RIDDLE — Yoncalla defeated Canyonville Academy 63-40 in a boys basketball third-place game Saturday at the Cow Creek Classic.

"We had a balanced attack offensively," Yoncalla coach Darwin Terry said. "Players that normally don't score, played really well. It was a pretty balanced game, I think that was the difference."

Yoncalla (2-3) was led in scoring by Brody Best with 12 points. Dominic Aguilar added 11, Austin Clemons 10 and Corbin Eichman nine.

Yoncalla sophomore Trace Graham had a big game, coming off the bench to put up seven points.

Cherokee Lester led Canyonville Academy (2-4) with 18 points.

Yoncalla hosts Mohawk on Monday, and the Pilots will host New Hope Christian on Wednesday.


YONCALLA (63) — Brody Best 12, Aguilar 11, Clemons 10, Eichman 9, Graham 7, E. Allen 6, B. Allen 6, Fortham 2, Gilbert, Weinhold, Tibbatts, Marquez. Totals 25 8-15 63.

CANYONVILLE (40) — Cherokee Lester 18, Chen 10, Chung 6, Ku 3, Mucyo 3, Cheung, Lee, Teng, Young. Totals 14 6-13 40.

Yoncalla;15;20;5;23—;63

Canyonville;13;9;11;7;—;40

3-Point Goals — Yon. 5 (D. Aguilar 3, Clemons 1, Eichman 1), C.A. 4 (Lester 2, Chung 2). Total Fouls — Yon. 16, C.A. 10.

Sports reporter Sanne Godfrey can be reached at 541-957-4203 or via email at sgodfrey@nrtoday.com. Follow her on Twitter @sannegodfrey

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