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Knights hang on, defeat West Valley

Hannah Burland scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds and East Valley kept its spotless Great Northern League record intact with a 49-46 win at West Valley on Friday.

The Eagles (6-9, 4-3) squandered two potential game-tying opportunies in the final 13 seconds.

Jordan Phelan added eight points and nine rebounds for West Valley. East Valley (13-2, 7-0) was led by Erin Higbie’s 17 points and 18 boards.

The win was the Knights’ seventh straight and snapped West Valley’s three-game winning streak.

The teams meet again Feb. 3 at East Valley.

Pullman 53, Cheney 35: Savannah Paul had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Emily Drake added 10 points and 12 boards as the Greyhounds (8-7, 4-3) used a dominant first half to get past the host Blackhawks (5-11, 0-8). Cheney’s Kendyl Cone tallied a team-high eight points.

Inland Empire 5A

Lewiston 56, Coeur d’Alene 25: Lynzee Wilson made 6 of 11 3-pointers and scored a game-high 17 points to power the Bengals (15-1, 4-0) past the host Vikings (9-9, 0-5). Cali Moscrip added three 3s and 13 points for Lewiston, which opened the game on an 18-6 run. Coeur d’Alene’s Madisen Scholwinski tallied a team-high seven points.

Intermountain

Timberlake 54, Kellogg 34: Keelie Lawler tossed in 15 points and the Tigers (14-2, 4-0) dominated through three quarters before letting up late in an easy win over the Wildcats (6-5, 1-3) at Spirit Lake. Kellogg’s Andee Wendt tallied a team-high 12 points.

Northeast A

Lakeside 46, Freeman 24: The Eagles (14-1, 9-0) grabbed control with a 33-6 run in the second and third quarters and cruised to a victory over the host Scotties (4-10, 4-5). Lindy Jacobson scored 12 points and Sienna Swannack added nine for Lakeside.

Chewelah 48, Medical Lake 28: Krislyn Koler scored a game-high 11 points and the Cougars (7-8, 6-3) were focused defensively in a win over the host Cardinals (3-11, 3-6). Cassidy Hagel led Medical Lake with nine points.

Colville 48, Deer Park 13: Megan Lee scored 11 points and Lindsay Green added 10 – all coming in the fourth quarter – and the Indians (8-7, 7-2) surged in the second half and dumped the visiting Stags (0-15, 0-9). Colville led by 10 at halftime, then outscored DP 32-7 in the second half.

Northeast 2B

Northwest Christian 56, Reardan 31: Courtney Gray led three players in double figures with 14 points and the Crusaders (15-1, 10-1) routed the Indians (11-5, 7-4) in Reardan. Rachel Bozlee had 12 points and Mackenzi Gray added 11 for Northwest Christian, which put the game away with a 19-9 third-quarter run. Reardan’s Kamille Langford tallied a team-high 11 points.

St. George’s 40, Tekoa-Rosalia 39: Ceci Berquist scored 12 points and the Dragons (10-7, 6-5) snuck away with a win over the Timberwolves (7-8, 3-8) in Tekoa. T-O had two game-winning opportunities in the final seconds, but couldn’t convert. Olivia Pakootas led the Timberwolves with 15 points, 10 rebounds and five steals.

Kettle Falls 53, Springdale 45: Daisy Hamilton scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs (8-8, 4-7) pulled away in the fourth and beat the visiting Chargers (6-10, 1-10). Makayla Hall added 11 points and 14 rebounds for Kettle Falls. Hall and Hamilton had six points apiece in the Bulldogs’ 18-12 fourth-quarter run. Springdale’s Eilish Smith totaled a team-high 16 points.

Davenport 50, Wilbur-Creston 33: Meika Heath scored 18 points and the Gorillas (9-7, 6-5) opened the game on a 20-6 run and beat the Wildcats (5-11, 2-9) in Creston. Davenport held Wilbur-Creston to 23 percent shooting. Alicia Johnson paced the Wildcats with 10 points.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 72, Liberty 59: Tessa Jantz led four players in double figures with 18 points and the Broncos (12-3, 8-3) topped the host Lancers (8-9, 3-8). LRS’s Mallory Kessler added 15 points and Tommi Swannack chipped in 13 points and 13 rebounds. Liberty’s Christine Denny scored a season-high 31 points, and also had nine rebounds, eight assists and two steals.

Southeast 1B

Colton 68, St. John-Endicott 31: Savannah Chadwick hit 5 of 10 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to guide the Wildcats (16-0, 9-0) past the Eagles (6-9, 3-6) in St. John. The win was Colton’s 60th straight. Zoe Moser added 13 points and Courtney Kimberling added 10 for the Wildcats. St. John-Endicott’s Rachel Gfeller tallied a team-high 10 points.

Pomeroy 52, Garfield-Palouse 34: Kacey Halbert poured in 25 points to guide the Pirates past the visiting Vikings (2-11, 2-7). Pomeroy limited Garfield-Palouse to just two third-quarter points and led by 16 heading into the fourth. Bri Brown and Payson Griner scored 10 points apiece for the Vikings.

Oakesdale 41, Liberty Christian 33: Jacey Johnson scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Nighthawks (9-4, 6-2) held on to defeat the Patriots in Richland. Lindsey Lindgrun added nine points and nine boards for Oakesdale.

Nonleague

Republic 57, Wellpinit 40: Demi Jo Vaughn hit three 3s and scored 19 points as the Tigers (15-0) got out to a blazing start and topped the host Redskins (9-6). Shania Graham added 13 points for Republic, which outscored Wellpinit 26-8 in the opening quarter and led 41-17 at halftime. Kyra Antone tallied a team-high 18 points for the Redskins.

Odessa-Harrington 66, Inchelium 37: Paige Alloway and Katie DeWulf scored 18 points each as the Titans (6-9) opened the game on a 24-3 run and eased past the Hornets (5-6) in Inchelium. Alloway scored eight in the opening quarter and DeWulf poured in 14 after halftime. Inchelium’s Maraia Zacherle and Olivia Williams combined for 23 points.

Selkirk 37, Valley Christian 22: Hannah Rick made 10 free throws and finished with 22 points in leading the Rangers (4-8) past the Panthers (2-12) in Ione. Lexy Ellsworth added nine points for Selkirk.

Curlew 45, Columbia 18: Lindsey Gibson hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 of her game-high 24 points in the decisive first quarter as the Cougars (7-8) dumped the visiting Lions (0-13). Kayleona Fanning added 15 points for Curlew, which opened the game on a 22-6 run. Columbia’s Bessie Hill scored eight.