January 26, 2011 in Sports

Flowers blooms in Reardan’s win

Greyhounds handle Blackhawks

 Shelby Cheslek scored a game-high 19 points and the Pullman Greyhounds (9-7, 7-2) jumped out to a nine-point lead over host Cheney (7-8, 3,5) at the end of the third quarter, going on to win 51-42 in Great Northern League action Tuesday.

 Cierra Paul added 12 points for the Greyhounds, who held onto a share of first place with Clarkston by beating the Blackhawks. Cheney was paced by 10 points apiece from Destinee Lake and Mandy McDowell.

Liz Flowers scored two of Reardan’s three fourth-quarter field goals in the final 1 minute, 30 seconds of regulation, helping lift the Indians (13-2, 11-0) to a 43-42 win over Colfax (8-7, 8-3) in Bi-County 2B action Tuesday in Colfax.

Shaina Simonson had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who took the lead with 15 seconds remaining on a pair of Misty Skelton free throws. But the Indians went the length of the floor, with Flowers scoring the winner with 4.6 seconds left.

Northwest Christian 46, St. George’s 30: Maria Guske and Bryanna Bailey each tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds and the host Crusaders (9-7, 7-5) used a 39-9 rebounding edge to beat the Dragons (2-12, 2-8).

Liberty 61, Davenport 46: Katra Browning came off the bench to lead the host Lancers (6-9, 5-6) with 16 points as four Liberty players scored in double figures in a win over the Gorillas (5-9, 4-6). Miranda Mielke had 19 points for Davenport.

Great Northern

Clarkston 59, Medical Lake 39: Jamie Weisner led all scorers with 23 points and the Bantams (12-4, 7-2) kept pace with Pullman for the top spot in the GNL with their road win over the Cardinals (5-12, 1-8). Amelia Cook had 18 points for the ML.

East Valley 53, Deer Park 34: Amber Swyers tallied 11 points and seven rebounds, Alicia Christensen added 12 points and the host Knights (10-6, 6-2) held the Stags (5-12, 1-8) to just 11 points in the second half.

Northeast A

Colville 58, Riverside 38: Ashley Knight finished with 16 points and seven rebounds and Tanna Morris added 12 points as the Indians (14-3, 5-2) beat the visiting Rams (3-13, 0-7).

Freeman 64, Newport 38: Alyssa Maine and Molly McIntyre each tallied 14 points and the visiting Scotties (16-1, 7-0) forced 24 turnovers, beating the Grizzlies (12-5, 3-4) to remain unbeaten in league play.

Lakeside 55, Chewelah 26: Needing a win to remain tied for second place in the NEA the Eagles (12-5, 5-2) received 14 points from both Lexie Zappone and Jenna Widman to help beat the host Cougars (4-13, 1-6).


Cusick 56, Inchelium 41: Andrea Heinen finished with a game-high 24 points in just three quarters of action and the host Panthers (5-9, 4-6) charged out to a 28-15 lead at halftime, cruising to the win against the Hornets (2-11, 0-9).


West Valley 56, Lakeland 39: Hannah Love finished with 23 points, Torrey Finn added 15 points, hitting three 3-pointers, and the visiting Eagles (12-4) outscored the Hawks (10-10) 34-21 in the second half after leading by just four at halftime in Rathdrum.

Columbia 62, Republic 46: Krista Colvin hit three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 21 points, adding nine steals and six assists and the Lions (18-1) cruised to a win against the Tigers (8-10) in Hunters.

Odessa-Harrington 64, Wellpinit 58: Lexie Watkins and Justyne Talkington combined for 32 points and the host Titans (8-8) opened up a 12-point lead going into the fourth quarter after outscoring the Redskins (10-8) 40-26 in the second and third quarters.

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