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Gonzaga Prep overcomes slow start to defeat Mead 61-37

The Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team got off to a sluggish start Tuesday.

Visiting Mead led the Bullpups 9-4 after the first period.

But the Bullpups were too much for the Panthers thereafter as G-Prep pulled away quickly to a 61-37 win in Greater Spokane League action.

Laura Stockton led G-Prep (6-0, 4-0) with 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and Otiona Gildon had 15 points and nine rebounds. Oona Harrington added 14 points for the Bullpups.

Aaliyah Pauling led Mead (4-2, 3-1) with 10 points.

Shadle Park 53, North Central 43: In a game pitting winless teams, the Highlanders (1-5, 1-3) used 23 points from Shyla Carr to knock off the Indians (0-6, 0-4) at NC. Abby Bauernfeind supported Carr with 10 points. Megan Dean led NC with 12.

University 54, Mt. Spokane 35: Trailing 25-22 at the half, the Titans (3-1, 3-1) outscored the visiting Wildcats (2-2, 2-2) 22-3 in the third. Brooke Bailey led U-Hi with 21 points, 11 in the third, and six steals. Ari Newcomb led the Wildcats with 13 points.

Lewis and Clark 80, Ferris 63: The visiting Tigers (3-1, 3-1) trailed 38-34 at the half but got untracked in the third, outscoring the Saxons (1-4, 1-3) 24-8. LC forced seven turnovers and made four 3-pointers in the decisive quarter. Michaela Kay led LC with 23 points. Bria Bowton led Ferris with 17.

Central Valley 79, Rogers 25: Madison Hovren scored a career-high 33 points in just three quarters as the Bears (3-1, 3-1) rolled past the visiting Pirates (0-5, 0-4). Loretta Guertin led Rogers with nine.

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