KLAMATH FALLS &

After trailing by 13 points at halftime, the Southern Oregon women went on a furious run in the second half to gain the lead, but Oregon Tech rallied back for a 69-65 Cascade Conference women's basketball win Tuesday.




Jenna Ball led the Owls with 19 points, including five 3-point goals. Jenni Miller added 19 points and Amanda Johnston had 15 points and 10 rebounds to pace Oregon Tech.




Oregon Tech jumped out to an early 15-4 lead as Southern Oregon shot 0-for-12 from the floor in the first 7:41, and the Owls led 29-16 at the break.




The teams traded baskets to begin the second half before the Raiders went on a 23-4 tear to go ahead 48-44 with 6:27 remaining.




Oregon Tech followed with a run of its own, outscoring Southern Oregon 9-2 over the next two minutes. It would prove to be the difference as Ball scored five crucial points in the last two minutes to secure the win.




The teams combined for 55 total and four players fouled out.




Chelsey Muri led the Raiders with 25 points and Jacki speer added 15 points and 14 rebounds in the loss.




SOUTHERN OREGON (23-4, 14-3 CC)




Muri 7-15 9-14 25, Brookins 1-7 1-2 3, Cooper 1-3 0-0 2, Dickison 1-10 0-0 3, Speer 6-11 3-6 15, Wood 0-2 4-7 4, Scott 1-9 5-6 8, Baker 0-5 0-0 0, Porter 0-0 0-0 0, Scheffler 1-1 3-4 5. Totals: 18-63 25-39 65.




OREGON TECH (19-8 11-6 CC)




Miyasaka 2-6 2-2 6, Johnston 4-11 4-4 15, Ball 6-14 2-2 19, McVey 1-8 2-3 5, Miller 4-10 9-9 19, Ross 0-5 2-4 2, Cooke 0-1 3-4 3, Mackenzie 0-0 0-0 0, Trout 0-7 0-0 0. Totals: 17-62 24-28 69.




Halftime &

Oregon Tech 29, Southern Oregon 16. 3-point goals &

Southern Oregon 4-19 (Muri 2-4, Scott 1-3, Dickison 1-8, Brookins 0-2, Speer 0-1, Wood 0-1), Oregon Tech 11-26 (Ball 5-11, Johnston 3-4, Miller 2-7, McVey 1-3, Ross 0-1). Fouled Out &

Muri, Cooper, Miyasaka, McVey. Rebounds &

Southern Oregon 52 (Speer 14), Oregon Tech 45 (Johnston, Ross 10). Assists &

Southern Oregon 2 (Cooper, Dickison 1), Oregon Tech 11 (Ross 5). Total Fouls &

Southern Oregon 27, Oregon Tech 28. A &

1305.




Men's Basketball




At Klamath Falls, No. 7 Oregon Tech continued its domination over Southern Oregon by posting its 21st straight victory over the Raiders, 90-53, Tuesday.




The Raiders had difficulty finding an offense against a swarming Tech defense. The game was tied 11-11 early, but a 10-0 OIT run blew the game open with the Owls eventually heading to the locker room up 43-26.




The second half was all Oregon Tech (23-4, 14-3 CCC), as a 30-12 run put OIT up 35 points with 10:15 remaining. Its biggest lead of the game was 43 points with 5:43 to go.




Former South Medford standout Brent Johnson scored a career high 15 points for the Owls.




Southern Oregon (8-19, 4-13 CCC) finished with three players in double figures, led by a 15-point effort from Trenton Fraser and 12 points and four assists from Eli Thornton. Josh McDermott finished with 10 points and two rebounds.




Girls Basketball




Brenna Heater racked up 26 points, 10 rebounds and two blocked shots for Ashland, which clinched the top spot in the Southern Sky with its 21st straight victory, 66-25 over Eagle Point.




The Grizzlies (21-2, 10-0 SSC) built a 38-14 halftime lead and went 20-for-25 from the free-throw line in the game. Heater was 12-for-14 from the stripe.




Ashland's Allison Gida had 15 points, four assists and four steals, and Kelsey McKinnis added nine points and five assists.




Ashland's Heidi Siebenlist played strong defense and had four steals and five rebounds, and teammate Layla Zare also came up with four steals.




EAGLE POINT (25) &

Wyatt 5, O'Conner 0, Jo. Henderson 1, Ju. Henderson 0, Mason 2, Dale 2, Desrevedo 2, Baker 4, Hendrick 3, Leaf 4, Hagy 2, Schipman 2. Totals: 11 1-8 25.




ASHLAND (66) &

Heater 26, Contreras 1, Del Carlo 5, Gida 15, Petitt 0, McKinnis 9, Siebenlist 0, Zare 4, Silbowitz 4, Pavlich 0, Van Vleck 2. Totals: 22 20-25 66.




Eagle Point 6 8 5 6 "" 25




Ashland 22 15 15 14 "" 66




3-point goals &

Ashland 2 (McKinnis 1, Del Carlo 1), Eagle Point 2 (Hendrick 1, Wyatt 1).




JV result &

Ashland won.