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Heiydt stands tall at end

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T.J. Heiydt’s putback of a missed free throw with 12 seconds left lifted Liberty to a 46-44 Bi-County League victory over visiting Almira/Coulee-Hartline on Friday at Spangle.

Heiydt scored a career-high 15 points to spark the Lancers (7-3, 7-2). Dan Templeton pulled down nine rebounds, five in the fourth quarter, for Liberty.

Kyle Higginbotham pumped in 12 points to lead the Warriors (4-4, 3-3).

Northwest Christian 60, Wilbur-Creston 46: The visiting Crusaders (11-0, 8-0) took control by scoring the final 14 points of the first quarter. Josh Greer put up 20 points to lead NWC. Patrick Johnson led the Wildcats (4-6, 4-4) with 11 points. … Odessa 61, Davenport 33: Drake Costlow drilled seven 3-pointers to lead the visiting Tigers (2-8, 2-7), finishing with 25 points. Luke Rodenbough paced the Gorillas (1-10, 0-9) with 12 points. … Sprague-Harrington 60, Reardan 46: Josh Adams erupted for 32 points to lead the Falcons (4-7, 3-6) over the visiting Indians. Ty Hatcher added eight points and 11 rebounds for Sprague-Harrington. Bob Gambrel’s 14 points paced Reardan (2-8, 1-7). … Lind-Ritzville 58, Valley Christian 55: Jake Kragt’s 16 points spelled the difference for the host Broncos (9-0, 7-0). Lind-Ritzville took a five-point led in the first quarter and made it stand up. Vitaliy Kozubenko scored 25 points to lead the Panthers (7-4, 6-3).

Great Northern League

Late surge lift Greyhounds

Pullman took control of its home game with Riverside in the third quarter. Leading by two at intermission, the Greyhounds outscored the Rams by five points in the third period and cruised to the 52-40 victory. Ben Hein led Pullman (8-3, 3-0) with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Riverside (7-3, 2-1) got 19 points from Pat Smart, who drained 4 of 7 3-pointers. … Chewelah 57, Colville 30: The visiting Cougars led by just three points at halftime, but romped through the second half, outscoring the Indians 35-11 in the final 16 minutes to earn the victory. Michael McCanna scored eight of his game-high 16 points in the third quarter for Chewelah (5-5, 1-2). Brant Olson’s seven points were high for Colville (3-7, 0-3). … Lakeside-Nine Mile Falls 60, Deer Park 32: The Eagles defense forced Deer Park into 25 turnovers, 14 in the second half, when Lakeside outscored the Stags 41-13. Garrett Perkins scored a game-high 11 points for Lakeside (7-5, 3-1). Deer Park (6-4, 1-1) got eight points from Matt Curtis.

Northeast A League

Scotties go deep to down Colfax

Freeman dialed long distance to down host Colfax 76-51. Malcolm Soelberg led the fifth-ranked Scotties (9-3) with 17 points, draining three 3-pointers, and point guard Jason Bailey added 16 points, hitting a pair of 3-pointers. The Bulldogs, who cut the Freeman lead to 10 points in the second half, were led by Brian Danaher’s 20 points.

Panorama League

Ragan grabs 32 boards

Lance Ragan had it coming and going for Inchelium. The Hornet put up 22 points and pulled down a school-record 32 rebounds to lead Inchelium (5-8, 3-5) to a 63-60 victory at Cusick.. The Panthers made a furious rush, scoring 30 points in the final quarter to cut the lead to the final margin. James Nenema scored 27 points to lead all scorers for Cusick (3-10, 2-5). … Selkirk 59, Northport 34: At Ione, the host Rangers extended their lead in each period. Travis Zimmerman pumped in 14 points to lead Selkirk (8-5, 6-1). Chad Butorac scored a dozen to lead the Mustangs (4-8, 2-6). … Republic 67, St. George’s 33: Gaeb Giddings and Kyle Lehn each scored 15 points and Giddings grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to lead the Tigers (11-1, 6-0) past the visiting Dragons in a matchup of divisional leaders. Davis Vaughn had nine points to lead the Dragons (7-5, 5-1). … Curlew 71, St. Michael’s 58: The Cougars (8-4, 5-2) shot 32 of 60 from their home floor, led by Cameron Kroupa, who posted 24 points and pulled down 16 rebounds. Carlos Durazo and Ben Czapla scored 24 and 20 points for the Warriors (5-7, 3-4). … Wellpinit 70, Springdale 54: Preston Wynne returned to the Redskins lineup and had an immediate impact: 37 points. Springdale (1-12, 0-7) got 14 points from Jesse Shelton. Wellpinit is 6-7, 4-4.

Whitman County League

Nighthawks stop Rosalia

Rosalia, coming off its first league victory in 83 games, started the game on a carry-over high, taking a 25-21 lead at halftime of its game at Tekoa-Oakesdale. But the No. 3-ranked Nighthawks cranked up their defense in the second half, limiting the Spartans to just eight points to earn a 47-33 victory. Derek Flock led Tekoa-Oakesdale (11-1, 5-1) with 16 points. Kris Widman pumped in 13 points to lead Rosalia (4-10, 1-5). … LaCrosse-Washtucna 74, Asotin 33: The Tigercats built a 39-13 led in the first half and cruised past the visiting Panthers. Craig Koller paced L-W (8-2, 4-1) with 19 points. Asotin (9-4, 3-3) got 10 points from Tyler Swensen.. … St. John-Endicott 84, Garfield-Palouse 81 (2OT): The Eagles needed two overtimes to hold off visiting Gar-Pal. Justin Taylor got the ball on an inbounds play and drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer of the second OT. Jesse Butcher led St. John-Endicott (8-5, 3-3) with 28 points. Nels Iverson had 27 to lead the Vikings (7-5, 3-3).


Wesley’s 43 downs Newport

Steven Wesley shot Medical Lake past the Grizzlies at Newport singlehanded. Wesley pumped in 43 points as the Cardinals scored the 74-41 win. Wesley connected on 21 of 36 shots from the field while Medical Lake (7-2) was without starter Tanner Tareski. David McFall paced Newport (4-7) with 17 points. … Lewiston 45, Clarkston 41: Jeff Decker pumped in 15 points to lead the host Bengals (4-6) past the Bantams (4-6).