Julie Piper buried 10 of 15 shots from the floor on her way to a game-high 23 points and Brianne Ryan came off the bench to score 20 as the Eastern Washington Eagles overpowered the visiting Central Washington Wildcats in a women’s basketball exhibition game Tuesday.
Nicole Scott finished with 13 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for the Eagles, who shot 49.3 percent from the floor.
Michael Hale tossed in 27 points and Renado Parker added 26 points and eight rebounds to lead the North Idaho Cardinals (1-0) to a 99-95 win over the visiting Spokane Athletic All-Stars.
Former Eastern Washington Eagle Marc Axton topped Spokane with 33 points. Former Gonzaga Bulldog Ira Brown had 18 points and six rebounds for the All-Stars, while Gonzaga Prep grad Chris Bond scored 21.
Ali Thompson shot a three-round total of 4-over-par 214 to guide the Washington State Cougars to a 16th-place finish at the Challenge at Onion Creek in Austin, Texas.
Julia Boland of Texas A&M earned medalist honors with a 4-under 206.
Texas A&M won the team title at 1-under 839. WSU finished at 882, its lowest score this season.
Senior defender Chelsey Hannesson, junior forward Brittany Sparks and senior midfielder Brittney Doran of Eastern Washington University were named to the All-Big Sky Conference first team.
Amy Sterk scored with 30 seconds left in regulation play to propel the third-seeded Pullman Greyhounds (15-2) to a 1-0 win over the sixth-seeded Medical Lake Cardinals (5-12) in a District 7 2A loser-out tournament match in Pullman. The Greyhounds advance to play second-seeded West Valley (12-3) at 3 p.m. Thursday at WV.
Elsewhere in district play, Caitlin Morrow had a goal and an assist and Kandance Leliefield added two assists to power the fourth-seeded Deer Park Stags (8-8) to a 3-0 win over the fifth-seeded Colville Indians (5-12) in a loser-out match in Deer Park. Kayla Moorman and Drew Petroski also scored for the Stags, who advance to play in Cheney (15-1) Thursday.
Annalisa Negro tallied 11 kills and Arlee Coleman added 15 digs to lead the Chewelah Cougars to a 25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 25-12 victory over the visiting Kettle Falls Bulldogs in District 7 1A loser-out match. The Cougars advance to play Newport Saturday.
Cody Flett passed for two touchdowns and scored on a 1-yard run and a 67-yard punt return to power Wellpinit to a 46-16 victory over visiting Sprague-Harrington in a Northeast 1B makeup game.
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