A freshman stepped up big for the North Central girls basketball team Tuesday.
Quincy McDeid had a game-high 22 points to lead the Indians past the visiting Mt. Spokane Wildcats 61-53 in Greater Spokane League action.
After playing to a 32-32 tie by halftime, the Indians (6-10 overall, 6-8 league) outscored the Wildcats (9-7, 7-7) 13-5 in the decisive fourth quarter.
Megan Dean supported McDeid with 14 points.
Jordan Smith led Mt. Spokane with 19 points and Meghan Nilsson had 13.
Central Valley 64, Shadle Park 20: The league-leading and No. 1-ranked Bears (16-0, 14-0) eased to a 34-11 lead by halftime in a victory over the visiting Highlanders (2-14, 2-12). Lexie Hull led CV with 15 points and eight rebounds, Katie Hawkins had 12 points and eight rebounds and Camryn Skaife added 11 points. Lacie Hull had seven blocked shots, five rebounds and four assists. Abby Bauernfeind led Shadle with 10 points. The win sets up a showdown Friday between CV and Lewis and Clark to decide the league title at LC. Tipoff is at 7:15.
Lewis and Clark 51, University 37: Riley Lupfer had 17 points and Taylor Cunningham had 14 and 10 rebounds to lead the Tigers (13-3, 13-1) past the visiting Titans (8-8, 8-6). Kaitlin Pannell led U-Hi with 12 points.
Ferris 48, Mead 32: The Muelheims combined for 31 points to lead the Saxons (5-11, 4-10) past the visiting Panthers (10-6, 9-5). Abby Muelheim led with 17 points and seven steals and Megan Muelheim added 14 points and 16 rebounds.
Gonzaga Prep 68, Rogers 24: The visiting Bullpups (7-9, 7-7) made 13 of 15 free throws and seven 3-pointers to turn back the Pirates (1-15, 0-14). Tayler Drynan led the Bullpups with 14 points and Mallory Payne added 12.
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