BANDON — South Umpqua sliced by the Trojans of Douglas for its first win of the season, 59-43, at the Bandon Dunes Invitational.

Azpyn Roberts and Matt Lee paced the South Umpqua (1-10) offense. Roberts scored 20 and Lee scored 19, including five 3-pointers.

Austin West was the lone Douglas (2-7) player in double-figures with 18.

The first half was fast paced and highly contested, with South Umpqua leading 17-16 at the end of the first quarter before extending its lead to 11 at the half.

The Lancers held on defensively in the second half and were able to quash the Trojans’ comeback attempts.

South Umpqua’s Reilly Thatcher was selected to the boys black all-tournament team.

Douglas will play next Friday at Camas Valley.

South Umpqua returns to action in the North Valley Winter Blast against Baker next Friday.

Other all-tournament selections were Douglas’ Elijah Laroucque and Roseburg’s Logan Klopfenstein.

Laroucque was selected to the JV boys all-tournament team. Klopfenstein, who plays for the Roseburg freshmen, was selected to the boys gold team.

DOUGLAS (43) — Austin West 18, Hoque 8, Silvaz 6, Edwards 6, Chapman 3, Fowler 2, J. Jones. Totals 13 16-21 43.

SOUTH UMPQUA (59) — Azpyn Roberts 20, Lee 19, Thatcher 7, Z. Wilson 6, Deister 4, James 2, E. Wilson 1, Johnson, Davis, Lamm. Totals 21 10-15 59

Douglas 16 8 10 9 — 43

SU 17 18 11 13 — 59

3-Point Goals — Douglas 1 (West), SU 6 (Lee 5, Wilson). Total Fouls — Douglas 16, SU 16.

Sutherlin 54, Harrisburg 40

ELMIRA — Sutherlin defeated Harrisburg at the Elmira Tournament at Fern Ridge Middle School.

“We weren’t quite as crisp as I would like to see us, but we’re on the road so to come in and get a good win is always nice,” Sutherlin coach Willis New said. “We had a couple kids who did some things that we were hoping they would do.”

J.R. Bailey led the Sutherlin Bulldogs (10-2) with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Mason Gill had 13 points and eight assists and Brandon Carr had six assists and five points.

Harrisburg (1-8) was led by Jack Meadows, Gabriel Knox and Trey Crabb who scored eight points apiece.

Sutherlin will play Mazama at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Elmira High School.

SUTHERLIN (54) — J.R. Bailey 18, Gill 13, Stinnett 6, Carr 5, Merrifield 4, Horn 4, Hope 3, Davis 1, Bodine, Marlin. Totals 21 10-15 54.

HARRISBURG (40) — Jack Meadows 8, Gabriel Knox 8, Trey Crabb 8, Davis 6, Thompson 5, Smucker 3, Gaines 2, Kelson, Harris, Perry. Totals 15 3-4 40.

Sutherlin 18 17 13 6 — 54

Harrisburg 10 12 11 7 — 40

3-Point Goals – Suth. (Hope, Carr), Har. 7 (Knox 2, Davis 2, Crabb 2, Thompson). Total Fouls — Suth. 8, Har. 11. Fouled Out — None.

UVC 66, Eddyville 49

DIXONVILLE — Aaron Buechley scored 21 points in the second half Friday as Umpqua Valley Christian pulled away from Eddyville for a victory at the Monarch Invitational boys basketball tournament.

Buechley led all scorers with 32 points. He hit five 3-pointers. UVC led 30-24 at the half.

The win improved the Monarchs to 6-2 on the season and they have won four in a row.

“It’s nice to get those wins under our belt,” UVC coach Brian Ferguson said. “We’re using these preseason games as a springboard to get ready for league and as momentum going into it.”

Pierce Gettys and Jacob Luther both added 11 points for the Monarchs.

Eddyville (4-6) was led by Keegan Spikes with 22 points.

“We started off in the first half pretty flat and after halftime we got in an offensive flow and our defensive intensity picked up,” Ferguson said. “Aaron Buechley had 21 of his 32 points in the second half, he gave us a spark on offense. Jacob Luther was playing really good defense the whole night and got into the lane and drew some fouls.”

UVC plays in the championship game against Mohawk at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

EDDYVILLE (49) — Keegan Spikes 22, Faxon 10, I. Kinion 9, Rockmore 5, Rariden 3, Richards, M. Kinion, Sanders, Smith, Gassner, Stafford. Totals 18 9-13 49.

UMPQUA VALLEY CHRISTIAN (66) — Aaron Buechley 32, Gettys 11, Luther 11, McLaughlin 3, Miller 2, Adams 2, Pettibone 2, Butler 2, E. Buechley 1, Sewell, Bendele, Mesa, Mahoney. Totals 26 8-18 66.

Eddyville 11 13 13 12 — 49

UVC 10 20 17 19 — 66

3-Point Goals — Eddyville 4 (Rariden 1, I. Kinion 1, Rockmore 1, Faxon 1), UVC 6 (McLaughlin 1, A. Buechley 5). Fouls — Eddyville 14, UVC 11.

Kennedy 44, Oakland 41

OAKLAND — Oakland’s shell showed a few cracks in a loss to ninth-ranked Kennedy in the Nut House. The Trojans knocked off the Oakers in a hotly contested matchup between two top-notch Class 2A opponents.

Noah Strempel put up a solid line for the Oakers with nine points, five rebounds, and four assists in the loss.

Oakland (8-1) fell behind 9-0 early but battled back and never trailed by more than five for the duration of the game.

Coach Jeff Clark was impressed with the fight his team showed throughout the matchup. “We fell down early but instead of putting our heads down and deciding to turn tail and run, our boys fought, and I’m proud of that.”

Kennedy (8-2) spread the ball around to five senior starters who returned from last year’s squad that finished fourth in the 2A state tournament. Luke Hall was the only Trojans player in double-figures with 10.

The Oakers return to action in the Oakland Christmas Tournament next Friday against Myrtle Point.

KENNEDY (44) — Luke Hall 10, C. Hall 9, Delarosa 8, Carley 6, Salazar 5, Veyer 5, Tallan 1, Traeger, Basargin. Totals 14-36 14-29 44.

OAKLAND (41) — Noah Strempel 9, Colton Brownson 9, Jacob Brooksby 9, Madden 8, Roberson 3, Miller 3, Mast, Cummings, Reynolds. Totals 14-48 10-18.

Kennedy 12 11 15 6 — 44

Oakland 5 15 10 11 — 41

3-Point Goals — Kennedy 2 (Veyer, Salazar) Oakland 3 (Brownson, Brooksby, Miller). Total Fouls — Kennedy 21, Oakland 18.

Oakridge 54, Glendale 19

GLENDALE — The Pirates lost to Oakridge in a nonleague game.

David Lovaglio led Glendale (0-6) with six points. Traylynn Arana added four points.

Chance Gregor had 19 points to lead Oakridge (3-3).

“We play really young. We’re struggling to do everything. We’ve played some pretty good teams,” Glendale coach Thomas Ford said. “We’re playing against higher level schools that are above the 1A level. If we get a win, we’ll be alright.”

The 1A Glendale Pirates played the two 4A junior varsity teams and two 2A varsity teams.

Glendale plays 3A Douglas on Dec. 29.

OAKRIDGE (54) — Chance Gregor 19, Powell 13, Leish 10, Edwards 4, Marino 4, Cano 4, L. Arenallo, A Arenallo, Vargas. Totals 20 1-4 54.

GLENDALE (19) — David Lovaglio 6, Arana 4, Thompkins 3, Kahl 2, Colley 2, Ford 1, Cline 1, Jefferson, Gonzales, Lee, Hale. Totals 7 2-11 19.

Oakridge 16 17 13 8 — 54

Glendale 3 2 3 11 — 19

3-Point Goals — Oakr. 3 (Powell 2, Gregor), Glen. 3 (Lovaglio 2, Thompkins). Total Fouls — Oakr. 7, Glen. 8.

Josh Nutter is a part-time sports reporter for The News-Review. He can be reached at jnutter@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220. Or follow him on Twitter @Nutterduece2.

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