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Area roundup: Lamar Harris leads Community Colleges of Spokane men to victory

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017

Lamar Harris finished with game highs of 24 points and four steals Saturday to lead Community Colleges of Spokane (9-2) to a 101-91 win over the Centralia Trailblazers (2-7) at a Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball crossover tournament in Vancouver, Washington.

CCS led 57-39 at halftime and cruised on the strength of 16-for-32 shooting from long range. Harris finished 5 of 8 on 3-pointers and Dedrick Pakootas came off the bench to his 4 of 5 on the way to 18 points.

Cesar Sandoval added 21 points for the Sasquatch, hitting 9 of 16 from the floor. He also had a team-high 12 rebounds and tied Ryan Alexander with a team-best four assists.

Alexander scored 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor.

Centralia’s Austin Curry scored 20 points and Jephthah Donkor had a game-high 14 rebounds to guide a 40-30 advantage.

The Sasquatch will complete the three-day event at 1 p.m. Sunday against Olympic.


CC Spokane 51, Olympic 48: Shania Graham hit five 3-pointers, and she and Rose Mongoyak scored 15 points apiece as the Sasquatch (6-1) held off the Rangers (3-6) at an NWAC crossover in Aberdeen, Washington.

Jessica Olson added 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds for the Sasquatch, who entered the final quarter tied at 38.

CCS shot 6 of 11 on 3-pointers in the second half after struggling through a 2-for-17 effort in the first half.

Graham also had eight assists, doubling the Rangers’ total.

The Sasquatch used only seven players and received no scoring from their bench.

Lexi Ioane scored a game-high 18 points for Olympic.

The Sasquatch will meet host Grays Harbor at 2 p.m. Sunday to complete the three-day tournament.

North Idaho 85, Clackamas 82 (OT): Whitney Meir scored 26 points, hitting 6 of 10 on 3-pointers and 8 of 8 from the line, to guide the Cardinals (6-2) past the host Cougars (7-3) at an NWAC crossover in Oregon City, Oregon.

Zosha Krupa added 17 points for the Cardinals, including three 3-pointers. Cierra Dvorak and Kelsey Auer had 11 points and nine rebounds apiece, and Dvorak added team highs of four assists and six steals.

NIC’s Gia Sorn came off the bench for seven blocked shots.

The Cougars’ Kayce Mock finished with 22 rebounds and 20 points.

North Idaho will complete the three-day tournament at noon Sunday against Lower Columbia.

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