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Area boys: Asher Cox helps Northwest Christian stay undefeated

Asher Cox scored 17 points, Nolan Burns added 11 and Northwest Christian (5-0, 5-0) stayed atop the Northeast 2B North standings with a 63-20 win over visiting Kettle Falls (2-5, 0-5) on Saturday.

Ryan Harman grabbed 10 rebounds with six points for NWC.

Matt Thompson led Kettle Falls with 11 points.

St. George’s 71, Davenport 51: Erik Farias scored 20 points, Cade Peplinski added 19 and the visiting Dragons (5-2, 4-1) beat the Gorillas (2-5, 2-3).

St. George’s forced 30 turnovers and closed with an 18-5 fourth quarter to put the game away.

Izaiah Bowdish led Davenport with 17 points, while Jaden Flett recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Wilbur-Creston 55, Springdale 43: Tucker Odegaard scored 15 points, Jason Townsend had 12 and Layne Smith added 10 to help the visiting Wildcats (2-4, 2-3) outlast the Chargers (4-3, 2-3).

W-C went 22 of 33 at the line while Springdale was just 11 of 27. Chandler Carr led Springdale with 26 points.

Asotin 53, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 46: Thomas Martin scored 15 points while going 5 of 5 from the free throw line and the visiting Panthers (3-1, 3-1) defeated the Broncos (4-3, 3-2) in a NE2B South matchup.

In the last 30 seconds of the first half and down by three, LRS turned the ball over twice and Asotin capitalized, taking a seven-point lead into the second half.

Eli Engledow scored 10 points for Asotin, while Camden Smith led LRS with 14 points.

Colfax 77, Tekoa-Rosalia 44: Danny Robinson scored 15 of his 19 points in the first quarter and the Bulldogs (4-2, 3-1) blasted the visiting Timberwolves (1-6, 0-5).

Colfax ran out to a 27-8 after one quarter and cruised from there. Jaydon Soncarty scored 14 points for Colfax and Carson Cloaninger had 13.

Mike Greybeck led T-R with 11 points.

Northeast 1B

Selkirk 56, Northport 36: Jacob Couch led the way with 19 points as the visiting Rangers (6-1, 6-0) beat the Mustangs (4-5, 2-4) to stay in first in the Northeast 1B North.

Couch’s points came on seven field goals and 5 of 7 free throws. Selkirk also got 12 points from Ben Avey and 10 points from Austin Robertson.

Northport was led by Kade Middlesworth’s 20 points with nine rebounds and D’Andre Twoteeth added 11 points.

Cusick 45, Republic 42: Dylan Hendershott led the visiting Panthers (3-4, 3-2) with 18 points as they defeated the Tigers (4-4, 2-3).

Colton Hansen added 11 points for Cusick, which came from behind with a 21-10 run in the fourth quarter.

Jasper Sunny led Republic with 15 points and Joe Koepke added 12.

Curlew 54, Inchelium 40: Justin Hanks scored 23 points and the Cougars (1-7, 1-6) defeated visiting the visiting Hornets (3-3, 3-2).

Inchelium led 28-27 at intermission, but Curlew used a 17-4 run in the third to take over and closed the game on a 10-5 spurt. Michael Mumford finished with 18 points for Curlew.

Inchelium was led by Terrence Holford and Skyler Stensgar with eight points apiece.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 72, Wellpinit 47: Mac Isaak scored 23 points, Payton Nielsen had 15 rebounds to go with 17 points and the Warriors (5-2, 4-0) won big against the visiting Redskins (4-1, 3-1) in a match of Northeast 1B South contenders.

Isaak and Nielsen did all their damage in the first three quarters, as ACH sat their starters in the fourth.

Devon Pascal led Wellpinit with 11 points.

Odessa-Harrington 69, Columbia 29: Ryan Moffet and John DeWulf scored 15 points apiece for the visiting Titans (2-1, 2-1) in their victory over the Lions (2-5, 2-3).

Marcus King scored 11 points for Odessa-Harrington, while Riley McLain and Corbin Nelson led Columbia with 10 apiece.

Southeast 1B

Garfield-Palouse 77, St. John-Endicott 60: Mason Bates went 12 for 15 from the field and 5 for 7 from the line, scoring 29 points to lead the visiting Vikings (5-1, 3-0) past the Eagles (0-5, 0-3).

He did this all in three quarters of work after sitting out the second quarter with foul trouble. Erik Anderson added 21 points for the Vikings, while Adam Blakely had 22 for SJE.

Waitsburg 42, Oakesdale 37: Kyle Gradwohl and Jacob Dunn combined for 30 of their teams 42 points to lead the Cardinals (1-1, 1-1) over the visiting Nighthawks (3-4, 1-2).

Gradwohl finished with 19 points while Dunn had 11.

Pomeroy 58, Touchet 43: Jace Gwinn scored 26 points for the visiting Pirates (4-1, 3-0) as they defeated Indians (0-1, 0-1).

Oscar Morfin also scored in double digits for Pomeroy with 10 points.

James Kates put up 28 points for Touchet.


East Valley 63, Timberlake 55: DeVonte Gorman scored 13 points to help the Knights (3-5) to a victory over the visiting Tigers (4-2).

Treyshaun Bracey and Eli Holecek scored 10 points apiece for East Valley.

Brandon Hausladen led Timberlake with 14 points.

Newport 54, Priest River 37: Koa Pancho scored 23 points with 10 rebounds, Owen Leslie added 19 points and the visiting Grizzlies (5-2) got out quickly and held off the Spartans (3-3).

Hunter Hartwig led Priest River with 20 points.

Kellogg 58, St. Maries 51: Chase Jerome scored 18 points and the Wildcats (6-1) won the Brawl for the Ball, their annual spirit game against the visiting Lumberjacks (4-1).

Despite an off-night for returning Intermountain League MVP Toby Colburn (three points, nine rebounds), Kellogg managed to outlast the Lumberjacks in a gritty back-and-forth game.

Grant Nearing and Tanner Mueller both had 13 points – a season high for both players – while Jacob Sieler led St. Maries with 18 points.

Wallace 66, Superior 33: Hunter Gust scored 25 points and the visiting Miners (4-2) defeated Superior in Alberton, Montana.

Wallace played a strong game across all four quarters but played especially strong defense in the second half, holding Superior to 11 points.