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Girls basketball roundup: Lake City tops Post Falls, takes over first place

Cierra Dvorak had 10 points and six steals and Lake City pulled away after halftime and beat Post Falls 38-29 in an Inland Empire League 4A game Friday night in Coeur d’Alene.

The win moved the Timberwolves (15-3, 4-1) into first place in the league standings.

Bridget Rieken added nine points and eight rebounds for Lake City, which outscored the Trojans 18-9 in the second half.

Melody Kempton scored eight for Post Falls (11-7, 3-1), but the Trojans made just 5 of 18 free throws. Post Falls beat Lake City 49-38 at home on Jan. 7.

Clarkston 52, Cheney 28: Sequoia Swan scored 12 points and the Bantams (9-6, 6-1) pulled away in the second quarter and beat the visiting Blackhawks (7-9, 3-5). Cheney’s Brette Draper scored 11.

Northeast A

Lakeside 55, Freeman 41: Sienna Swannack scored eight of her 19 points in the fourth quarter and added nine rebounds as the Eagles (12-3, 8-1) clipped the Scotties (7-8, 5-4) in Nine Mile Falls. Freeman’s Megan Frye scored 11.

Deer Park 45, Colville 36: Jillian Widman had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Jael Guske added 10 points as the Stags (2-12, 2-7) topped the visiting Indians (3-12, 1-8). Deer Park, whose only other win this season came at home against Medical Lake on Dec. 18, made 20 of 37 free throws.

Medical Lake 45, Chewelah 41 (OT): The Cougars (9-6, 6-4) were dismal from the free-throw line down the stretch and fell to the visiting Cardinals (4-10, 3-6). Chewelah made 2 of 15 free throws in the fourth quarter and overtime. Medical Lake’s Bradyn Wegner scored 11. The Cougars’ Shayla Hartill and Maggie Cobb had 10 apiece. Chewelah has dropped four of its last five following a seven-game winning streak.

Newport 33, Riverside 31: Stephanie Huang blocked the Rams’ final shot attempt with 1 second left and the Grizzlies (7-8, 6-3) won in Riverside. Newport’s Hadley Stratton scored 12 points. Sierra Jackson and Julianna Trepanier combined for 21 points for the Rams (7-6, 6-3), who rallied in the fourth, outscoring the Grizzlies 15-6.

Northeast 2B

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 52, Wilbur-Creston 24: Peyton Curtis scored 12 points and the Broncos (13-3, 9-1) grabbed control from the outset in a win over the Wildcats (4-10, 2-9) in Wilbur. Karlee Maioho scored 10 for Wilbur-Creston.

Liberty 64, Kettle Falls 53: Madelynne Flaig scored 19 points, Christine Denny had 16 and the Lancers (10-7, 6-5) defeated the host Bulldogs (5-11, 2-8). Kettle Falls’ Erin Johnson scored 16 and Makayla Hall added 13.

Colfax 49, Reardan 35: Carmen Gfeller scored 15 points and Olivia Mellor added 11 as the Bulldogs (11-5, 9-2) built a comfortable first-half lead and beat the host Indians (4-11, 1-9).

Northeast 1B

Republic 65, Valley Christian 28: Shania Graham scored 19 points and Lily Beckwith added 17 as the Tigers (16-1, 11-1) forced 23 turnovers in a win over the host Panthers (7-9, 5-6). Valley Christian’s Phoebe Trigsted scored eight.

Wellpinit 51, Inchelium 35: Jamie Pascal scored 14 points, Darian Pakootas added 12 points, 12 rebounds and six steals and the Redskins (7-8, 6-4) used a hot start to get past the visiting Hornets (2-10, 1-9). Christina Carden added 12 points and 13 rebounds for Wellpinit, which built a 27-14 halftime lead. Inchelium’s Olivia Williams scored 12.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 70, Northport 18: Gabi Isaak poured in 26 points, Brenna Oliver had 18 and the Warriors (14-1, 11-0) forced 26 turnovers in an easy win over the host Mustangs (4-10, 3-8). Northport’s Hailey Young scored 13.

Odessa-Harrington 41, Curlew 21: Katie DeWulf scored 14 points and the Titans (5-9, 5-4) jumped ahead early in an easy win over the host Cougars (3-11, 2-9). Curlew showed life in the third quarter, but couldn’t overcome a 24-5 halftime deficit. The Cougars’ Korin Baker scored eight.

Southeast 1B

Colton 76, St. John-Endicott 41: Dakota Patchen made five 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Zoe Moser and MaryAnn Jacobs added 16 apiece as the Wildcats (14-1, 9-0) dumped the visiting Eagles (7-8, 3-6). Colton outscored SJE 28-6 in the second quarter to go ahead 55-16 at the half.

Touchet 72, LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus 22: Cierra Jo McKeown led three players in double figures with 25 points and the Indians routed the host Tigercats (3-11, 1-9). Jazzmyn Gordon pulled down 10 rebounds for LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus.

Garfield-Palouse 49, Pomeroy 45: Keely Burnes scored 15 points and Payson Griner added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Vikings (7-8, 3-6) topped the Pirates in Palouse. Pomeroy’s Sydney Smith scored 14.

Liberty Christian 43, Oakesdale 36: Maddie Godwin scored 16 points and the Patriots used a 19-6 fourth-quarter rally to get past the host Nighthawks (8-7, 3-6). Oakesdale’s Lindsey Lindgren scored 12 and Logan Reed added 11.

North Star

Wallace 47, Kootenai 40: Gretchen Farkas made three 3-pointers and all six of her free throws and finished with 21 points in the Miners’ win over the Warriors in Harrison. Kootenai’s Kaili Gentry had 23 points and 11 rebounds.

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