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EWU women fall at Pacific

Tue., Dec. 20, 2011, midnight

Sophomore guard Gena Johnson scored all 15 of her points in the second half to lead a Pacific charge that carried the Tigers to a 69-60 nonconference women’s basketball win over Eastern Washington on Monday night at Alex G. Spanos Center in Stockton, Calif.

It was a 25-25 game at halftime, and the Eagles were dead even at 55 when the Tigers used a 14-4 run over 3:52 to take command.

Four players scored in double figures for the Tigers (5-5), with junior forward Kendall Rodriguez contributing her fourth double-double of the season with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Eastern (5-7) had three double-figure scorers, led by Brianne Ryan with 15 and Chene Cooper with 14. Chenise Pakootas had 11.

Girls basketball

Northwest Christian 62, Lakeside (Wash.) 54: Hannah Dietzen scored 14 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, nine of them on 3-pointers, as the Crusaders (7-2) broke open a close game with a 21-12 margin the final eight minutes for the nonleage win at Nine Mile Falls. Tayler Flemming had a game-high 27 for Lakeside (4-3).

Boys basketball

Northwest Christian 80, Lakeside (Wash.) 48: Kwinn Hanson (22 points) and Reuben Clark (17) shot a combined 18 of 26 from the field to lead four Crusaders (9-0) in double figures in the nonleague road win. Cody Watkins led Lakeside (3-4) with 10.

Coeur d’Alene freshmen 66, Mullan 34: Sophomores Hunter Kotschevar (17) and Tyler Henderson (15) scored all but two of the Mullan points, but only one other Tiger contributed in the nonleague road loss.



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