WV pulls even with Pullman

Jordan Gassman scored 14 points and West Valley pulled even with Pullman atop the Great Northern League standings with a 38-35 win Tuesday at West Valley.

The Eagles (12-1, 5-1) went ahead by six points – their biggest lead – with two minutes left and hung on for the win.

Corey Langerveld’s 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Greyhounds was off. Langerveld had 13 points and Ben Pavish added 12 for Pullman (12-2, 5-1).

Deer Park 54, Cheney 52: Blake Starbuck had 17 points and 12 rebounds as the Stags (6-8, 2-4) edged the visiting Blackhawks (7-7, 2-4). Uconn Peone added 14 points for Deer Park. Austin Harding led Cheney with 12 points.


Post Falls 67, Lewiston 58: Seth Anderson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Trojans (12-2, 2-2) past the host Bengals (6-9, 0-4). Luke Thoreson had 16 points and Marcus Colbert and Corey Koski added 10 apiece for Post Falls. Randon Fuentes led Lewiston with 17 points.

Northeast A League

Colville 49, Newport 38: Matt Hubbard scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Indians (10-7, 4-2) beat the visiting Grizzlies (9-6, 3-3) and moved into a three-way tied for first place. Jay Shoemaker added 11 points and five steals and J.R. Henry chipped in 10 for Colville, which outscored Newport 17-3 in the third. Jake Wiley led the Grizzlies with 26 points.

Lakeside 57, Riverside 52: Kyle Powell hit 8 of 11 free throws and finished with a game-high 27 points as the Eagles (8-8, 3-3) clipped the host Rams (4-12, 0-6). Jordan Wood led Riverside with 14 points and five assists.

Bi-County 2B League

Northwest Christian 65, Liberty 32: Kwinn Hanson had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Dakota Winward added 20 points and three steals as the Crusaders (14-0, 10-0) routed the visiting Lancers (5-8, 3-7). Match Burnham and Zack Kunkel combined for 22 points for Liberty.

St. George’s 69, Springdale 39: Erik Muelheims scored 25 points and Will Tender added 20 as the Dragons (8-5, 6-3) came alive in the second half and stormed past the host Chargers (3-11, 1-9). Isaiah Wynecoop led Springdale with 13 points.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 63, Reardan 59: Colby Starring led three players in double figures with 14 points as the Broncos (7-7, 4-6) edged the host Indians (6-7, 5-4). Trevor Peone scored 18 points and Nick Brockman added 12 for Reardan.

Panorama League

Wellpinit 87, Cusick 72: Brodie Ford led five players in double figures with 16 points as the Redskins (11-5, 9-0) beat the host Panthers (6-8, 5-3) in a shootout. Wellpinit outrebounded Cusick 43-22. Derrick Bluff and Ryan Sample combined for 34 points for Cusick.


Coeur d’Alene 34, Lakeland 23: The Vikings (10-3) took control late in the fourth and beat the Hawks (3-11) in Rathdrum. Joe Roletoo and Ty Higbie scored nine points apiece for Coeur d’Alene. Adam Black had nine points and Derek Bayley grabbed eight rebounds for Lakeland.

Odessa-Harrington 58, St. John-Endicott 55: Justin Hunt scored a game-high 24 points as the Titans (9-6) rallied in the second half and beat the host Eagles (8-5). Stetson Sanford added 11 points for Odessa-Harrington, which outscored St. John-Endicott by 12 points in the second half to erase a nine-point halftime deficit.

Okanogan 63, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 34: Justin Vanderweide had 13 points and eight rebounds as the Bulldogs routed the visiting Warriors (11-3). Derek Isaak had a team-high eight points for Almira/Coulee-Hartline.

St. Michael’s 49, Columbia 45: Chris Shelley had 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Warriors (5-8) edged the visiting Lions (4-11). St. Michael’s Gabe Durazo added 19 points, including two free throws late in the fourth that sealed the win.

Lake Roosevelt 75, Bridgeport 30: Ty Egbert exploded for 37 points as the Raiders dumped host Bridgeport.

• Inchelium’s game at Wilbur-Creston was rescheduled for Jan. 30 due to weather conditions.

• Due to weather conditions, Potlatch’s game at Tekoa-Oakesdale was canceled and is unlikely to be rescheduled.

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