Indians slip past Stags in thriller
Nevin Thompson’s bucket with 31 seconds to play was the difference as Colville edged visiting Deer Park 58-57 in a Great Northern League contest Tuesday night in Colville.
The Stags’ shot at the buzzer was off the mark.
Deer Park (4-15, 0-11) got back into it with a fourth-quarter rally. The Stags made four 3-pointers and outscored Colville 24-17 in the fourth.
Thompson and Sam Artzis scored 16 points apiece for the Indians (8-12, 4-8). The Stags were led by Reese Ferguson’s game-high 22 points.
Pullman 67, East Valley 54: Corey Langerveld had 24 points and 12 rebounds as the Greyhounds (20-1, 12-0) wrapped up league play with a win over the host Knights (8-12, 4-8). Race Martin added 17 points, 10 rebounds and six steals and David Ungerer made all nine of his free throws and finished with 11 points for Pullman. East Valley was led by J.T. Phelan’s 16 points.
Clarkston 70, West Valley 63: DePaul Blunt scored 19 points and the Bantams (13-6, 7-4) caught fire in the fourth and rallied to beat the visiting Eagles (13-6, 6-5). Clarkston made 13 of 15 shots in the fourth and outscored West Valley 26-18. Hunter Wells and Tyler Stavnes combined for 43 points for the Eagles.
Lake City 53, Sandpoint 26: Riley Moreen led a balanced scoring attack with 11 points and Kyle Guice added seven points, 11 rebounds and three blocks as the Timberwolves (14-5) routed the visiting Bulldogs (2-16). A 20-2 second-quarter run all but sealed the win for Lake City.
Lakeland 45, Kellogg 42: Matt Horne scored 12 points and the Hawks (9-10) jumped out to a quick start and held on late to beat the host Wildcats (11-7). Kellogg held a 42-40 lead with 41 seconds to go. Lakeland’s Jack Millsap hit a 3-pointer to give the Hawks a lead they wouldn’t surrender. Garret Wendt and Logan Sauer scored 10 points apiece for the Wildcats. Wendt added eight rebounds and four assists.
Wallace 54, Kootenai 48: Brock Arthun scored 22 points and Brady Brantly added 17 – including 13 in the fourth quarter – as the Miners (9-7) pulled away late to beat the Warriors (6-7) in Harrison. Wallace outscored Kootenai 20-14 in the fourth to break a 38-all tie at the end of the third. The Warriors focused on stopping Arthun’s dribble penetration in the final quarter, which led to open shots for Brantley. Jake Pfeiffer had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Boone Benson added 10 points and eight boards for Kootenai.