Area roundup: Vikings keep CCS out of first
Ben Olayinka finished with game highs of 28 points and 15 rebounds Wednesday night as first-place Big Bend (15-4, 7-1 Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges) forged an 86-77 men’s basketball win over CC Spokane at Moses Lake.
Hayes Garrity added 27 points for the Vikings, who shot 25 of 37 from the free-throw line while the Sasquatch (13-7, 5-3) were 7 of 10.
Danny Marshall led CCS with 19 points and six rebounds. Chaz Johnson and DeAngelo Jones scored 14 apiece.
Rachele Kloke scored 11 points and Yinka Olorunnife and Emily Doran had eight rebounds apiece as Idaho (12-8, 5-3 Western Athletic Conference) built a 29-point lead on the way to a 62-41 win over visiting San Jose State (2-19, 2-6) at Cowan Spectrum.
Idaho outrebounded the Spartans 41-28 and outscored them 26-8 in the paint.
• Korrie Bourn totaled 27 points, 11 rebounds and five steals to lead CC Spokane (17-3, 7-1 NWAACC) to a 76-68 win over host Big Bend (9-11, 2-6) at Moses Lake.
Brooke Randall added 22 points and Karinne Tuttle nine assists for CCS.
Greg Wynecoop and AJ Kieffer combined for 20 points and 22 rebounds as host Wellpinit, the top seed, defeated No. 4 Selkirk 63-40 at the Panorama League tournament. Kennedy Seyler added 15 points and seven assists for the Redskins (17-4), who will play Cusick at 7 p.m. Friday at Kettle Falls Middle School for the top two seeds to district. Selkirk (7-13) will meet Northport at 3:30 at the same site for the third and fourth district seeds. … Tyler Edwards scored 20 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lift No. 2 Cusick (15-6) to a 74-67 win over No. 3 Northport. Cusick’s Louie Bluff had 16 rebounds. Michal Marko scored 26 for the Mustangs (10-9).
Shelby Cloninger scored 18 points to lead the Kamiah Kubs (11-8) to a 51-21 win over the Coeur d’Alene Charter Panthers (12-6) to open 2A District I-II tournament play at Lapwai.
Midfielders Annie Millard (University High) and Katie Baran (Lakeside-Nine Mile Falls) signed letters of intent with Idaho, coach Pete Showler announced.