Cougars split on day one of Parma tournament

At Parma, the South Fremont High School boys basketball team began the Parma Holiday Tournament with a 55-39 win over Victory Charter on Wednesday.

The Cougars turned a 22-22 halftime quagmire into a 35-32 lead after three quarters before outscoring the Vipers 20-7 in the fourth quarter. South Fremont coach Ryon Pope said the Cougars outrebounded the Vipers 40-27.

“I thought our guys persevered,” Pope said. “We pushed the tempo in the fourth quarter and got a lead.”

Kyler Yancey had 16 points while Reece Yancey and Tagg Bair added 10 each for South Fremont (3-5), which plays at 6:30 p.m. tonight against Wednesday’s Parma-Ontario winner.

SOUTH FREMONT 55, VICTORY CHARTER 39

Victory Charter 7 15 10 7 — 39

South Fremont 9 13 13 20 — 55

VICTORY CHARTER (39) — Dylan 4, Baker 5, Shannon 10, Sniveley 4, Barbosa 9, Wood 7. FG: 14. FT: 5-13. 3-pointers: 6 (Barbosa 3, Shannon 2, Dylan 1). Total fouls: 12. Fouled out: Shannon.

SOUTH FREMONT (55) — Talon Maupin 7, Reece Yancey 10, Nick Hammond 2, Edwin Smith 6, Kyler Yancey 16, Jace Neville 4, Tagg Bair 10. FG: 22. FT: 8-11. 3-pointers: 3 (Bair 1, Maupin 1, R. Yancey 1). Total fouls: 14. Fouled out: none.

High school girls basketball

VALLIVUE 54, SOUTH FREMONT 47: At Parma, Vallivue edged South Fremont in the first round of the Parma Holiday Tournament.

Vallivue led 24-23 at halftime and South Fremont led 40-39 after three before Vallivue capitalized on South Fremont turnovers in the fourth quarter.

“They got easy layups and took control from there,” South Fremont coach Ryan Erikson said.

Paizlee Hobbs had 13 points while Olivia LeCheminant had a game-high 24 points for the Cougars (6-6), who play Ontario (Ore.) at 11 a.m. today.

VALLIVUE 54, SOUTH FREMONT 47

Vallivue 11 13 15 15—54

South Fremont 13 10 17 7 — 47

VALLIVUE (54) — Portneyer 2, Motez 8, Rynecher 11, Hruza 16, Vanwinkle 3, Schmidt 6, Morrison 8. FG: 21. FT: 10-16. 3-pointers: 6 (Rynecher 1, Hruza 4, Vanwinkle 1). Total fouls: 19. Fouled out: Motez.

SOUTH FREMONT (47) — Carly Hikida 2, Brinlie Rowbury 2, Malorie Johnson 6, Paizlee Hobbs 13, Olivia LeCheminant 24. FG: 16. FT: 11-18. 3-pointers: 2 (Johnson 1, LeCheminant 1). Total fouls: 16. Fouled out: none.

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