Area roundup: WSU women’s offense flies high in win
Katie Madison scored a season-high 17 points and Washington State recorded its highest point total in 12 seasons, beating Oregon 96-90 Saturday in Pullman.
Rosetta Adzasu and Sage Romberg each added 15 points and Ireti Amojo had 13 for the Cougars (7-16, 5-6 Pac-10), who hadn’t scored as many points since a 96-77 victory over Appalachian State on Nov. 20, 1998.
It was also Washington State’s highest-scoring game in conference since a 102-69 victory over Oregon on Jan. 20, 1991.
Amanda Johnson led the Ducks (12-10, 3-8) with 22 points and Ariel Thomas added 19.
After Oregon tied it at 69 with about 8 minutes to play, Washington State hit four 3-pointers over the next three minutes to take a nine-point lead and the Ducks never recovered.
Oregon State 51, Washington 46: Sage Indendi scored 17 points, including five 3-pointers, to help lead the Beavers past the Huskies in Seattle, snapping a 10-game losing streak.
El Sara Greer added 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for the Beavers (8-14, 1-10), who had last won on Dec. 21.
Regina Rogers scored 17 points and pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds to lead the Huskies (9-11, 4-7), who had won two in a row.
Oregon State won despite making just 10 of 24 free throws (41.7 percent). Washington shot 2 of 12 (16.7 percent) on 3-pointers.
Idaho State 76, Eastern Washington 73 (OT): Chelsea Pickering scored seven of her 18 points in overtime and the Bengals (14-7, 5-3) won their 13th game in 14 tries against the Eagles (8-12, 4-5) in Big Sky action in Cheney.
Four players led the Eagles with 11 points and Julie Piper and Chene Cooper added nine rebounds apiece.
The Eagles went on a 9-0 run with less than 10 minutes to go in regulation, but allowed ISU to get back into the game thanks to back-to-back 3-pointers by Pickering and Ashleigh Vella. Vella scored 15 for the Bengals and Kaela Oakes added 19 points.
Pacific Lutheran 58, Whitworth 57: Emily Guthrie scored the game’s final four points in the last 1:46, but the Pirates (10-11, 6-6 Northwest Conference) could not overcome an eight-point second half deficit in their loss to the Lutes (5-15, 3-9) in Parkland, Wash.
Samantha Potter and Shelly Kilcup combined for 41 points for the Lutes, with Potter adding 17 rebounds.
Guthrie scored 16 and Emily Travis added 20 points for Whitworth, which lost its second conference game in as many nights.
The Pirates shot just 29.5 percent from the floor in the game, while PLU hit 32.8 percent of its shots.
North Idaho 80, Eastern Utah 54: Kama Griffitts scored 25 points to go with eight rebounds and seven assists and the Cardinals (22-2, 8-2) won their 12th consecutive game, blowing by the Golden Eagles (8-15, 3-7) in SWAC play in Price, Utah.
Korina Baker added 11 points and Camille Reynolds 10 for NIC in the win as the Cardinals outscored the Eagles 49-25 in the second half, shooting 58.3 percent after the break.
CC Spokane 60, Wenatchee Valley CC 38: Korrie Bourn had 13 points and eight rebounds and four Sasquatch (18-3, 8-1) players finished in double figures, beating the Knights (8-13, 1-8) in NWAACC play at Spokane Falls.
CCS held the Knights to just 33.3 percent shooting for the game, allowing 20 points in the first half and 18 in the second.
The Sasquatch shot 30.4 percent for the game but capitalized on turnovers, scoring 20 points of WVCC miscues.