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Area roundup: Whitworth women rally for 82-65 basketball win over Corban to stay unbeaten at 7-0

The 16th-ranked Whitworth women’s basketball team rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit and kept its perfect record intact with an 82-65 victory over Corban at the Kim Evanger Raney Classic on Saturday at Whitman College in Walla Walla.

The Pirates’ Faith Emerson came off the bench to score 18 points, including 13 in the second half. She made 4 of 4 3-pointers.

K.C. McConnell also scored 18 points for Whitworth (7-0) and Jessica Kramer added 12 in her return from a concussion.

The Warriors (5-6) opened the game on a 17-2 run, but the Pirates made 14 of 18 first-half free throws and the teams were tied at 30 at halftime.

The momentum carried into the second half, where Whitworth shot 50 percent from the floor and made 10 of 11 from the foul line.

• Inma Zanoguera’s huge game – 20 points, 21 rebounds and six assists – lifted Toledo past Idaho 80-67 at the Glass City Classic at Savage Arena in Toledo, Ohio.

Early foul trouble to Idaho’s Ali Forde and Brooke Reilly limited the Vandals’ production, and they couldn’t keep pace with the Rockets (4-3).

Stacey Barr made 5 of 9 3-pointers and finished with 28 points and nine rebounds for Idaho (4-5).

The Vandals play again this morning in Toledo against Southeast Missouri State.

• Samantha Lubcke scored 20 points and pulled down 13 rebounds and Southern Idaho beat North Idaho 87-77 in a Scenic West Athletic Conference opener in Twin Falls, Idaho.

MaKenzie VanSickle also had 20 points and Denajha Kie added 18 for the Golden Eagles (9-4, 1-0), who made 20 of 29 from the free-throw line.

NIC’s Kara Staggs tallied a game-high 24 points and Caitlyn Behymer added 13 points and eight rebounds.

The Cardinals (7-3, 0-1) play Colorado Northwestern in Rangley, Colorado, on Thursday.

• Gese Gruber had 15 points and six rebounds and Khadija Nuemeyer grabbed 15 boards as Community Colleges of Spokane got it together in the second half and beat Bellevue 49-39 at the Everett Classic in Everett.

The Bulldogs (3-4) shot just 27.4 percent from the floor and made 1 of 8 3-pointers.

The Sasquatch (5-3) will play in the championship game today at 4 p.m. against Northwest Indian College, which defeated Everett 77-61.

Men’s basketball

Jacob DeVries made 4 of 6 3-pointers and led five players in double figures with 20 points as Community Colleges of Spokane earned a spot in today’s Bates Invitational tournament title game with a 110-86 win over Grays Harbor at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon.

The Sasquatch (8-2) will play South Puget Sound at 2 p.m. for the title.

CCS made 14 3’s in all and 18 of 26 free throws.

Dalton Patchen added 19 points off the bench, Dean Richey had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Race Martin added 15 points and eight boards for CCS.

Cameron Ladson and K.C. Harrison combined for 45 points for the Chokers (1-3), but Grays Harbor just couldn’t match the Sasquatch’s balance.

• Fredrick Edmond made 9 of 11 shots and finished with a game-high 23 points and Southern Idaho (14-0, 1-0) took advantage of cold-shooting North Idaho and beat the Cardinals 78-64 in a Scenic West Athletic Conference opener in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Braian Angola-Rodas had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Djuan Piper added 17 points for NIC, but the Cardinals shot just 37.9 percent from the floor and 26.1 percent from 3-point range.

The loss snapped NIC’s 11-game winning streak.

The Cardinals (11-2, 0-1) play Colorado Northwestern in Rangley, Colorado, on Thursday.

Junior hockey

Emilio Trujillo and Kurtis Redding scored second-period goals and the Spokane Braves (17-13-0-0-3) held on to beat the Nelson Leafs (19-8-2-1-3) 2-1 in a KIJHL game in Nelson, British Columbia.

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