Girls basketball: G-Prep’s Presley scores 52; Shadle upsets CdA
Tia Presley scored 52 points Wednesday as Gonzaga Prep, trailing the Jesuit Crusaders of Portland by 24 points with 4 minutes remaining in the third quarter, came back and won 83-73 in overtime in Tacoma in a non-league game. Presley went 10 for 10 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and finished with four 3-pointers.
Lindsay Stockton added 10 points for the Bullpups (6-2), including the game-tying bucket at the buzzer at the end of regulation.
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Shadle Park 48, Coeur d’Alene 46: Chelsea Chandler scored 14 points for the Highlanders (6-3), who overcame a 15-6 first-quarter deficit to knock off the Vikings (12-1) at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene. The victory ended a 41-game win streak for the Vikings, who are ranked No. 1 in Idaho 5A.
Post Falls 69, Walla Walla 56: Katelyn Loper scored 34 points to lead the Trojans (10-4) in their victory over the Blue Devils in their final game of the invitational in Coeur d’Alene. Jamie Weisner scored 23 in the loss for the Devils.
Lapwai 59, Lake City 52: Nathanee Spencer led all scorers with 20 points and the Wildcats outlasted the Timberwolves (9-3). Sidney Butler scored 16 for Lake City.
Mead 57, Skyline 30: Jazmine Redmon’s 18 points, seven rebounds and three assists paced the Panthers (5-3) to a victory over the Spartans in the championship game.
Cheney 51, Mt. Spokane 44: Allie Brown continued her hot hand from Tuesday’s opener against Lake Roosevelt by scoring a team-high 16 points against the Wildcats (2-6) and the Blackhawks (4-2) locked up first place in their home tournament.
East Valley 52, Lake Roosevelt 42: The Eagles (1-7) finally broke into the win column, beating the Raiders (1-7) in the third-place game, as four players scored nine points to lead the way in Cheney.
Naches Valley 38, Newport 30: Miranda Frederick and Sophie Bush combined for 21 points for the Grizzlies (7-3), but the Rangers turned a seven-point halftime deficit around in the second half, outscoring the Grizzlies 28-13 at the Yakima SunDome Shootout in Yakima.
Deer Park 33, Cashmere 32: Alison Ruygrok scored 15 points and the Stags (3-3) overcame a six-point deficit with an 8-0 run in the fourth quarter and the Bulldogs missed the potential game-tying free throw in the waning moments.
Colville 42, Burbank 32: Ashley Knight’s 11 points led the Indians (5-1) in their victory over the Coyotes. Erin Little added nine points for the Indians.
Granger 55, Colfax 34: The Spartans hit 10 of their 23 shots in the first quarter to build a 19-point lead to beat the Bulldogs (4-2).
Lakeside (WA) 36, Zillah 20: Kendra Lahue had 11 points and nine rebounds and the Eagles (9-1) held the Leopards to 17 percent from the floor for the win.
Reardan 53, Chewelah 35: Aly Peone scored 10 of her 14 points in the first quarter and the Indians (7-1) jumped ahead of the Cougars (1-10) early, taking a 20-3 lead after the opening frame in the championship game of the Lions Club Christmas Tournament.
Kellogg 71, Wilbur-Creston 18: Kellogg (8-3) utilized an effective full-court press to limit Wilbur-Creston and Ryder Ashcraft tallied 19 points to win third place.
Okanogan 71, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 54: Kara Staggs lifted the Bulldogs with 31 points, including seven 3-pointers, handing the Warriors (8-1) their first loss of the season in the championship game.
Central Valley 52, Moses Lake 37: Brooke Gallaway scored a game-high 16 points and the Bears (5-3) broke loose in the second half, outscoring the Chiefs 28-17 in the second half in Moses Lake.
Thomas Jefferson 45, University 41: Hannah Kiyohara scored 20 points for the Raiders to match the 20 points by the Titans’ (3-5) Zoe Scott, but it was the Raiders earning the win, outscoring the Titans 13-8 in the fourth quarter for the final edge in Auburn.
Auburn Riverside 65, Lewis and Clark 58: Mercedes Wetmore scored a game-high 25 points and the Ravens outscored the Tigers (5-3) 18-7 in the decisive second quarter, to build a 13-point lead at halftime in Auburn.
Springdale 58, Kettle Falls 49: Returning to action for the first time since undergoing a pair of ACL surgeries last year, Jessica Sulgrove poured in 17 points, including going 4 of 4 on 3-pointers, to lead the Chargers (10-0) to a win against the Bulldogs (5-3) in Springdale.
Valley Christian 33, Selkirk 23: Katie Worley scored 17 points on 8-of-14 shooting and added eight rebounds and four assists, and Megan Miller finished with 10 points and nine boards as the Panthers (5-2) outscored the Rangers (4-7) by nine in the fourth quarter to pull away at Valley Christian.