HS Final: Mazama challenges KU Saturday



KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Senior night festivities Thursday night for Klamath Union and Mazama high schools.

Before its game with North Valley, seniors Nicole Mee, Shaydawn Hayden, Callie Porter and Taylor Glassow were introduced to the crowd with their families.

Audio: Klamath Union senior basketball player Taylor Glassow

Glassow went on to a six point, 11 rebound night as KU won 49-37, securing third place in next week’s Skyline Conference tournament. KU could have challenged for second place and a bye, but Mazama handed Henley its first loss 41-36. Seniors MacKenzie Truett, Becca Oosterman and LeAnn Valenta played their final regular season game for the Vikings.

Boys: North Valley 45, Klamath Union 44

Klamath Union saw seniors Daniel Bocchi, Austin Crawford, Kody Kuhlman, Morgan Crebbin, Alex Stork and Donvain Weiser give No. 3 North Valley all it could handle, as KU had the basketball trailing by one with 10 seconds left.

Audio: 960 the Sports Legend broadcast of North Valley vs Klamath Union

The 6-8 JJ Chirnside positioned himself in front of Crawford at the buzzer, forcing the shot right and no good. North Valley held on 45-44 to finish 10-0 in Skyline Conference play.

Mazama beat Henley 54-39, matching KU’s 5-5 conference mark and forcing a challenge game Saturday between the Vikings and Pelicans.  The game is expected to be at 7:00 PM from Henley High School, with the winner gets the third seed in the league tournament.

Listen to replays of both girls and boys Klamath Union-North Valley broadcasts

Mountain Valley League

Rogue Valley Adventist beat Triad 55-52, building a one-game lead in the boys conference race.

Other scores

Hosanna Christian 48, Butte Falls 35

Triad 52, Rogue Valley 26
Hosanna over Butte Falls 53-27

Tonight’s games (girls/boys)

Phoenix at Hidden Valley 5:30/7:00 PM
Rogue River at Lakeview 5:00/6:30 PM
St. Mary’s at Chiloquin 5:30/7:00 PM
Bonanza at Lost River 6:30/8:00 PM