In a game of fits and starts, the Ferris girls basketball team got the most of the surges.
The visiting Saxons outscored the Bears 42-22 in the middle quarters before having to hold off Central Valley 62-56 in Greater Spokane League play Tuesday.
Ferris (7-3 overall, 5-3 league) made 10 of 33 attempts from 3-point range. Leading the way was Abby Liss, who scored a game-high 23 points. Kaley Lenhart had 15 and Brittney Johnson added 11.
CV (4-6, 2-6) was led by Mariah Cunningham’s 20 points and 19 from Madison Hovren.
Shadle Park 71, North Central 30: The Highlanders (6-4, 5-3) had too much balance for the Indians (0-10, 0-8) in the spirit game at the Arena. Shalise Hicks and Kaycee Hert led Shadle with 14 points apiece, Kendra Winchester had 11 and Morgan Grier chipped in 10. Hicks also had six steals and three assists and Hert finished with 10 rebounds and four steals.
Gonzaga Prep 74, Rogers 23: In a matchup between the top and bottom of the league, the result was predictable. The Bullpups (10-0, 8-0) raced to a 36-11 lead by halftime over the visiting Pirates (1-9, 0-8). Wendy Gregory led G-Prep with 14 points and Lauren Weir had 12. Mary Hoffman had 10 rebounds and Hannah Caudill dished out nine assists.
Mead 66, Mt. Spokane 43: The Panthers (9-1, 7-1) tuned up for their Friday showdown at G-Prep by cruising past the Wildcats (6-4, 4-4). It took a quarter though. Mead wrested control by outscoring Mt. Spokane 17-5 in the second quarter. Delany Junkermier led the way with 20 points and five rebounds; Sue Winger had 16 points; Jade Redmon had 12 points and nine assists. Mead finished with 19 assists on 25 field goals. Alyssa Lloyd led the Wildcats with 11 points.
Lewis and Clark 64, University 58: The visiting Tigers (5-5, 5-3) outscored the Titans (5-5, 4-4) 19-0 in the fourth to force overtime. The Tigers made their final field goal with 5:52 left in the fourth. Thereafter, LC made 21 of 24 free throws (32 of 43 for the game). Emma Keenan led LC with 16 points and seven rebounds. Kayleigh Valley led U-Hi with 15 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.