The Central Valley girls basketball team wrapped up the Greater Spokane League championship Tuesday.
It’s the first league for CV since 2011-12 and 11th in school history.
Lexie Hull had 20 points and six rebounds to lead Central Valley to a 53-40 victory over the Mead Panthers at Mead.
The No. 1-ranked Bears (19-0 overall, 17-0 league) got out to a 30-17 lead by halftime. Mead (12-7, 11-6), which has earned the third seed for district, pulled within 10 by the end of the third quarter but CV didn’t relinquish its comfortable margin.
Sydney Hellman led Mead with 11 points and Amanda Chan had four assists.
Gonzaga Prep 71, Ferris 47: The visiting Bullpups (8-11, 8-9), behind the 19 points and five 3-pointers from Taylor Drynan, overwhelmed the Saxons (5-14, 4-13) with sharpshooting. Drynan made three 3-pointers in the opening minutes to lead a fast start. Supporting Drynan was Molly McDermott, who scored 20 points to go with 11 rebounds. Megan Muelheim led Ferris with 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Lewis and Clark 55, Mt. Spokane 47: The visiting Tigers (15-4, 15-2) had to fend off the Wildcats’ rally. LC led 33-18 at halftime, but Mt. Spokane (11-8, 9-8) pulled within two points by the end of the third period. Riley Lupfer led LC with 26 points and Taylor Cunningham had 12. Jordan Smith led the Wildcats with 24 on 7-of-11 shooting from 3-point range and Megan Nilsson added 13.
University 52, Shadle Park 26: Kaitlyn Pannell made five 3-pointers, finishing with 17 points to lead the Titans (10-9, 10-7) past the visiting Highlanders (3-16, 3-14). Leading 21-15 at halftime, U-Hi outscored Shadle 12-2 in the third quarter. Brooke Bailey got U-Hi out fast by scoring eight of her 14 points in the first quarter. Abby Bauernfeind led Shadle with 12.
North Central 63, Rogers 52: The visiting Indians (8-11, 8-9) received 20 points from freshman Quincy McDeid and 12 from Megan Dean in a win over the Pirates (1-18, 0-17). Atyzha Upton led Rogers with 21 and Tia Kendall had nine and 12 rebounds.
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