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Prep Boys Basketball: Coquille pulls away to rout Sutherlin

December 15, 2017

COOS BAY — Coquille turned a close game into a 20-point victory Thursday night at the Les Schwab South Coast Tournament in Coos Bay, beating the Sutherlin Bulldogs 63-43 in the first round of the tournament.

Sutherlin (4-2) kept hanging around until senior guard Henry Scolari broke loose for 12 points in the third quarter and six more in the fourth on the way to a 26-point game.

The Bulldogs were led by Riley Westbrooks with 15, including four 3-pointers. Mason Gill added 9 and James Bailey came off the bench to get six.

The Bulldogs lost Brandon Carr to a possible knee injury and he is not expected to return in the tournament.

Coquille (7-0) outscored the Bulldogs 18-7 in the final period to advance to the semifinals of the tournament Friday afternoon against Philomath.

Sutherlin fell to the losers’ bracket against North Bend, which lost to Philomath in the opening round.

COQUILLE (63) — Henry Scolari 26, Waddington 11, GeDeros 9, Deck 8, Davis 4, Smith 3, Kistner 2, Luna, Totals 22 14-20 57.

SUTHERLIN (43) — Riley Westbrooks 15, Gill 9, Bailey 6, Christianson 4, Carr 4, Horn 2, Hope 3, Daniels. Totals 15 6-12 43.

COQUILLE;11;16;18;18;—;63

SUTHERLIN;9;13;14;7;—;43

3-Point Goals — Coq. 5 (Scolari 2, Deck 2, Smith 2), Suth. 5 (Westbrooks 4, Hope). Total Fouls — Coq. 15, Suth 18. Fouled out — None.