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Monday, October 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Big Three Carry Ritzville To Title

Area girls

Balance couldn’t overcome the Big Three on Thursday as Ritzville’s girls won the Bi-County League Tournament and ended Wilbur-Creston’s 17-game winning streak.

Megan Wellsandt, Shannon Russel and Megan Yerxa combined for 47 points to lift sixth-ranked Ritzville (19-3) over the No. 3 Wildcats 51-43.

Wildcats scoring leader Mindy Bandy injured her hand in the first quarter. She returned briefly in the second quarter.

Even without Bandy, the Wildcats rallied from a 14-point deficit to tie it at 41.

Ritzville opens the District 7-B Tournament at Spokane Falls Community College at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday against Panorama League No. 4 St. George’s (14-10). Second-seeded W-C opens vs. Panorama No. 3 Selkirk (21-3) at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

Wilbur-Creston 10 9 12 12 - 43

Ritzville 18 15 5 13 - 51

WILBUR-CRESTON Harris 2, Mann 0, Allen 8, Llewellyn 0, Deahl 10, Green 0, Erickson 9, Arden 7, Sherwood 0, Seylor 0, Nelson 1, Bandy 6.

RITZVILLE J.Wellsandt 0, Warriner 0, Kramer 0, Weber 4, Horpedahl 0, M.Wellsandt 15, Kirkendall 0, Russel 16, Yerxa 16, Alspach 0, Zicha 0, Janzen 0.

Reardan 56, Sprague-Harr. 36

Kristen Turner and Katie Supinger combined for 23 points in the fourth quarter as the Indians (15-7) beat the Falcons (14-9) in the game to determine the third and fourth district seeds.

Reardan opens district at 1:30 Tuesday against Panorama No. 2 Northwest Christian (11-12). S-H draws Panorama champ Northport (21-2) at 3:15 Monday.

Sprague-Harr. 6 8 10 12 - 36

Reardan 10 6 11 29 - 56

No summary available

Panorama League Tourney

Northport d. NW Christian

The Mustangs (21-2) beat the Crusaders (11-12) at Colville in the title game. No details were reported.

, DataTimes

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