Marist tops Vikings in Sky-Em opener, 58-52


The Marist Spartans pulled away late to defeat the visiting Siuslaw Vikings, 58-52, in the opening game of Sky-Em League boys basketball play.

Siuslaw (6-7 overall, 0-1) next plays Tuesday at Marshfield.

Marist (9-5, 1-0) will be at No. 1-ranked Junction City.

Marist raced to a 20-12 lead after the first quarter, held a 32-27 lead at halftime and clung to a 43-42 lead entering the final quarter.

The Vikings actually held a 4-point lead late in the third quarter, 42-38.

Siuslaw kept it close, sharing the lead at 46-46 before the Spartans opened a lead.

Elsewhere, Junction City rolled at Elmira, 49-19, and Marshfield won at Cottage Grove, 59-46.

SCHEDULE
Record: 6-7 overall, 0-1 Sky-Em League
Sky-Em League
Jan. 14 — at Marist 58, Siuslaw 52
Tuesday, Jan. 18 — at Marshfield, 5:45 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 21 — Elmira, 5:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 25 — at Junction City, 5:45 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 28 — Cottage Grove, 5:45 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 4 — Marist, 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 8 — Marshfield, 7:15 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 11 — at Elmira, 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 15 — Junction City, 7:15 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 18 — at Cottage Grove, 7:15 p.m.
Preleague
Dec. 1 — at Siuslaw 55, Bandon 47
Dec. 3 — Siuslaw 60, at Newport 43
Dec. 6 — at North Bend 47, Siuslaw 35
Dec. 14 — at Siuslaw 63, Newport 61
Dec. 17 — Siuslaw 61, Sutherlin 27, at Bulldog Invitational, Creswell
Dec. 18 — Creswell 64, Siuslaw 58, at Bulldog Invitational, Creswell
Dec. 21 — Pleasant Hill 64, at Siuslaw 62
Dec. 30 — Siuslaw 58, South Umpqua 47, at Newport Tournament
Dec. 31 — Newport 56, Siuslaw 41, at Newport Tournament
Jan. 4 — Siuslaw 47, at Sutherlin 20
Jan. 7 — Hidden Valley 45, Siuslaw 40, Sky-Em/Skyline Crossover, Hidden Valley High School, Grants Pass
Jan. 8 — Mazama 67, Siuslaw 58, Sky-Em/Skyline Crossover, North Valley High School, Grants Pass

ROSTER
  0 Kyle Hughes, junior, forward, 6-5
  1 Chad Hughes, senior, forward, 6-6
  2 Braydon Thornton, senior, guard, 6-2
  3 Izaac Mattson, senior, guard, 6-2
  4 Sam Ulrich, junior, guard, 5-10
  5 Beau Erickson, senior, guard, 5-11
11 Camp Lacouture, senior, guard, 6-0
13 Brody Terry, senior, guard, 5-11
14 Andrew Jensen-Norman, sophomore, forward, 6-3
21 Aiden Jefferis, senior, forward, 6-1
22 Jimmy Allen, junior, guard, 6-2
23 Joe Slaughter, senior, guard 6-0
34 Avery Hart, senior, forward, 6-5
Coach: Dylan Perry
Assistants: Brian Carmer, Nick Johnson, Skyler Mattson




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