Cesar Sandoval scored 39 points, hitting 14 of 21 from the field, and Community Colleges of Spokane knocked off first-place Walla Walla 99-89 Wednesday in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball play at Spokane Community College.
Sandoval also shot 8 of 9 from the free-throw line to lead the Sasquatch (16-6, 6-3) to a 23-for-26 night. He added a team-high seven rebounds.
Cameron Gay added 20 points and eight assists for the Sasquatch, who overcame a six-point halftime deficit.
Landon Radliff led five Warriors in double figures with 27 points.
Walla Walla (17-5, 7-2), which had won six straight, leads North Idaho (6-2 NWAC) by one-half game in the East Region. CCS, Yakima Valley and Wenatchee Valley are tied for third place.
Walla Walla 80, CC Spokane 51: Cierra Jo McKeown scored 30 points and Jade Skidmore added 23 to power the Warriors (21-1, 9-0 NWAC) to their 19th consecutive win, cruising past the Sasquatch (12-8, 3-6) at SCC.
McKeown and Skidmore both shot 10 of 21 from the field. McKeown finished 6 of 15 on 3-pointers and Skidmore added eight rebounds to help the Warriors’ 44-32 advantage.
Rose Mongoyak led the Sasquatch, scoring 27 points on 12-for-19 shooting from the floor. She finished 3 for 5 on 3-pointers while the rest of the team was 1 for 12.
Walla Walla shot 9 of 10 from the line while CCS hit 7 of 8.
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