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Mortlock’s 3 Sparks Nwc

Area boys

The Panorama League season ended Tuesday with one issue unresolved.

By rallying past St. George’s, Northwest Christian tied the Dragons for the third spot in the South Division. The schools will have a coin flip today to determine the No. 3 and 4 seeds to the league tournament.

The double-elimination league tourney begins Tuesday night at 7, with each game at the highest seed.

Openers are North No. 1 Republic vs. South No. 4 NWC/St. George’s; North No. 2 Curlew vs. South No. 3 NWC/St. George’s; North No. 3 Wellpinit vs. South No. 2 Springdale; and North No. 4 Northport vs. South No. 1 Selkirk.

NWC 40, St. George’s 37

Paul Mortlock’s 3-pointer right before the final buzzer allowed the visiting Crusaders (12-8, 11-5) to top the Dragons (13-7, 11-5) for their sixth consecutive victory.

NW Christian 9 10 13 8 - 40

St. George’s 13 6 9 9 - 37

NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN Thomas 0, Mortlock 11, Verduin 0, McCabe 0, Smith 2, Affeldt 15, A.Crouch 8, M.Crouch 2.

ST. GEORGE’S D.Dhillon 10, DePonty 10, Blume 2, Sadler 2, Spencer 0, Kuney 13, Helms 0, Thompson 0.

Springdale 64, Selkirk 50

Ben Peterson’s 27 points and 18 rebounds helped the Chargers (14-6, 12-4) tie the visiting Rangers (14-5, 12-4) for first place, although the tiebreaker favors Selkirk.

Josh Farnsworth had five of Springdale’s 21 steals. Cliff Brisbois hit 9 of 14 for the winners.

Selkirk 8 10 18 14 - 50

Springdale 16 16 14 18 - 64

SELKIRK Escalanti 0, Davis 0, Larson 9, Kinney 4, Farris 12, Gere 9, Huffine 5, Lopes 5, Pyeatt 4, White 2.

SPRINGDALE Gardner 2, Brisbois 19, Ralph 0, McCurdy 7, B.Peterson 27, Canfield 2, Lozano 3, Montgomery 0, Klemish 0, Farnsworth 4, Carlson 0, D.Peterson 0.

Curlew 62, Wellpinit 45

Jason Miller totaled seven rebounds and four blocked shots, and Erich Prazak added eight assists as the Cougars (15-5, 12-4) rallied past the Redskins (11-9, 9-7).

Wellpinit 12 17 5 11 - 45

Curlew 15 13 15 19 - 62

WELLPINIT Lebret 6, Gould 0, M.Tonasket 8, T.Flett 0, D.Flett 0, Carter 0, Garrett 4, D.Tonasket 9, Andrew 5, Pakootas 13.

CURLEW C.Edwards 0, Cribby 2, Olsen 15, Groth 14, Nelson 2, Prazak 5, Brucklier 8, J.Miller 16, B.Miller 0, E.Edwards 0.

Republic 80, Columbia 23

At Hunters, Mark Rickard scored 24 as the sixth-ranked Tigers (18-2, 15-1) beat the host Lions (3-16, 3-13). Columbia committed 28 turnovers and shot 18 percent from the floor.

Republic 24 19 18 19 - 80

Columbia 4 9 6 4 - 23

REPUBLIC Dinkins 7, Dav.Hanks 5, Baldwin 14, Dan Hanks 0, Gliddon 6, Hadden 2, Rickard 24, Hargrave 0, Grimm 4, Kuchenmeister 18.

COLUMBIA McLean 3, Wass 6, Etue 3, Denison 0, Kastelic 1, Neidhart 5, Philpot 0, Carlson 0, Smith 5.

Northport 62, Inchelium 45

Snapping a 10-game skid, the Mustangs (6-14, 5-11) made 26 of 40 from the floor to hand the visiting Hornets (0-20, 0-16) their 21st consecutive loss.

Inchelium 4 5 13 23 - 45

Northport 21 18 11 13 - 62

INCHELIUM Jolley 2, Johnson 0, Swan 28, Boyd 0, Michel 2, Mason 1, Tonasket 12, Simmons 0.

NORTHPORT Dufresne 6, Morrow 2, Carlson 4, Aaro. Day 12, Timmering 4, Godes 5, Aari.Day 5, Fredrickson 11, Reed 2, Bennetch 8, Ad.Day 2, Phaff 2.

Cusick 74, St. Michael’s 70

Charles Martin scored 20 and Justin Finley added 10 in the fourth quarter to rally the visiting Panthers (3-17, 3-13) over the Warriors (4-16, 3-13). Bryan Argentino of SM scored 22.

Cusick 9 19 21 25 - 74

St. Michael’s 15 25 17 13 - 70

CUSICK Coppock 7, McCart 0, Reijonen 9, Waldman 17, Bridges 4, Finley 14, Hamilton 3, Martin 20, Kramer 0.

ST. MICHAEL’S Bittner 0, Lakin 5, Edwards 0, Sandquist 0, N.Argentino 0, Baarstad 18, Zver 0, Lajoie 13, South 0, Bedker 12, B.Argentino 22.

NON-LEAGUE

Pateros 64, ACH 63

In a rematch of last year’s state quarterfinal, also won by Pateros by one point, Parker Barth and Jason Crawley hit two late free throws apiece to give the visiting and 10th-ranked Billygoats (13-3) a win over the third-ranked Warriors (14-3) at Hartline.

Pateros 20 20 15 9 - 64

ACHartline 10 15 15 23 - 63

PATEROS Barth 22, Evans 2, Crawley 14, Zahn 0, Hull 14, Michaels 12.

ALMIRA/COULEE-HARTLINE R.Higginbotham 0, Pierce 21, Leander 6, Pate 13, Emerson 0, Goodwin 11, Evers 12, Neilsen 0.

Lakeland 58, East Valley 54

Ryan Banks scored 15 in the first half and Paul Kowalcyzk came off the bench to score 14 as the Hawks (5-8) beat the Knights (1-13) at Rathdrum, Idaho.

East Valley 16 12 8 18 - 54

Lakeland 17 9 17 15 - 58

EAST VALLEY Wilson 12, Johnson 13, Anderson 10, Harris 0, Sams 0, Shogren 1, Hansen 2, Spotted Horse 16.

LAKELAND Kowalcyzk 14, Rothrock 4, Dotts 0, Banks 19, Holt 0, Reese 6, Thiringer 0, Mudge 15, Moore 0.

Logos 42, C.Heritage 40

Jeremy Spencer finished with 22 points and 19 rebounds, and Micah Wood hit two free throws with 2 seconds left as the Knights, from Moscow, Idaho, beat the Patriots (5-13) at Edwall.

Logos 11 12 9 10 - 42

Chr.Heritage 12 18 5 5 - 40

CHRISTIAN HERITAGE Hill 0, Newbill 2, Bell 12, B.Bishop 9, J.Bishop 7, Bogle 10.

LOGOS Grauke 8, Miller 0, Jacobs 0, Spencer 22, Wood 6, Fryett 2, Bowen 4.

Colton 56, WWVA 53

Kyle Hopwood’s late basket stopped a rally as the Wildcats (5-13) snapped a five-game skid.

WWVAcademy 6 10 13 24 - 53

Colton 10 16 21 9 - 56

WALLA WALLA VALLEY ACADEMYClaridge 4, Redberg 0, Ky.King 6, Dietrich 6, Hamburgh 0, Larendelle 0, Botimer 6, Vixie 10, Reyes 13, Ke.King 2, Battee 6.

COLTON T.Truong 4, B.Truong 1, Weber 0, Busch 8, Druffle 9, Bates 12, Hopwood 15, Meyer 0, Stout 7.

FRONTIER LEAGUE

Clarkston 54, Pullman 49

Adam Johnson had 12 rebounds and the visiting Bantams (11-3, 4-3) hit 5 of 8 free throws in the final 54 seconds to hold off the Greyhounds (9-7, 3-5).

Pete Holmes hit two 3-pointers as Pullman, trailing 49-41 with 2 minutes left, closed within two.

Clarkston 12 12 15 15 - 54

Pullman 12 14 11 12 - 49

CLARKSTON Nielson 3 4-4 12, Johnson 2 2-2 7, Cunningham 2 0-0 4, Legg 1 3-5 5, Fleishinger 1 2-2 4, Stiffarm 0 0-0 0, Burns 0 1-2 1, Norland 0 0-0 0, Jelinek 3 1-2 7, Olson 6 2-4 14. Totals 18 15-21 54.

PULLMAN Linehan 0 0-0 0, Randall 1 0-0 2, Brown 0 2-3 2, Harms 4 0-0 8, Holmes 6 1-1 15, B.Cummings 5 2-2 12, A.Cummings 3 2-4 8, Marong 1 0-0 2. Totals 20 7-10 49.

3-point goals - Nielson 2, Johnson, Holmes 2. Fouls - Clarkston 12, Pullman 16. Fouled out - Marong. Technicals - none.

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