HS Hoops: Mazama sweeps Klamath Union



KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After the Mazama Vikings girls used a dominant 12-minute stretch to win 76-33 over Klamath Union, the Mazama boys capitalized on a similar run in a 64-49 win over the Pelicans.


Postgame wrap-up from Bi-Mart Game of the Week broadcast on 960 the Sports Legend

After outscoring KU 18-10 in the second quarter, the Mazama Vikings boys built a 42-22 early third quarter lead to take control of the game.

Klamath Union closed the gap, holding Mazama without points for six minutes to get back within 44-30, eventually trailing by five before Mazama pulled away for the win.

Link: Watch Pelican Pete and the KU students challenge Mazama students to a dance off

Mazama (9-7; 2-1 Skyline Conference) shot 39 percent from the floor and went 30 for 41 from the free throw line in the victory. Jimmy Marquit, Mazama’s lone returner with varsity experience, finished with a game-high 23 points and shot 16 for 19 from the line.

Caleb Crowell and Joey Lancaster each finished in double digits. Crowell, playing most of the game with foul trouble, scored 16 points on 4 for 7 shooting. Off the bench, Lancaster put in 10 points, getting eight from the line in 12 attempts.

Skyler Schram, playing against Klamath Union for the first time since transferring to Mazama in the offseason, had four points and seven rebounds.

Klamath Union’s Jack Bell started his first league game and scored a team-best 14 points. Hunter Bradford and Austin Depew each scored eight points. Klamath Union was 41 percent from the field.

At one time in the second half, Klamath Union was charged with seven team fouls to Mazama’s two. Both teams finished the game with ten-plus and KU had four players (Alberto Aispuro, Depew, Kyle Wolfram and Bell) foul out.

Klamath Union (5-7; 1-2) committed 22 turnovers and Mazama gave it away 13 times.

On Tuesday, the Pelicans travel to Phoenix High School (Girls-Boys Doubleheader – 5:50 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). Mazama plays at Hidden Valley High School.

Friday Scores
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Lakeview 64, St. Mary’s 41
Lost River 58, Chiloquin 35
Bonanza 40, Illinois Valley 36
Henley 56, Hidden Valley 37
Mazama 64, Klamath Union 49
North Valley 78, Phoenix 30 
Triad 84, North Lake 34 
Prospect 43, Butte Falls 33 

St. Mary’s 72, Lakeview 58
Lost River 51, Chiloquin 38
Illinois Valley 44, Bonanza 42
Phoenix 35, North Valley 27
Henley 38, Hidden Valley 13
Mazama 76, Klamath Union 33 
Triad 55, North Lake 19 

Saturday Games

Phoenix 52, Rogue River 47
Prospect 46, Trinity Lutheran 20
Hosanna Christian 70, Butte Falls 38
Triad 78, Gilchrist 37
Rogue Valley Adventist 70, North Lake 42 

Butte Falls 43, Hosanna Christian 39
Triad 61, Gilchrist 33
Prospect 42, Trinity Lutheran 32
North Lake 28, Rogue Valley Adventist 25