Clarkston alone in first in GNL
Trey Sobotta finished with 16 points and Clarkston (10-1, 4-0) took over the top spot in the Great Northern League with a 46-38 victory over visiting Pullman (10-2, 4-1) on Friday.
The Bantams started slowly, scoring just eight points in the first quarter, but then outscored the Greyhounds 38-24 the rest of the way. Corey Langerveld led Pullman with 19 points.
Cheney 41, Medical Lake 34: C.J. Skillingstad scored 12 points and the Blackhawks’ (7-5, 1-3) defense held the Cardinals (7-6, 1-4) to just 27 percent shooting from the field in the Fight for the Golden Feather rivalry game in ML. Kevin Fisher had 13 points and four rebounds for the Cardinals.
West Valley 50, East Valley 49: Brady Bagby finished with 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting and Jake Love gave the Eagles (9-2, 3-1) the lead for good with a 3-pointer with 50 seconds remaining against the host Knights (9-3, 2-2). Ronnie Jarvis had 17 points for the Knights, who cut the lead to one with 12 seconds left.
Lake City 67, Lewiston 53: Mark Smyly finished with 14 points, Chris Wheelock added 13 points and the Timberwolves (11-3, 2-1) held the Bengals (6-6, 1-2) to eight points in the third quarter to pull away for good in Coeur d’Alene. Brady Smith added 12 points for LC.
Colville 50, Freeman 48: Matt Hubbard scored 19 points and hit a 35-foot jump shot at the buzzer to lift the host Indians (6-7, 1-3) to a win against the Scotties (7-7, 3-1).
Cody Unfred had 21 for the Scotties, who lost their first league game.
Riverside 52, Chewelah 50: Tanner McPhee hit a 3-pointer with 3 seconds remaining to lift the Rams (7-6, 3-1) to a road win over the Cougars (4-10, 0-4). Jacob Biggs led the Rams with 14 points and Andrew Pugh had 14 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Cougars.
Lakeside (WA) 67, Newport 51: Demetrius Watson scored a game-high 17 points, Ryan Gunderson added 13 points and 17 rebounds and the Eagles (7-7, 3-1) pulled away early, leading the host Grizzlies (8-6, 2-2) 45-30 at halftime. Jake Wiley had 19 points to lead Newport.
Northwest Christian 89, Springdale 48: Kwinn Hanson finished with a game-high 22 points and Dakota Winward tallied 14 of his 16 points in the first half to help the Crusaders (10-1, 7-0) take a 48-29 lead at halftime against the host Chargers (3-8, 1-7). Cole Ramey added 16 points for NWC, which scored 30 points in the first quarter to take a 20-point lead.
St. George’s 59, Davenport 46: Mark Kenney and Karl Muelheims combined for 33 points and the host Dragons (6-5, 5-2) hit 5 of 6 from the 3-point line during a 26-point second quarter to pull away from the Gorillas (6-5, 3-4). Dexter Sienko added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Dragons and Josh Likkel had 22 points to lead the Gorillas.
Colfax 55, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 39: J.J. Robinson scored 20 points, Brandon Gfeller added 17 points and the Bulldogs (9-1, 6-0) outscored the host Broncos (8-4, 4-4) 23-11 in the fourth quarter to pull away. The Bulldogs trailed by one at the half, but held LRS to just 15 points in the second half.
Reardan 73, Kettle Falls 44: Jake Hight led three players in double figures with 20 points and the Indians (7-5, 6-2) cruised to the win over the Bulldogs (1-12, 0-9) in Reardan.
Wilbur-Creston 54, Odessa-Harrington 52: Hayden Herdrick finished with 24 points for the Wildcats (9-2, 1-1) to lead all scorers, and W-C edged the host Titans (3-11, 0-3).
Cusick 70, Curlew 46: Derrick Bluff went 8 of 15 from the floor and tallied 19 points, Tyler Edwards scored 20 and the Panthers (8-4, 7-0) raced out to a 42-13 lead at halftime to put the game away early against the host Cougars (6-6, 3-4). Chris Browning scored 20 for Curlew.
Wellpinit 85, Northport 63: Drake Wynne scored 17 of his 20 points in the first half and the Redskins (11-4, 7-1) scored 48 points after the break to outgun the Mustangs (8-6, 5-4) in Northport. Philip Johnson led the Mustangs with 18 points and five assists.
Columbia 51, Inchelium 49: Trevor Anderson’s bucket with 46 seconds remaining gave the host Lions (2-12, 2-7) the lead for good against the Hornets (2-8, 1-6) in Hunters. Dallas McCoy led the Lions with 15 points and Dustin Wyborney added seven points and 16 rebounds.
Republic 49, Selkirk 43: Will Gohl had 16 points and eight rebounds and Mike Slagle added nine points and seven boards as the Tigers (4-10) held off a late run by the host Rangers (4-9, 3-5) to pick up the win in Ione. Hunter Enyeart led the Rangers with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Rosalia 72, LaCrosse-Washtucna 40: Flash Hodges, Casey Brown and Nathan Richards combined for 51 points and the host Spartans (12-1, 7-0) used 44 first-half points to build a 19-point halftime lead over the Tigercats (6-6, 3-4). Richards added seven rebounds and five steals, while Brown hit five 3-pointers for most of his 17 points.
Colton 56, Garfield-Palouse 45: Dustin Patchen finished with 23 points to lead all scorers and the host Wildcats (8-5, 6-1) downed the Vikings (5-6, 3-4).
Tekoa-Oakesdale 57, Touchet 49: Max Mueller scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and added 20 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Nighthawks (4-8, 3-4) to the comeback win over the host Indians (3-7, 1-6).
Central Wash. 2B
Lake Roosevelt 61, Oroville 53: Ty Egbert tallied 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Raiders (10-2, 5-0) to a win over the host Hornets.
Valley Christian 65, Wilson Creek 43: Kolby Blew finished with 14 points and six assists, Nick Cox added 13 points and the Panthers (10-2) outscored the visiting Devils (2-4) 28-13 in the second half to pull away.