Boys basketball: Columbia River 54, Southridge 51

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Updated: December 28, 2012, 7:34 PM

 

Columbia River 54, Southridge (Ore.) 51 -- Isaiah Smith scored 28 points on 10-of-13 shooting as Columbia River held on to beat Southridge of Beaverton, Ore., in the consolation semifinal at the Les Schwab Invitational in Hillsboro, Ore.

Columbia River (7-3) will play Jefferson of Portland in the consolation final at 4 p.m. Saturday at Liberty High School.

River took a 47-36 lead into the fourth quarter, but Southridge got with 53-49 with about two minutes to go as the Chieftains struggled from the free-throw line.

Rian Bassett converted a free throw to push the lead back to 54-49, but the Skyhawks made two free throws to get within 54-51 with 36 seconds to go.

River missed all four free throw attempts in the final 30 seconds, giving Southridge two chances to make tying 3-pointers. Bassett blocked the last shot to secure the win.

COLUMBIA RIVER 54, SOUTHRIDGE 51

Les Schwab Invitational, Hillsboro, Ore.

COLUMBIA RIVER (7-3) -- Devin Bolds 9, Eli Evenson , Bryan Wyche 4, Terelle Bolton 0, Nathan Hawthorne 0, Torey Jones 4, Rian Bassett 7, Isaiah Smith 28, Curtis Shuck 2. Totals 18-29 (2-7) 16-30 54.

SOUTHRIDGE -- Dozier 11, McClean 9, Christensen 8, Herzberg 8, Giraldi 4, Kim 3, Pease 3, Beekman 3, Monterossi 2, Calo 0. Totals 20-53 (6-23) 5-7 51.

C. River 20 13 14 7--54

Southridge 10 15 11 15--51