February 17, 2013 in Sports

St. George’s boys take 2B subregional crown


Dexter Sienko scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and St. George’s took charge in the fourth quarter and beat Colfax 54-38 in the 2B subregional title game Saturday night at Whitman College in Walla Walla.

The Dragons outscored the Bulldogs 18-3 in the final quarter to claim the top seed to the state tournament’s round of 16.

Mark Kenney added 11 points for St. George’s (25-1), which beat defending state-champion Colfax (19-7) for the fourth time this season.

Brandon Gfeller scored 16 points for the Bulldogs.

Northwest Christian 63, Reardan 45: The Crusaders (17-10) grabbed control from the get-go and secured a spot in the state tournament with a win over the Indians (9-18) at Whitman College. Jonathan Morris scored 18 points and Nick Kiourkas added 14 for NWC, which outscored Reardan 21-8 in the first quarter. Austin Friedly added seven points, 10 rebounds and six assists for the Crusaders. Nick Brockman tallied a game-high 22 points for Reardan, which was eliminated.

NWC will play Lind-Ritzville/Sprague on Monday at 6:30 at Whitman for the third and fourth seeds.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 60, Walla Walla Valley 52: Connor O’Neill had 18 points and seven steals and Dylan Hartz added 16 points and seven assists as the Broncos (20-7) topped the Knights in an elimination game at Whitman. Hartz made 7 of 8 free throws in the fourth to help ice the game.

District 7 2A

Clarkston 86, West Valley 58: Kage Sobotta made all six of his 3-pointers and finished with 18 points as the Bantams (16-7) thrived at halftime and dumped the Eagles (16-8) in an elimination game in Clarkston. DePaul Blunt and C.J. Johnson each added 14 points for Clarkston, which outscored West Valley 28-9 in the final quarter. Jake Love led three Eagles in double figures with 13 points. The win earned the Bantams a spot in the regional tournament.

1A Bi-District

Cashmere 73, Chewelah 47: The hot-shooting Bulldogs made 9 of 12 3-pointers and raced past the Cougars (19-6) in Omak. Cashmere outscored Chewelah 28-10 in the second quarter to take control. Derek Smith had 17 points, six steals, six rebounds and four assists to lead the Cougars, who were eliminated.

District 7 1B

Odessa-Harrington 50, Wellpinit 46: Justin Hunt had 18 points and seven rebounds and Stetson Sanford added 10 points as the Titans (16-7) edged the Redskins (17-6) in the district title game at Deer Park. A.J. Kieffer and Kyle McCrea scored 12 points apiece for Wellpinit, which rallied in the second half but couldn’t complete the comeback. Odessa-Harrington earned the top seed to state. Wellpinit is No. 2.

Valley Christian 56, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 50: Nick Cox scored 19 points and Bo Piersol added 16 as the Panthers (15-9) claimed the third and final seed to state with a win over the Warriors (12-10) in Deer Park. Thunder Wellhausen scored 16 points and Drew Isaak added 14 for ACH, which saw its season come to an end.

District 9 1B

Pomeroy 42, Rosalia 30: Tanner Feider scored 14 points as the Pirates (17-7) pulled away in the fourth quarter and secured a spot in the state tournament with a win over the Spartans (13-11) in Colfax. Craig Nelson tallied a team-high 11 points for Rosalia, which was eliminated.

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