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Hounds rip depleted West Valley

The Great Northern League basketball showdown between West Valley and Pullman didn’t pan out Friday night.

The homestanding Greyhounds led 13-1 after one quarter and rolled to a 49-29 win over the Eagles, who were missing a handful of players, including league-leading scorer Jordan Lupfer-Graham. WV coach Jamie Nilles could not be reached for comment Friday night.

Nate Swager and A.J. Therrien combined for 22 points for Pullman (8-3, 5-0), hitting 9 of 13 shots between them. Jason Hodge grabbed eight rebounds, Swanger had five steals and four assists.

No player reached double figures for the Eagles (7-4, 3-2), who made just 9 of 38 shots and were outrebounded 31-18.

Clarkston 60, Cheney 52: Dustin McConnell hit 10 of 11 free throws in the fourth quarter and scored 24 points to lead the Bantams (6-4, 5-0) and hold off the Blackhawks (3-8, 1-4) in Clarkston. DeAngelo Jones led Cheney with 20 points.

Colville 71, Deer Park 64: At Colville, Alex Pond had 10 points and nine rebounds and P.J. Sager had 11 points and six steals as the Indians (4-6, 1-3) topped the Stags (1-10, 0-5). Alias Prouty had 19 points for Colville while Dallin Lundgren had 16 to lead three Stags in double figures.

Medical Lake 47, Riverside 45: Jason Hayes, who scored 13 points and 11 rebounds, scored the winner on a putback with 28 seconds left as the Cardinals (6-5, 3-2) beat the visiting Rams (4-7, 2-4). Ray Erwin had 12 points, eight assists and six steals with Brendan Greene getting nine points and 10 boards for Medical Lake. Joey Nyberg had four of Riverside’s 10 3-pointers, including one that tied the game at 45, on his way to 20 points.

Northeast A

Freeman 61, Lakeside 42: Peter Heinen had eight of his 12 points in the first quarter and Luke Mathews had 14 of his 18 points in the first half as the Scotties (14-1, 5-0) jumped on the host Eagles (7-8, 2-2) early at Nine Mile Falls. Brady Blankevoort had 16 for the Eagles.

Chewelah 51, Newport 48: Dallas Garner gave the Cougars (10-6, 1-4) the lead with a 3-pointer from the corner and then hit two free throws with 8 seconds left to hold off the Grizzlies (9-8, 2-3) in Chewelah. Garner finished with 23 points and Forest Trampush added 14. Erik Weidermeir had 13 for the Grizzlies.


Springdale 56, Selkirk 26: At Ione, the visiting Chargers (9-5, 6-2) put three players in double figures, led by Nick Metlow with 19, and shot 45 percent while limiting the Rangers (10-3, 4-2) to 26 percent.

St. George’s 68, Curlew 45: Jordan Dickson had 18 points, nine rebounds and six steals and Grant Evans had 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists as the Dragons (8-4, 7-0) defeated the visiting Cougars (10-6, 6-6). Connor Diefe had five 3-pointers for the winners, giving him 22 in the last four games. Chris Browning had 14 points for Curlew.

Cusick 74, St. Michael’s 53: The visiting third-ranked 1B Panthers (11-4, 8-4) shot 50 percent and Tyler Edwards poured in 25 points to beat the Warriors (2-10, 2-8), who got 27 points from Michael Ochoa.

Wellpinit 63, Inchelium 35: The top-ranked 1B Redskins (11-1, 9-0) had 17 steals, dominating the second half, and Kennedy Seyler had 19 points and 10 rebounds to swat the Hornets (3-9, 2-7) at Wellpinit. Cody Flett had 20 points and Drake Wynne 11 for Wellpinit. Tony Louie had 12 for Inchelium.

Northport 53, Columbia 51: At Hunters, Marseilles DeAugero sat out the first half, then scored 20 in the second to rally the Mustangs (3-10, 3-7) past the host Lions (2-12, 2-9). Northport hit 7 of 8 free throws in the fourth quarter. Donnie Mendoza had 12 points for the Lions.

Intermountain League

St. Maries 71, Orofino 46: The host Lumberjacks (9-0, 3-0) shot 59 percent from the field and Aaron Corsi poured in 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in whipping in the Maniacs (3-5, 1-2). Jake Mercer and Zach Lehman combined for another 26 points.

Bi-County 2B

Colfax 53, Valley Christian 28: Ryan Conrad had eight of his 17 points in the third quarter, which the Bulldogs (8-5, 5-2) dominated 19-2 in defeating the Panthers (1-11, 0-7) in Colfax. Caleb Bravard had 15 for Colfax, Jeff Pope 12 for VC.

Lind-Ritzville 52, Reardan 51: Jordan Bilodeaux grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed free throw and hit Jamie Stevenson for a 7-footer with 20 seconds left that proved to be the Broncos’ (8-5, 3-4) winner against the visiting Indians (6-8, 3-4). After Stevenson, who had 20 points, scored, Reardan turned the ball over on its last two possessions. Grant Schultz and Mike Matson split 30 points for the Indians.

Liberty 64, Davenport 58: At Davenport, Ross Nesbitt hit 8 of 12 shots, including all four of his 3-pointers, to help the Lancers (7-6, 3-3) rally past the Gorillas (7-4, 3-3). Eric Hammond added 13. Taylor Morgan had 20 points and Morgan Scharff 13 for Davenport.

Bi-County 1B

Odessa 36, Sprague-Harrington 31: Kramer Schutz hit three 3-pointers for 10 points and Aaron Bruya had 16 points as the Tigers (3-8, 1-2) held off the Falcons (1-9, 0-3) at Odessa. Brett Larmer led all scorers with 17 for S-H.

District 9 North

Rosalia 50, LaCrosse-Washtucna 37: Jim Maley had 16 points and 13 rebounds, helping the Spartans (9-6, 4-3) to a 36-23 rebounding advantage and the win over the Tigercats (2-8, 0-5) at Rosalia. Nate Richards added 10 points and seven boards. Garrett Blauert and Seth Weekes combined for 22 for L-W.

Tekoa-Oakesdale 72, Colton 54: Brandon Hovde scored 28 points, Casey Cook had 19 and Kelly Cook 13 as the Nighthawks (9-2, 5-1) jumped on the visiting Wildcats (2-7, 1-5) early.

St. John-Endicott 54, Asotin 47 (OT): Warren Miller and Beau Winters both scored four points in overtime to lift the Eagles (7-3, 3-2) past the Panthers (8-3, 2-1) in Asotin. Miller finished with 25 points, hitting 13 of 17 free throws. Ben Servatius had 24 for Asotin, including the tying basket with 20 seconds left in regulation.

Garfield-Palouse 57, Pomeroy 35: The third-ranked 2B Vikings (12-1, 6-0) had no problems defeating the Pirates (1-12, 1-5) in Pomeroy.


Northwest Christian 68, Wilbur-Creston 6: The top-ranked Crusaders (14-0) put all 12 players in the scoring column against the visiting Wildcats (5-4), whose top player was out with an injury.

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