Preps Notebook: Stags claim GNL crown
Dylan Miller (171) used a third-period escape to defeat Tim Haynes 1-0 Wednesday as Deer Park wrapped up its fourth consecutive Great Northern League wrestling title with a 57-13 win at Medical Lake.
Cody Dehn of the Stags (6-0) edged Anton King 3-1 at 125 with a late escape. Aaron Weere of the Cardinals (1-4) beat Jared Swiger 6-5 at 189 with a late reversal.
Brooklynn Smith scored 15 points and Jasmin Andrews had seven rebounds as Rogers (1-14) posted a 44-43 nonleague win over visiting Springdale (0-15) for its first victory in four years. … Holly Hirst had seven steals, and she and Melissa Trost combined for 22 points and 15 rebounds as Priest River (6-9) defeated visiting Selkirk 50-40 in nonleague play. Courtney Holter scored 15 points for the Rangers (14-4), who had a six-game winning streak snapped.
• The Lake City (15-4, 3-2 Inland Empire League) and Coeur d’Alene (15-4, 3-2) girls basketball teams conclude regular-season play tonight.
They face off in the first game of a doubleheader with the boys teams from both schools at Elmer Jordan Court. Tipoff is at 5:30.
The Lewiston girls (13-3, 4-1) have clinched the league title, the No. 1 seed in the 5A Region I tournament, which begins Feb. 4. LC and CdA will face each other in the first round of the regionals at Lewiston. The only thing on the line tonight is hosting rights should LC and CdA meet in a loser-out regional game.
The LC boys (11-4, 2-2) and CdA (11-5, 1-2) are tied with Lewiston (7-6, 2-2) for second in losses behind first-place Post Falls (12-2, 2-1). The LC-CdA game is key in terms of keeping pace with Post Falls.
• The best Greater Spokane League game Friday pits the University boys (12-3, 11-2), tied for second with Gonzaga Prep (12-3, 11-2), at league-leading Ferris (14-1, 13-0) at 5:30.
Washington state coaches recently announced their all-state teams for all classifications.
Area girls selected were: Julia Moravec, forward, Lewis and Clark, 4A second team; Josie Greenwood, defender, LC, 4A second team; Shannon Lindsay, defender, Gonzaga Prep, 4A honorable mention; Amanda Bleisner, forward, East Valley, 2A second team; Katie Baran, midfielder, Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls), 1A first team; Kasey Rubosky, defender, Lakeside, 1A second team; Ashley Cook-Cox, forward, Lakeside, 1A honorable mention.