Sasquatch men pull away to defeat Walla Walla
Jarid Downey scored 23 points off the bench as Community Colleges of Spokane pulled away for an 81-69 victory over Walla Walla in NWAACC men’s basketball action Wednesday at Spokane Falls Community College.
Brady Bagby had 16 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for the Sasquatch and ignited a late run with an alley-oop to Chase Haack.
Case Rada scored 33 points for the Warriors.
Rylie Holsinger scored 30 points in a losing cause as Community Colleges of Spokane lost to Walla Walla 73-71 in NWAACC play at Spokane Falls CC.
The Eastern Washington women’s golf team finished eighth out of 11 teams at its first event of the season, The Lumberjack at Ocotillo in Chander, Ariz.
The Eagles finished at 985. McNeese State won the team title at 914.
Marissa Borja and Caitilin Rice both shot 78 in Wednesday’s third round and finished tied for 20th at 28-over 244 to lead Eastern. Weber State’s Kelsey Chugg was the medalist at 9-over 225.
Savana Bezdicek (Mead High) shot a 232 and Kaitlen Parsons (University High) finished at 236 for Northern Arizona.
Track and field
Two Idaho athletes were honored by the Western Athletic Conference for their performances the week of Feb. 4-10.
Hannah Kiser was chosen as WAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, while Kyle Rothwell was named WAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week.
Kiser set the conference and Idaho records in the women’s 3,000 meters with a time of 9 minutes, 4.74 seconds at the Husky Classic. Rothwell hit a career-best mark of 62 feet, 10 inches in the men’s weight throw at the same event.