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Girls basketball roundup: East Valley tops Clarkston for first place in GNL

Elle Burland scored 15 points, Hannah Burland added 13 and East Valley erased a six-point halftime deficit and beat Clarkston 55-53 in a Great Northern League game Tuesday night at East Valley.

The win was the Knights’ fifth in a row and it gave them sole possession of first place in the GNL.

Genesis Wilkinson added 10 points and nine rebounds for East Valley (11-2, 4-0), which used a 21-11 third-quarter run to retake the lead.

Jaclyn Meyers led Clarkston (6-5, 3-1) with 16 points and six rebounds. The teams meet again Jan. 23 at Clarkston.

Inland Empire 5A

Post Falls 64, Coeur d’Alene 40: Melody Kempton scored 17 points and Bayley Brennan added 13 points and six assists as the Trojans (11-6, 3-0) built an early lead and never let up in a win over the visiting Vikings (6-7, 0-3). Coeur d’Alene’s Rey Louden and Emily Callahan combined for 22 points.

Lake City 48, Lewiston 39: Whitney Meier made all six of her free throws and scored 16 points to help lead the Timberwolves (13-3, 2-1) past the host Bengals (7-2, 1-2). The win was Lake City’s fourth in their past five games. Lewiston’s Abby Roy scored 11.

Great Northern

Pullman 45, West Valley 35: Madi Mueller scored 14 points and the Greyhounds (5-7, 1-3) pulled away in the fourth to beat the host Eagles (4-8, 1-3). Anne Mari Petrino added nine points for Pullman, which made 10 of 12 free throws. Claire Sinner led West Valley with 11 points and Lily Sinner pulled down seven rebounds.

Northeast A

Lakeside 56, Medical Lake 36: Shaye Swannack had 13 points, four rebounds and four assists and Sienna Swannack added 13 points as the Eagles (9-3, 5-1) pulled away in the third quarter and beat the Cardinals (3-7, 2-4) in Nine Mile Falls. Lakeside put the game away with an 18-7 third-quarter run. Medical Lake’s Bradyn Wegner scored 16.

Chewelah 31, Freeman 28: Maggie Cobb scored nine points and Jaelynn Skok added eight as the Cougars (9-3, 6-1) edged the Scotties (5-7, 3-3) in a low-scoring game in Chewelah. Cassidy Crosswhite led Freeman with eight points. The Scotties missed a half-court shot at the buzzer that would have sent it to overtime. Isabelle Miller and Sydney Sather, Freeman’s usual high-scorers, combined for two points.

Riverside 39, Colville 26: Julianna Trepanier scored 12 points and the Rams (5-5, 4-2) shook off a slow start and topped the visiting Indians (3-9, 1-5). Colville’s Aleena Wolfrum scored nine.

Newport 45, Deer Park 34: Hadley Stratton scored 19 points and Cydny Lewis add 11 as the Grizzlies (4-8, 3-4) pulled away in the second half and beat the host Stags (1-10, ,1-6). Damaris Guske and Destanne Sunchild had nine points apiece for Deer Park.

Northeast 2B

Northwest Christian 53, Kettle Falls 37: Rachel Bozlee had 18 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals and the Crusaders (8-6, 6-3) pulled away in the third quarter and beat the visiting Bulldogs (4-8, 2-6). Savanna Morash added 10 points and Mattea Nelson added five points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals for Northwest Christian. The Crusaders amped up their pressure defense in the third, which led to easy transition buckets. They outscored Kettle Falls 18-9 in the quarter. Northwest Christian came away with 21 steals. Kettle Falls’ Makayla Hall had 12 points, six steals and six rebounds.

Springdale 55, Tekoa-Rosalia 53: Eilish Smith scored 16 points and made the go-ahead lay-in with 3 seconds left to send the Chargers (4-7, 3-6) past the visiting Timberwolves (4-8, 1-5). Smith added five assists and four steals for Springdale, which erased a 14-point halftime deficit. Tekoa-Rosalia’s Tommia Pakootas scored 15 of her game-high 27 points in the first quarter. She made five 3’s in the opening quarter.

Davenport 58, Liberty 44: Meika Heath hit five 3-pointers and scored 26 points and Madison Abbott added 18 points and 14 rebounds as the Gorillas (11-3, 7-2) beat the visiting Lancers (7-6, 3-4). Christine Denny led Liberty with 22 points.

Northeast 1B

Republic 60, Selkirk 31: Shania Graham poured in 25 points and Lily Beckwith added 13 as the Tigers (13-0, 8-0) trounced the visiting Rangers (6-6, 4-4). Selkirk’s Hannah Rick scored eight.

Cusick 57, Inchelium 19: Renee Wynne scored 17 points and the Panthers (6-5, 6-3) heated up after a slow first quarter and dumped the host Hornets (2-7, 1-6). Brianna Balcom and Kaleigh Driver added 12 points apiece for Cusick, which used a 20-2 second quarter run to take control. Inchelium’s Jaylene Lelone scored nine.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 75, Valley Christian 48: Brenna Oliver scored 24 points, Gabi Isaak added 23 and the Warriors (10-1, 7-0) ran their winning streak to six games with an easy victory over the host Panthers (6-6, 4-3). Valley Christian’s Phoebe Trigsted had 17 points and five assists.

Northport 34, Curlew 32: Ashtyn Baribault scored 13 points and the Mustangs (4-7, 3-5) erased an eight-point halftime deficit and beat the host Cougars (2-9, 1-7). Curlew’s Megan Joe Beedle and Korin Baker combined for 21.

Odessa-Harrington 39, Wellpinit 36: Naleah Davison scored 11 points and Katie DeWulf added nine points, seven steals, six rebounds and six assists as the Titans (3-8, 3-3) edged the Redskins (4-7, 3-3) in Harrington. Wellpinit’s Christina Carden scored 14.


Wallace 50, Kellogg 45: Tamra Jackson scored 14 points and the Miners edged the visiting Wildcats. Kellogg’s Marley Chambers scored 15 and Abby Arthur added 13.

LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus 39, College Place 29: Jazzmyn Gordon scored 16 points and grabbed 25 rebounds and Alynn Harder added 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Tigercats (2-7) topped the visiting Hawks.

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