Basketball
Bethany Baker, The World

Marshfield’s boys basketball team bounced back from a loss at defending state champion Seaside on Thursday night to beat host Tillamook 58-48 on Friday afternoon.

Grant Woolsey scored 25 points and Jody Miles hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 for the Pirates, who handed Tillamook just its second loss of the season.

“We played our best game of the year,” Marshfield coach Doug Miles said. “I was very proud of the way they bounced back today.”

Marshfield improved to 5-3.

“When Jordy and Web and (Grant) Woolsey shoot well, we are tough,” Doug Miles said, adding “Chase Howerton and Jacob Carpenter and Grant Woolsey did a great job defensively on their guards.”

Ian Collett had 20 points for Tillamook.

Marshfield now is off until facing Sutherlin on the opening day of the Evergreen Federal Bank Tournament at North Valley High School on Dec. 28.

Pacific 45, Phoenix 28: Pacific overcame a slow start to get a win at the Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic in Medford.

“It was a terrible first half, again,” Pacific coach Ben Stallard said after his team scored seven points in the first quarter and trailed 21-17 at halftime.

Pacific limited Phoenix to just seven points in the second half to come from behind for victory a day after a two-point loss to Cascade Christian when Pacific scored just one point in the first quarter. .

“We had a little discipline and offense in the second half,” Stallard said. “Colton (Morrill-Keeler) and Justin (Hall) played some great defense for us like they have all year.

“I like the way we have responded in the second half the last two games, but we have to get better in the first half.”

John Morrill-Keeler scored 19 points for Pacific and Josh Engdall had eight. Ethan Hatsell scored 13 for Phoenix.

Coquille 61, Gold Beach 32: Coquille’s boys basketball team kept its record perfect by beating visiting Gold Beach on Friday.

Seth Waddington scored 19 points for the Red Devils while Colton GeDeros and Jeremy Kistner had 10 each and Henry Scolari nine.

Yancy Rangel led the Panthers with 13 points and Brandon Seuser-Smith added eight.

Coquille faces Cascade Christian in the first round of the Salem Academy tournament on Dec. 28. Gold Beach faces Kennedy the same day in the tournament.

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Coquille 58, Gold Beach 33: The Red Devils limited the visiting Panthers to eight points in the first half on the way to the home win.

Morgan Baird and Abbey Dieu scored 12 points each and Mia Ruiz added eight for the Red Devils.

Paris Newdall had 19 points and Kayleanna Ridens eight for Gold Beach.

Next up for Coquille is a date with Sheridan in the Salem Academy tournament on Dec. 28. Gold Beach plays East Linn Christian for its first game in the same tournament. 

Pacific 38, Butte Falls 35: The Pirates edged the Loggers in a nonleague game Friday.

Natalie Vincent scored 18 points, Kaiya Gourneau added 11 and Madi Hall had nine for Pacific. Alyssa Dunham scored 14 for Butte Falls.

Pacific finishes its trip to the Rogue Valley with a game against Rogue River on Saturday.

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