Beya Kim, Terrence Hill lead the way as Roosevelt holds off Gresham for first-round win at Les Schwab Invitational

Roosevelt 70, Gresham 68

Junior Beya Kim had a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds, Terrence Hill scored a team-high 17 points, and the Roughriders (5-1) held on to beat the late-charging Gophers (3-2).

Chance White added 14 points and Utrillo Morris contributed 12 for Roosevelt, which led 25-9 after the first quarter.

Junior guard Esyah Pippa-White finished with a game-high 23 points, and RJ Alexander and Scotty Riddle finished with 14 apiece for Gresham. The Gophers outscored Roosevelt in each of the final three periods but could not overcome their early hole.

Photos by Taylor Balkom

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