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Knights top Wildcats in 2OT

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Josh Peck’s basket with 2.4 seconds left in double overtime Friday gave East Valley a 48-46 Greater Spokane League win over host Mt. Spokane.

Adam Markham tallied a team-high 12 points and Peck added eight to lead the Knights (5-15).

Mt. Spokane’s Jordon Poynor scored 14 points and made a 3-pointer at the end of the first extra session to send the game into double overtime. Ryan Selland tallied 21 points to lead the Wildcats (8-11).

Mt. Spokane is the No. 1 seed entering the District 8 3A tournament. East Valley and North Central (4-15) will play to decide who will face the Wildcats.

Glenn Akers scored a game-high 16 points and Bryan Peterson added 12 as West Valley (17-3, 13-1) wrapped up Great Northern League regular-season play with a 53-46 win over host Deer Park (9-11, 6-8). Jordan Lupfer-Graham added eight points and 10 assists for the Eagles, who outscored the Stags 20-9 in the third quarter. Richie Mullenburg led Deer Park with 14 points. … Elsewhere in the GNL, Medical Lake edged host Colville 61-60 to earn the final spot for the district playoffs. Alex Dobbins scored 18 points and David Ramacus added 15 to lead the Cardinals (9-11, 6-8). Trevor Fox tallied a team-high 13 points for the Indians (8-12, 4-10), who are finished for the season. … Brandon Hardie scored a game-high 24 points as Cheney (9-11, 6-8) edged host Pullman (11-9, 10-4) 68-67. Griffon Jones tossed in 15 points and Mike Sprenger added 14 for the Blackhawks. JT Levenseller tallied a team-high 22 points for the Greyhounds, who remain the No. 2 seed. … Sean Bernier scored a game-high 15 points, leading Clarkston (9-11, 9-5) to a 57-41 win over host Riverside (5-15, 2-12). Kris Wise tallied a team-high eight points for the Rams, who are finished for the season. The District 7 2A tournament begins Tuesday. No. 3 Clarkston will host No. 6 Cheney at 7 p.m. Deer Park and Medical Lake will play at a neutral site because both teams are tied for the fourth seed. No. 1 West Valley and No. 2 Pullman have first-round byes.

Girls

Sam Patrick scored a game-high 21 points, leading Mt. Spokane (4-15) to a 44-38 Greater Spokane League win over visiting East Valley (7-13). Ashley Grater and Kylee Williamson tallied 10 points apiece to lead the Knights. East Valley remains the top-seed, Mt. Spokane is No. 2 and North Central is No. 3 entering the District 8 3A tournament, which begins Thursday.

Jessica Thomas scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds as Pullman (20-0, 14-0) thumped visiting Cheney (12-8, 8-6) 50-23 to end the Great Northern League regular season. Alyssa Garro added 11 points for the Greyhounds, who outscored the Blackhawks 24-4 in the first half. Kyle Miller and Cami Hatch scored 10 points each to lead Cheney. … Elsewhere in the GNL, Richelle Daily scored 21 points and Chelsea Hardenbrook added 17 as Medical Lake (9-11, 6-8) routed host Colville (2-18, 1-13) 63-34. The Cardinals got out to a quick start, outscoring the Indians 33-17 in the first half. Chelsea McCombs tallied a team-high 11 points for Colville, which is finished for the season. … Krystal McCarthy scored 13 points and Missy Carey added 11 as West Valley (9-11, 7-7) edged host Deer Park (4-16, 3-11) 45-38. Dominique Swenson tallied a team-high 11 points for the Stags, who are finished for the season. … Misty Atkinson scored 19 points and Kellie McCann-Smith added 18 as Clarkston (15-5, 12-2) beat host Riverside (8-11, 5-9) 47-38. Shea Spicer tallied a team-high 16 points for the Rams. The District 7 2A tournament begins Wednesday. No. 3 Cheney will host No. 6 Riverside and No. 4 West Valley hosts No. 5 Medical Lake. Both games begin at 7 p.m. No. 1 Pullman and No. 2 Clarkston have first-round byes.

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