Undefeated Freeman tops Newport
Alisha Sorensen had 20 points and five steals as Freeman stayed undefeated and handed Newport its first Northeast A League loss of the season, 54-37 Tuesday night at Freeman.
Molly McIntyre added 17 points and seven rebounds for the Scotties (6-0, 2-0), who outscored the Grizzlies 20-7 in the third quarter to build on their seven-point halftime lead.
Courtney Wiese tallied a team-high 14 points for Newport (4-3, 2-1).
Medical Lake 51, Kettle Falls 44: Sabrina Earle scored 19 points and the Cardinals (4-3, 1-1) surged in the fourth quarter and beat the host Bulldogs (3-5, 0-3). Tied at 33 entering the fourth, Medical Lake outscored Kettle Falls 18-11 in the fourth to put the game out of reach. Josie Stanard and Randi Goodnight each scored 10 points for the Bulldogs.
Riverside 49, Chewelah 46: Courtney Davis scored a game-high 25 points and the Rams (6-1, 2-0) edged the host Cougars (3-4, 1-1). Chewelah was led by Brittney Wuesthoff’s 15 points.
Reardan 60, Davenport 19: Kelsey Moos scored 19 of her game-high 24 points in the first half as the Indians (7-1, 5-0) whipped the host Gorillas (2-7, 1-4). Chantel Heath and Katy Burge added 12 points apiece for Reardan, which led 34-7 at halftime.
Colfax 57, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 36: Nicole Sheer had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Bulldogs (8-1, 5-1) pulled away in the second quarter and beat the visiting Broncos (2-4, 2-3). Amelie Bruya added 12 poins for Colfax, which outscored Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 20-6 in the second quarter. The Bulldogs held a 40-26 rebounding advantage. Jenna Bennett had 11 points and Randi York had 10 for the Broncos.
Northwest Christian 60, St. George’s 24: Chanel Knight scored 18 points and Mariah Guske added 14 as the Crusaders grabbed control early and eased past the host Dragons. Northwest Christian forced 21 turnovers, which led to a lot of easy points. The Crusaders outscored St. George’s 14-4 in the first quarter and led by 16 points at the half. Taryn Stamper tallied a team-high seven points for the Dragons.
Springdale 36, Liberty 32: Taylor Smith scored 11 points and the Chargers (4-4, 2-3) hung on late and edged the visiting Lancers (1-7, 0-5). Springdale made seven free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off Liberty. Aly Tee led the Lancers with a game-high 14 points.
Columbia 65, Curlew 28: Elizabeth Larrew erupted for 29 points and Kaitlin Jones added 18 as the Lions (3-3, 2-1) dumped the Cougars (3-6, 1-3) in Hunters. Brittany Mumford and Haleigh Gibson combined for 23 of Curlew’s 28 points.
Mullan 43, Kootenai 32: Kami McKinnon scored 17 points and Sydney Koenig added 15 as the Tigers (6-5, 2-1) beat the Warriors (1-11, 0-2) in Harrison. Ellison Schultz scored nine points and Lacy Goodson pulled down 10 rebounds for Kootenai.
Cusick 72, Valley Christian 29: Nalene Andrews led three players in double figures with 19 points and Cusick (7-0) overwhelmed host Valley Christian (0-5). Lindy Riggan scored 12 points for Valley Christian.
Post Falls 51, West Valley 31: Hallie Gennett and Dani Failor scored 12 points apiece as the Trojans (10-0, 3-0) overcame a slow start and beat the visiting Eagles (3-3). Lexi Smith added nine points for Post Falls, which fell behind 9-2 in the first quarter, but dominated the rest of the way. Erin Higbie tallied a team-high 13 points for West Valley.
East Valley 59, Timberlake 26: Erin Wallman scored 10 points and Kendra Morschak added eight points, six assists and six steals as the Knights (5-2) dumped the visiting Tigers (2-6).
Pullman 54, Lakeland 32: Dakota Wickard and Kaiti Moos combined for 23 points and the Greyhounds (3-2) beat the Hawks (1-10) in Rathdrum. Kacie Derby led Lakeland with 13 points, 11 rebounds and four steals.
St. Michael’s 48, Selkirk 41: Macaela Shelley scored 16 points and Becky Raynor added eight points and eight steals as the Warriors (1-5) came from behind to beat the visiting Rangers (4-3). St. Michael’s outscored Selkirk 31-17 in the second half to erase a seven-point halftime deficit. Katie Couch tallied a game-high 19 points for the Rangers.
Colton 56, Grangeville 14: Jenna Moser hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 24 points as the Wildcats (5-0) dominated the host Bulldogs (5-5). Zoe Moser added 11 points for Colton, which led 32-8 at the half.