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Love hits 26 in Eagles’ OT win over Lakeland

Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, midnight

Jake Love scored a game-high 26 points and West Valley pulled away in overtime to beat Lakeland 63-57 in a nonleague basketball game Tuesday night in Rathdrum.

Hunter Wells made a 3-pointer in overtime and the Eagles (3-1) made 8 of 10 free throws to seal the deal.

Tyrel Derrick, who scored a team-high 13 points for the Hawks, hit a jumper with 40 seconds left in the fourth to tie the game at 48 and send it into overtime.

Matt Horne added 12 points and Scott Simpson chipped in six points and 11 rebounds for Lakeland (1-2).

East Valley 60, Freeman 41: James Brown scored 16 points and J.T. Phelan added 14 points and nine rebounds as the Knights (2-1) pulled away late and beat the visiting Scotties (0-3). East Valley outscored Freeman by 14 points in the final quarter. Kellen Miller had 16 points and Collin Ayes added 10 to lead the Scotties.

Pullman 51, Moscow 37: Corey Langerveld scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Greyhounds (1-1) pulled away in the third quarter and beat the host Bears (1-2). Pullman outscored Moscow 13-5 in the third to take a 13-point lead into the fourth.

Timberlake 76, Riverside 46: The Tigers (2-0) opened up a 23-point halftime lead and cruised past the host Rams (1-2). Dalas Shuler and Tyler Axtell scored 13 points apiece for Riverside.

Chewelah 62, Deer Park 56: The Cougars (1-1) dominated for three quarters and then held on in the fourth to beat the visiting Stags (0-3). Derek Smith led four players in double figures with 14 points. Ben Johnston scored 11 and Lars Berger and Caleb Wiebe added 10 apiece.

St. George’s 69, Lakeside 27: Dexter Sienko scored 15 of his game-high 18 points in the first half as the Dragons (3-0) routed the visiting Eagles (0-2). Erik Muelheims added 14 points, seven steals and five assists for St. George’s, which forced 26 turnovers.

Sandpoint 59, Priest River 51: The Bulldogs (1-2) pulled away in the second half and edged the visiting Spartans (2-1). Jimmy Koch tallied a game-high 18 points for Priest River.

Colfax 68, Waitsburg-Prescott 32: Brandon Gfeller scored 12 of his game-high 25 points in the first quarter and added nine rebounds and four assists as the Bulldogs (2-1) routed visiting Waitsburg-Prescott. Gfeller made all six of his free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter and Colfax connected on 14 of 16 free throws for the game. Brady Ellis added 13 points and Skylar Simonson chipped in 12.

Northport 45, Curlew 41: The Mustangs (2-1) opened the fourth quarter on a 13-1 run to ignite a comeback-win over the host Cougars (1-2). Patrick Lamb scored 15 points and Dillon Masters added 13 for Northport, which trailed by six points heading into the final quarter. Doug Herrmann led Curlew with 14 points.

Okanogan 74, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 40: Jim Townsend scored 25 points to lead the Bulldogs (3-0) past the visiting Warriors (1-2). Thunder Wellhausen led ACH with 11 points.

Selkirk 76, St. Michael’s 35: Dominic Cain had 25 points, six steals and five assists as the Rangers (1-1) opened the game on a 15-2 run and eased past the visiting Warriors (0-3). Avery Miller added 20 points and 20 rebounds for Selkirk. Sam South and Gabe Durazo combined for 29 points for St. Michael’s.

Medical Lake 31, Reardan 18: Adam Paulson hit three 3s in the first and finished with a game-high 12 points as the Cardinals (2-1) topped the visiting Indians (1-2). Dominick Harvey-Mitchell added five points and 10 rebounds for Medical Lake.

Kettle Falls 46, Springdale 35: Connor McKern scored eight of his team-high 10 points in the second half and the Bulldogs (3-0) held on to beat the visiting Chargers (0-3). A 23-6 second quarter gave Kettle Falls a 19-point halftime advantage, and the Bulldogs withstood Springdale’s second-half charge.

Liberty 54, Valley Christian 38: The Lancers (3-0) took control in the second quarter and beat the host Panthers (2-1). Liberty outscored Valley Christian 21-4 in the second to erase a four-point first-quarter deficit.

Davenport 71, Wilbur-Creston 28: Josh Likkel scored 16 of his game-high 23 points in the first half and the Gorillas (3-0) dumped the host Wildcats (1-2). Davenport ended the first quarter on a 14-0 run. Nick Densley scored 11 points for Wilbur-Creston.

Republic 59, Oroville 37: Aaron Fritts scored 17 points, Saxon Brown had 14 and Prestin Hooper added 13 as the Tigers (1-1) beat the visiting Hornets. Oroville was led by Lane Tietje’s seven points.

Cusick 63, Clark Fork 51: Alec Bluff scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds and Derrick Bluff added 16 points and seven boards as the Panthers (1-0) opened up an early advantage and held on to beat the visiting Wampus Cats (0-3). Chad Browneagle added 13 points for Cusick. Tristan Bristol and Zack Klein combined for 28 points for Clark Fork.

Wallace 34, Coeur d’Alene Charter 33: Gavin Rasmussen and Brock Arthun scored 10 points apiece as the Miners (2-1) edged the visiting Panthers (2-1). Coeur d’Alene Charter’s game-winning attempt came up short. Bryan Smith led the Panthers with 13 points.

Garfield-Palouse 61, Potlatch 17: Hunter Woltering led three players in double figures with 15 points as the Vikings (3-1) routed visiting Potlatch. Tyler Thurman added 13 points and Matt Holbrook chipped in 11 for Garfield-Palouse.

Northwest Christian 54, Colville 50: Dakota Winward scored all 18 of his points in the first half as the Crusaders (1-0) edged the host Indians (2-1). Winward injured his knee in the third quarter and didn’t return. Northwest Christian opened the fourth on an 8-0 run. Matt Hubbard had 11 points and 14 rebounds to lead Colville.


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