Friday Scores: Geoducks Nearly Upset #6 Raiders; Rams Sweep Mount Tahoma
|#6 Southern Oregon 80, Evergreen 76 – Recap|
|Southern Oregon (5-2 CCC, 16-3 overall)||42||38||80|
|Evergreen (0-6 CCC, 1-12 overall)||35||41||76|
|TESC leader: Dre Taylor – 16 points|
Evergreen came back from a 12 point deficit with 10:54 left and a Dre Taylor layup at the 2:17 mark gave the Geoducks a four point lead, 74-70. But two straight threes by David Sturner and Tim Weber put Southern Oregon up by two points, 76-74, with 38 second left and other than a buzzer beater with the game already wrapped up, the #6 Raiders held the Geoducks scoreless over the last two minutes to hold on for an 80-76 win at the CRC Gymnasium.
Taylor led the Geoducks with 16 points while Marc Taylor and Kyle Calhoun each added 15 points. Evergreen hit 10 three pointers including three from Kalhoun and Frankie Johnson, who finished with 11 points and nine assists.
Eric Thompson scored 26 points in the first half for the Raiders, leading them to a seven point lead at the break. Thompson finished with 38 points on 12-of-20 shooting including 6-0f-9 from behind the arc. David Sturner chipped in a double-double with 13 points and 10 boards.
Evergreen remains winless in the Cascade Conference and have lost 12 straight after winning their opener in Canada. The #6 ranked Raiders move to 4-2 in the CCC and 16-3 overall.
|Southern Oregon 86, Evergreen 72 – Recap|
|Southern Oregon (4-3 CCC, 15-4 overall)||39||47||86|
|Evergreen (2-4 CCC, 6-7 overall)||43||35||78|
|TESC leader: Sammi Clark – 16 points|
Sammi Clark scored 16 points and Jessica Denmon added 15 but after a cold first half, Evergreen was unable to get to within eight points the rest of the way and fell to Southern Oregon 86-72.
Rainier grad Kristin Schoenherr scored 12 points in the first half and finished with 16 points and seven rebounds and Allison Gida led the Raiders with 17 points and 15 rebounds. The Raiders shot 60 percent in the second half as the two teams combined to scored 97 points over the final 20 minutes.
Evergreen falls to 2-4 in the CCC and under .500 overall at 6-7. Southern Oregon distanced themselves from the Geoducks moving to 4-3 in conference at 15-4 this season.
North Thurston 53, Mount Tahoma 39
River Ridge 52, Aberdeen 49
Bellarmine 54, Olympia 35
Centralia 76, Tumwater 67
WF West 67, Black Hills 47
North Thurston 56, Mount Tahoma 51
Bellarmine 58, Olympia 41