Colfax boys, girls cruise
Colfax used a half-court trap in the second quarter to break open the game, cruising to a 93-39 win over Springdale in the first round of the District 7 2B boys tournament on Monday at Mt. Spokane.
The Bulldogs led 23-17 when they started to apply the pressure. Springdale scored just five free throws in the second quarter.
James Robinson hit five 3-pointers in leading three double-figure scorers for Colfax with 25 points. Caleb Bravard added 19. Tomaz Symonowiez led Springdale with 13.
When the boys tournament resumes Wednesday at Mead, Colfax will play St. George’s at 6 p.m. and Springdale will meet Lind-Ritzville at 3.
St. George’s 62, Lind-Ritzville 54: The Dragons broke from a halftime tie to open a 15-point lead after three quarters, then held on in the fourth to dispatch the Broncos at Mt. Spokane. Jordan Dickson (22) and Mark Kenney (18) combined for 40 points for St. George’s. James Stevenson scored 19 for L-R.
Davenport 57, Selkirk 34: The Gorillas used a height advantage to dominate the rebounding, led by Hunter Enyeart’s 12, to overcome the Rangers at Mead. Chris Becker’s 14 points led nine Davenport scorers. Zach Jensen had 14 for Selkirk.
Davenport will play Northwest Christian on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. while Selkirk meets Reardan at 4:30, both at Mead.
Northwest Christian 63, Reardan 43: Kwinn Hanson scored 23 points to lead three double-figure scorers for the Crusaders in the first-round win at Mead. Jake Hight scored 18 for Reardan.
District 9 1B
Touchet 56, LaCrosse-Washtucna 49 (OT): Kevin Ford scored six of his 10 points in overtime as the Indians eliminated the Tigercats in Endicott. Touchet trailed 35-30 after three periods. Jeff Zimmer had 18 points and Jake Aune 15 for Lac-Wash.
Colton 54, Tri-Cities Prep 53: Sam Robertson hit a 15-foot baseline jumper at the buzzer to keep the Wildcats alive in the loser-out game. Dustin Patchen had 17 points, 13 rebounds and six blocked shots for Colton. Will Hoppes had 26 points and 10 rebounds for TC Prep.
Colton plays Touchet in another loser-out game Friday at Endicott.
District 7 2B tourney
Northwest Christian 43, Republic 27: A decisive 50-34 advantage on the boards, with five players collecting eight apiece, led the Crusaders to victory at Mt. Spokane. Jessica Dahm had 12 points and Colbi Neal 11 for NWC. Tori Orestad of Republic claimed game scoring honors with 14 points.
NWC plays Colfax at 7:30 p.m. and Republic plays Liberty at 4:30, both at Mt. Spokane on Friday.
Colfax 61, Liberty 41: Kayla Johnson had 23 points and was one of three Bulldogs with eight rebounds in the win at Mead. Kelly Hennessey (13) and Teara Cornmesser (12) combined for 25 points for Liberty.
Lind-Ritzville 41, St. George’s 38: Chessey Thomas made four 3-pointers, three in the fourth quarter, and scored a game-high 21 points, but it wasn’t enough to rescue the Dragons, who fell to the Broncos at Mt. Spokane. L-R got scoring from eight players, led by Devon Killian’s 10. Heather Whitmore had 10 rebounds for the Broncos.
Lind-Ritzville plays Reardan at 6 p.m. and St. George’s plays Springdale at 3 p.m., both at Mt. Spokane on Friday.
Reardan 62, Springdale 45: Kelsey Moos got the Indians started offensively in the first quarter on the way to 24 points, then collected three steals in the fourth against the Chargers. She added seven rebounds. Kelsey Fitzgerald scored 12 for Springdale.
District 9 2B
Garfield-Palouse 36, Walla Walla Valley Academy 28: Lacee Hendrickson scored 16 of her game-high 17 points in the first half to get the Vikings started in the play-in game at home. Gar-Pal will play Liberty Christian at 6 p.m. Friday in Richland.
District 9 1B tourney
Rosalia 50, Touchet 48: Samantha Wilson’s 3-pointer with a minute to play gave the Spartans a 46-43 lead and they held on against the Indians in Endicott. Katelyn Maley had 17 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Rosalia. Zoe Weaver led Touchet with 15 points.
LaCrosse-Washtucna 48, Tri-Cities Prep 34: Della Fleming scored 15 points to lead the win at Endicott.
Rosalia will play LaCrosse-Washtucna at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Endicott.