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Girls basketball: Tommi Swannack has 16 as LRS tops Tekoa-Rosalia

Tommi Swannack led five players in double figures with 16 points and Lind-Ritzville/Sprague regained control late and beat Tekoa-Rosalia 71-59 in a Northeast 2B South League game Tuesday night in Ritzville.

Jenna Bennett had 15 points and Peyton Curtis and Mallory Kessler each added 12 for the Broncos (5-0, 2-0), which jumped ahead by 12 in the first quarter.

Tekoa-Rosalia (4-2, 1-2) rallied and took the lead in the third quarter, but a 20-12 LRS run in the fourth sealed it.

Swannack, Bennett and Kessler each grabbed eight rebounds for the Broncos.

Tekoa-Rosalia’s Olivia Pakootas posted a game-high 19 points.

Reardan 63, Kettle Falls 55: Maddie Johnson made 9 of 12 free throws and scored 14 points to guide the Indians (3-1, 2-1) past the visiting Bulldogs (4-3, 1-2). Kettle Falls’ Daisy Hamilton and Makayla Hall combined for 24 points.

Davenport 52, Springdale 30: Meika Heath led a balanced scoring attack with 13 points and the Gorillas (3-2, 2-1) dominated from the opening tip in an easy win over the host Chargers (5-2, 1-2). Nichole Beckman led Springdale with nine points.

Northwest Christian 49, Wilbur-Creston 24: Rachel Bozlee hit six 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Courtney Gray added 13 points and 14 rebounds as the Crusaders (6-0, 3-0) thoroughly dominated in the first half and eased past the Wildcats (2-4, 0-3) in Wilbur. Bozlee added five assists, four rebounds and four steals for Northwest Christian, which built a 35-2 halftime lead. Alicia Johnson tallied a team-high six points for Wilbur-Creston.

North Star

Kootenai 40, Wallace 35: Katey Mae McInturff scored nine of her game-high 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors (2-1, 1-1) edged the Miners (0-1, 0-1) in Harrison. Grace McInturff added seven points and four steals for Kootenai. Gretchen Farkas and Maryssa Hogamier had 10 points each for Wallace.

Northeast A

Chewelah 53, Medical Lake 42: Maggie Cobb and Krislyn Koler combined for 14 points in the decisive second quarter and the Cougars (1-5, 1-2) shook off a sluggish start and beat the visiting Cardinals (1-3, 1-1). Cobb finished with 15 points and Koler had 13. Chewelah amped up its defensive pressure in the second quarter and outscored the Cardinals 20-11 to erase a six-point first-quarter deficit. Maleeka Wagner led Medical Lake with 13 points.

Lakeside 57, Freeman 19: Jocelyn Cook-Cox had 17 points and seven rebounds and Stephanie Marikis added six points and nine boards as the Eagles (5-1, 2-0) routed the Scotties (0-5, 0-2) in Nine Mile Falls. Lakeside forced 26 turnovers and allowed just four points in the second and third quarters combined.

Colville 51, Deer Park 33: Megan Lee scored 10 points to guide the Indians (2-2, 2-0) past the host Stags (0-6, 0-3). Deer Park’s Jael Guske led all scorers with 12 points.

Newport 29, Riverside 22: Hadley Stratton scored 15 points and the Grizzlies (1-5, 1-2) edged the Rams (1-4, 1-1) in a defensive battle in Riverside. Julianna Trepanier scored seven points for Riverside.

Northeast 2B South

Colfax 56, Liberty 16: The Bulldogs (3-2, 2-0) scored 29 points off 20 forced-turnovers in an easy win over the host Lancers (1-4, 0-3). Amara Huber had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Kori Goodwin added 11 points and five boards for Colfax, which opened the game on a 21-0 run.

Northeast 1B North

Republic 73, Curlew 22: Shania Graham hit 7 of 9 3-pointers and scored a game-high 29 points as the Tigers (6-0, 3-0) eased past the visiting Cougars (3-3, 2-1). Graham also had seven rebounds, five steals and four assists. Kiana Keopke added 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists and Sierra McQuay chipped in eight points and 11 rebounds for Republic, which took over sole possession of first place in the league standings. Haleigh Gibson tallied a team-high 10 points for Curlew.

Inchelium 62, Northport 23: Olivia Williams had 18 points and seven steals and the Hornets (3-1, 2-1) eased past the visiting Mustangs (0-5, 0-3). Jaylene Lelone added 11 points and five steals for Inchelium.

Northeast 1B South

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 57, Odessa-Harrington 39: Berlyn Hunt and Reinnee Rockett scored 17 points apiece and the Warriors (5-1, 3-0) used a 23-9 second-quarter run to get past the Titans (0-5, 0-2) in Coulee City. Lanessa Simon and Katie DeWulf combined for 23 points for Odessa-Harrington.

Valley Christian 45, Columbia 28: Kaleen Pope had 15 points and 14 rebounds and Kendra Pope pulled also pulled down 14 boards as the Panthers (2-4, 1-2) topped the visiting Lions (0-4, 0-3). Valley Christian came away with 20 steals.


East Valley 47, Lakeland 33: Hannah Burland scored 16 points and Ellie Burland added 10 as the Knights (5-0) defeated the Hawks (3-8) in Rathdrum. Lakeland’s Costanza Piermattei scored nine points.

Timberlake 44, Sandpoint 32: Allison Kirby hit three 3’s and scored 21 points to guide the Tigers (9-1) past the Bulldogs (5-4) at Spirit Lake. Madi Schoening posted a team-high nine points for Sandpoint.

Kellogg 41, Lakeside (ID) 11: The Wildcats (3-1) used stout defense to get past the visiting Knights (3-3). Janet Lo scored a game-high 10 points and Hayley Zisk added eight for Kellogg.

DeSales 51, Oakesdale 41: Teresa Acock scored 18 points and Molli Lesko added 17 as the Irish used a 14-6 first-quarter run to gain an early advantage and beat the host Nighthawks (2-2). Jacey Johnson scored 15 points and Tatiana Mendoza added 11 for Oakesdale.

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