Basketball
Bethany Baker, The World

Marshfield’s girls improved to 2-0 on the basketball season by beating host Philomath 70-32 on Saturday night.

The Pirates had balanced scoring throughout the game and led by a comfortable margin while winning for the second straight night.

“This game allowed us to get quite a few girls on the floor for quality minutes and gave us a chance to get ample rest for all the girls at various times,” Marshfield coach Bruce Bryant said, adding that getting rest was important since Marshfield was playing on consecutive days.

“It was nice to have even scoring throughout the quarters, and with as much subbing as we did and as many rotations as we had, we kept pace.”

Tess Garrett had 15 points for Marshfield and Jazmin Chavez had 10. Hailey Browning and Mallory Heyer scored eight each and Alex Locati and McKayla Myrand had seven.

The Pirates led 14-7 through one quarter before scoring 20 and 19 the next two.

“We took more time in the second quarter and got the shots we needed and our shooting percentage went up,” Bryant said. “We were running the offense. Most of those points came out of executing the offense.”

Marshfield plays its home opener Tuesday when Cottage Grove comes to Coos Bay.

Chemawa 72, Pacific 40: The Pirates lost their second straight game at the Beau Classic on Saturday, though they were improved over their opening loss.

“We were improved on offense, but we still have a long way to go on defense,” coach Bob Lemerande said after Pacific gave up 12 3-pointers in the loss.

Natalie Vincent had 16 points and Kaiya Gourneau 11 for Pacific. Yoiwmana Pooyouma had 18 points and Na’Yeshia Henry 17 for Chemawa.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Pacific 76, Chemawa 58: The Pirates scored 71 points in the first three quarters and rolled to the win in the third-place game at the Beau Classic.

Jack Lehnherr had 20 points, John Morrill-Keeler 16, Steven White 14 and Justin Hall 13 in the win.

“It was a good game for us to work out some kinks and try some different lineups,” Pacific coach Ben Stallard said.

Devonte Beach had 24 points for Chemawa, which scored 23 points in the fourth quarter to make the final score closer than the game was.

WRESTLING

Perry Burlison Classic: Marshfield’s Travis “Junior” Wittlake took the individual title at 170 pounds and the Pirates were seventh in the team race in the wrestling tournament at Cascade High School in Turner.

Kody Kourmentis was second at 120 pounds for the Pirates and AJ Lira was third at 145. Garrett Lefebvre placed sixth at 160 pounds and Frankie Harlow (126) and Peyton Forbes (152) each won two matches. Forbes reached the quarterfinals before being eliminated.

Richard Huff placed third at 126 pounds for Siuslaw. North Bend’s Coltyn Ringen won three matches at 138 pounds and Liam Buskerud won a match at 126 pounds, but neither placed.

Crook County won the team title, followed by Thurston and Dallas.

Deven Dawson Memorial: Siuslaw was third and Coquille 15th in the 21-team tournament at Harrisburg High School won by Pleasant Hill on Friday.

Gavin Fletcher won the title at 120 pounds, while Richard Huff (126) and Riley Jennings (170) both placed second for Siuslaw. Patrick Hill was third at 132 pounds and Matthew Horrillo fifth at 285.

Coquille’s Joey Vigue was second at 195 pounds. Kane Rilatos won four straight elimination matches to place third at 182 pounds and Brayden Clayburn was third at 160.

Willie Wilkinson Memorial: Reedsport finished sixth and Myrtle Point ninth in the 12-team tournament at Glide on Saturday.

Myrlte Point’s Tyler Huerta won the title at 126 pounds, pinning Reedsport’s Eli Carson in the first round.

Reedsport’s Dennis Magee was second at 138 pounds, falling 13-11 to Roseburg’s Devin Folk in a high-scoring final.

Myrtle Point’s Jacob Bowman was third at 120 pounds and Reedsport had a trio of fourth-place finishers: Christian Solomon at 113 pounds, Fisher Wahl at 126 and River Lichte at 145. At 170 pounds, both Reedsport’s Nick Glover and Myrtle Point’s Caleb Brickey reached the semifinals before losing twice.

Roseburg won the team title, with Glide second and Douglas third.

FOOTBALL

Clackamas 31, South Medford 30: The Cavaliers got a 37-yard field goal by Jeffrey Nelson with 3 seconds to go in the game to edge the Panthers in the Class 6A championship game at Reser Stadium in Corvallis on Saturday.

The game was the final state championship of the fall sports season.

South Medford’s Robbie Patterson had three touchdown passes and a touchdown run for South Medford, which led 30-21 in the third quarter.

James Millspaugh had three touchdown runs while carrying the ball 29 times for 160 yards for Clackamas, which finished a perfect 13-0 and won its first football state title.

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