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Mead handles West Seattle

Aaliyah Pauling scored 11 points and Ashlyn Lewey added 10 points and nine rebounds as Mead took control early and eased past West Seattle 59-39 Saturday at the Fitzgerald Memorial tournament at Lewis and Clark.

The Panthers (1-2) outscored the Wildcats 21-11 in the second quarter and 18-6 in the third to put the game out of reach.

Lexi Ione poured in a game-high 21 points for West Seattle.

Also at the tournament, Bendu Yeaney hit a key 3-pointer late in the fourth to help St. Mary’s (Portland) edge Gonzaga Prep 63-62.

The Bullpups (2-1) erased a 10-point halftime deficit, but St. Mary’s did just enough in the final minutes to secure the win.

Laura Stockton tallied a team-high 15 points for the Bullpups.

Coeur d’Alene 66, Flathead 27: The Vikings (6-0) dominated from the outset and eased past the Braves in Coeur d’Alene. Sydni Parker knocked down eight shots, including four from beyond the 3-point line, and finished with a game-high 22 points for Coeur d’Alene.

Brittany Tackett added 14 points, and Parker and Tackett each had six steals. Sara Chalich chipped in 13 points for the Vikings.

West Valley 51, Moscow 38: Erin Higbie recorded a double-double and Natalie Noble scored 13 points as the Eagles (2-0) defeated the visiting Bears (0-6). Higbie finished with 13 points and 18 rebounds.

West Valley will host Lakeland on Tuesday. Moscow is at Clarkston on Thursday.

Kamiakin 65, Post Falls 43: The Braves broke open a close game with a dominating second-half effort in a win over the host Trojans (2-3).

Sam Runkle scored 14 points and Hannah Bodman collected eight rebounds for Post Falls.

Sandpoint 54, Pasco 45: Hailey Olin was 7 of 12 from the field and made 12 of her 14 free throws and finished with a game-high 29 points as the Bulldogs (3-4) topped Pasco in Pendleton, Ore. Karlee Williams added 11 points for Sandpoint.

La Grande 44, Clarkston 40: The Tigers held off the Bantams’ fourth-quarter rally and won in Pendleton, Ore. Jaclyn Meyers scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead Clarkston (1-1).

Ellensburg 56, Cheney 16: The Blackhawks (0-2) were outscored 15-0 in the opening quarter and fell to the visiting Bulldogs. Megan McDowell and Shayan Morton scored five points apiece for Cheney.

St. George’s 43, Chewelah 40: Ceci Berquist and Hailey Higashi each hit two key free throws in the final minute to help the Dragons (2-1) edge the visiting Cougars (0-3). Berquist and Higashi finished with 16 and 18 points, respectively. The Cougars were led by Kaitlin Krouse, who scored 19 points.

Kettle Falls 47, Tonasket 38: Emily Owens scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds to guide the Bulldogs (2-0) past the host Tigers.

Wilbur-Creston 60, Springdale 34: Kalee Reed scored 20 points and secured 12 rebounds as the Wildcats (2-0) defeated the visiting Chargers (1-3). Wilbur-Creston’s Jessica Boyer added 19 points and Mason Jaegar contributed 10 rebounds to go along with four points.

Reardan 55, Columbia 30: Maddie Johnson had 16 points, Kira Frolov had 12, and Allora Anderson added 10 as the Indians (1-1) routed the visiting Lions (1-1). Michelle Tinsley had seven of Reardan’s 20 steals.

Omak 55, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 42: The Pioneers gained control early and held on to beat the Warriors (0-2) in Coulee City. Reinnee Rocket had 12 for ACH.

Odessa-Harrington 52, Moses Lake Christian 41: Lanessa Simon scored 20 points and Jordan Tanke added 11 as the Titans (1-1) surged in the fourth and beat the Lions in Moses Lake. Odessa-Harrington outscored Moses Lake Christian 16-6 in the final quarter to pull away.

Rosalia 39, Liberty 32: Mackenzie Reddish scored 17 points and Stacey Carrothers added 11 as the Spartans (1-0) topped the visiting Lancers (0-2). Aly Tee led Liberty with 11 points.

Cusick 57, Northport 23: Nalene Andrews scored a game-high 13 points as the Panthers (1-0) dominated from the opening tip in a win over the host Mustangs (0-3).

Garfield-Palouse 52, Valley Chrisian 14: Taylor Redman tallied 28 points and eight steals as the Vikings (1-1) dumped the visiting Panthers (0-2). Sammi Johnson added nine steals and four assists for Garfield-Palouse. The Vikings forced 30 turnovers, which led to numerous easy buckets.

Wellpinit 53, Selkirk 41: The Redskins (2-1) used a balanced attack to down the visiting Rangers (0-1). Roni Flett led Wellpinit with 11 points, while Katie Couch had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Selkirk.