Boys basketball: Pendleton tops Southridge

January 29, 2013 

Pendleton 58, Southridge 46: Austin Molt scored 14 points, but the host Suns couldn’t come back from a four-point third quarter after leading 29-22 at halftime Tuesday.

“We had some turnovers and didn’t hit a lot of buckets,” Southridge coach DJ Traver said. “We got a little stagnant offensively.

“They were aggressive. They got some turnovers that led to baskets. That was kind of their key tonight.”

Southridge scored 13 points in the fourth quarter, but Quincy George went 7-for-8 from the free-throw line to help Pendleton preserve the win.

Tommy Lane finished with

16 points for the Buckaroos, and George had 15.

PENDLETON — Robinson 6, George 15, Anderson 12, Boozer 8, Tommy Lane 16, Lemmon 1, Schnetzky, Polhamus, Green.

SOUTHRIDGE — Austin Molt 14, Mandell 6, Getchell 5, Trott 3, Lopia 2, Haberling 5, Hunt 2, Schafer 9, Cross, Farrell, Vorheis.

Pendleton 12 10 14 22 — 58

Southridge 14 15 4 13 — 46

Touchet 44, Liberty Christian 27: Ruben Butles scored 14 points to lead the Indians past the visiting Patriots in a Southeast 1B matchup.

Brandon Peterson’s 14 points led Liberty Christian, while Mike Olson had three assists and three steals.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN — Ojeda 3, Whitwer, Brandon Peterson 14, Olson 2, Morris 3, Lindquist 5, Hoey, Koglin, Conaway, Steele.

TOUCHET — Con. McKeown 8, Col. McKeown 3, Preciado, Ruben Butles 14, Martinez 1, Rincon 2, Flores 7, Carson 9, Weber.

Liberty Christian 2 14 3 8 — 27

Touchet 8 16 6 14 — 44

Highlights — Mike Olson 3 assists, 3 steals.

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