CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Casey Williams said his Lost River girls team recovered from an energy letdown to sustain a 43-39 win at Illinois Valley Tuesday night.
Krista Sites had 10 points for Lost River in the win to remain undefeated.
The Lost River boys lost 59-46 in the nightcap and were led by Andrew Taylor’s 15 points.
KU sweeps at Hidden Valley
Following the conference opening loss to Henley, the Klamath Union Pelicans survived a slowdown attempt by Hidden Valley to win 36-33 in boys basketball.
Mobile Link: Postgame interview with KU boys coach Bret Crawford
Trailing 31-26 entering the fourth quarter, KU scored the first 3 points and eventually took the lead, holding on for the win.
The win was the first for Klamath Union in the Skyline Conference.
The Klamath Union girls also won, holding on for a 43-29 victory over Hidden Valley. Hannah Armstrong went 5 for 11 inside three-point range for a team-high 14 points. Cassady Brown added eight points and Jackie Gardner scored seven points. Gardner was in foul trouble early and played only 19 minutes.
Hidden Valley was held without a point for the final six minutes of the game, getting outscored 18-2 in the final quarter.
Hosanna Christian Holds Off Triad
In a Mountain Valley League doubleheader, the Hosanna Christian Lions swept Triad at Hosanna Christian High School.
After all of last year’s meetings between the two were determined by about 10 points, Tuesday’s girls game was much the same with Hosannna winning 53-44.
A tight game late saw the Hosanna Christian boys win 61-56 over Triad. Hosanna Christian held a 57-55 with 1:25 left and made free throws to close out the win.
It was Triad’s first loss since Nov. 30.
Other Tuesday Scores
Gilchrist 46, Prospect 44
Rogue Valley Adventist 67, Butte Falls 40
North Lake 51, Paisley 43 OT
Myrtle Point 46, Gold Beach 41
Cascade Christian 79, Bonanza 28
Lakeview 71, Chiloquin 47
Henley 54, Phoenix 38
North Valley 85, Mazama 61
Phoenix 39, Henley 37
Mazama 62, North Valley 33
Cascade Christian 62, Bonanza 52
Lakeview 53, Chiloquin 44
St. Mary’s (Medford) 50, Rogue River 33
Gold Beach 36, Myrtle Point 29
Gilchrist 46, Prospect 41
Butte Falls 56, Rogue Valley Adventist 36
Paisley 62, North Lake 27