MYRTLE POINT — The South Umpqua Lancers continued the hot start to their season, blasting Myrtle Point 20-2 in the third quarter on their way to a 71-32 nonleague girls basketball victory Tuesday night.

Kyla Pires scored a season-high 21 points for the Lancers (3-0), who also got 19 points from Skylee Gibson and 14 from Shalyn Gray.

South Umpqua visits North Valley in a nonleague contest Wednesday.

SOUTH UMPQUA (71) — Kyla Pires 21, Gibson 19, Gray 14, Ferguson 4, Richardson 4, Love 3, Slay 2, McCaughan 2, Woodruff 2, Lind, Lowell, Martin, Davoli. Totals 25 20-40 71.

MYRTLE POINT (32) — Nikki Leep 14, Weekly 5, Brown 5, M. Reynolds 4, Wheeler 4, Thomas, H. Reynolds, Tolman. Totals 9 14-32 32.

S. Umpqua;16;20;20;15;—;71

Myrtle Point;7;12;2;11;—;32

3-Point Goals — S.U. 1 (Gray), M.P. 0. Total Fouls — S.U. 26, M.P. 28. Fouled Out — Brown, Weekly.

JV Score — SU 18, MP 11 (2 quarters).

Donovan Brink can be reached at and 541-957-4219.

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