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Crusaders win, remain unbeaten

SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 2009

Matt Zandbergen scored 16 and snared nine rebounds and Cameron Stephens added 11 points and nine boards to help the Northwest Christian Crusaders (17-0, 9-0) remain undefeated with 71-43 win over the visiting Colfax Bulldogs in Bi-County 2B League play on Saturday.

Chase Ramey helped NWC get off to a good start – scoring 11 of his 15 points in the first quarter when the Crusaders took a 22-9 lead and never looked back.

Ryan Conrad paced Colfax with 10 points.

Davenport 57, Valley Christian 36: Taylor Morgan scored a game-high 26 – 15 in the first half – and Jarod Gunning hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 to lead the Gorillas (12-4, 7-3) over the visiting Panthers (2-14, 0-9).

Gavin Trom led the way for VC with 14 points.

Reardan 60, Liberty 48: Chace Bell scored 16 to lead four players in double figures and the Indians (7-10, 4-6) used a 30-18 advantage on the boards to turn away the host Lancers (7-10, 3-6).

Grant Schultz had 14 points, Mike Matson added 13 and Rodney Abrahamson chipped in 10 for the winners.

Goss Nesbitt topped Liberty with 13 points.

Bi-County League 1B

Odessa 44, Wilbur-Creston 19: Travis King notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds and Aaron Bruya supplied the defense as the Tigers (5-9, 2-2) crushed the visiting Wildcats (6-7, 3-2).

Panorama League

St. George’s 58, Selkirk 54: Jordan Dickson totaled 19 points and nine rebounds and Sully Blake added 14 points to guide the Dragons (11-5, 10-0) to a win over the visiting Rangers (12-5, 6-4).

Sawyer Pettis topped Selkirk with 19 points.

Wellpinit 80, Northport 52: Cody Flett poured in 27 points, Kennedy Seyler scored 19 and the Redskins (15-1, 13-0) hit 23 of 30 second-half shots en route to an easy win over the host Mustangs (3-14, 3-11).

Marseilles DeAugero tallied 20 points and seven rebounds, while David Meldrum added 13 points and 12 boards for Northport.

Cusick 70, Columbia (Hunters) 58: Tyler Edwards scored 20 of his 27 points in the second half and snagged 15 rebounds to lead the host Panthers (13-4, 10-4) past the Lions (2-15, 2-12).

Marcos Morado scored 21 to lead Columbia.

Springdale 46, Republic 36: Sam Howard netted 12 of his 18 points in the first half and Ryan Presho scored nine of his 15 in the second half to lead the Chargers (11-6, 8-3) over the visiting Tigers (4-12, 3-8).

Jesse Beck led Republic with 17 points.

St. Michael’s 68, Inchelium 49: Michael Ochoa’s all-around effort – 17 points, seven rebounds and seven assists – guided the Warriors (3-13, 3-11) to a win over the visiting Hornets (5-11, 4-9).

Brandon Kohler tallied a game-high 22 points for Inchelium, while Tony Louie scored 21.

District 9 North

Garfield-Palouse 82, Pomeroy 40: Gavin Burt totaled 21 points and three steals and Jordan Palmer added eight points, six rebounds and three steals to propel the front-running Vikings (14-1, 8-0) to an easy win over the visiting Pirates (2-14, 2-6).

Justin Ruark scored 12 to top Pomeroy.

Asotin 71, Tekoa-Oakesdale 59: Ben Servatius ripped the nets for 25 points and Jesse Davis added 18 points to lead the Panthers (9-5, 3-4) past the visiting Nighthawks (12-4, 5-2).

Kelly Cook and Casey Cook accounted for 54 of T-O’s 59 points. Kelly Cook scored 31.

Great Northern League

Clarkston 81, Medical Lake 32: Chanse Brownell tallied 18 points and Dustin McConnell and Nic Carey each scored 12 to lead the Bantams (9-4, 8-0) past the visiting Cardinals (6-8, 3-5).

Jason Hayes topped ML with 13 points.

Inland Empire League

Lewiston 60, Post Falls 58: Devon Brown hit a pair of free throws with two-tenths of a second remaining to lift the Bengals (12-2, 4-1) to a victory over the host Trojans (12-2, 3-2).

Marcus Colbert scored a game-high 17 for PF.

Intermountain League

Orofino 51, Kellogg 48 (OT): Nathan Struhs tossed in 19 points and Michael Welch scored 12 to lead the Maniacs (4-6, 2-2) to an overtime victory over the visiting Wildcats (7-8, 3-3).

Brad Osterberg-Miller paced Kellogg with 14 points and his layup with 2 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime.

Priest River 66, Timberlake 52: Eric Holbrook netted 15 points and Tyler Douglas and Jake Weimer scored 12 and 11, respectively, to lead the visiting Spartans (10-0, 4-0) over the Tigers (3-11, 1-5) at Spirit Lake.

Pat Lagrimanta topped Timberlake with 17 points.

North Star League

Kootenai 71, Lakeside (Plummer) 60: Kolten Wilms tallied 22 of his game-high 31 points in the second half to help the Warriors (3-9, 3-2) pull away for a victory over the host Knights (4-10, 2-3).

Merlin Weaselhead and Timothy Daman each scored 13 for the Knights.


Moscow 50, Bonners Ferry 26: Mac Stannard scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Bears (6-7) over the host Badgers (3-10).

Colton Watt scored 13 for BF.

Tri-Cities Prep 50, LaCrosse-Washtucna 36: Ryan Mercado scored 18 and Sergio Lopez scored eight of his 12 in a pivotal third quarter as the Jaguars cruised past the host Tigercats (2-11).

The Jaguars outscored L-W 19-4 in the third quarter to pull away from a 28-all halftime tie.

Lake City 57, Lakeland 44: Logan Frederickson hit five 3-pointers on his way to 16 points and Ben Frisbie hit 9 of 13 free throws and finished with 14 points to lead the Timberwolves (13-2) past the host Hawks (4-11) at Rathdrum.

Austin Black scored a game-high 21 for Lakeland.

Colton 47, Touchet 44: Nick Heitstuman tossed in 16 points to lead the Wildcats (4-9) past the host Indians.

Noxon (Mont.) 60, Clark Fork 52: Cody Linderman scored 17 and Noxon held the visiting Wampus Cats (3-11) to five points in the first quarter and held on for the victory.

Chase Chowning and Jared Broggi posted double-doubles for CF. Chowning finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Broggi chipped in 11 rebounds.

Grangeville 64, Coeur d’Alene Charter 50: Bob Schrack scored 17 and Rory Ruskovich added 14 points but it wasn’t enough to keep the Panthers (7-8) from falling to the host Bulldogs.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 68, Lind-Ritzville 56: Garrett Jess found his range in the second half, scoring all 21 of his points to help the Warriors (13-4) rally from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat the host Broncos (11-6). Jamie Stevenson paced L-R with 17 points.

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