Lena Leverett-Standal fired in 16 points and St. George’s rallied from a one-point halftime deficit for a 47-37 Panorama League basketball victory over visiting Springdale on Tuesday night.
The Dragons (6-5, 5-1) leapfrogged the Chargers (11-2, 5-2) to move into second place in the Panorama 2B standings, a half-game behind idle Selkirk.
Leverett-Standal scored half of her points in the first quarter and along with Molly O’Brien, who finished with 10, took advantage of some breakdowns in the Springdale press.
After taking a 30-28 lead after three quarters, the Dragons preserved the victory with a 10-of-14 fourth-period performance at the foul line – while Springdale made just 5 of 17 for the game. Jessica Sulgrove topped the Chargers with 12 points.
Columbia (Hunters) 57, St. Michael’s 29: Julie Ann Larrew scored 15 points and the Lions (12-1, 10-0) easily handled the visiting Warriors (3-8, 2-7).
Cusick 42, Wellpinit 38: Lydia Treischel scored seven of her nine points in the fourth quarter as the Panthers (10-3, 8-3) held off the visiting Redskins (2-9, 1-7), who got 12 points apiece from Lauren Flett and Niquie Ali. Ashley Keogh had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Panthers.
Republic 54, Curlew 37: Chandra Bacon’s 23 points – more than half on 3-pointers – and eight steals lifted the Tigers (3-11, 2-7) past the visiting Cougars (7-8, 5-7), who managed just 10 points in the second half against Republic’s press. Curlew’s Chanel Somday had 12 points, all in the first half.
Inchelium 66, Northport 35: Serena Condon poured in 32 points – all in the first three quarters – to go with six rebounds, five assists and nine steals to pace the Hornets (6-5, 4-4) to a romp over the visiting Mustangs (0-12, 0-9).
Great Northern League
Cheney 40, Deer Park 36: Nicole Fox made a pair of free throws with 30 seconds left to ice the Blackhawks’ win at Deer Park (1-9, 0-4), which missed a 3-pointer to try to keep it close. Stacia Obert had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Stags, while Laikyn Brophy’s 14 points topped Cheney (3-7, 2-2).
West Valley 59, Riverside 20: Shaniqua Nilles put together a triple-double – 12 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists – to spark the Eagles (9-1, 3-1) to an easy victory over the host Rams (0-10, 0-5). Hannah Love added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Eagles.
Northeast A League
Freeman 79, Chewelah 33: MacKenzie Taylor scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the first half as the Scotties (13-0, 4-0) cruised on the road. Liz Cobb had 10 points for the Cougars (2-13, 0-4), who made just 1 of 8 free throws.
Kettle Falls 47, Newport 44: Trailing 35-29 after three quarters, the host Grizzlies (10-6, 1-3) made a run, closing the gap to two points with 2:28 remaining. But Chelsea Brisbois of the Bulldogs (8-6, 2-1) came up with a pair of steals that she converted into a layup and two free throws to ice the victory. Brisbois finished with 24 points, eight in the final quarter, while Hailie Scott had 12 for Newport.
Bonners Ferry 49, Kellogg 26: After shooting just 14 percent in the first half, the host Badgers (9-3, 4-2) broke open the game with a 16-5 third quarter against the Wildcats (4-10, 2-5). Jamie Greensky led the Badgers with 11 points.
District 9 North League
Colton 54, LaCrosse-Washtucna 24: The Wildcats (11-0, 5-0) scored the game’s first 10 points and were never tested at Washtucna. Kelsey Moser led Colton with 15 points, while Gladys Martinez scored 10 for the Tigercats (2-7, 1-4).
Liberty 56, Sprague-Harrington 26: The visiting Lancers (8-4) forced nine Sprague-Harrington turnovers in a 16-0 third quarter. Jordan Reckord’s 10 points paced a balanced Liberty attack, while Justyne Talkington had nine for the Falcons (2-8).
Northwest Christian 69, Odessa 33: The Crusaders (7-6) broke open a three-point game at halftime and turned it into a rout with a 28-4 surge in the fourth quarter at Odessa. Bryanna Bailey’s 18 points led four NWC players in double figures. Odessa (2-8) got 14 points from Corrine Kinney, who fouled out at the end of the third quarter.
Tekoa-Oakdesdale 50, Potlatch 32: Desiree Chapell and Shelby Puckett each scored 14 points as the Nighthawks (6-3) shot 42 percent from the field and eased away in the second half from the visiting Loggers, who were led by Jamie Haddock’s 15 points.
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