Adam Pavlich scored 23 points and Ashland had another big third quarter to break open a tight contest.

Adam Pavlich scored 23 points and Ashland had another big third quarter to break open a tight contest and beat Crater, 61-49, Tuesday at Mountain Avenue Gym.

The Grizzlies (14-7, 7-2 SSC) outscored Crater (3-17, 1-8) coming out of halftime, 22-4. Ashland led 28-26 at intermission.

On Friday, Ashland was tied with Eagle Point at halftime before going on a 22-3 run.

Nino Foley added 12 points and Mason Costantino 11 for the Grizzlies.

For Crater, Sam Clark scored 12, Jordan Douglas 11 and Josh Dalton 10.

CRATER (49) — Clark 12, Douglas 11, Dalton 10, Martin 8, Neal 2, Reed 4, Lacy 2, Van Housen 2, Rodman 0, Morgan 0. Totals: 17 12-17 49.

ASHLAND (61) — Pavlich 23, Foley 12, Chasmar 2, Hansen 8, Mills 2, Hitchko 2, Costantino 11, Resch 1, Stone 0, Westerberg 0, Dickey 0, Heater 0. Totals: 21 13-18 61.

Crater 15 11 4 19 — 49

Ashland 17 11 22 11 — 61

3-point goals — Crater 3 (Martin 2, Clark 1), Ashland 6 (Pavlich 3, Hansen 2, Foley 1).

JV score — Ashland 71, Crater 44.