Lakeland gets hot late, beats East Valley
Lakeland opened the fourth quarter on a 14-3 run and stormed back to beat East Valley 60-51 in a nonleague game Tuesday night in Rathdrum.
Alex Opland scored 18 points, Matt Horne had 11 and Tyrel Derrick added 10 for the Hawks, who outscored the Knights 26-11 in the fourth quarter. Lakeland’s Scott Simpson added eight points and 10 rebounds.
The Hawks (2-2) made 10 of 12 free throws in the final quarter to help secure the comeback.
Cole Hofstee scored 21 points, J.T. Phelan had 15 and James Brown added 13 for East Valley (2-3).
Colville 43, Medical Lake 38: Matt Hubbard scored 14 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Jay Shoemaker added 11 points as the Indians (3-2) held on to beat the visiting Cardinals (2-3). Colville outscored Medical Lake 22-6 in the third quarter and held off the Cardinals’ fourth-quarter charge. Austin Garza had 14 points and Adam Paulson added 13 for Medical Lake.
Hanford 70, Post Falls 64: The Falcons got out to a quick start and held on to beat the visiting Trojans (4-2). Corey Koski and Matt Hillman scored 12 points apiece and Keaton Corr and Nick Hall added 11 each for Post Falls. Hanford converted 17 of 25 free throws while the Trojans were 3 of 4.
West Valley 56, Lakeside 33: Jake Love scored 24 points and Hunter Wells hit four 3’s and finished with 12 points as West Valley (4-1) defeated Lakeside (0-4) in Nine Mile Falls. Conner Moffatt scored nine points and Coleton Collins added eight for Lakeside, which trailed by 16 points at the half.
Clarkston 53, Moscow 32: Trevor Sperry scored 11 points and Colton Kelley added 10 as the Bantams (4-0) defeated the host Bears (1-3). Nick Ellison tallied a game-high 14 points for Moscow.
Priest River 62, Newport 36: Coleton Stelow had 14 points and eight rebounds and the Spartans (3-3) pulled away in the second half and beat the visiting Grizzlies (1-3). Jimmy Koch and Cam Riley had 12 points each and R.C. Akre added 10 for Priest River, which outscored Newport 34-11 after halftime. Jeron Konkright made 9 of 10 free throws and finished with a game-high 24 points for the Grizzlies.
Tekoa-Oakesdale 62, Asotin 60 (OT): Max Mueller exploded for 39 points and 30 rebounds and the Nighthawks (1-2) edged the host Panthers. Nathan Scheibe scored 20 points for Asotin.
Wilbur-Creston 51, Bridgeport 31: Garet Townsend scored 12 and Trystan Rosman added 11 as the Wildcats (3-2) dominated early and eased past the host Mustangs. Wilbur-Creston outscored Bridgeport 17-7 in the first quarter and led by 18 points at halftime.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 50, Northwest Christian 45: Connor O’Neill and Dylan Hartz scored 13 points apiece to guide the Broncos (3-0, 2-0) past the host Crusaders (3-1, 1-1). Nick Kiourkas tallied a game-high 20 points for NWC.
Colfax 59, Davenport 44: Brandon Gfeller and Brady Ellison each scored 20 points as the Bulldogs (4-2, 1-1) gained an early advantage and beat the host Gorillas (6-0, 2-0). Ellison was 8 of 9 from the field, including 4 of 5 from beyond the arc. Shane Hopkins scored 13 points and Connor Van Pevenage added 10 for Davenport.
Reardan 70, Springdale 39: Nick Brockman scored a game-high 26 points – most of which came inside the paint – as Reardan (2-4, 1-1) routed the host Chargers (0-5, 0-2). Callan Ward and Kyle Cummings combined for 23 points for Springdale.
St. George’s 64, Liberty 43: Dexter Sienko scored 24 points and Will Tender added 19 – including 12 in the decisive third quarter – and the Dragons (6-0, 2-0) ran past the host Lancers (3-2, 0-2). Erik Muelheims added 11 points, six assists and five rebounds for St. George’s, which outscored Liberty 29-10 in the third quarter. Jack Pottratz had 12 points for the Lancers.
Republic 46, Curlew 33: Aaron Fritts scored eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter and Dan Slagle added nine points and 12 rebounds as the Tigers (4-1, 2-0) topped the visiting Cougars (2-4, 0-1). Curlew led by six points at the half, but couldn’t penetrate Republic’s man-to-man defense and were held scoreless in the third quarter. Doug Hermann scored 13 points for Curlew.
Cusick 68, Selkirk 26: Ryan Sample scored 22 points and Alec Bluff added 17 as the Panthers (5-0, 4-0) routed the host Rangers (3-2, 2-1). Cusick outscored Selkirk 23-6 in the second quarter and led by 27 at halftime.
Northport 54, Inchelium 35: Jeremiah Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Josh Konkler added 12 points and six boards as the Mustangs (3-3, 1-2) toppled the host Hornets (0-4, 0-3). Quentin Holford tallied a team-high 13 points for Inchelium.