Big Bend moves past Sasquatch
Dominick Brumfield tossed in 22 points to lead six players in double figures and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Big Bend Vikings to a 92-87 victory over the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch in men’s action on Wednesday at Spokane Community College,
The game was a battle for first place in the East Division of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges.
Jeff Ranstrom chipped in 14 points and eight rebounds for the Vikings (12-4, 7-1), who led 45-33 at halftime.
Chris Pynch tallied a game-high 25 points for the Sasquatch (16-4, 6-2). Griffon Jones added 15 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.
Kevin Bond scored 13 with eight rebounds for the Sasquatch, who shot just 39 percent (13 of 33) in the first half, but 53 percent (19 of 36) in the second half.
Rachele Kloke had 17 points and six rebounds and Yinka Olorunnife added 15 points and seven rebounds to power the Idaho Vandals (5-16, 3-5) to a 61-53 upset victory over the Nevada Wolf Pack (12-10, 6-2) in Western Athletic Conference play in Moscow.
Shaena Kuehu chipped in 12 points and a game-high eight rebounds for the Vandals, who snapped a seven-game losing streak to Nevada.
Tahnee Robinson had 21 points for the Wolf Pack to lead all scorers.
Idaho trailed by a point at halftime before outscoring Nevada 36-27 after the break.
Eastern Washington 67, Seattle 50: Julie Piper finished with a double-double – posting game highs of 19 points and 10 rebounds – to propel the Eagles (14-7) to a victory over the RedHawks (4-20) in nonconference play in Cheney.
Nicole Scott, Brianne Ryan and reserve Jordan Schoening each added eight points for Eastern Washington.
The Eagles held Seattle to 33-percent shooting from the floor on the night and led 35-21 at halftime.
Tatiana Heck topped the RedHawks with 15 points.
CC Spokane 74, Big Bend 49: Meghan Eisenmann netted a game-high 19 points and Korrie Bourn added 16 points and seven rebounds to guide the Sasquatch (12-7, 4-4) past the visiting Vikings (10-10, 3-5) and into a tie for fourth place with Columbia Basin in the East Division of the NWAACC.
CC Spokane outscored Big Bend 43-18 in the second half.
Ashley McGowan led the Vikings with 13 points.