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Girls basketball roundup: Hawks open IEL play with win over Bulldogs

Nena Buchmann tallied 14 points and Cieana Close added 11 as the Lakeland Hawks (3-4, 1-0) opened Inland Empire League play Tuesday night with a 41-26 victory over the Sandpoint Bulldogs (1-5, 0-2) in Sandpoint.

Maggie Kirscher had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulldogs.


Colville 47, East Valley 41: Tasha Luu scored a game-high 19 points and added three rebounds and the Indians (3-0) held on to beat the Knights (1-1) at East Valley.

Lewiston 74, Pullman 27: Tanis Fuller and Tisha Phillips each poured in 19 points, Savannah Blinn added 17 points and the Bengals (3-0) cruised to a win over the Greyhounds (1-1) in Pullman.

Cheney 46, Priest River 27: Allie Brown and Laikyn Brophy combined for 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Blackhawks (2-0) to a win over the host Spartans (0-4).

Lakeside 40, Deer Park 38: Taylor Flemming and Jamie Campbell each had 11 points to lead the host Eagles (2-1) and the Stags (1-1) missed three free throws in the final 10 seconds, falling in Nine Mile Falls.

Newport 39, Medical Lake 35: Hailey O’Dell led all scorers with 16 points and Taylor Lewis added 14 as the Grizzlies (4-0) overcame a five-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the host Cardinals (0-2).

Coeur d’Alene JV 49, St. Maries 36: Madison Sumner and Haile Watson combined for 25 points as the Vikings held off the visiting Lumberjacks (2-3). Kaytrin Thaut led the Lumberjacks with 11 points.

Kellogg 41, Chewelah 33: Marah Ashcraft notched 21 points and 12 rebounds and the Wildcats (3-3) took a 10-point halftime lead after holding the Cougars (1-2) scoreless in the second quarter in Chewelah.

Riverside 54, St. George’s 14: Courtney Davis tallied 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds to lead the Rams (1-0) over the visiting Dragons (0-2). Kayla Spicer added 10 points and nine boards for the Rams.

Columbia 68, Springdale 16: Julianne Larrew led all scorers with 17 points, Lindsay Loe added 14 and the Lions (2-0) held the Chargers (0-1) to no more than five points in a quarter in Springdale.

St. John-Endicott 62, Davenport 44: Erin Schuester notched 15 points and Ali Winters added 14 for the Eagles (1-0) in their win over the visiting Gorillas (0-1). Miranda Mielke had a game-high 19 points to lead Davenport.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 51, Odessa-Harrington 46: Davi Killian had 18 points and Heather Whitmore added 16, with most of her points coming in the second half to lift the Broncos (2-1) to a win over the host Titans (1-1).

Liberty 39, Valley Christian 37: Katra Browning scored 11 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Lancers (1-1) took the lead for good with 1:30 remaining against the host Panthers (0-2).

Kettle Falls 57, Republic 30: Samantha Charlton notched 22 points, nine steals, six assists and five rebounds to lead the visiting Bulldogs (1-2) past the Tigers (1-2).

Curlew 41, Inchelium 17: Chanel Somday scored 10 of her 16 points in the third quarter, during which the Cougars (3-0) outscored the host Hornets (0-1) 18-1.

Wilbur-Creston 52, Soap Lake 36: Brianne Goodlake finished with 11 points and Kim Conway added 10 to lead the Wildcats (1-1) to a win over the host Eagles.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 67, Moses Lake Christian 29: Nikki Osborne scored 15 points to go with 10 rebounds and the Warriors (2-0) recorded more than 20 offensive rebounds against the visiting Lions.

St. Michael’s 54, Northport 3: Becky Raynor scored a game-high 12 points and Brittani Urann added eight points and 12 boards for the Warriors (1-2) against the visiting Mustangs (0-2).

Grangeville 50, Colton 46: Kylie Brown scored 21 points to lead the visiting Bulldogs (5-1) past the Wildcats (0-1). Colton’s Kaitlin Druffel hit four 3-pointers.

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