Newport’s Konkright scores 43 points in victory
Newport senior Jeron Konkright made 6 of 7 3-pointers and finished with 43 points to guide the Grizzlies past Priest River 76-53 in a nonleague game Tuesday in Newport.
The Grizzlies (2-1) took control in the second half, outscoring the Spartans 50-28, including 28-12 in the final quarter.
Jimmy Koch led Priest River (0-3) with 26 points, six rebounds and three assists.
West Valley 71, Lakeland 25: Jake Love led all scorers with 23 points and the Eagles (4-1) overwhelmed the visiting Hawks (2-1). Martin Herford pitched in 21 points and Alex Hall added 16 for West Valley, which held Lakeland below double digits in every quarter. Tyrel Derrick scored 11 for the Hawks.
Kennewick 76, Post Falls 71: The Lions erupted in the fourth and beat the visiting Trojans (3-0). John Wuol scored 17 points for Kennewick, which outscored Post Falls 28-19 in the final quarter. Post Falls’ Corey Koski led all scorers with 23 points and Joey Pfennigs contributed 10 points and 15 rebounds.
Deer Park 61, Chewelah 57: Canyon Nielson scored 15 points and pulled down 13 rebounds and the Stags (2-1) edged the visiting Cougars (1-3). Travis Pierce added 12 points and 13 rebounds for Deer Park. The game was closer than it needed to be as the Stags made just 13 of their 25 free-throw attempts. Mason Miller led Chewelah with 26 points.
St. George’s 77, Lakeside 66: Dexter Sienko’s 29 points, 17 rebounds and six blocks propelled the Dragons (4-0) past the Eagles (1-1) in Nine Mile Falls. St. George’s led by two at the half, but outscored Lakeside 39-30 after halftime. The Eagles’ Cameron Gay scored 18, Justin Moffatt added 17 and Ryan Quigly chipped in 13 points and 11 boards.
Reardan 54, Cheney 52: Daniel Peone scored 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Indians (2-1) edged the visiting Blackhawks (1-2). Brandon Ruben also scored 17 for Reardan and Skylar Peone added 15. The Indians made 22 of 26 free throws. J.T. Gould scored a team-high 12 points for Cheney.
Riverside 70, Springdale 46: Tyler Axtell scored 21 points and Dallas Shuler added 13 as the Rams (2-0) surged in the third quarter and walloped the host Chargers (0-5). Riverside, which held an eight-point lead at halftime, outscored Springdale 25-9 in the third to seal it. Chandler Carr tallied a team-high 12 points for the Chargers.
Kettle Falls 55, Selkirk 50 (OT): The Bulldogs (2-1) abandoned their zone defense in the fourth quarter and rallied to beat the visiting Rangers (0-2) in overtime. Kettle Falls trailed 43-31 entering the final quarter, but held Selkirk to two points in the fourth. The surge ignited the home crowd, which helped the Bulldogs build the momentum they needed. Connor McKern scored 21 points for Kettle Falls, with nine coming in the Bulldogs’ fourth-quarter rally. Dominic Cain had 21 points for Selkirk. He scored 10 in the first quarter. Kyle Dotson hit two free throws late in overtime to seal the victory for Kettle Falls.
Liberty 65, Valley Christian 43: Match Burnham dominated with 27 points, including three 3-pointers, and the Lancers (4-0) downed the visiting Panthers (1-2). Burnham made 7 of 11 shots and added seven rebounds. Liberty won the turnover battle 25-12. Valley Christian was led by Nick Cox, who scored 15 points and secured seven boards.
Northwest Christian 64, Colville 44: Jonathan Moris and Curtis Hartis each scored 15 points as the Crusaders (3-0) took control early and beat the visiting Indians (1-1). Northwest Christian’s Jeremiah Sander collected 18 rebounds to go along with eight points. The Crusaders led by 26 entering the fourth. Lukyn and Tevyn Holling combined for 27 points for Colville.
Davenport 52, Wilbur-Creston 38: Wyatt Evers and Max Mielke combined for 25 points as the Gorillas (2-1) came alive in the second half and downed the cold-shooting Wildcats (2-2) in Davenport.
Republic 56, Oroville 36: Taylor Campbell led three players in double figures with 13 points and the Tigers (1-0) topped the host Hornets. Republic’s Aaron Fritts scored 12 points and Angelo Rivera added 10.
Curlew 71, Columbia 29: The Cougars (2-0) opened the game on a 29-5 run and eased past the host Lions (1-3) in Hunters. Columbia didn’t have an answer for Columbia’s three-quarters court press.
Mathan Knapp tallied a game-high 26 points for the Cougars.
Lakeside (Idaho) 63, Potlatch 25: The Knights (2-1) held the host Loggers scoreless in the second quarter and eased to the win. Joe Brown led four Lakeside players in double figures with 16 points. The Knights’ Marcus Pluss added 13 points, six rebounds and three assists.
Cusick 77, Clark Fork 27: The Panthers (2-0) dominated from the outset and dumped the visiting Wampus Cats (1-1). Cusick’s Alec Buff scored 25 points, Cameron Bauer had 16 and Chad Browneagle added 10. The trio combined for 19 steals to overwhelm Clark Fork, which didn’t have a player score in double figures.
Okanogan 79, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 36: Justin Revis scored 22 points and Jim Townsend added 21 as the Bulldogs cruised past the host Warriors (0-3).
ACH was led by Dallas Isaak’s 18 points. Almira/Coulee-Hartline will travel to Omak on Friday.