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Area college basketball: Eastern Washington women roll to big win during popular Kid’s Day

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team got into the spirit of Kid’s Day on Friday at Reese Court.

Senior Delaney Hodgins was her usual impressive self, but the Eagles (3-5) also received career highs from freshmen Brittany Klaman and Lily Perkins while rolling to an 88-42 nonconference win over Multnomah University of Portland.

The teams played the rare morning contest before more than 2,500 elementary school students.

Hodgins shot 9 for 13 from the floor and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line on the way to a game-high 24 points. Her 21st career game of 20 or more points boosted her career total to 1,584 points, 282 away from breaking her sister Haley’s school record.

Klaman, in her second career start, scored nine points and added team highs of five assists and two blocked shots. Perkins scored seven, hitting 3 of 3 from the field.

“I thought we had a nice opportunity today to play a lot of kids,” EWU coach Wendy Schuller said. … “It was good to be able to get our young players some minutes and give our team some flow and confidence.”

EWU shot 11 of 18 from the floor in the third quarter and finished with a 25-0 edge in bench points.

Rachelle Tau scored 17 points for the Lions, who remained at 0-11 because it was an exhibition for them.

Whitworth 65, Colorado College 50: Grace Douglas scored 24 of her 26 points in the second half and finished 9 of 12 from the field, including 6 of 12 from long range, as the host Pirates (5-2) defeated the Tigers (2-6) at the Holiday Classic.

Madison Moffat added game highs of 13 rebounds and eight assists for the Pirates. Fellow starter Camy Aguinaldo had seven assists.

Lexi Tinney scored 10 points and Sidney Riggs shot 6 for 6 from the line while coming off the bench for Whitworth. The Pirates finished 14 of 16 from the line.

Casey Torbet scored 20 points for Colorado College, including five of the team’s six points from the line.

Community Colleges of Spokane 70, Lower Columbia 60: Jessica Olson led four players in double figures with 22 points, shooting 6 of 9 on 3-pointers, and the Sasquatch (3-0) opened play at the Everett Holiday Classic with a win over the Red Devils (5-2).

Rose Mongoyak added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Sasquatch, who shot 7 of 11 on 3-pointers in the second half. Marissa Bair finished 5 of 6 from the line for CCS and joined Shania Graham with 11 points.

CCS’ Shaye Swannack and Syndee Mongeon shared game-high honors with six assists apiece.

Nizhoni Wheeler scored 17 points for the Red Devils. Kenya Lorton hit 2 of 4 on 3-pointers while the rest of the team was 0 for 16.

The Sasquatch will meet Skagit Valley at 6 p.m. Saturday in the semifinals.


City College of San Francisco 84, North Idaho 69: Terrell Brown scored 28 points, hitting 7 of 9 on 3-pointers, and the Rams (11-1) posted their seventh consecutive win by defeating the Cardinals (3-3) at the San Jose (California) City College Tournament.

Eddie Stansberry added 19 points for the Rams, hitting 5 of 9 from long range.

CCSF finished 16 of 33 on 3-pointers and 16 of 17 from the line, including Brown’s 7-for-7 effort.

North Idaho trailed 38-37 at halftime but shot 10 of 30 from the field in the second half.

RayQuan Evans led the Cardinals with 20 points, shooting 7 of 17 from the field and 5 of 6 from the line.

NIC’s Austanti Potts-Woods scored 11 points, hitting 3 of 4 from long range, and Jarod Greene added 11 points, eight rebounds and three steals.

NIC outrebounded the Rams 42-34 as Iaian McLaughlin and Tyler Brimhall added eight rebounds apiece.

CC Spokane 67, South Puget Sound 65: Cesar Sandoval scored a game-high 21 points and added 10 rebounds as the Sasquatch (5-2) opened the Dale J. Bates Invitational in Eugene with a win over the Clippers (4-2).

Sandoval shot 7 of 14 from the floor and 6 of 6 from the line. Lamar Harris added 16 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field and Ryan Alexander had a game-high five assists for CCS.

DeMonte Malloy came off the bench for a team-high 18 points for the Clippers.

CCS will meet Southwestern Oregon at 6 p.m. Saturday in the semifinals.

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