Kettle Falls storms past Chewelah
Kettle Falls rallied from a 20-point deficit in the second quarter to defeat Chewelah 61-59 in overtime in a Northeast A boys basketball game Friday night in Kettle Falls.
Leading 18-17 after one quarter, the Cougars used a burst to take a huge lead before the Bulldogs rallied to cut it to 39-27 at the half.
KF got all the way back and led by four with 2 minutes left before Chewelah forced the overtime when Forest Trampush scored at the buzzer. Trampush finished with 29 points, including 15 of his team’s 19 second-half points.
Kirt Douse, one of 10 Bulldogs in double figures, scored on a putback early in the OT, when both teams struggled on offense. Shelby Hite led the winners with 23
Lakeside 45, Newport 39: Brady Blankevoort scored 17 points as the Eagles (7-7, 2-1) beat the visiting Grizzlies (8-7, 1-2). Erik Weidermeir led Newport with 11.
Great Northern League
Pullman 46, Cheney 41: At Cheney, AJ Therrien hit all four of his free throws in the fourth quarter and finished with 11 points as the Greyhounds (7-3, 4-0), who dominated the boards 15-4 in the final 8 minutes, held off the Blackhawks (2-7, 0-3). DeAngelo Jones led the Blackhawks with 14 points.
Clarkston 65, Deer Park 51: Trey Sobotta drained three 3s within 2 minutes in the third quarter to break the game open as the Bantams (5-4, 4-0) dumped the Stags (1-8, 0-3) in Deer Park. Dustin McConnell had 19 for Clarkston. Tevin Hines and Dan Hutchinson each had a dozen for DP.
West Valley 54, Medical Lake 40: Jordan Lupfer-Graham had 22 points and six assists and the Eagles (6-3, 2-1) took control in the second half against the visiting Cardinals (5-5, 2-2). Jason Hayes led ML with 14.
Riverside 70, Colville 68 (OT): The Rams (4-5, 2-2) rallied from 11 down with 2:40 to go in regulation to defeat the visiting Indians (3-6, 0-3). Joey Nyberg, who had 22 points, tied he game with a 3 with a minute left in OT and Matt Murray, who also had 22 points, made the tiebreaking free throws with 17 left. Alias Prouty led four Indians in double figures with 16.
Wellpinit 58, Selkirk 47: At Wellpinit, Cody Flett had 23 points and Kennedy Seyler 20 and they combined for 27 rebounds as the 1B third-ranked Redskins (8-1, 6-0) defeated the No. 9 2B Rangers (9-2, 3-1). Zach Jensen had 15 points and Sawyer Pettis 14 for Selkirk, which trailed by four entering the fourth quarter.
St. George’s 78, Inchelium 37: Connor Deife hit 6 of 7 3-pointers, scoring all 20 of his points in the first half, as the Dragons (5-4, 4-0) grounded the visiting Hornets (2-8, 1-6). St. George’s made 35 of 57 shots. Chad Rosenbaum led the Hornets with 13.
Curlew 65, Northport 62: At Northport, Ethan Mannick scored 35 points, hitting 9 of 12 free throws in the fourth quarter and the Cougars (9-3, 6-3) defeated the Mustangs (2-8, 2-4), who had a 3-pointer careen off the rim at the buzzer. Jordan Wakefield had 18 points for Curlew despite limited time because of foul trouble. Avid Meldrum had 23 points and 11 rebounds for Northport.
Cusick 59, Republic 52 (OT): Tyler Edwards scored four of his 11 points in overtime and Spencer Shanholtzer had three of his 19 as the Panthers (10-2, 7-2) rallied to beat the Tigers (2-9, 0-6) in Republic. Jesse Beck had 14 and Tyler Haswell 17 for Republic.
Springdale 49, St. Michael’s 36: Junior Sam Howard made 8 of 10 free throws and scored 18 points as the Chargers (7-4, 3-1) defeated the visiting Warriors (1-8, 1-6). Springdale shot 17 free throws to just one for St. Michael’s, which was led by Michael Ochoa’s 17 points.
District 9 North
Tekoa-Oakesdale 53, St. John-Endicott 48: Senior Brandon Hovde scored 17 of his 29 points in the second half and the visiting Nighthawks (6-2, 4-1) made 6 of 9 free throws down the stretch to beat the Eagles (6-3, 3-2). Warren Miller had 21 and Wyatt Sitton 18 for the Eagles.
Garfield-Palouse 83, LaCrosse-Washtucna 37: The fourth-ranked 2B Vikings (10-1, 5-0) shot 51 percent and outscored the visiting Tigercats (1-6, 0-3) 44-17 in the second. All 12 Gar-Pal players scored, led by Brock Slocum with 19 and Tyson Palmer with 17.
Rosalia 54, Pomeroy 37: Sophomore Nathan Richards hauled down 21 rebounds, 12 on the offensive end, to go with his 12 points and junior Jim Maley had 17 and nine rebounds as the Spartans (8-6, 3-3) pulled away from the visiting Pirates (1-10, 1-4).
Northwest Christian 54, Lind-Ritzville 42: Daniel Kuiper had seven of his 11 points as the top-ranked Crusaders (11-0, 5-0) used a big second quarter to open a 10-point lead to beat the Broncos (6-4, 2-3) in Ritzville. L-R cut the deficit to five in the second half but Chase Ramey (18 points) scored seven in the last 2 minutes to seal the win. Cory Whitmore and Jamie Stevenson combined for 23 for L-R.
Liberty 54, Valley Christian 47: Trevor Anderson scored 19 points as the visiting Lancers (4-6, 1-3) defeated the Panthers (1-8, 0-4). Gavin Trom led VC with 15.
Reardan 51, Colfax 46: Mike Matson poured in 25 points and the Indians (4-7, 2-3) overcame a slow start to defeat the Bulldogs (6-4, 2-3) on the road. Ryan Conrad led Colfax with 16.
Second-ranked Almira/Coulee-Hartline didn’t get to play at Wilbur-Creston because of a power outage. No makeup was announced.
St. Maries 63, Timberlake 36: At Spirit Lake, Aaron Corsi had 11 of his 25 points in the first quarter when the Lumberjacks (8-0, 2-0) built a 23-9 lead to beat the host Tigers (3-6, 1-1). Pat Lagrimanta had 13 in the loss.
Kellogg 55, Orofino 50: Kyle Kenser scored 22 points, 13 in the fourth quarter, as the Wildcats (5-5, 1-1) held off the Maniacs (2-3, 0-1) in Kellogg. Dylan Midstokke had 22 for Orofino.
Kootenai 63, Mullan 31: The Warriors (2-7, 2-1) used a full-court man press in the second half to break open the game against the visiting Tigers (0-4, 0-2) open. Jake Zarpentine had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Taylor Dodson had 10 points and five steals. Casey McKinnon had 17 for Mullan.
Lake Roosevelt 69, Cashmere 56: Ronald Salas and Cade Egbert scored 14 points and Ty Egbert had 12 rebounds as the Raiders defeated the Bulldogs in Cashmere, despite 22 points from Wes Gubsch.
Freeman 47, Lakeland 32: Taylor Vold had 10 of his 22 points in the first quarter to ignite the Scotties (12-1) past the visiting Hawks (3-8). Chris Miller contributed 12 points and 10 rebounds and Luke Matthews had seven assists.
Davenport 48, Odessa 27: The visiting Gorillas (7-2) flustered the Tigers (2-7) with a half-court trap. Taylor Morgan led the winners with 12.
Wallace 56, Post Falls JV 45: Senior Jared Bilaske had 24 points, seven rebounds and five steals as the Miners (3-4) pulled away from the visiting Trojans in the fourth quarter.