OSAA 4A: Mazama cruises to quarterfinal win



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.

Link: Video highlights & interviews from the quarterfinal 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.

Link: Box Score – Mazama 76, Brookings-Harbor 37

Brookings-Harbor can still claim fourth place, needing a win in Thursday morning’s consolation semifinals to play for that trophy on Friday morning.