Zach Humphrey scored 15 points and Community Colleges of Spokane overcame a cold-shooting second half Wednesday to defeat host Big Bend 65-56 in Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges men’s basketball play at Moses Lake.
The Sasquatch (15-4, 7-1) remained tied for first place in the East Division with Yakima, which defeated Wenatchee 70-63.
CCS shot 7 of 23 from the field in the second half, but the Vikings (11-10, 3-5) didn’t make up ground because they shot 8 of 32. Big Bend misfired on all 11 of its 3-point attempts after halftime and finished 2 of 19.
Damal Neil added 11 points and 10 rebounds for CCS.
Kami Clark, Kelsey Stillar and Meghan Eisenmann combined for 54 points on 19-for-36 shooting from the floor as CC Spokane (12-8, 5-3 NWAACC) defeated Big Bend 85-73 at Moses Lake.
The Sasquatch shot 16 of 32 from the floor and 12 of 13 from the line in the second half to overcome a 38-36 halftime deficit. CCS finished 20 of 21 from the line, led by Stillar’s 7-for-7 effort.
Megan Howerton hit five 3-pointers and scored 16 points for the Vikings (13-8, 3-5). The guard also led Big Bend with eight rebounds.
The 13th-ranked College of Southern Nevada Coyotes (5-2) opened Scenic West Athletic Conference play with a 5-4, 4-2 sweep of the North Idaho Cardinals (2-7, 0-2) in St. George, Utah.
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