January 27, 2010 in Sports

Girls hoops: Wildcats ground Eagles


Great Northern

Cheslek powers Pullman

Shelby Cheslek was unstoppable in the post for Pullman (9-4, 6-1), scoring 22 points to lead them to an 80-50 win over Clarkston (6-6, 4-3) in Clarkston. Danielle Hodge and Amy Sterk each added 15 for Pullman, with K.C. McConnel leading the Bantams with 18.

Kelsey and Haley Moser combined to score 32 of Colton’s 47 points and St. John-Endicott shot 9 of 31 from the floor in the first half and could not recover, as the Wildcats (16-0, 6-0) won their 40th consecutive game 47-36 in St. John.

To start the night, both teams were unbeaten on the season with the winner trying to take a firm hold of first place, but even with 15 points from Kelly Van Lith and 11 from Alli Winters, the Eagles (14-1, 6-1) had no answer for the Moser sisters.

Kelsey Moser scored 18, while Haley added 14 points.

Great Northern

Cheney 51, Medical Lake 45: Laikyn Brophy scored 19 points with 11 rebounds and shot 8 of 8 from the free-throw line, including four in the final minute to clinch the win for the Blackhawks (7-6, 3-4) over the Cardinals (4-9, 3-4) in Cheney.

Northeast A

Kettle Falls 69, Chewelah 37: Samantha Charlton had 17 points with six rebounds and five steals and the Bulldogs (9-6, 2-3) put the Cougars (1-17, 0-6) away early, outscoring them 30-10 in the first half in Kettle Falls.

Lakeside 58, Newport 44: Leslie Stillar’s 22 points, five rebounds and five assists paced the host Eagles (16-2, 5-1) to a win over the Grizzlies (10-8, 3-3) in Nine Mile Falls.

Lexie Zappone added 13 for Lakeside, while Taylor Lewis led the Grizzlies with 17 points and seven rebounds.


Priest River 51, Bonners Ferry 39: Melissa Hopkins had 13 points and Morgan Stewart added 11, but it was Taylor Stewart who helped turn the tide for the Spartans (10-6, 3-2) in the third quarter.

Taylor Stewart scored six of her nine points to give the Spartans a six-point lead going into the fourth against the Badgers (7-11, 1-5) in Bonners Ferry.

Erin Hiatt collected a double-double for the Badgers with 15 points and 14 rebounds.


Republic 47, Curlew 37: Tori Orestad led the Tigers (14-3, 11-2) with 16 points and the Cougars (7-9, 5-8) could not come back after trailing by four at the half, despite 22 points from Katie Jo Torzewski in Curlew.

Inchelium at Northport: The game between the Hornets and Mustangs was postponed and will be played Monday in Northport.


Sprague-Harrington 55, LaCrosse-Washtucna 51: Lacey Hirst scored 20 points to go with five rebounds and five assists and Kayla Eagleson scored all 16 of her points in the second half as the Falcons (6-11) erased a 13-point first-half deficit, outscoring the visiting Tigercats (5-11) 44-16 in the second half.

Garfield-Palouse 40, Potlatch 29: Kacie Adair had 17 points to lead the Vikings (2-12).

The Loggers struggled through the opening three quarters, falling behind Gar-Pal 29-10 with just one quarter remaining in Potlatch.

Coeur d’Alene Charter 54, Wallace 40: Paige Kelly led three players in double figures with 21 points and the Panthers (6-10) forced 40 turnovers by the Miners (5-12) in Wallace.

Wellpinit at Touchet: The game between the Redskins and Indians was canceled.

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