Colton holds off St. John-Endicott
Kelsey Moser scored 27 points and Colton, the top-ranked 1B team, held on to defeat St. John-Endicott 57-55 in a District 9 showdown Tuesday in Colton.
The Wildcats (14-0, 7-0), second in state last year, made two defensive stops in the final minute to preserve the win. Kelly VanLith had 18 for the Eagles (10-2, 4-2), who were just 4 of 7 from the foul line while Colton was 13 of 25.
Rosalia 46, Asotin 43: Katelyn Maley had 12 points and nine rebounds and Stephanie Van Dyke had six boards as the Spartans (7-10, 2-6) turned back the Panthers (4-9, 1-3) in Rosalia. Zara Reynolds had 15 points and 14 boards in a losing effort, with JaLisa Jose snaring 11 boards.
LaCrosse-Washtucna 40, Pomeroy 35: The visiting Tigercats (4-7, 2-4) got 17 points from Kelly Zimmer to win a foul-plagued road game over the Pirates (9-5, 3-4). Michelle FitzGerald had 10 for Pomeroy. There were 37 fouls and 44 free throws in the game.
Coeur d’Alene 58, Lewiston 54: Kama Griffitts had 12 of her 29 points in the fourth quarter as the top-ranked, defending state champion Vikings (19-0, 9-0) rallied to edge the Bengals (13-5, 5-3) in Lewiston. Griffitts scored on a short runner with 18 seconds left then got a steal and last-second putback to seal the win. Kiki Edwards-Teasley led three players in double figures for the Bengals.
Lake City 71, Sandpoint 27: Katie Baker had 22 points, 12 rebounds and five assists in three quarters to highlight senior night as the Timberwolves (11-6, 5-5) rolled the visiting Bulldogs (2-17, 0-9). Sophomore Sydney Butler had 21 points, five assists and four steals for LC.
Post Falls 53, Moscow 28: Jordan Schoening had 17 points, Katelyn Loper 14 and Aynslee Stuart 11 as the fifth-ranked Trojans (13-5, 7-2) used an 18-2 second quarter to whip the Bears (3-13, 0-9) in Moscow.
Deer Park 53, West Valley 47: The Stags (2-10, 1-5) hit 19 of 34 free throws and Morgan Perez scored 15 of her 20 points in the first half for the road upset over the Eagles (9-3, 3-3). Hannah Love had 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Eagles.
Freeman 66, Chewelah 45: Carley Heinen had 16 of her 23 points in the first half and MacKenzie Taylor had 10 of her 16 plus six rebounds as the third-ranked Scotties (16-0, 6-0) rolled past the Cougars (2-16, 0-7) at Freeman. Liz Cobb topped Chewelah with 19 points.
Newport 53, Kettle Falls 52: Amber Lewis, who had 10 points, made a free throw with 20 seconds lefts as the visiting Grizzlies (12-7, 3-4) pulled out the road win by not letting the Bulldogs (9-7, 3-2) get off a final shot. Miranda Frederick led the winners with 15 points and Pamela Bell added 10. Chelsea Brisbois had 23 points and 10 rebounds for KF.
Lake Roosevelt 66, Tonasket 65: Senior Melissa Meza poured in 34 points, including the winner at the buzzer, and grabbed 18 rebounds, as the Raiders edged the Tigers. Briana Monaghan had seven assists for L-R.
Bonners Ferry 60, Priest River 59 (OT): Jamie Greensky hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Badgers (11-4, 6-2) to the win over the Spartans (4-3, 6-8) at Priest River. Alicia Hedrick led BF, which only had one 3 for the game, with 12 points. Taylor Stewart had 18 and Jamie Koch 16 for PR.
Springdale 62, Selkirk 40: Kelsey Fitzgerald had 21 points, 16 rebounds and five steals as the Chargers (13-2, 7-2) pulled away from the visiting Rangers (9-6, 6-2) in the fourth quarter. Maria Villegas had 16 points in a losing effort.
Inchelium 72, Northport 35: Serena Condon had 25 points, 10 steals and seven assists and Nikki Fry had 16 points and 18 rebounds as the Hornets (8-6, 6-5) defeated the Mustangs (0-15, 0-12) in Northport.
St. Michael’s 49, Wellpinit 27: Marianne Raynor scored 12 points and Jessica Vila and Katie Urann combined for 19 rebounds as the Warriors (4-10, 3-9) beat the visiting Redskins (3-11, 2-9), who got 15 points from Niquie Ali.
Lakeside 60, Mullan 23: Rian Miller had eight of her 11 points in the first quarter as the Knights (10-2, 7-0) raced to a 23-4 lead and Saundra Curley added 14 points in the win over the Tigers (4-13, 2-5) in Mullan.
Wallace 41, Kootenai 20: Emily Vester had 13 points and Lauren Lavigne grabbed seven rebounds as the Miners (5-7, 4-2) stymied the Warriors (0-13, 0-5) in Wallace.
Lind-Ritzville 65, Odessa 28: The Broncos (10-5) raced to a 35-10 lead at the half and coasted past the visiting Tigers (2-10). Corrine Kinney had 18 points for Odessa.
Davenport 50, Wilbur-Creston 21: Katie Vaneske had 12 of her 16 points in the first quarter when the Gorillas (9-4) raced to a 20-4 lead and grabbed nine rebounds against the Wildcats (0-11).
Colfax 43, Tekoa-Oakesdale 35: The visiting Bulldogs (15-1), ranked fifth in 2B, were perfect on 11 free throws, with Emily Shaw hitting five and Abby Erickson four for the road win over the Nighthawks (9-5).
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 52, Valley Christian 34: Sarah Gloyn scored 12 of her 17 points in the second half as the Warriors (14-1), No. 3 in 1B, pulled away from the Panthers (2-12) at VC.