Newport girls win, remain undefeated
Host Newport came through in the final minute and beat Deer Park 63-60 in a nonleague girls basketball game Friday night.
Courtney Wiese broke a 60-60 tie with a free throw and Alex Newcomb gave the Grizzlies a three-point lead with a short shot in the final seconds.
The Stags had time to attempt a shot to tie the game, but Newport’s pressure defense took away that opportunity as time expired.
Taylor Lewis had 22 points and Miranda Frederick added 20 for the Grizzlies (4-0).
Danielle Beltrame tallied 22 points to lead Deer Park (1-2).
Lake City 41, Moscow 31: Jasmyn Smith scored 13 points and Amber Hawkes added seven points and 10 rebounds as the Timberwolves (4-3) beat the host Bears (3-6). Taylor Anderson tallied a team-high 10 points for Moscow.
Clarkston 55, Sandpoint 43: Jamie Weisner had 22 points, eight rebounds and five steals as the Bantams (3-0) built a comfortable first-half lead and cruised to a win over the Bulldogs (4-4) at the Pendleton tournament in Pendleton, Ore. K.C. McConnell added 14 points and seven rebounds for Clarkston. With the win, the Bantams advanced to the championship game, where they will play Pendleton.
Colville 60, Cheney 41: Ashley Knight had 17 points and 12 rebounds as the Indians (3-1) topped the visiting Blackhawks (2-2). Tasha Luu added 11 for Colville, which built a 12-point first-quarter lead. Allie Brown had 11 points and Chae Brown had 10 to lead Cheney.
Medical Lake 50, Chewelah 38: The Cardinals (1-3) came alive in the second half and beat the Cougars (1-3) for their first win of the season. Sabrina Earle had 16 points and Kelby Wegner added 10 for Medical Lake. Katelyn Garner had 13 points and Brittney Wuesthoff had 10 for the Cougars.
Northwest Christian 52, Kettle Falls 15: The Crusaders’ pressure defense stymied the visiting Bulldogs (0-4, 0-2) and Northwest Christian (3-1, 2-0) cruised to the win. Mariah Guske had 13 points and five steals to lead the Crusaders. Kettle Falls committed 22 turnovers and scored its first field goal of the game 2 minutes into the second half.
Springdale 59, Liberty 20: Taylor Smith scored 31 points and the Chargers (1-2, 1-1) cruised past the visiting Lancers (0-4, 0-2). Smith added 12 rebounds and Mikala Presho had 11 rebounds for Springdale.
Columbia 72, Curlew 17: Lindsay Loe led four players in double figures with 22 points and the hot-shooting Lions (3-0, 1-0) overwhelmed the host Cougars (2-2, 0-1). Columbia made 31 of 53 field goals for the game, including 22 of 36 in the first half. Elizabeth Larrew had 15 points, Krista Colvin had 12 and Mackenzie Parrow added 11 for the Lions.
Cusick 59, Inchelium 27: The Panthers (2-1, 1-0) raced out to an early lead and cruised past the visiting Hornets (2-1, 0-1). Andrea Heinen had 16 points and 15 rebounds for Cusick, which had 19 steals and outrebounded Inchelium 52-23.
Selkirk 47, Northport 16: The Rangers (4-1, 1-0) sat their starters after a 20-0 first quarter and Selkirk cruised past the visiting Mustangs (0-5, 0-1). Katie Couch had 13 points and Courtney Holter added 12 for Selkirk.
Republic 41, Wellpinit 32: Juliauna Largent had 19 points and 17 rebounds as the Tigers (3-1, 1-0) topped the visiting Redskins (0-2, 0-1). Brianna Brown added 11 points and seven assists for Republic. Wellpinit was led by Kyra Antone’s 11 points.
Garfield-Palouse 47, LaCrosse-Washtucna 24: Kaycie Adair had 21 points, nine rebounds, five assists and five steals as the Vikings (2-0, 1-0) pulled away in the second half and beat the visiting Tigercats (0-2, 0-1). Taylor Redman added 12 points for Garfield-Palouse. Logan Harder led L-W with 13 points.
Colton 65, Pomeroy 37: Payton Meyer had 13 points and Paige Vincent added 11 as the Wildcats (2-0, 1-0) routed the host Pirates (1-2, 0-1). Colton led by five at halftime, but outscored Pomeroy 38-15 in the second half. HayLee Koller had 14 points and Mackenzie Monahan added 10 to lead the Pirates.
Tekoa-Oakesdale 59, St. John-Endicott 46: Alex Overton scored 20 points to lead the Knighthawks (3-1, 1-0) to a win over the visiting Eagles (0-2, 0-1). Rachel Gfeller led St. John-Endicott with 10 points.
Rosalia 59, Touchet 10: The Spartans’ pressure defense caused all sorts of problems for the host Indians (1-1, 0-1) as Rosalia (3-0, 1-0) won handily. Briann Maley had 19 points and Mackenzie Reddish added 11 for the Spartans. Maddy St. John chipped in 10 rebounds and six assists.