Ryan Strong tossed in 15 points and the Lewiston Bengals turned back the Lake City Timberwolves 61-51 in Inland Empire League play Saturday in Lewiston.
The Bengals (13-2, 5-1) jumped out to a 22-11 lead in the first quarter in the battle for first place.
Ben Frisbie had 15 points and nine rebounds for the T-Wolves (13-4, 6-2).
Sandpoint 54, Post Falls 47: Stefan Buratto scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to help the Bulldogs (3-11, 1-7) erase a six-point deficit en route to an upset win over the host Trojans (13-4, 4-3). Connor Hill tossed in 19 points for the Trojans, who turned the ball over 19 times.
Moscow 71, Coeur d’Alene 61: Mac Stannard tallied 15 points and Nick Clyde and Andrew Weaver scored 12 and 10, respectively, to lead the Bears (8-7, 4-4) to a victory over the visiting Vikings (7-11, 3-5). Devon Austin finished with 13 points and Connor Williams chipped in 10 for the Vikings, who turned the ball over 22 times in the contest.
Great Northern League
Pullman 82, Colville 51: A.J. Thierren and Zach Barnes each made nine free throws and both finished with 19 points to lead the Greyhounds (10-4, 7-1) over the visiting Indians (5-10, 2-7). Alias Prouty paced Coville with 12 points, while Pete Austin scored 10.
Curlew 73, Inchelium 55: Jordan Wakefield, a 6-foot-9 senior, scored 36 points and grabbed 24 rebounds to power the Cougars (12-8, 8-8) to a road win over the Hornets (5-14, 4-12). Tony Louie made 14 of 17 free throws and scored 26 for Inchelium.
St. George’s 67, Northport 49: Jordan Dickson tossed in 25 points and added five rebounds and four steals to lead the Dragons (13-6, 12-1) past the visiting Mustangs (4-15, 4-12). Marseilles DeAugero scored 21 for the Mustangs. The Dragons won the 2B division and will host Republic on Tuesday in the first round of district play.
Wellpinit 93, Republic 71: Cody Flett scored half of Wellpinit’s 30 first-quarter points and finished with 24 as the Redskins (18-1, 16-0) romped to a victory over the host Tigers (5-13, 4-9). No. 4 2B seed Republic will travel to top-seeded St. George’s for a district first-round game on Tuesday. Wellpinit is the top seed in the 1B division and will host either Northport or Inchelium.
Cusick 46, Selkirk 43: Tyler Edwards hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 90 seconds left in the game to guide the Panthers (15-4, 12-4) to a win over the visiting Rangers (13-7, 7-6). Edwards finished with 20 points, while teammate Spencer Shanholtzer scored 13. Sawyer Pettis had 15 points to top Selkirk. Cusick heads to district as the No. 2 seed and will host Bi-County 1B No. 3 seed Odessa.
Springdale 56, Columbia (Hunters) 27: Chris Bossio hit three 3-pointers in the third quarter and finished with 17 points to power the Chargers (13-6, 10-3) past the host Lions (2-17, 2-14). Jay Curd hit four 3s and scored 16 for Columbia. Springdale will host Selkirk in a first-round district game on Tuesday.
Bi-County League 1B
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 68, Odessa 41: Cody Jess tossed in 15 points and Garrett Jess scored 14 to carry the Warriors (16-4, 6-0) to a win over the visiting Tigers (6-10, 3-3). Andy Read topped Odessa with 13 points. Top-seeded ACH will host the Panorama No. 4 seed, either Northport or Inchelium.
Bi-County League 2B
Northwest Christian 67, Lind-Ritzville 38: Chase Ramey netted 16 points and the undefeated Crusaders (20-0, 12-0) took a big lead early and cruised past the visiting Broncos (12-8, 6-6). Cory Whitmore’s 12 points topped L-R. Top-seeded NWC earned a bye into the second round of the district tournament in Colfax.
Reardan 54, Colfax 41: Grant Schultz netted 19 points and Mike Matson scored 14 and the Indians (9-11, 6-6) dominated the second half 30-19 in a win over the visiting Bulldogs (9-10, 6-6). Tanner Gay, Caleb Bravard and Ryan Conrad combined to score 33 for Colfax. Reardan, Colfax and Lind-Ritzville all finished with identical records in league. Lind-Ritzville won the tiebreaker and will be seeded third into district. Reardan earns the fourth seed and Colfax the fifth. Reardan and Colfax will play in Reardan again in a first-round matchup. Lind-Ritzville will host No. 6 seed Liberty. Both games are Tuesday.
Liberty 55, Valley Christian 35: Terry Viele scored 15 and Ross Nesbitt chipped in with 14 points and six assists as the Lancers (8-12, 4-8) overpowered the Panthers (2-17, 0-12).
Priest River 66, Orofino 43: Eric Holbrook scored 10 of his game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter and added seven assists to lead the unbeaten Spartans (12-0, 6-0) past the visiting Maniacs (4-8, 2-4). Jake Weimer added 16 points and six blocked shots for the winners. Nathan Struhs scored 18 to lead Orofino.
North Star League
Wallace 63, Clark Fork 36: Jared Bilaski’s all-around effort – 24 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals – sent the Miners (9-4, 5-0) past the visiting Wampus Cats (4-13, 3-5). Jared Broggi topped CF with 14 points.
Davenport 46, Sprague-Harrington 35: Taylor Morgan had 12 points to propel the visiting Gorillas (14-5) past the Falcons (1-14). No. 2 seed Davenport will host Panorama No. 3 Curlew on Wednesday.
Coeur d’Alene Charter 46, Kamiah 41: Rory Ruskovich netted 13 points and Wes Billingslea scored 12 to lead the Panthers (9-8) over the visiting Kubs.
St. John-Endicott 44, Touchet 39: Wyatte Sitton had 17 points and nine rebounds to send the Eagles (11-6) past the host Indians.
Rosalia 44, Tri-Cities Prep 38: Jim Maley totaled 17 points and 16 rebounds and lone senior Garrett Kerle scored 13 to lead the Spartans (14-6) over the visiting Jaguars.
Dayton 31, Pomeroy 22: The Bulldogs turned away the visiting Pirates (2-17) in a defensive battle. No details were available.
Tekoa-Oakesdale 71, DeSales 63: The Nighthawks (14-4) hit the road and knocked off the Irish in Walla Walla. No details were reported.
Liberty Christian 57, Asotin 43: The host Patriots defeated the Panthers (10-6) in Richland. No details were available.
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