Meleah Nordquist notched eight of her 12 points in the third quarter as the Pullman Greyhounds (10-7, 8-2) outscored visiting Deer Park (5-13, 1-9) 21-11 in the third to pull away for a 56-46 victory in Great Northern League action Friday.
Cierra Paul added 14 points for the Greyhounds, who moved a half game ahead of Clarkston for the GNL lead by beating the Stags, despite not having leading scorer Shelby Cheslek.
West Valley 59, Cheney 45: In her first game back after being sidelined by mononucleosis, Shaniqua Nilles led all scorers with 18 points, helping the visiting Eagles (13-4, 6-3) overcome the Blackhawks (7-9, 3-6). Hannah Love added 10 points for WV. Laikyn Brophy led Cheney with 16 points.
East Valley 58, Medical Lake 42: Alicia Christensen finished with 11 points and six rebounds and the host Knights (11-6, 7-2) moved into a tie for second place with the win over the Cardinals. The Knights used strong starts in both halves to knock off ML, outscoring the Cardinals 30-15 combined in the first and third quarters.
Freeman 54, Riverside 31: MacKenze Taylor led the way with 11 points, Alyssa Maine added 10 points and the visiting Scotties (17-1, 8-0) came within one win of clinching the NEA title with the victory over the Rams (3-14, 0-8). Leading by 10 at halftime, the Scotties went on a 16-4 run in the third quarter.
Newport 63, Chewelah 25: Miranda Frederick had 16 points, Haley Odell added 13 points and the visiting Grizzlies (13-5, 4-4) used their full-court press to build a 43-10 lead at halftime against the Cougars (4-14, 1-7).
Reardan 58, Springdale 22: Chantel Heath scored 10 points to go with six assists and five steals and Liz Flowers added 10 points and six boards as the host Indians (14-2, 12-0) did all their scoring in the first three quarters, leading the Chargers (0-16, 0-12) 58-15 at the start of the fourth.
Kettle Falls 62, Liberty 47: Samantha Charlton scored 14 points to go with six assists and four steals and Nikka Yankus scored six of her nine points in the first quarter as the host Bulldogs (10-6, 8-4) took a 20-4 lead after one quarter over the Lancers (6-10, 5-7).
Colfax 80, Davenport 41: Hannah Harazin tallied 21 points, eight rebounds and four steals and Shaina Simonson added eight points and 12 boards as the host Bulldogs (9-7, 9-3) outscored the Gorillas (5-10, 4-7) 38-16 in the second half to pull away.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 27, St. George’s 23: Davi Killian scored 10 points, and after getting shut out in the first quarter, the visiting Broncos (8-8, 6-6) outscored the Dragons (2-13, 2-9) 27-20 to earn the win.
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 69, Odessa-Harrington 22: Nikki Osborne tallied 21 points and seven assists and the host Warriors (15-2, 5-0) hit 6 of 9 from the 3-point line in beating the Titans (8-9, 4-2). Madeline Isaak and Sarah Gloyn each added 15 points for ACH.
Valley Christian 35, St. Michael’s 20: Lindy Riggan scored a game-high 16 points and the Panthers (7-9, 2-4) outscored the visiting Warriors (1-12, 0-4) 20-7 in the second half.
Columbia 55, Selkirk 49: Katie Flett scored nine of her 14 points in the second half as the visiting Lions (19-1, 11-0) beat the Rangers (14-5, 7-3) in Ione.
Republic 66, Inchelium 32: Tori Orestad went off for 29 points, Alyssa Stout poured in 19 points and the visiting Tigers (9-10) jumped out to a 40-14 lead at halftime and cruised to a win over the Hornets (2-12, 0-10).
Wellpinit 51, Cusick 50: Niquie Ali and Lauren Flett combined for 29 points and Kelsey Brown scored the winning basket with 4 seconds remaining to lift the visiting Redskins (11-8, 7-3) over the Panthers (5-10, 4-7). Andrea Heinen had 26 points and 15 rebounds for Cusick.
Pomeroy 43, Garfield-Palouse 28: HayLee Koller and Torrie Koller each finished with 12 points and Karlie Martin added 10 points as the visiting Pirates (12-3, 9-3) cruised to a win against the Vikings (6-10, 3-8), allowing just 11 points in the second half.
Colton 71, Tekoa-Oakesdale 21: Mollie Kramer scored 14 points as four Wildcats (16-1, 11-0) finished in double figures in their win over the host Nighthawks (7-10, 3-8). The Wildcats shot 7 of 14 from beyond the 3-point line.
St. John-Endicott 39, Rosalia 38: Alli Winters finished with 18 points and seven rebounds and the visiting Eagles (15-1, 10-1) held off a late run by the Spartans (11-6, 6-5) to preserve the win. Briann Maley had 10 points to lead the Spartans, but saw her 3-pointer in the final seconds rim out.
Lewiston 62, Clarkston 54: Tisha Phillips tied for game-high honors with 26 points and the visiting Bengals (14-3) outscored the Bantams (12-5) 23-17 in the fourth quarter to pull away late. Jamie Weisner had 26 to lead Clarkston.
Moses Lake Christian 41, Wilbur-Creston 27: Rachel Derhage’s 13 points led all scorers as the Lions (13-3) held the visiting Wildcats (7-9) to eight points in the first half, building a 17-point lead at the break. Brianne Goodlake had eight points to pace the Wildcats.