WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College men’s basketball team dominated the Pacific University junior varsity in nonleague play Wednesday night, taking a 31-point halftime lead en route to a 121-78 win in the UCC gym.

The unbeaten Riverhawks (6-0) shot 71% from the field, 63% from 3-point range and 87% from the free-throw line.

UCC had six players score in double figures, led by Talon Valdes with 22 points. Valdes added game highs of eight assists and seven rebounds.

Aaron Dolny hit all eight of his field-goal attempts and finished with 18 points for the Riverhawks, and Jake Sampson buried six 3-pointers and scored 18. Jaden Schwab (17 points), Robbie Moore (16) and Dante Sofia (10) also provided plenty of offense.

Braeden Hart led Pacific with 24 points, including seven 3-pointers.

UCC will be back in action on Dec. 16, facing North Idaho at the Everett (Washington) Crossover.

PACIFIC JV (78) — Braeden Hart 8-13 1-1 24, Kelly 2-3 0-1 4, Lapierre 2-8 2-2 7, Toyama 4-10 0-0 8, Franks 2-7 0-0 5, Cooper 1-2 0-2 2, Ramos 0-1 0-0 0, Butrlakorn 0-2 0-0 0, Russel 0-1 0-0 0, Lee 0-1 0-0 0, Narcisse 2-3 0-0 4, Perez 1-1 0-0 3, Prusynski 1-4 0-0 2, Jonouchi 0-1 0-0 0, Gehring 1-4 0-0 2, Davis 5-11 0-0 15, Cardoza 0-3 0-0 0, Butac 0-2 0-0 0, Wong 1-3 0-0 0. Totals 30-80 3-6 78.

UMPQUA (121) — Talon Valdes 9-14 4-4 22, Schwers 2-5 1-2 5, Dolny 8-8 0-0 18, Sampson 6-9 0-0 18, Sofia 5-6 0-0 10, Moore 5-5 6-7 16, Schwab 6-9 2-2 17, Hathaway 4-5 0-0 9, Schofield 0-2 0-0 0, Smith 1-1 0-0 2, Jeppson 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 48-68 13-15 121.

Halftime — UCC 66-35. 3-Point Shots — Pacific 15-43 (Hart 7-12, Lapierre 1-2, Franks 1-2, Cooper 0-1, Ramos 0-1, Butrlakorn 0-2, Russel 0-1, Lee 0-1, Narcisse 0-1, Perez 1-1, Prusynski 0-1, Jonouchi 0-1, Gehring 0-1, Davis 5-11, Cardoza 0-2, Wong 0-1), UCC 12-19 (Sampson 6-9, Dolny 2-2, Schwers 0-1, Schwab 3-4, Hathaway 1-1, Schofield 0-2). Total Fouls — Pacific 15, UCC 11. Fouled Out — Narcisse. Rebounds — Pacific 26 (Ramos 4), UCC 37 (Valdes 7). Assists — Pacific 9 (Kelly, Prusynski, Jonouchi 2), UCC 23 (Valdes 8). Turnovers — Pacific 19, UCC 16.

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