December 20, 1997 in Sports

Wv’s Late Hoops Down Lake City

 

Boys basketball

Kris Sly’s steal and layin with only seconds remaining lifted West Valley (2-3 overall, 2-1 league) past Lake City (3-3, 2-2) 72-68 in Border League action Friday at West Valley.

Sly and teammate Brad Groh scored consecutive 3-pointers with 1:30 left in the fourth for West Valley to tie the game at 66.

The Eagles played only sophomores and juniors in the win. Junior post Chris Gregg scored a game-high 22 points for the Eagles.

Lake City’s Chad Cheeley put in 19.

WV 72, Lake City 68

Lake City 14 18 22 14 - 68

West Valley 16 19 17 20 - 72

LAKE CITY - Hern 15, Bramlet 0, Cheeley 19, Reiswig 3, Lenz 3, Barlow 0, Schuh 6, Nipp 18, Rod , Stroh 0, Everson 0, Thiringer 4. Totals 28 8-11 68.

WEST VALLEY - Kopp , Sly 13, Hilsabeck 2, Allen 0, Deno 9, Browning 3, Groh 16, Brosvik , Miller , Gregg 22, Spivey 5, Lybarger, Sorenson 2. Totals 26 12-20 72.3-point goals: LC (4-16) Hern 2, Cheeley, Reiswig; WV (8-20) Sly 2, Deno 2, Groh 2, Gregg 2. Total Fouls: LC 19, WV 14. Fouled Out - LC, Cheeley; WV, Sly. No Technicals.

Post Falls 78, E. Val. 51

Chad Quesnell scored 11 of his 26 points in the second quarter to help put the Trojans (2-3, 1-2) up 41-26 at halftime over the visiting Knights (0-6, 0-3).

Quesnell had three 3-pointers in the game. Eli Thornley added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Trojans.

Mitch Johnson had team-high with 17 points including five 3-pointers for the Knights.

East Valley 11 15 11 14 - 51

Post Falls 15 26 21 16 - 78

EAST VALLEY - Henderson 2, Smith 0, Sitton 3, Johnson 17, Quirk 2, Burgess 11, Shogren 2, Sterling 3, Storey 2, Pooley 5, Horgan 4.

POST FALLS - Klaudt 7, Meeks 9, Quesnell 26, Christiansen 8, Fehling 0, Therrian 0, Miller 10, Leary 6, McArthur 0, Thornley 12.

Cheney 53, Lewiston 41

The Blackhawks (4-1, 3-0) took the lead in the third and never let go in the win against the Bengals (4-3, 1-2).

Cheney 9 12 12 20 - 53

Lewiston 13 9 6 13 - 41

CHENEY - Stiffler 5, Eggart 0, Oyolokor 7, Goetz 0, Donnelly 4, Ervin 4, Berryhill , Caskey , Malisani 17, Kiger 4, Bond 12.

LEWISTON - Egland 10, Pierce 0, Holmes 0, Maurer 6, Couch 2, Eck 14, Clamper 0, Reneke 0, Johnson 9.

IML

Lakeland 42, B. Ferry 38

The Hawks (3-1, 1-0) beat the Badgers (2-3, 0-1) in an Intermountain League opener at Lakeland.

Harrison Bertsch and Brad Rasor made two freethrows apiece in the final minute of the fourth to break the tie and mark the win for the Hawks.

Bonners Ferry 10 8 4 16 - 38

Lakeland 9 16 5 12 - 42

BONNERS FERRY - Winey 0, Bateman 9, Brush 2, Blanford 1, Barry 8, Rice 0, Zimmerman 8, Merrill 10.Lakeland - Schaffer 6, Bertsch 4, Moore 2, Rasor 2, Mudge 10, Skidmore 8, Ploetzner 4, Reese 6, Lunsford 0, Hanson 0.

Non-league

P. Rv. 67, Falls C. 50

The Spartans’ (4-2) had 19 steals to defeat the Eagles (5-4). Kevin Behnke had 19 points and 17 rebounds while Dane Ackley had 10 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and five steals to help the Spartans move onto the championship game against Newport Saturday in the Priest River Christmas Tournament.

Falls Christian 12 7 17 15 - 50

Priest River 17 15 20 15 - 67

FALLS CHRISTIAN - A.Bligh 4, Campbell 0, Malinauskas 0, Gross 0, Beck 0, Baker 3, Walker 6, Burns 9, Hanks 0, Wild 8,J.Bligh 20.

PRIEST RIVER - Bodecker 12, Baker 5, Ackley 10,Meek 0, Behnke 19, Kershaw 5, Zmuda 1, Pound 0, White 2, Bryson 11, Huffman 2, Ivie 0.

Logos 52, Kootenai 47

Logos was 13 for 17 in free throws compared with the Warriors’ 8-for-17 shooting from the line in the non-league win over the Warriors (2-3).

Jeremy Spencer had a game-high 15 points for Logos. The Warriors made only 16 of 45 from the field.

Logos 13 4 14 21 - 52

Kootenai 6 16 7 18 - 47

LOGOS - Fryett 9, A.Garuke 8, Jacob 2, I.Garuke 5, Spencer 15, Hulbert 13.

KOOTENAI - B.Brede 8, Schorzman 6, J.Brede 6, Passow 2, Reinhofer 6, Johns 0, Prickett 6, Ausman 2, Shanks 11.

GSL boys

The farther away from the basket Lewis and Clark got, the better the Tigers shot.

LC made 5 of 13 3-pointers and got clutch free throws from Tyrees Donastorg and Eric Avery to rally past Mead 43-40 in a Greater Spokane League boys basketball game Friday night.

The Tigers (4-1, 3-0) connected on only 10 of 39 shots from 2-point range but knocked down 5 of 13 3’s for the win at Mead. The Panthers were 0-8 from behind the arc.

, DataTimes

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