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Lewis and Clark keeps soccer lead

Jack Gilles, with assists from Casey Ames, scored twice in the first half and Lewis and Clark soccer remained first in the Greater Spokane League, winning 2-1 Friday night at University.

The Tigers (5-2, 5-0) are three points ahead of unbeaten Central Valley (6-0, 4-0) and once-beaten Mead (4-1) and took a two-game lead over the Titans (6-2, 3-2).

Gilles scored first near the midpoint of the first half on the pass from Ames. The two connected again at the 32-minute mark to take a two-goal lead.

The Titans managed just three shots on goal.

Also in the GSL: Mead’s Jay Jansen scored with 9 minutes remaining for a 1-0 victory at Ferris. … At Mt. Spokane (2-4, 1-4), CV won 5-1. Joseph Guerrinha scored twice, while Holden Newberg and Robert Wulf converted penalty kicks. … North Central (4-3, 3-1) posted a 2-0 win over visiting Rogers (1-6, 1-4). Ty Groom headed to Jake Hess for a first-half breakaway and 4 minutes later Nathan Pelton slipped a pass by the defense to Jevon Steeves for the second goal. … Dustin Ferger scored at the 25-minute mark on an assist from Josh Patrick and East Valley (2-4, 2-2) won at Shadle Park (1-5, 0-5) 1-0.


Greater Spokane League: East Valley upset visiting Shadle Park. The Knights (5-4) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 10-6 win over the Highlanders (6-2).

Shadle scored five first-inning runs, but freshman Tiffany Lucas shut them out until the seventh as her team came back.

Kelsey Kurtz had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs. Vanessa Purcell drove in two runs in the sixth.

In other GSL games: League co-leaders Mead and University both won and improved to 7-1 each. Mead’s Panthers beat Lewis and Clark (2-7) 9-1 as Breanna Lookabill went 3 for 5 and Britney Miller and Jill Pecka each drove in two runs. … U-Hi’s Titans topped Ferris (3-5) 16-0 on Mollie Buelow’s five-inning no-hitter. Alene Bethel went 3 for 4 and scored four times. Ashley Moon also had three hits, scored three runs and drove in three more. … Central Valley (6-2) toppled North Central (2-6) 15-3 in five innings. Winning pitcher Alyssa Erickson was 4 for 4 with two doubles and five RBIs. Gen Aman was 4 for 4 and Chrystal Holt drove in three runs. … Mt. Spokane’s Chelsea Gray pitched a two-hit shutout and the Wildcats (3-5) blanked Rogers (1-7) 10-0. Makenzie Reid was 3 for 4.

•I nland Empire League: For the first time in school history, Post Falls swept Coeur d’Alene in a softball doubleheader. The Trojans won 6-0 and 9-6 at CdA. Blake Meredith pitched a two-hitter in the opener and she and Mikayla Gibbs each had two hits and doubled. Kristy Tessier had two hits in Game 2.

•Intermountain League: St. Maries pitcher Kayla Stapleton worked out of a seventh-inning jam to preserve a 1-0 victory and a doubleheader split with visiting Priest River. Amber Hammans’ drove in the winning run with a bases loaded, two-out single. The visitors salvaged a split with a 12-5 win in the second game.

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