Miriam Palkki had 18 points and 11 rebounds Friday as Utah Valley State (4-8) avenged last year’s 46-point loss to Gonzaga with a 60-51 non-conference basketball victory in Orem, Utah.
Stephanie Hawk scored 16 of her 19 points in the first half for the Bulldogs (4-10), but managed just three shots in the second half as GU scored just 21 points and fell to 0-6 on the road.
Hawk also led the Bulldogs with nine rebounds and five steals, while Jami Bjorklund (University High) had 13 points and five boards off the bench.
•Caitlin Courchaine (Central Valley) scored 17 points as North Idaho routed the Idaho All Stars 94-70 in a non-conference game at Christianson Gym.
Paige McGowan added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Cardinals (9-5), and Emily Bascacci dished out eight assists.
Stacy Clinesmith (Mead) led the All Stars with 20 points, including five 3-pointers.
•Holly Ridings (Shadle Park) had 23 points and seven rebounds as Whitworth routed Cal State East Bay 91-59 on the final day of the Quality Inn Whit Classic at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.
Emily Hendrickson (Freeman) added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Pirates (6-4), who shot 60 percent from the field in the first half to take a 56-21 lead.
Kettle Falls graduate Chelsea Combs (13 points) and Medical Lake grad Teresa Zeitler (11) also hit double figures for Whitworth, while Danielle Wegman had game highs with nine rebounds and five assists.
Aundrea Jones scored 11 points and Iman Young added 10 for CSUEB (8-3).
In the other tourney game, Lizzy Washburn had 16 points and nine rebounds as co-host Whitman defeated UC Santa Cruz 52-37.
Kelsey Krumdieck and Laura Vertatschitsch each added 10 points for the Missionaries (4-6), who took over the game with a 13-3 run to open the second half.
Kayleight Calandri scored 16 to lead the Banana Slugs (3-11), who scored just 14 second-half points.
Jon Young scored 17 points and hit five 3-pointers as Whitworth won the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans tournament with a 71-44 victory over Luther.
Bryan Williams (Mead) added 16 points, and Kevin Hasenfus and Lance Pecht (West Valley High) each scored 13 apiece for the Pirates (7-2).
Andy Rump and Andy Campbell scored eight points apiece to lead the Norse.
•Morris Anderson had 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists as Highline defeated North Idaho 81-76 in a non-conference game at Christianson Gym.
Nathan Jackson and Derrick Webb also scored 14 apiece for the Thunderbirds. Tommy Craddock and Scotty Stockwell (Post Falls) each scored 14 to lead the Cardinals (11-2).
Mac Hopson led NIC with 12 rebounds and four assists, but he shot just 2 of 11 from the field and scored nine points.
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