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Blackhawks rally in final 4 minutes

Diondre Moore-Young came off the bench to spark a comeback Wednesday as Cheney defeated visiting Colville 61-54 in Great Northern League boys basketball.

The Blackhawks (4-8, 2-4) trailed by seven points with 3 minutes, 56 seconds left, but Moore-Young hit a 3-pointer and shot 3 for 4 from the free-throw line down the stretch. Cheney hit 10 of 16 from the line in the fourth quarter.

DeAngelo Jones scored 17 points and Daniel Igbinoba had 11 rebounds to lead Cheney. Miguel Anaya led the Indians (4-8, 1-5) with 14 points.

Davenport 54, Liberty 49: Taylor Morgan and Morgan Scharff combined for 36 points as the visiting Gorillas (10-4, 5-3) defeated the Lancers (7-8, 3-5) in Bi-County League 2B play at Rosalia. Trailing by 10 points with 2 minutes left, Liberty closed within three before having a shot blocked. Liberty defeated Davenport 64-58 last Friday. Wednesday’s game was moved to Rosalia because of lighting problems in the Liberty gym.

Tekoa-Oakesdale 82, St. George’s 49: Brandon Hovde finished with 20 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots as the host Nighthawks (12-3) defeated the Dragons (9-5) in a non-leaguer. Casey Cook also scored 20 points for T-O. Connor Deife and Jordan Dickson scored 14 apiece for the Dragons.

Touchet 36, St. John-Endicott 31: The visiting Indians (4-10) used a 30-13 rebounding advantage to hold off the Eagles (8-5) in a non-leaguer. SJE’s Warren Miller scored 24 points.

Girls basketball

Cheney 41, Colville 40: Laikyn Brophy and Allie Brown combined for 26 points and 21 rebounds as the host Blackhawks (4-8, 3-3) held off the Indians (6-6, 3-3) in the Great Northern League. Colville’s Ashley Knight made a layin with 1.8 seconds left.

Liberty 47, Davenport 35: Kelly Hennessey finished with 18 points, six assists and five steals as the host Lancers (10-5, 4-4) defeated the Gorillas (9-5, 5-3) in Bi-County League 2B play at Rosalia. Miranda Mielke scored 13 points for Davenport.

St. George’s 42, Tekoa-Oakesdale 38: Ashlin Sturbaum and Morgan Yetter scored 10 points apiece as the visiting Dragons (9-5) defeated the Nighthawks (9-6) in a non-leaguer despite a one-point fourth quarter. St. George’s won its fourth consecutive game. Desiree Chappell scored eight of her 21 points in the fourth quarter for the Nighthawks, who played their fifth game in six days.

St. John-Endicott 61, Touchet 37: Alli Winters scored 18 points to lead the host Eagles (11-2) past the Indians (4-10) in non-league play.


Mead held off host Shadle Park in a four-way Greater Spokane League meet despite Alana Norman’s dominance for Shadle. Norman, who is 6 for 6 in all-around competitions this season, won the uneven bars (8.4), floor exercise (8.95) and vault (9.1) on the way to 35.35 points. Mead (163.275 points) topped Shadle (157.8), which had four of the top five all-around scores.

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