Boys roundup: Bluff hits 24 in OT win for Cusick
Alec Bluff scored 24 points, including the game-tying 3-pointer with 3 seconds left in regulation, and Cusick outlasted Odessa-Harrington 65-63 in overtime in a nonleague game Tuesday night in Harrington.
Chad Browneagle added 19 points for Cusick (9-2).
Carsen Weber had 17 points, Shane Whitaker added 16 and Jacob DeWulf chipped in 14 points and 12 rebounds for Odessa-Harrington (5-5).
The win was the Panthers’ fourth straight.
Clarkston 74, Deer Park 35: DePaul Blunt scored 13 points and Trevor Sperry added 10 as the Bantams (8-1, 1-1) overwhelmed the Stags (5-5, 1-1) in Clarkston. Clarkston set the tone early, outscoring Deer Park 27-6 in the first quarter.
Newport 70, Kettle Falls 62: Jeron Konkright scored 25 points and Johnathan Lyon hit seven 3-pointers and finished with 21 points as the Grizzlies (6-4, 2-1) held on late to beat the host Bulldogs (5-5, 0-3). Kettle Falls rallied after falling behind 22-11 in the first quarter, but Konkright made all six of his free-throw attempts in the final minute to seal the victory. Connor McKern led three Bulldogs in double figures with 25 points.
Freeman 61, Medical Lake 51: Jacob Phipps scored 15 points and dished out eight assists as the Scotties (3-5, 1-1) pulled away in the final quarter and beat the visiting Cardinals (3-7, 1-2). Phipps iced the game from the free-throw line in the fourth, making all six of his freebies. Medical Lake’s Tellas Johnson tallied a game-high 16 points.
Lakeside 66, Chewelah 23: Ryan Quigley scored 14 points and Cameron Gay and Cody Watkins added 10 apiece as the Eagles (7-3, 2-0) overwhelmed the host Cougars (3-7, 1-2). Mason Miller scored a team-high nine points for Chewelah, which trailed 36-13 at the half.
St. George’s 68, Reardan 26: Dexter Sienko scored 27 points and the Dragons (13-0, 7-0) overwhelmed the host Indians (4-8, 0-7). Erik Muelheims added 15 points and Will Tender chipped in 14 for St. George’s. Reardan was led by Grant Wagner’s eight points.
Liberty 67, Colfax 41: Match Burnham scored 27 points and Ryan Thayer scored 25 as the Lancers (11-2, 5-2) pulled away in the second half and cruised past the host Bulldogs (6-5, 4-2). Hunter Weitze led Colfax with 11 points.
Springdale 70, Davenport 62: Four Chargers players scored in double figures and hot-shooting Springdale (3-10, 2-5) topped the visiting Gorillas (4-8, 1-5). Chandler Carr scored 16 points, Jordan Cloud had 13 and Josh Anderson and Callan Ward added 11 apiece for the Chargers, who made 30 of 48 shots. Davenport’s Wyatt Evers scored a game-high 21 points and Max Mielke added 14.
• Lind-Ritzville/Sprague’s game at Northwest Christian was postponed due to weather. It was rescheduled for today.
Northeast 1B North
Inchelium 50, Columbia 37: Thomas Cohen and Roger Finley combined for 25 points and the Hornets (2-3, 2-1) surged after halftime and stung the Lions (2-9, 1-2) in Hunters. Inchelium led by a point at halftime, but outscored Columbia 20-10 in the third to grab control. Columbia’s Jeremy Loe had 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Northeast 1B South
Wilbur-Creston 62, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 36: Colton Magers scored 24 points and the Wildcats (7-3, 1-0) used a 19-3 third-quarter run to get past the Warriors in Coulee City. Charlie Hunt led ACH with 14 points.
Moscow 50, Lewiston 46: The Bears (2-5) overcame a slow start and edged the host Bengals (3-6). Adam Gresch scored 20 points for Moscow. Jaydan Kaufman led Lewiston with 19 points.
Timberlake 75, Sandpoint 70: Keegan Scott erupted for 31 points and the Tigers (1-9) edged the host Bulldogs (6-5). Austin Allen added 13 points and Mason Cramer chipped in 10 for Timberlake. Sandpoint was led by Jeremiah Gagnon, who scored 28. The Bulldogs made 19 of 24 free throws, but couldn’t recapture the lead after giving it up in the third quarter.
Riverside 68, Priest River 46: Dallas Shuler hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points and the Rams (9-1) surged after a competitive first quarter and beat the visiting Spartans (1-9). Riverside, which hadn’t played since suffering its first loss of the season against Okanogan on Dec. 28, outscored Priest River 21-8 in the third to take a 20-point lead into the fourth. Tyler Axtell dished out nine assists for the Rams. Jimmy Koch led the Spartans with 16 points.
Wellpinit 64, Selkirk 37: The Redskins (7-2) sank 11 3-pointers and cruised past the visiting Rangers (3-8). James Best tallied a game-high 16 points for Wellpinit. Selkirk got 10 points apiece from Dominic Cain and Shawn Mailly.
Valley Christian 55, Curlew 27: Nick Cox made 9 of 10 shots and finished with 19 points as the Panthers (6-4) grabbed control from the get-go and dumped the host Cougars (5-3). Grant Marchant added 15 points for Valley Christian, which cruised after opening the game on a 16-2 run. Daniel Tresham scored 12 points for Curlew.