Chelsey Muri scored a game-high 19 points as Southern Oregon defeated Concordia 74-53 in Cascade Conference women's basketball Saturday at McNeal Pavilion.

The Raiders (26-4, 17-3 Cascade) tied Eastern Oregon for the conference championship but lost the tie breaker for the NAIA's automatic bid to the national tournament. Southern Oregon will host Northwest Christian in the conference playoffs Tuesday.

The Raiders jumped out to a 40-21 halftime lead against Concordia.

The Cavaliers cut the Raiders' margin to 56-51 with 7:08 remaining. Then Southern Oregon outscored Concordia 18-2 the rest of the way.

Jacki Speer posted a double-double for the Raiders with 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Whitney Scott chipped in 10 points.

For Concordia, Danielle Clauson scored 16 points and Denise Benedict added 15.

CONCORDIA (15-15, 11-9)

Razavi 4-11 0-0 9, Schaefer 3-6 0-0 6, Clauson 8-14 0-0 16, Benedict 5-8 4-5 15, Oniah 3-5 1-2 7, Bristow 0-2 0-0 0, Roth 0-0 0-0 0, Woolhiser 0-4 0-0 0, Steinmetz 0-0 0-0 0, Snodderly 0-2 0-0 0, Eischen 0-5 0-2 0. Totals: 23-57 5-9 53.

SOUTHERN OREGON (26-4, 17-3)

Muri 7-16 5-7 19, Brookins 3-6 0-0 8, Cooper 2-7 1-2 5, Dickison 2-6 1-2 7, Speer 4-6 3-6 11, Nakamura 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 1-1 0-0 2, Wood 1-4 0-0 2, Scott 4-11 0-0 10, Baker 0-1 3-4 3, Porter 1-1 0-0 2, Scheffler 2-5 1-2 5. Totals: 27-65 14-23 74.

Halftime &

Southern Oregon 40, Concordia 21. 3-point goals &

Concordia 2-9 (Razavi 1-2, Schaefer 0-2, Benedict 1-2, Bristow 0-1, Woolhiser 0-1, Snodderly 0-1), Southern Oregon 6-17 (Muri 0-2, Brookins 2-4, Dickison 2-4, Wood 0-1, Scott 2-6). Rebounds &

Concordia 35 (Clauson 6), Southern Oregon 43 (Speer 10). Assists &

Concordia 7 (Clauson 3), Southern Oregon 7 (Muri 2, Brookins 2, Cooper 2). Total fouls &

Concordia 18, Southern Oregon 16. A &

525.

Men's basketball

Kory Mahr blocked a potential game-winning shot for Southern Oregon University, which nearly blew a nine-point fourth-quarter lead to Concordia University before winning 65-64 at McNeal Pavilion.

The Raiders' Nate Rooney was 4 for 5 from the 3-point arc and had a game-high 18 points to go with seven rebounds.

Matt Cowell pitched in 15 points and was 5-for-6 shooting from the foul line for SOU (10-20, 6-14 Cascade Collegiate Conference), which claimed its second-straight victory. Mahr had 10 rebounds, six points and three blocked shots in-all.

Concordia was led by Cody Aker's 15 points.

CONCORDIA (15-14, 11-9)

Alvarez 2-9 0-1 4, Johnson 1-5 4-4 6, Aker 6-16 2-3 15, Yecny 1-3 0-0 3, Ochs 4-7 0-2 8, Hamilton 0-0 0-0 0, Meray 0-1 0-0 0, Murray 2-6 2-2 8, Vaughan 4-8 2-3 10, Rosario 4-7 0-2 10. Totals: 24-62 10-17 64.

SOUTHERN OREGON (10-20, 6-14)

Thornton 3-5 0-0 6, Mahr 3-7 0-0 6, McDermott 3-5 1-3 9, Cowell 4-14 5-6 15, Rooney 6-8 2-4 18, Fraser 3-4 2-2 8, Jackson 0-1 1-2 1, Grant 0-0 0-0 0, Tiefenthaler 0-1 0-0 0, Pool 1-3 0-0 2. Totals: 23-48 11-17 65.

Halftime &

Concordia 40, Southern Oregon 33. 3-point goals &

Concordia 6-16 (Rosario 2-3, Murray 2-5, Yecny 1-1, Aker 1-5, Alvarez 0-1, Vaughan 0-1), Southern Oregon 8-22 (Rooney 4-5, McDermott 2-4, Cowell 2-9, Pool 0-1, Tiefenthaler 0-1, Mahr 0-2). Rebounds &

Concordia 31 (Aker 6), Southern Oregon 36 (Mahr 10). Assists &

Concordia 2 (Ochs, Murray 1), Southern Oregon 12 (Thornton, Mahr, McDermott, Rooney 2). Personal fouls &

Concordia 18, Southern Oregon 14. A &

475.

Prep snowboarding

At Mount Shasta, Calif., Ashland dominated the prep boys and girls Southern League half pipe snowboard competition on Mount Shasta Friday.

Richard Sayler of Ashland defeated South Medford's Sy Murdock by 21 points for the boys title. Sayler's victorious score was 224 The Grizzlies grabbed the next six spots.

In girls, winner Mimi Charter led Ashland to four of the first five places. Charter posted a score of 210, while Jen Minor of South Medford finished second (205).

The boardercross event will be held today at Mount Ashland.

Half Pipe Results

BOYS &

1, Richard Sayler, Ashland, 224; 2, Sy Murdoch, South Medford, 203; 3, Ananda Goldsmith, Ashland, 201; 4, Teja Kritika, Ashland, 199; 5, (tie) Francesco Minniti, Ashland, and Rodney McDaniel, Ashland, 197; 7, Dylan Hartsell, Ashland, 196; 8, Rafael Gonzales, Ashland, 191; 9, Jonathan Marcu, Cascade Christian, 190; 10, Shale Pagel, Ashland, 189; 11, Jed Gretz, home school, 184; 12, Dashiel Moyers, Ashland, 182; 13, Dylan Crispino-Taylor, 197; 14, (tie) Ed Dickey, Ashland, Ben Small, Ashland, Conner McFarlane, Ashland, 178; 17, (tie) Chance Conner, Ashland, and Mack Gargus, Ashland, 177; 19, Johnathan Williamson, Cascade Christian, 176; 20, Max Estes, Ashland, 175.

GIRLS &

1, Mim Charter, Ashland, 210; 2, Jen Minor, South Medford, 205; 3, Sophie Scheer, Ashland, 180; 4, Alison Wren, Ashland 172; 5, Becca Margulies, Ashland, 171; 6, Natalie Kennedy, South Medford; 159; 7, Adrien Young, North Medford 8, Alisha Jucevic, Ashland 9, Kelsey Westhelle-Grant, Ashland, 139; 10, Malia Charter, Ashland, 130; 11, Jessica Clement, St. Mary's, 129; 12, Alyssa Linckens, South Medford, 128; 13, Nikki Thomas, North Valley, 117; 14, Kysa McSky, Ashland, 113.

Prep hockey

At Medford, Lewis Sebrell scored three goals and added an assist as Ashland rode a fast start to a 7-3 victory over North Medford in the Southern League hockey playoffs at The RRRink in Medford on Saturday night.

Sebrell had two of his three goals less than a minute apart in the first period for the Grizzlies (9-5-0), who scored four times in a 3:24 stretch to break the game open.

Josh McLaughlin had four assists, while Stephan McLaughlin had a goal and an assist for Ashland, which advances to face regular-season champion South Medford in a winner's bracket game on Wednesday.

North Medford (6-4-3) will play Klamath Falls in an elimination game, also on Wednesday.

Kyle Smelcer made nine saves for Ashland. His counterpart at the other end of the rink, North's Stephen Cole, made 28 saves on 35 shots.

Stephan McLaughlin started the scoring just 1:08 into the game and Ben O'Donnell's goal at 4:04 made it 2-0. Ashland led 6-0 after one period and 7-1 after two.

Cameron Myers, Trevor Heinsohn and Sierra Chiverton scored for the Tornado.

Ashland 7, North Medford 3

Ashland 6 — 0 — 7

North Medford 0 — 2 — 3