G-Prep defeats Ferris to move on to regional play-in
Will Kuharski led three players in double figures with 16 points as Gonzaga Prep held on to beat Ferris in a District 8 4A game Saturday night at University High School.
The Bullpups (16-7) led by nine points at the half and held off the Saxons’ second-half rally.
Chris Wilson hit three 3-pointers and finished with 22 points for the Saxons (15-8).
Gonzaga Prep will play in a loser-out game on Tuesday, with the winner advancing to the regional tournament. Ferris is finished for the season.
District 7 2A
Medical Lake 50, Clarkston 48: Kendyl Adams scored 16 points and the Cardinals (9-14) held on to beat the Bantams (13-10) at Central Valley High.
Medical Lake led by seven points entering the fourth quarter, and held off a Bantams rally.
Drew Adams tallied a game-high 25 points for Clarkston, which is finished for the season.
The Cardinals claimed the third and final seed to the regional tournament.
Colville 54, Freeman 47: The Indians (16-11) edged the Scotties (15-9) in Chelan.
Colville claimed the third and final seed to the regional tournament. Freeman saw its season come to a close.
District 7 2B
Northwest Christian 54, Davenport 36: Reuben Clark had 17 points and five blocks as the Crusaders (23-1) came alive in the fourth quarter and beat the Gorillas (17-8) in a loser-out game at Mt. Spokane High School.
Clark had 12 points in the fourth as Northwest Christian outscored Davenport 20-5.
Joey Gunning and Cole Evers combined for 23 points for Davenport. The Crusaders claimed the second and final seed to the regional tournament.
District 7 1B
Valley Christian 51, Wellpinit 46: Craver Small scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Panthers (20-2) to a district-title win over the Redskins (19-6) in Deer Park.
Nick Cox added 14 points and nine rebounds for Valley Christian, which outrebounded Wellpinit 43-23.
The Redskins were led by A.J. Kieffer’s 16 points.
The Panthers claimed the top seed to the regional tournament and the Redskins are the No. 2 seed.
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 62, Cusick 48: Colin Deyarmin hit three 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as the Warriors (18-6) claimed the third and final seed to regionals with a win over the Panthers (11-13) in Deer Park.
Derek Isaak added 15 points for Almira/Coulee-Hartline.
Alex Bluff had 20 points and Derrick Bluff added 12 for Cusick, which was eliminated.
District 9 1B
Rosalia 68, St. John-Endicott 50: Craig Nelson scored 28 points as the Spartans (15-10) topped the Eagles (14-8) in Endicott.
Nelson made 9 of 16 shots from the field and 9 of 11 free throws. Damian Loucks added 10 points for Rosalia.
Cole McCanna and Joey Kucklick combined for 26 points for St. John-Endicott, which is finished for the season.
Rosalia advances to the regional tournament as the No. 2 seed.
4A Region I
Lakeland 54, Sandpoint 50: Eric Cooper’s two free throws with less than a minute to play proved to be the difference as the host Hawks (5-17) edged the Bulldogs (8-15) at Rathdrum.
Aaron Spencer had 14 points and Cooper added 10 for the Hawks.
Sandpoint’s Ryan Schwartz led three players in double figures with 18 points.
2A District I-II
Coeur d’Alene Charter 41, Orofino 38: Bryan Smith scored 13 points and Jackson Redline added 12 as the Panthers (13-8) edged the Maniacs in Lapwai.
Orofino was eliminated.
Kellogg 78, Priest River 34: Garret Wendt and Ryan McDonald scored 16 points apiece as the Wildcats (16-3, 5-2) routed the host Spartans (5-13, 1-5).