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Area girls: Jacey Johnson helps Oakesdale end Colton’s streaks

From staff reports

Eight-time defending State 1B girls basketball champion Colton saw the end to two significant streaks on Friday.

Emma Perry’s 15-footer at the buzzer forced overtime and visiting Oakesdale outscored Colton 10-5 in the extra period thanks to a 6-for-8 showing at the free-throw line and the Nighthawks (9-3, 5-1) topped the Wildcats 55-50 in Southeast 1B play.

The Wildcats (10-2, 5-1) saw their 66-game home winning streak end. Their last loss at home – also their last league setback – was a 56-52 defeat to St. John-Endicott on Feb. 2, 2010.

Jacey Johnson scored 22 points for the Nighthawks.

Anne Hockett had 12 points, Lindsey Lindgren scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Nighthawks and Logan Reed scored nine points with four key steals at the end of the game.

Jordyn Moehrle scored a team-high 18 points for the Wildcats, while Dakota Patchen added 13.

Waitsburg 45, St. John-Endicott 40: Devon Harshman scored 22 points and the Cardinals (1-4, 1-2) beat the visiting Eagles (0-10, 0-6).

Drew Brewer and Kierstyn Ray led St. John-Endicott with 10 points apiece, while Alynn Harder added six points and seven steals.

Great Northern

East Valley 53, West Valley 45: Genesis Wilkinson scored 15 points and the visiting Knights (8-6, 5-1) beat the Eagles (8-6, 2-4).

Tied at 42 in the fourth, East Valley closed on an 11-3 run to take it.

EV scored the first nine points of the game and led 15-6 after one quarter. West Valley responded with a 20-point second and led 26-24 at intermission and 38-34 after three.

Hailey Marlow led West Valley with nine points.

Clarkston 54, Pullman 24: Alea Wohl scored 15 points to help the Bantams (7-5, 4-2) defeat the visiting Greyhounds (3-10, 0-5) 54-24 on Friday.

Tianah Sanders led the Greyhounds with 12 points.

Northeast A

Medical Lake 59, Colville 38: Ashlyn Tamietti scored 11 points to help the visiting Cardinals (11-2, 7-0) stay undefeated in league play and beat the Indians (3-10, 2-5).

Jaxyn Farmen added 10 points for the Cardinals.

Hayden Hartman scored 16 points with six steals and Josie Cox collected 10 rebounds for Colville.

Chewelah 41, Freeman 39: Maggie Cobb scored 15 points to help the Cougars (9-3, 5-2) defeat the visiting Scotties (3-10, 2-5) 41-39.

Krystan Miller added 10 points for the Cougars while Isabelle Miller led the Scotties with 10 points.

Lakeside 57, Newport 35: Sienna Swannack had 21 points, five steals and three assists to lead the Eagles (8-5, 5-2) over the visiting Grizzlies (4-9, 3-4) at Nine Mile Falls.

Hallie Jensen added 11 points, six rebounds and five blocks for Lakeside.

Jocelin Nenema scored 10 points to lead Newport.

Deer Park 38, Riverside 26: Elli Pierce scored 11 points and the Stags (7-6, 4-3) defeated the visiting Rams (2-11, 0-7) 38-26.

Sierra Jackson led the Rams with seven points.

Northeast 2B

Liberty 79, Kettle Falls 45: Maisie Burnham scored 24 points to help the visiting Lancers (13-0, 9-0) defeat the Bulldogs (3-9, 1-7).

Christine Denny also added 23 points for the Lancers, while Taylor Dunlap scored 14 points for the Bulldogs.

Asotin at Davenport: Madison Abbott scored 16 points, Sydney Abbott and Sydney Zieler added 13 points apiece and the Gorillas (11-1, 7-1) beat the visiting Panthers (4-5, 1-5).

After a relatively close first half, Davenport switched from press defense to man-to-man in the third quarter and proceeded to open up a big lead.

Adrienne Washington and Kylan Hernandez led Asotin with eight points apiece.

St. George’s 52, Reardan 30: Lydia Bergquist had 12 points with four steals and the Dragons (10-2, 7-1) defeated the visiting Indians (4-6, 2-5.

Shayla Melendez scored 10 points, while Hailey Higashi added eight points, five boards, and four steals and St. George’s forced 24 turnovers.

Jessie Williams led Reardan with 10 points.

Northwest Christian 70, Tekoa-Rosalia 42: Mattea Nelson and Natalie Smith scored 14 points apiece to help the Crusaders (5-6, 3-5) beat the visiting Timberwolves (3-8, 1-6).

Steffanie Kiourkas and Savanna Morasch added eight points apiece for NWC, which used a 22-point second quarter to take control.

Hannah Beach led T-R with 13 points.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 52, Wilbur-Creston 41: Peyton Curtis scored 15 points, Tessa Jantz added 13 and the visiting Broncos (7-5, 5-3) defeated the Wildcats (6-7, 4-5).

Wilbur-Creston, led by Karlee Maioho’s 14 points, cut the lead to three late in the third quarter, but LRS pulled away with a 15-9 fourth-quarter run.

Colfax 43, Springdale 9: Carmen Gfeller scored 10 points and visiting the visiting Bulldogs (7-4, 6-1) dominated the Chargers (1-10, 0-7).

Nichols Beckman led Springdale with seven points.

Northeast 1B

Republic 75, Columbia 17: Shania Graham scored 18 points to help the Tigers (13-1, 9-0) cruise past the Lions (0-11, 0-7).

Lily Beckwith added 15 points for Republic and Michelle VanSlyke added 11.

Lexi Nelson led Columbia with eight points.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 47, Selkirk 43: Gabi Isaak scored 12 points to lead four in double figures and the Warriors (11-3, 7-1) edged the visiting Rangers (11-3, 6-3) in a battle of the North and South Division leaders.

Tiffany Boutain, Berlyn Hunt and Caitlyn O’Neil all scored 11 points for ACH. Up by two late in the game, Hunt made a pair at the line to seal it.

Selkirk outscored ACH 21-12 in the final frame to make it close but couldn’t complete the comeback. Jenna Couch led the Ragners with 31 points, hitting 11 of 15 at the line.

Wellpinit 63, Curlew 27: Mariah Sherwood put up 21 points with six steals and the Redskins (6-4, 3-3) dominated the visiting Cougars (8-5, 6-4).

Christian Carden-Flett recorded a double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds for Wellpinit, which raced out to a 20-6 lead after the first quarter. Jada Orr also added 16 points for the Redskins.

Annaliese Fanning led Curlew with 10 points.

Valley Christian 55, Northport 40: Phoebe Trigsted scored 23 points and Kaleen Pope added 20 to help the visiting Panthers (7-7, 6-3) defeat the Mustangs (1-12, 0-8).

Hailey Young scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Ashtyn Baribault added 10 for the Mustangs.

Inland Empire 5A

Lewiston 49, Post Falls 45: Kendyll Kinzer had 12 points, Demi Randall added 10 and the Bengals (6-4, 2-1) handed the visiting Trojans (12-1, 3-1) their first loss of the season.

Post Falls outscored Lewiston in every quarter but the second, when they were outscored 16-2.

Melody Kempton led the Trojans with 25 points and 14 rebounds.


Kellogg 49, Priest River 37: Marley Chambers had 21 points and made six 3-pointers the visiting Wildcats (5-9, 2-4) defeated the Spartans (5-8, 2-2).

Abby Arthur added 13 points for Kellogg, which used a 14-7 third-quarter run to take control.

Mel Krampert led Priest River with 14 points and four 3-pointers.

North Star

Genesis Prep 54, Wallace 50: Bella Murekatete led the Jaguars (6-2, 4-0) with 23 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks in a victory over the visiting Miners (5-6, 3-2).

Rachel Schroeder contributed 14 points for Genesis Prep.

Maryssa Hogamier scored 26 points and Kimmie Krous added 10 points for Wallace.

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