Morgan Manchester scored 12 of her game-high 22 points in the third quarter, leading East Valley past Mt. Spokane 60-47 on Friday night in Greater Spokane League basketball.
The Knights (4-5) outscored the visiting Wildcats (2-6) 23-8 during the third period to build a 19-point advantage in this game between 3A GSL teams. Manchester also had six assists, five steals and four rebounds.
Jenni White added 13 points, hitting three 3-pointers for EV, and Janea Knopp scored 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Mt. Spokane was led by Averi Hallman’s 15 points.
Each team made five 3-pointers in the game. The Knights led by a basket after one quarter and by 25-21 at halftime before pulling away.
Makeup games: EV is at University today for a makeup game at 5:30 p.m. as part of a girls-boys doubleheader. Also today, Lewis and Clark is at Gonzaga Prep, boys at 12:45 and girls at 2:15. The Ferris boys are at Mead at 2:30 p.m.
Mead 55, University 34: The host Panthers (8-1) controlled the even quarters to defeat the Titans (4-5). Mead limited U-Hi to just eight field goals in the game and to just 12 second-half points. Tifa Puletasi scored 16 points to lead all scorers. Jazmine Redmon had nine points and nine rebounds. Mead trailed after a quarter, but scored 21 in the second period for a 29-22 halftime lead. Chenise Pakootas scored 10 for the Titans. She and Puletasi were the only double-figure scorers in the game.
Central Valley 57, Ferris 24: The host Bears (7-3) hit 7 of 11 3-pointers and had a 40-18 rebounding advantage to make short work of the Saxons (2-7). Junior guard Kelsey Matthews was 4 of 6 from the arc and finished with 14 points. Freshman Katie Estey hit two 3-pointers and finished with 10 points. Another freshman, Whitney Black, pulled down nine rebounds. Ashley Lockmer scored 11 points for Ferris. No other Saxons player had more than four points.
North Central 60, Rogers 20: In a game between winless GSL teams, the visiting Indians (1-8) broke through with an easy victory on the road. Hilary Harris made three first-quarter 3-pointers to give them a 20-10 start and they limited the Pirates (0-9) to just 10 points over the remaining three quarters. Lindsey Schaefer, with two 3-pointers, led scoring with 13. Harris (11) and Tara VanWeerdhuizen (10) scored in double figures for NC.
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