Travis leads balanced Pirates women to win

SATURDAY, DEC. 29, 2012

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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