Wallman’s hoop lifts EV
Erin Wallman scored just six points, but the last two came on a buzzer-beating basket to lift East Valley (8-4, 4-0) to a 34-33 victory over visiting West Valley (9-2, 3-1) in a battle for first place in the Great Northern League Friday.
Courtney Connors led the Knights with 13 points, going 3 of 7 from the 3-point line. Hannah Love had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Eagles.
Pullman 56, Clarkston 52: Shelby Cheslek went 10 of 17 from the field and scored a game-high 25 points as the Greyhounds (6-6, 4-1) survived a late surge by the Bantams (7-4, 2-2) to earn the win and move into second place in the GNL. Jamie Weisner led the Bantams with 19 points, but fouled out with 3 minutes remaining in the game.
Cheney 53, Medical Lake 26: Allie Brown finished with 10 points and the Blackhawks (5-6, 1-3) opened a 13-point halftime lead to knock off the host Cardinals (5-8, 1-4) and earn their first league win.
Coeur d’Alene 55, Post Falls 20: Carli Rosenthal had 18 points, 13 rebounds and six assists and the Vikings (11-4, 3-2) outscored the visiting Trojans (6-10, 0-5) 24-3 in the second half after leading by 14 at the break. Caelyn Orlandi added nine points for the Vikings, who committed just five turnovers in the game.
Freeman 48, Colville 42: MacKenzie Taylor and Molly McIntyre each finished with 12 points and the visiting Scotties (13-1, 4-0) handed the Indians (12-1, 3-1) their first loss of the season, taking control of first place in the Northeast A League.
The Scotties held Colville to just 16 points in the first half, taking a nine-point halftime lead.
Lakeside 48, Newport 44: Taylor Flemming went 6 of 6 from the free-throw line and finished with a game-high 15 points and the visiting Eagles (10-4, 3-1) outscored the Grizzlies (10-4, 1-3) 27-15 in the first half, holding off a late run to earn the win. Taylor Lewis had 14 points, eight steals and six rebounds for the Grizzlies.
Chewelah 49, Riverside 35: Katelyn Garner finished with 16 points, hitting 8 of 10 from the free- throw line, lifting the Cougars (4-10, 1-3) to their first league win against the visiting Rams (3-10, 0-4). Samantha Beamer and Brittney Wuesthoff each had nine points for the Cougars, who led 28-10 at halftime.
Reardan 60, Kettle Falls 36: Tori Wynecoop finished with 12 points, Liz Flowers added 10 points and nine rebounds and the Indians (10-2, 8-0) tightened their hold on the top spot in the league with a win over the visiting Bulldogs (8-5, 6-3).
Chantel Heath added 10 points for the Indians, who have a two-game lead.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 40, Colfax 35: Davi Killian finished with 13 points and, despite being shutout in the second quarter, the Broncos (6-6, 4-4) rallied to outscore the Bulldogs (4-6, 4-2) 27-19 in the second half to earn the home victory. The Broncos took the lead early in the fourth quarter.
Davenport 38, St. George’s 37: Miranda Mielke scored a game-high 21 points and Amanda Zeller’s putback basket in the final minute gave the Gorillas (5-6, 4-3) the lead for good against the host Dragons (1-10, 1-6). Morgan Cambareri had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Dragons.
Northwest Christian 42, Springdale 28: Danne Dami finished with 16 points and Alyssa Yates added 10 points as the Crusaders (6-5, 4-3) outscored the host Chargers (0-11, 0-8) 27-11 in the second half to earn the come-from-behind win. The Chargers led 17-15 at halftime, but shot just 2 of 21 after that.
Odessa-Harrington 76, Wilbur-Creston 41: Lacey Hirst finished with a game-high 20 points, Justyne Talkington added 10 points, eight assists and six steals and the host Titans (4-9, 1-2) doubled their lead in the third quarter, outscoring the Wildcats (5-6, 0-2) 26-12 to take a 28-point lead.
Columbia 83, Inchelium 16: JulieAnn Larrew led all scorers with 20 points and Krista Colvin added 17 points, nine assists and nine steals in less than two quarters of action as the host Lions (14-0, 8-0) rolled to a win against the Hornets (2-7, 0-5) in Hunters.
Cusick 55, Curlew 49: Andrea Heinen went 9 of 16 from the field and finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds and the visiting Panthers (2-8, 1-5) held on for the win against the Cougars (4-8, 1-5) despite having six players foul out. Chanel Somday led the Cougars with 22 points.
Selkirk 54, Republic 49: Jaimi Adams led the host Rangers (11-3, 5-2) with 15 points, helping them hold off a late run by the Tigers (8-7) in Ione. Tori Orestad hit four of her five 3-pointers in the second half, finishing with a game-high 25 points.
Touchet 68, Tekoa-Oakesdale 64 (2OT): Carley Frazier and Kristen Warner each finished with 16 points and the host Indians (2-8, 1-6) outscored the Nighthawks (5-7, 2-5) 7-3 in the second overtime. The Indians shot 53 free throws compared to 14 for T-O. Alexandria Overton finished with a game-high 27 points for T-O.
St. John-Endicott 54, Pomeroy 38: Gretchen Van Lith scored 22 points and Alli Winters added 20 as the duo combined to go 16 of 16 from the free-throw line in the Eagles’ (11-1, 6-1) victory over the visiting Pirates (9-2, 5-2).
Rosalia 40, LaCrosse-Washtucna 20: Briann Maley finished with 18 points and seven rebounds and the Spartans (9-4, 4-3) doubled up the visiting Tigercats (1-11, 0-7).
Colton 51, Garfield-Palouse 12: Mollie Kramer scored 12 points to lead the host Wildcats (11-1, 7-0) over the Vikings (5-6, 2-5).
Central Wash. 2B
Lake Roosevelt 56, Oroville 44: Dominique Pleasants scored 10 of her 17 points after halftime to help the visiting Raiders (6-6, 4-1) hold on for the win against the Hornets (3-5, 1-2).
Valley Christian 39, Wilson Creek 24: Lindy Riggan led all scorers with 17 points to go with three steals and Lacey Riggan added 11 points as the Panthers (6-6) knocked off the visiting Devils.