Ryan Maine had 22 points, five rebounds and three assists to lead host Freeman, ranked No. 1 in 1A in the WIAA’s first RPI (Ratings Percentage Index, used this season for the first time to seed state playoffs) past sixth-ranked Medical Lake 58-44 in Northeast A action on Friday.
Rhys McVay added 13 points, five rebounds and three steals, while Michael Coumont dropped 13 for the Scotties (10-1, 5-0).
Trenten Garza scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting to pace Medical Lake (8-2, 4-1), while Drew Hostetter added 10.
Lakeside (WA) 53, Deer Park 40: Michah Holmes led the visiting Eagles (6-5, 4-1) with 13 points as they defeated the Stags (4-7, 2-3).
Lakeside used a 15-6 first-quarter run to set the tone. Jacob Gifford also scored in double digits for Lakeside with 11.
Austin Wisinger scored 15 points for Deer Park and Riley Wilson added 13.
Newport 74, Riverside 42: Danny Bradbury led four players in double figures with 21 points and the Grizzlies (6-5, 3-2) handled the visiting Rams (2-9, 0-5).
Koa Pancho and Robby Owen finished with identical double-doubles of 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Owen Leslie added 14 points.
Kory Cross scored 18 points and Mikel Bias added 14 for Riverside.
Chewelah 54, Colville 51: Gavin Parrott scored 14 points and the visiting Cougars (4-5, 1-4) defeated the Indians (3-8, 1-4).
Chewelah led 22-19 at halftime and withstood a 22-point fourth quarter by Colville.
Colville was led by Silas Say with 15 points and Alberto Cisneros added 13.
East Valley 73, Pullman 62: Jeremiah Hillard scored 20 points and the Knights (7-5, 2-2) knocked off the visiting Greyhounds (9-3, 2-2).
Pullman entered the game ranked third in 2A.
East Valley pulled away in the fourth quarter scoring 27 points. Eli Holocek had 19 points, Gage Rogers scored 16 and DeVonte Gorman added 14 for the Knights.
Pullman was led by Jacob Wells with 23 points, Jared Anderson with 13 and Isiah Strong with 10.
Clarkston 65, Cheney 44: Travis Hansen scored 21 points and the visiting Bantams (9-2, 5-0), ranked sixth in 2A, topped the Blackhawks (6-5, 0-4).
Jake Albright scored 16 points and Jett Sobotta added 14 for Clarkston.
Cheney was paced by Cam Hardt with 11 points.
Northwest Christian 57, Colfax 42: Asher Cox finished with 24 points to lead the Crusaders (8-1, 6-0), ranked second in state 2B, over the visiting Bulldogs (6-5, 4-2).
Ryan Ricks added 15 points for NWC and Nolan Burns grabbed 14 rebounds with eight points.
Carson Cloaninger scored 13 points and Jaydon Soncarty added 12 for Colfax.
St. George’s 62, Asotin 47: Erik Farias scored 22 points with eight assists and four steals and the Dragons (6-5, 5-2), ranked 10th in state 2B, defeated the visiting Panthers (3-2, 3-2).
Xander Werkman had 13 points and Cade Peplinksi added 11 points and 12 rebounds for St. George’s.
Chase Klappenbach led Asotin with 12 points.
Davenport 39, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 35: Peyton Buchanan had 14 rebounds and eight points to lead the Gorillas (4-6, 3-4) past the visiting Broncos (5-5, 3-3).
Chase Van Pevenage had eight steals with four points for Davenport.
Spencer Gering and Michael Shields both had eight points for LRS.
Wilbur-Creston 54, Reardan 50: Blaine Bandy scored 15 points to help the Wildcats (4-6, 4-4) edge the visiting Indians (2-7, 1-5) in the final seconds.
Garrett Bodeau made two free throws with 5 seconds left to put Wilbur-Creston up four points to seal it. Devin Magers added 10 points for W-C.
Cade Francis paced Reardan with 16 points adn Riley McCoy added 10.
Tekoa-Rosalia 50, Kettle Falls 45: Devin Cripe scored 16 points and the visiting Timberwolves (3-7, 1-6) beat the Bulldogs (3-7, 0-6).
Tekoa-Rosalia used a 15-4 run in the second quarter to taek control and held off Kettle Falls in the second half.
Kettle Falls was led by Kyle Keenan with 13 points and Matt Thompson with 12 points.
Liberty 64, Springdale 63: Tyler Haas led all scorers with 25 and scored the winning basket as the visiting Lancers (7-4, 5-2) slipped past the Chargers (6-4, 3-4).
Isaak Ottmar scored 16 points and Chase Burnham added 15 for Liberty.
Austin Howder scored 22 points, Chander Carr had 16 and Tyrone Dorris added 12 for Springdale.
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 75, Cusick 27: Mac Isaak scored 21 points, Gage Burchill added 17 and the Warriors (9-2, 6-0) routed the visiting Panthers (4-7, 4-3).
Payton Nielsen added 13 points for ACH, which raced out to a 31-7 lead after the first quarter.
Cameron Cotter led Cusick with nine points.
Wellpinit 69, Republic 43: Brandon Flett and Cedric Bowen both had big nights, scoring 24 points apiece, to lead the Redskins (8-1, 4-1) over the visiting Tigers (4-6, 2-5).
Flett shot 11 for 18 from the field and collected 14 rebounds while adding five blocks. Bowen added seven steals.
Justin Riggs and Jasper Sunny both scored nine points apiece for Republic.
Selkirk 55, Valley Christian 43: Jacob Couch grabbed 15 rebounds and scored 17 points to help the Rangers (9-1, 6-0) defeat visiting the visiting Panthers (0-11, 0-6).
Selkirk used a strong third quarter to push a comfortable lead, outscoring Valley Christian 22-7.
Inchelium 82, Odessa-Harrington 76: Winston Finley scored 23 points to help the Hornets (5-5, 5-3) pull out a close one in overtime over the visiting Titans (4-4, 4-3).
Inchelium spread the ball around with four players scoring 14 points or more.
In a stellar effort, Ryan Moffat scored 45 points for Odessa-Harrington.
Curlew 50, Columbia 41: Michael Mumford was 9 for 16 from the field for 20 points, Liam Chamberlain added 15 points and the Cougars (2-8, 2-7) topped the visiting Lions (2-7, 2-4).
August Steele led with 14 points for Columbia.
Oakesdale 47, Touchet 40: Cal Gregory had 11 points and Jacob Himes provided a spark off the bench with 10 points and eight rebounds as the Nighthawks (5-5, 3-2) came from behind to beat the visiting Indians (0-1, 0-1).
Evan Henning (nine points) went 4 for 4 from the line in the final minute of play to seal the win.
Bryan Andrade led Touchet with 13 points while Josue Preciado added 10.
Pomeroy 67, Garfield-Palouse 58: Jake Tewalt scored 19 points and the visiting Pirates (7-1, 5-0) beat the Vikings (6-3, 4-2).
Garfield-Palouse led 30-29 at intermission, but a 24-point third quarter put Pomeroy in charge. Ryan Wolf added 12 points for Pomeroy
Garfield-Palouse was led by Mason Bates and Eli Hawkins with 14 points apiece, while Blake Jones added 12.
Colton 68, St. John-Endicott 47: Brady Chadwick had a game-high 19 points, Reece Chadwick added 18 and the visiting Wildcats (4-4, 3-2) handled the Eagles (2-7, 1-5).
Colton used a 23-11 run in the third quarter to take control. Grant Kinzel added 13 points for the Wildcats.
Adam Blakeley scored 15 points and Cooper Lundberg added 11 for SJ-E.
Kellogg 60, CdA Charter 16: Chase Jerome scored 14 points, Toby Colburn added 13 and the visiting Wildcats (9-1, 2-0) blasted the Panthers (2-3, 0-1).
Toby Colburn added 13 points for Kellogg.
Lewiston 56, Wenatchee 37: Colton Richardson put up 13 points to lead the Bengals (8-3) as they defeated the visiting Panthers (4-7).
Lewiston led 32-19 at halftime and kept Wenatchee at bay.
Matt Clive scored 13 points for Wenatchee.
Lake City 70, Moscow 51: Kenny Louie-McGee scored 25 points to help the Timberwolves (8-2) beat the visiting Bears (2-4).
Hunter Schaffer added 10 points for the Timberwolves.
Moscow was lead by Glen Gosse with 11 points.
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