February 15, 2013 in Sports

Pullman, WV in district title game

 

All season long, the Pullman Greyhounds and West Valley Eagles girls have seemingly fought to position themselves for this matchup.

The top-ranked Great Northern League foes continued their collision course with home victories in the District 7 2A girls basketball tournament on Thursday night, setting up a battle between the teams with identical 16-5 records tonight at 7 at West Valley for the No. 1 seed to the subregional.

Pullman 57, East Valley 49: Emily Drake scored 13 points and Dakota Wickard added 10 as the host Greyhounds took an early lead and held on to defeat the third-place Knights (14-8). Alex Rankin scored a game-high 18 for EV, which hosts Cheney tonight at 7 in a loser-out game.

West Valley 48, Cheney 35: Natalie Noble, Cassie Finn and Erin Higbie combined to score 30 as the Eagles built on their advantage in every quarter to secure the win over the visiting fifth-seeded Blackhawks (8-13). Chae Brown led Cheney with 11 points, Coreen Labish added 10 and Darien Brophy nine.

Boys Idaho 4A Region I

Moscow 66, Lakeland 49: Nick Ellison scored 16, Dane Randal added 15 points and the Bears (15-5) burst from the gates by making five 3-pointers in the opening quarter to defeat the visiting Hawks (11-11). Lakeland now hosts Sandpoint at 7 p.m. Tuesday in loser-out game for a chance to play Moscow again for a state berth.

Intermountain

Kellogg 63, Timberlake 52: Jesse Lambert and Garret Wendt each scored 19 as the Wildcats (12-8, 3-3) knocked off the first-place Tigers (16-3, 5-1) in a regular-season finale at Spirit Lake. Wendt added nine rebounds and hit six fourth-quarter free-throw attempts for Kellogg, which faces Priest River on Monday in a 6 p.m. 3A District I game at Lakeland with the higher seed determined by coin flip.

Priest River 45, Bonners Ferry 35: Jimmy Koch’s 15 points helped lead the Spartans (10-9) over the visiting Badgers. RC Akre added 12 points for PR.


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