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Pioneers trip up Pirates

Josh Kollasch and James Hollins scored 20 points apiece to lead the Lewis & Clark Pioneers to a 74-62 Northwest Conference men’s basketball victory over the Whitworth Pirates Friday night at Portland.

Calvin Jurich hit 9 of 11 shots from the floor and scored 20 points and also had 15 rebounds for Whitworth (13-4, 5-3).

The Pirates enjoyed a 47-30 rebounding surplus but the Pioneers (11-5, 5-2) connected on 13 of 38 3-pointers. Whitworth managed just 6 3-pointers in 22 attempts.

David Riley added 15 points for Whitworth, while Tim Sellereit had 10 rebounds.

Blue Mountain 64, CC Spokane 62: Roshun Wynne scored 16 points to lead the Timberwolves (8-10, 2-2) past the host Sasquatch (11-4, 3-1) in NWAACC play at Spokane Community College. Zach Humphrey scored 17 for CCS.

Women’s basketball

Louisiana Tech 67, Idaho 63 (OT): Tiawana Pringle had 15 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to lead the Lady Techsters (10-9, 3-2) to a Western Athletic Conference win over the host Vandals (6-10, 3-2).

Adrienne Johnson led Louisiana Tech with 20 points, while Whitney Jones had 18.

Yinka Olorunnife had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Derisa Taleni 11 points and 10 rebounds for Idaho. Shaena Kuehu added 12 points.

The Vandals trailed by 18 points with 11 minutes left in regulation. Taleni made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 14 seconds to force overtime.

Whitworth 65, Lewis & Clark 61: Alida Brown scored a career-high 34 points and pulled down eight rebounds to help the Pirates (11-6, 5-3) outlast the Pioneers (8-8, 2-5) in Northwest Conference play at Portland.

Whitworth battled back from a 27-22 halftime deficit to claim the victory. Cassie Pilkinton chipped in with 14 points.

Margaret Dowling had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Lewis & Clark.

CC Spokane 81, Blue Mountain 53: Kami Clark had 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead the Sasquatch (9-7, 2-2) to a Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges victory over the Timberwolves (2-11, 0-4) at SCC.

Kelsey Stillar and Richelle Daily added 11 points apiece for CCS.

Alicia Love paced Blue Mountain with 13 points.

Track and field

Idaho’s Matthew Wauters won the WSU Open Indoor 35-pound weight throw title for the fifth consecutive year with an NCAA Provisional qualifying mark of 65 feet, 41/4 inches at WSU’s Indoor Practice Facility.

Wauters won the event unattached during his redshirt season.

In the women’s 20-pound weight throw, Erica Chaney, competing unattached, won with a throw of 52-63/4.


The North Idaho Cardinals picked up a pair of victories at Christianson Gym, beating Pacific 45-6 before eclipsing Simon Fraser 30-19.

Double winners for North Idaho were: David Hayes (141 pounds), Tim McGoldrick (149), Jeremy Bommarito (157), and DJ May (174).

The Cardinals are 12-0 on the season.

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