Cesar Sandoval led five players in double figures with 21 points and added a game-high 16 rebounds Saturday to guide Community Colleges of Spokane to a 102-94 win over host Yakima Valley in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball.
The Sasquatch (13-4, 3-1) tied the Yaks (12-5, 3-1) for second place in the East Region, chasing 3-0 Wenatchee Valley.
Sandoval shot 9 of 16 from the field and the Sasquatch finished 35 of 70. Ryan Alexander, who scored 18 points, hit 6 of 11 on 3-pointers to guide the team’s 15-for-30 effort.
Dedrick Pakootas scored 19, finishing 8 of 10 from the free-throw line, for CCS, which hit 17 of 21 from the line.
Gamaun Boykin led the Yaks with 29 points, nine rebounds and five assists.
North Idaho 85, Treasure Valley 71: RayQuan Evans and Aushanti Potts-Woods scored 17 points apiece and the Cardinals (12-4, 2-1 NWAC) shot 58 percent from the field and 91 percent from the line in defeating the Chukars (5-9, 1-2) in Ontario, Oregon.
Evans and Potts-Wood shot a combined 12 for 21 from the field and Charles Williams, who scored 14, hit 6 of 6 from the line to lead the Cardinals’ 21-for-23 effort.
Tyus Jefferson led TVCC with 15 points and Rodarius Mitchell scored 14, hitting 4 of 5 from long range.
George Fox 86, Whitworth 78: Kaitlin Jamieson scored a game-high 21 points and added 14 rebounds to lead a 55-31 advantage as the visiting Bruins (12-3, 5-1 Northwest Conference) eased past the Pirates (6-9, 1-5).
Grace Douglas led four Whitworth players in double figures with 19 points, hitting 7 of 12 from the field, and Alli Kieckbusch shot 7 of 11 from the floor on the way to 15 points.
Whitworth finished 6 of 11 on 3-pointers while the Bruins were 7 of 27.
Whitworth led 19-15 with 2:11 left in the first quarter after Shannon Tran’s 3-pointer. Madison Moffat’s layup with 5:03 left in the second quarter gave the Pirates their final lead (30-29) before the Bruins responded with an 8-0 run.
Yakima Valley 60, CC Spokane 50: Kamri Von Oelhoffen scored 20 points and Kali Kruger added 14 points and 14 rebounds while lead the host Yaks (12-4, 2-2 NWAC) past the Sasquatch (10-5, 1-3).
Shania Graham scored 20 points for CCS and Jessica Olson added 11 rebounds.
CCS finished 19 of 67 from the floor, including 4 of 27 on 3-pointers.
The Sasquatch took a 15-14 lead on Graham’s layup with 8:25 left in the second quarter. The Yaks responed with an 8-0 run, including six points from Kruger.
Graham’s 3-pointer with 21 seconds left in the third quarter cut the Yaks’ lead to 41-38, but CC came no closer.
Treasure Valley 74, North Idaho 69: Paige Vorwaller totaled 17 points, 11 rebounds and four steals while leading the Chukars (8-6, 3-0 NWAC) past the Sasquatch (10-5, 1-3) in Ontario, Oregon.
TVCC broke from a 35-all halftime tie with an 18-11 third quarter. Lissette Saenz added 16 points for the Chukars, hitting 4 of 9 from long range.
Cierra Dvorak guided the Cardinals with 20 points, finishing 3 of 5 on 3-pointers and 7 of 8 from the line. Sydney Hovde added 11 rebounds.
NIC struggled from the field (19 of 58) but shot 24 of 29 from the line.
Levi Perry (184 pounds) and Damian Trujillo (285) registered pins to guide North Idaho (6-5) to a 30-9 win over Eastern Oregon in Missoula.
NIC’s Brent Evans (149) added a 16-1 technical fall over Kaleb Ballard.
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