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Saturday, July 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Area women: Eastern scores season-high 100 in victory

Ashli Payne made 5 of 7 3-pointers and finished with 23 points and eight rebounds as Eastern Washington had its best offensive output this season in a 100-83 win over Sacramento State Saturday in Sacramento, California.

With the win, the Eagles improved to 14-7 overall and 8-1 in Big Sky Conference games.

Eastern Washington’s Hayley Hodgins added 21 points and Delaney Hodgins chipped in 16 points, eight rebounds and three steals.

Adella Randle-El led the Hornets (7-12, 4-4) with 17 points, eight assists and seven steals.

The Eagles host Northern Arizona on Thursday.

San Francisco 71, Gonzaga 52: Zhane Dikes had 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists and the Dons (14-8, 5-6) grabbed control from the outset and eased past the cold-shooting Bulldogs (14-9, 6-5) in a West Coast Conference game in San Francisco.

Taylor Proctor added 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists for San Francisco, which made 11 of 20 3-pointers.

Gonzaga shot just 28 percent (16 of 57) from the field. Jill Barta led the Bulldogs with 15 points and seven rebounds.

The Bulldogs have lost five of their last six games. They host Loyola Marymount on Thursday.

Idaho 94, Portland State 65: The Vandals (15-6, 7-2) tied a school record by making 17 3-pointers and coasted past the Vikings (3-16, 1-7) in a Big Sky Conference game in Portland.

Taylor Pierce hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 18 points for Idaho, which set a season-high with 32 assists. It was the most assists for the Vandals since dishing out 36 against Portland State in 1986.

Idaho’s Geraldine McCorkell added 16 points, Christina Salvatore had 11 points, seven assists and four steals and Karlee Wilson added eight points, nine assists and four steals.

Cici West led Portland State with 12 points and 18 rebounds.

The Vandals host Southern Utah on Thursday.

Whitworth 55, Lewis & Clark 52: K.C. McConnell made four free throws in the closing seconds and the Pirates (11-8, 6-4) played stellar defense late to top the Pioneers (2-17, 1-9) in a Northwest Conference game in Portland.

Whitworth, which trailed by 12 at halftime, held Lewis & Clark to just two points through the final eight and a half minutes.

McConnell made a pair of free throws to give the Pirates a 53-52 lead with 22 seconds to play, and made two more with 5 seconds left to cap the scoring.

Callie Harwood led Whitworth with 10 points and McConnell pulled down 10 rebounds.

Whitworth wraps up a three-game road trip Tuesday against Whitman in Walla Walla.

CC Spokane 61, Big Bend 37: Gese Gruber had 17 points, nine rebounds and five blocks and the Sasquatch (16-6, 5-2) forced 19 turnovers in an easy win over the Vikings (7-16, 1-6) in a Northwest Athletic Conference game at Spokane Falls Community College.

CCS jumped ahead by 10 points early and put the game away with a 22-7 third-quarter run.

Bri King added 12 points and Jessica Boyer chipped in 10 for the Sasquatch, who have won five straight. CCS plays at Wenatchee Valley next Saturday.

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