Colfax freshman Taylor Garcia hit a jumper with 6 seconds left to cap a furious comeback and the Bulldogs stunned Northwest Christian 50-49 in the 2B subregional title game Saturday night at Mead.
The loss was the Crusaders’ first of the season.
Northwest Christian led by 10 points heading into the fourth, but a concussion sidelined Crusaders’ starting point guard Treasure Farmer, and Colfax charged ahead.
Scout Cai led Colfax (20-6) with 20 points and Amara Huber added 14. Rachel Bozlee and Chanel Knight combined for 26 points for the Crusaders (25-1).
Northwest Christian won the three previous meetings this season with Colfax by a combined four points.
The win gave the Bulldogs the top seed to regionals. Northwest Christian is the second seed.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 51, Dayton 34: Tessa Jantz scored 13 points as the Broncos (17-11) surged ahead in the fourth quarter and claimed the final berth to regionals with a win over the Bulldogs at Mead.
District 7 2A
Colville 53, Clarkston 29: The Indians (18-5) thoroughly dominated in the second half and earned a berth to regionals with a win over the visiting Bantams (13-12). Clarkston held a 21-19 advantage at halftime, but were outscored 34-8 in the second half. McKenna Cabbage scored 12 points and Taryn Main added 11 for Colville.
Okanogan 63, Freeman 52: Jordyn Bosel and Jill Townsend scored 19 points apiece and the Bulldogs claimed the third and final spot in regionals with a win over the Scotties (17-8) at West Valley. Katie Vold led the Scotties with 19 points and 13 rebounds.
District 7 1B
Wilbur-Creston 53, Republic 50: Kaelee Reed and Lauren Leyva each had 12 points and 10 rebounds as the Wildcats (23-0) gained an early advantage and held on to beat the Tigers (19-3) in the district title game at Deer Park. Wilbur-Creston led by 10 points at halftime. The win gave the Wildcats the top seed to regionals. The Tigers claimed the second seed. Republic’s Shania Graham and Sierra McQuay scored 18 and 16 points, repectively.
Wellpinit 56, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 45: Kyra Antone scored 18 points and Jada Colvin added 12 as the Redskins (11-10) claimed the third and final berth to regionals with a win over the Warriors (13-10) in Deer Park. Reinnee Rockett scored a team-high 17 points for Almira/Coulee-Hartline.
District 9 1B
Tekoa-Oakesdale 54, St. John-Endicott 32: Mattie Jo Johnson scored 19 points and Olivia Pakootas and Kim Groom each added 12 as the Nighthawks (19-4) claimed the second seed to regionals with a win over the Eagles (14-9) in Colfax. Abby Glorfield scored nine points for St. John-Endicott, which saw its season come to a close.