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Area roundup: CCS women win basketball tournament

Gese Gruber scored 21 points and CC Spokane rolled to a 77-46 victory over Northwest Indian College 77-46 on Sunday in the championship game of the Everett Classic.

Khadija Neumeyer added 12 points and Rayla Lohman 11 for the Sasquatch (6-3), who shot 52.9 percent in the first half in taking a 48-18 lead.

Eleven players saw action for the Sasquatch, who led by 42 at one point.

Neumeyer was chosen tournament MVP and was joined on the all-tournament team by Gruber.

• KC McConnell scored 14 points and Briann Maley added 10 off the bench as 16th-ranked Whitworth defeated Walla Walla University 92-40 in the Evanger Raney Classic played at Whitman University in Walla Walla.

Whitworth went on a 23-0 run early in the game to take immediate control with the Pirates leading 46-16 at halftime.

The Pirates (8-0), off to their second-best start in history, scored 40 points off 23 turnovers and got 53 points from their bench as no Pirate played more than 16 minutes.

Whitworth’s McConnell and Jessica Kramer were chosen to the all-tournament team.

The NAIA Wolves are 0-15.

• Ali Forde scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Idaho defeat Southwest Missouri 78-62 at the Glass City Classic in Toledo, Ohio, and snap a three-game losing streak.

Stacey Barr, named to the all-tournament team, scored 17 points and Christina Salvatore had 10 rebounds for Idaho (5-5).

Idaho scored the game’s first seven points and never trailed, leading 35-22 at halftime and going up by 20 late in the game.

The Redhawks (5-6) shot just 15.8 percent in the first half.

The Vandals dominated inside, outscoring the Redhawks 44-18 in the paint.

• Host Boise State (7-3) shot 54.5 percent in taking a 90-72 win over Eastern Washington.

Lexie Nelson led the Eagles (4-4) with 19 points. Hayley Hodgins added 16, Jade Redmon 14 and Tisha Phillips 11.

Boise State had a 42-24 scoring advantage in the paint.

Men’s basketball

CC Spokane shot only 29.4 percent in the second half as South Puget Sound rallied from a three-point deficit at halftime to knock off the Sasquatch 80-76 in the championship game of the Dale Bates Tournament played at Lane Community College in Eugene.

Jake Love scored 21 points for CCS (8-3) with Jacob DeVries adding 17 and Orin Porter 10.


The Spokane Braves took a 4-2 win over the Grand Border Bruins (7-23-1-3, 18 points) in a KIJHL game played at Eagles-A-Rena in Spokane.

Quinn Mosby, Jonny Marzec, Tanner Stolz and Dillon Bogart scored for the Braves (18-13-0-3, 39).

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