Basketball
Bethany Baker, The World

Bandon’s boys basketball team got a road win Saturday, overcoming a slow start to beat Rogue River 75-61.

The Tigers trailed 16-13 after one quarter, but outscored the Chieftains 42-30 over the next two.

“We had a very sluggish first quarter,” Bandon coach Matt Angove said. “After that, we did a great job of executing our offense and hitting shots. It was a much-needed win after two close losses this week.”

Coby Smith had 25 points, Braydon Freitag 22, Matt Yarbor 14 and Jason Wilhite 11 for the Tigers. Derek Nelson scored 19 for Rogue River.

Pacific 60, Prairie City 50: The Pirates overcame a slow start to win all three of its games at the Triad tournament.

“We were not ready to play in the first half,” Pacific coach Ben Stallard said. “We lacked discipline offensively and defensively.

“We showed some heart and a little more discipline in the second half.”

John Morrill-Keeler had 20 points and Jack Lehnherr added 16 for Pacific, which led just 29-27 at halftime.

GIRLS

Pacific 39, Powers 24: The Pirates beat their league rivals in the Triad tournament as Hannah Washabaugh scored 14 points and Kaiya Gourneau added eight.

Miya Clauson had 10 points and Brianna Mowe seven for the Cruisers.

Rogue River 50, Bandon 36: The Tigers kept the game close for a half before Rogue River started the third quarter on a 10-0 run Bandon couldn’t counter.

“We played a lot better offensively,” Bandon coach Jordan Sammons said. “We ran the offense and hit some shots.”

Kylie Lakey had 15 points and Nikki Lakey added 11 for the Tigers, who cut Rogue River’s lead to just eight points late, but couldn’t come any closer.

Jesse Langfield had 11 points for Rogue River.

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