EAGLE POINT — Zakk Scott scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth quarter as Eagle Point pulled away from Ashland late for a 51-45 Midwestern League victory Tuesday at Eagle Point High School.
Scott received a kickout pass from brother Levi Scott and sank a 3 with about 3 minutes to go to give the Eagles a seven-point cushion, and Toby Hoppes took a charge at the other end to help clinch the victory for Eagle Point, which trailed by a point entering the fourth quarter.
Levi Scott added 11 points, five assists and two steals and Hoppes eight rebounds for the Eagles (3-12, 2-3 MWL), who snapped a three-game losing streak.
Adam Jones hit five 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 17 points to lead the Grizzlies (5-10, 1-4), who were held to eight points in the fourth. KJ Pippa added nine points and Anthony Swanson six.
ASHLAND (45): Pippa 9, Swanson 6, Wallner-Sentle 5, Ekwall 2, A. Jones 17, Desmond 4, Saulsbury 2, Shibley 0, C. Jones. Totals: 16 6-15 45.
EAGLE POINT (51): Adams 11, Z. Scott 11, Judd 5, L. Scott 11, Neyt 8, Hoppes 4, Vance 1, Chaparro 0, Gelbrich 0, Gorman 0. Totals: 17 14-19 51.
3-point goals — Ashland 6 (A. Jones 5, Swanson 1), Eagle Point 2 (Adams 1, Z. Scott 1). Fouled out — Adams.
JV score — Eagle Point 77, Ashland 75, OT.
Southern Oregon University's winter sports teams produced 15 Academic All-Cascade Collegiate Conference honorees, the CCC office announced Tuesday.
To be eligible for recognition, one must have been enrolled at their current school for at least a year and reached sophomore academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A total of 122 student-athletes from the conference's men's wrestling, men's basketball and women's basketball teams earned the honor.
The Raiders were represented by seven men's basketball players, five wrestlers and three women's basketball players: Aaron Borich (Health & P.E.), Toria Bradford (Chemistry), Tanner Canaday (Pre-Physical Therapy), Kerry Cook (Health & P.E.), Ben DeSaulnier (Psychology), Kale Evenson (Outdoor Adventure Leadership), Max Hane (Health & P.E.), Daranda Hinkey (Environmental Science), Tate Hoffman (Business Administration), Tristen Holmes (Chemistry), Jordan Hunt (Undeclared), C.J. McKinnis (Business Management), Kenny Meyer (Business Management), Alejandro Sandoval (Health & P.E.), Delaney Sparling (Pre-Physical Therapy).