It was a reversal of fortunes in the Lewis and Clark vs. Shadle Park girls basketball game Tuesday.
LC opened a 39-25 lead in the first half before Shadle Park came roaring back to outscore the visiting Tigers by the same score in the second half, forcing overtime.
That’s when the Highlanders won the game at the free-throw line, completing a 77-65 Greater Spokane League win.
Shadle (3-2 overall, 2-1 GSL) trailed by 18 points before the Highlanders started their comeback. Shadle made 8 of 10 free throws in overtime.
Four players scored in double figures for Shadle. Rekiyah Carney led with 17 points, Delaney Orcutt and Aleisha Hathaway each had 14 and Morgan Grier added 11.
Nakia Arquette led three Tigers (1-2, 1-2) in double figures with 20.
Central Valley 58, Ferris 35: A big second half, highlighted by two big shots to close out the third quarter, was more than enough for the Bears.
CV outscored the visiting Ferris Saxons 34-17 in the second half. Katie Estey and Victoria Lee-Nauta hit key shots for CV (5-0, 3-0) at the end of the third quarter to fend off the Saxons (0-3, 0-3).
Estey finished with a game-high 15 points. Freshman Madison Hovren had 15 points, 13 rebounds and five steals.
Brittney Johnson led Ferris with 10 points.
University 57, North Central 36: The Titans (5-0, 3-0) outscored the visiting Indians (2-3, 2-1) 18-1 in the second quarter as U-Hi cruised.
Kayleigh Valley led U-Hi with 15 points, 14 coming in the first half. She also had seven rebounds. Hallie Gennett chipped in 12 points and Lexi Clark had six assists. NC’s Hailey Markham-Patti had eight points and four rebounds.
Mt. Spokane 61, Rogers 11: The Wildcats (3-2, 2-1) raced to a 35-4 lead in the first half over the visiting Pirates (1-3, 0-3).
Jalyn Vigil led Mt. Spokane with 11 points and Alyssa Lloyd had 10 rebounds.
Mt. Spokane had 17 steals.
Gonzaga Prep 59, Mead 32: The visiting Bullpups (2-1, 2-1) defeated the Panthers (0-4, 0-3). No details were reported.