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Travis leads balanced Pirates women to win

Sat., Dec. 29, 2012, midnight

Emily Travis led four players in double figures with 14 points as the Whitworth women beat Warner Pacific 77-62 in nonconference basketball Saturday night in Spokane.

Lauren Picha had 13 points and eight assists and Jamie Lyons added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Pirates.

Chelsey Christensen tallied a game-high 26 points for Warner Pacific, which fell to 7-7. Whitworth improved its record to 8-2.

• Vanessa Corona scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Community Colleges of Spokane dumped Northwest Indian College 103-47 at the Skagit Valley tournament in Mt. Vernon, Wash.

Riley Hoslinger (North Central) and Alicia Christiansen (East Valey) added 13 points apiece for the Sasquatch (6-4), who led 60-27 at the half.

• Renae Mokrzycki made 8 of 9 shots and finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds as North Idaho routed Blue Mountain (5-6) 85-42 at the Lower Columbia Classic.

Kabri Emerson had 12 points and Aimee Durbridge chipped in 11 points and seven boards for the Cardinals (15-0), who committed just eight turnovers.


John Fletcher scored 29 points to guide Treasure Valley (6-5) to a 90-84 nonconference win over North Idaho in Coeur d’Alene.

Keon Lewis scored a team-high 18 points for NIC (14-2).


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