extra session in the Brookings-Harbor Invitational.

Kaylene Ritter recorded 17 points, nine rebounds and four steals for the Pirates (4-6), who received 14 points from Maggie Carrillo.

PHOENIX (57): Carrillo 14, Burns 9, Ritter 17, Rodriguez 4, Lopez 6, Marroquin-Salazar 2, Tous 2, Kentner 3, Lozano 0. Totals: 24 8-16 57.

HOOPA VALLEY (68): Jackson 4, Tracy 28, B. Moon 2, Reader 2, Jarnaghan 10, Joseph 22, Flores 0, Van Pelt 0. Totals: 25 11-24 68.

Phoenix;11;12;14;16;4;—;57

Hoopa Valley;20;13;12;8;15;—;68

3-point goals — Phoenix 1 (Burns), Hoopa Valley 6 (Tracy 4, Jarnaghan 2). Fouled out — Burns, Ritter, Lopez. Technical foul — Tracy.

SHERIDAN 53, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 36: At Salem, sophomore forward Emily Stephens amassed 26 points and 22 rebounds for Cascade Christian in the Crusader New Year’s Invitational at Salem Academy High.

The Challengers (4-6) were outscored by 12 points in the second half.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN (36): Stephens 26, Mielecke 3, Mayben 6, Johnston 1, Baldwin 0, Nichols 0, Laird 0, Alexander 0, Plankenhorn 0, Beard 0, Miller 0, Carlson 0. Totals: 12 10-16 36.

SHERIDAN (53): VanZant 13, Ellis 12, Mack 17, Ogle 5, M. Williams 2, Campbell 4, S. Williams 0. Totals: 19 9-21 53.

Cascade Christian;10;10;4;12;—;36

Sheridan;11;14;11;17;—;53

3-point goals — Cascade Christian 2 (Mayben 2), Sheridan 6 (Ogle 1, Mack 5).

DE LA SALLE NORTH CATHOLIC 55, ST. MARY’S 31: At Salem, Emma Bennion paced St. Mary’s with 15 points but De La Salle North Catholic had too much firepower in the Crusader New Year’s Invitational.

St. Mary’s (6-6) plays Kennedy at 8 tonight in the consolation bracket.

ST. MARY’S (31): Alvarez 7, Bennion 15, Johnson 1, McGill 2, Klott 2, Birmingham 2, Shean 2, Alftine 0, Ward 0. Totals: 11 7-18 31.

DE LA SALLE NORTH CATHOLIC (55): No scores reported.

St. Mary’s;6;7;7;11;—;31

De La Salle North Catholic;11;11;19;13;—;55

3-point goals — St. Mary’s 2 (Alvarez 1, Bennion 1). Technical foul — Coach Vasey.

RV ADVENTIST 40, SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN 30: At Beaverton, Rogue Valley Adventist shrugged off a slow first half and took control in the third quarter in Valley 10 Tournament.

Savanah Zamora went for 12 points, four assists and three steals and Zoe Belovitch added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Red Tail Hawks (5-5), who also got eight points and six boards from Hannah Wood.