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Sunday, September 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Girls roundup: Colfax takes second place in Northeast 2B

Amara Huber scored all of her game-high 13 points in the second half and grabbed 11 rebounds as Colfax secured second place in the Northeast 2B League with a 46-35 win over Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Friday night in Colfax.

Nicole Sheer added 12 points and Kori Goodwin chipped in 11 points, six rebounds and four steals for the Bulldogs (15-5, 11-3).

Mallory Kessler scored 11 points for Lind-Ritzville/Sprague (12-7, 9-5).

Springdale 49, Reardan 48: Despite struggling in the final quarter, the Chargers (3-17, 2-12) did enough to get past the visiting Indians (3-17, 1-13). Ellish Smith scored 15 points and Brittney Beckman added eight points and 11 rebounds for Springdale, which managed just three points in the fourth. Reardan’s Maddie Johnson tallied a team-high 12 points, but the Indians missed a potential winning shot in the closing seconds.

St. George’s 67, Davenport 45: Hayley Higashi drained seven 3-pointers and finished with 30 points as the Dragons (10-10, 8-6) defeated the host Gorillas (10-10, 7-7). Ceci Bergquist added 20 points for the Dragons, who built a 32-point lead heading into the fourth. Davenport’s Allie Johnson and Natalee Hayes combined for 31 points.

Northwest Christian 64, Liberty 30: Chanel Knight led four players in double figures with 14 points and the Crusaders (20-0, 14-0) routed the host Lancers (5-15, 4-10). Courtney Gray added 13 points and Treasure Farmer and Rachel Bozlee added 11 apiece for Northwest Christian. Liberty’s Christine Denny scored 14 points.

• The District 8 2B tournament begins Monday at Mead and Mt. Spokane high schools. In opening games, top-seeded Northwest Christian will face eighth-seeded Reardan; No. 2 Colfax will play No. 7 Springdale; No. 3 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague will play No. 6 Liberty; and No. 4 St. George’s will play No. 5 Davenport.

Inland Empire 4A

Sandpoint 48, Moscow 38: The Bulldogs (12-7, 4-0) flourished in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Bears (2-15, 2-2) 17-8 in a win in Sandpoint. The win locked up the league title for Sandpoint. Hailey Olin made 5 of 6 free throws and finished with 13 points and Karlee Williams added eight points and 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs.

Great Northern

East Valley 54, Colville 43: Jordan Phelan pulled down 23 rebounds and the Knights (14-3, 7-2) overcame a slow start to defeat the visiting Indians (10-4, 4-3). Alex Rankin scored a team-high 15 points for East Valley, which recovered after falling behind by five points in the first quarter. Taryn Main tallied a game-high 18 points for Colville, which kept the game close by making 16 of 19 free throws.

West Valley 58, Cheney 43: Erin Higbie scored 20 points and Rachel McGlothlen added 18 as the Eagles (12-4, 6-2) built a comfortable first-half lead and eased past the host Blackhawks (4-11, 2-6). Cheney’s Katelynn Smedley scored 13 points.

Pullman 61, Deer Park 31: Becca Wickard scored 20 points and Madi Mueller added 11 as the Greyhounds (7-10, 3-6) routed the visiting Stags (1-15, 0-8). Deer Park’s Savana Sitton scored 11 points.

Northeast A

Newport 46, Riverside 35: Holly Malsbury scored 24 points and Jolie Frederick added 11 as the Grizzlies (13-6, 6-5) used a hot start to get past the host Rams (5-13, 2-8). Riverside’s Marisa Pace and Julianna Trepanier scored 11 points apiece.

Freeman 64, Chewelah 25: Sierra McGarity scored 11 points and Katie Vold and Haley Burke added 10 apiece as the Scotties (14-4, 10-0) dominated early in an easy win over the host Cougars (4-14, 2-8). Chewelah’s Sydnie Katzer tallied a team-high 11 points.

Lakeside (WA) 56, Medical Lake 25: The Eagles (16-2, 9-1) forced 22 first-half turnovers and used a 19-0 second-quarter run to get past the host Cardinals (5-13, 3-8). Ashley Cook-Cox had 20 points and six rebounds to lead Lakeside. Medical Lake’s Cassidy Hagel had nine points and seven boards.

Northeast 1B North

Cusick 75, Columbia 61: Caytlin Nenema scored 22 points and Nalene Andrews added 13 points and 12 rebounds as the Panthers (10-4, 7-3) pulled away in the fourth and beat the visiting Lions (4-11, 2-7). Nenema added six assists, five rebounds and four steals. Asia Kieffer scored 28 points and Payton Wynne added 22 for Columbia.

Republic 69, Northport 19: The Tigers (16-2, 10-0) raced out to a 33-1 first-quarter lead and dumped the visiting Mustangs (0-18, 0-12). Makenna Weltz scored 14 points and Shania Graham added nine for Republic.

Northeast 1B South

Wellpinit 46, Odessa-Harrington 41: Kyra Antone scored 11 points and the Redskins (8-8, 4-3) used an early advantage to get past the Titans (8-10, 3-3) in Harrington. Wellpinit jumped ahead 17-11 in the first quarter and held off Odessa-Harrington the rest of the way. The Titans Katie DeWulff had nine points and 10 rebounds.

Wilbur-Creston 74, Valley Christian 14: Lauren Leyva led three players in double figures with 17 points and the Wildcats (18-0, 6-0) routed the visiting Panthers (1-12, 0-6). Jessica Boyer added 12 for Wilbur-Creston, which built a 42-8 halftime advantage.

Southeast 1B

Tekoa-Oakesdale 49, St. John-Endicott 43: Mattie Jo Johnson scored 15 of her game-high 27 points in the first quarter as the Nighthawks (14-3, 11-2) jumped out to a commanding lead early and beat the Eagles (10-7, 7-5) in St. John. Tekoa-Oakesdale led 24-7 after the first quarter and fended off St. John-Endicott’s second-half rally. The Eagles’ Emily Jones scored 14 points.

Rosalia 52, Garfield-Palouse 35: Mackenzie Reddish scored 22 points and Hannah Beach added eight points and eight rebounds as the Spartans (8-8, 5-7) dominated early and eased past the visiting Vikings (5-13, 3-11). Garfield-Palouse’s Taylor Redman tallied a team-high 10 points.

Colton 86, Touchet 40: Zoe Moser and Jenna Moser hit four 3-pointers apiece and the Wildcats (17-0, 13-0) overwhelmed the host Indians. Zoe Moser finished with a game-high 27 points and Jenna Moser added 20. Cierra Jo McKeown led Touchet with 19 points.


Bonners Ferry 42, Stillwater Christian 38 (OT): Aaliyah Zarate’s basket with 32 seconds left in overtime gave the Badgers a three-point lead and Bonners Ferry (2-15) held off the visiting Cougars of Kalispell. Stillwater Christian hit two free throws with 6 seconds left in regulation to force OT. Desi Minor had 15 rebounds for Bonners Ferry, and Kaley Piatz shot 4 for 4 from the field and had 11 rebounds.

Kettle Falls 63, Curlew 15: Kourtney Keenan scored 15 points and Erin Johnson added 10 as the Bulldogs (10-8) dominated from the outset in an easy win over the host Cougars (7-9). Kettle Falls outscored Curlew 18-2 in the first quarter and led 38-7 at halftime. The Cougars’ Lindsey Gibson scored nine points.

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