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Boys basketball: No. 3 St. George’s cruises past Asotin to semifinals

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:02 p.m.

Mitchell Ward scored 17 points and St. George’s (22-0) beat Asotin (9-12) 88-49 in a District 7 2B quarterfinal at West Valley HS on Thursday.

Eli Engledow led Asotin with 10 points.

St. George’s, rated No. 3 in Class 2B in WIAA’s RPI calculations, faces No. 12 Colfax in a semifinal on Tuesday while Asotin will play Wilbur-Creston in a loser-out game on Saturday.

Colfax 66, Davenport 40: Carson Cloaninger scored 31 points and the Bulldogs (16-5) handled the Gorillas (11-11).

Jaden Flett led Davenport with 12 points.

Colfax will face St. George’s in a semifinal on Tuesday while Davenport will play Kettle Falls in a loser-out game on Saturday.

Liberty 56, Reardan 37: Carson Fisk scored 22 points and the Lancers (19-2) topped the Indians (7-15). Tyler Sprecher led Reardan with 16 points.

Liberty, rated No. 4 in 2B, faces Lind-Ritzville/Sprague in a semifinal on Tuesday, while Reardan moves to loser-out against Tekoa-Rosalia on Saturday.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 59, Northwest Christian 52: Camden Smith scored 16 points with 10 rebounds and the Broncos (13-9) beat the Crusaders (13-9).

Josh Maynard scored 23 points for Northwest Christian.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague takes on Liberty in a semifinal on Tuesday while Northwest Christian faces Springdale in a loser-out game on Saturday.

District 9 1B first round

Garfield-Palouse 60, Colton 44: Austin Jones scored 20 points and the third-seeded Vikings (15-5) beat the No. 6 seed Wildcats (5-14).

Reece Chadwick led Colton with 16 points.

Garfield-Palouse will face No. 2 seed Oakesdale on Saturday in semifinal, while Colton will play in a loser-out game on Monday.