CORVALLIS, Ore. — The top-ranked Mazama Vikings had few problems in their 76-37 quarterfinal win over Brookings-Harbor at Gill Coliseum.
Mazama (25-2) advances to Thursday afternoon’s semifinals, seeking its fist-ever state championship appearance.
Caileigh Smith finished with a double-double 18 points and 13 rebounds, contributing to Mazama’s early start with seven points in the opening quarter. Mazama led 18-7 after the first period and 32-14 at halftime. Smith hit 7-of-11 field goal tries as Mazama shot 47 percent for the game.
Hannah Reynolds ended with nine assists to go with 14 points and five boards. She was one of four Vikings in double-digit scoring. Starter Megan Morris had 12 points and Amber Lease, a freshman in her first state tournament game, finished with 12 points off the bench.
Mallory McDonald led Brookings-Harbor (19-8) with seven points. The Bruins shot 30 percent as a team and committed 24 turnovers, which led to 22 Mazama points.
Brookings-Harbor can still claim fourth place, needing a win in Thursday morning’s consolation semifinals to play for that trophy on Friday morning.