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Area girls: Balanced Cheney cruises past Pullman

Jan. 20, 2017 Updated Fri., Jan. 20, 2017 at 10:10 p.m.

From staff reports

Great Northern

Cheney 71, Pullman 43: Maggie Smith and Haley Pemberton scored 15 points apiece and the Blackhawks (9-6, 4-3) defeated the visiting Greyhounds (3-11, 0-6).

Kristie McGourin had 12 rebounds and Pemberton added eight boards while Aijia Loffredi had 12 points for Cheney, which led 20-7 after the first quarter and pulled away.

Rian Clear led Pullman with 16 points and Kelsey Nestegard added 15.

Northeast A

Medical Lake 46, Chewelah 37: Jayda Noble scored 21 points and the Cardinals (13-2, 9-0) defeated the visiting Cougars (9-5, 5-4).

Medical Lake, ranked 10th in state 1A, outscored Chewelah in each of the four quarters.

Maggie Cobb and Krislyn Koler scored 12 points apiece to pace Chewelah.

Lakeside 36, Riverside 26: Sienna Swannack scored 11 points and the visiting Eagles (10-5, 7-2) topped the Rams (2-13, 0-9).

Lakeside is now riding a three-game winning streak. Tied at halftime, Swannack scored five of her 11 points in the third quarter to give the Eagles the lead. Hallie Jensen added eight points as well.

Kendrah Shenefelt was high scorer for the Rams with eight points.

Deer Park 43, Newport 42: Ellie Pierce scored on a ten-foot bank shot in the final seconds to help the visiting Stags (9-6, 6-3) edge the Grizzlies (4-11, 3-6) in overtime.

Pierce led the Stags with 20 points, which closed the fourth quarter with an 11-7 run to force the extra session.

Julie Schoener carried the Grizzlies with 16 points.

Freeman 45, Colville 23: Isabelle Miller scored 10 points and the Scotties (5-10, 4-5) beat the visiting Indians (3-12, 2-7).

Cassidy Crosswhite and Bradee Parisotto added six points apiece for Freeman, which jumped out to a 12-0 lead after one.

Northeast 2B

Davenport 65, Liberty 58: Sydney Abbot scored 17 points, three others had 10 and the visiting Gorillas (12-2, 8-2), ranked ninth in state 2A, defeated the Lancers (14-1, 10-1).

Liberty, which entered the game ranked second in state 2A in the latest RPI rankings, trailed 51-36 entering the fourth quarter and rallied for 22 points but could not overcome their deficit.

Christine Denny led Liberty with 19 points and Maisie Burnham added 16.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 55, Springdale 28: Eliza Galbreath scored 15 points with six rebounds and three steals and the Broncos (9-5, 7-3) defeated the visiting Chargers (1-13, 0-10).

Lacey Miller added 10 for LRS, which used an 18-2 run in the third quarter to seize the momentum.

Springdale was paced by Nichole Beckman with 13 points.

Wilbur-Creston 55, Tekoa-Rosalia 45: Karlee Maioho scored 18 points and the visiting Wildcats (7-7, 5-5) outlasted the Timberwolves (3-10, 1-8).

Ireland Corrigan added 16 points for Wilbur-Creston, which led by two at halftime then pulled away in the second half.

Hannah Beach led T-R with 16 points and Tatiana Mendoza added 14.

Reardan 45, Kettle Falls 44: Kim Dewey scored 17 points to help the Indians (6-7, 4-6) edge the visiting Bulldogs (3-11, 1-9).

Jessie Williams and Lizzy Williams added eight points apiece for Reardan, which hung on despite an 18-11 run by Kettle Falls in the fourth quarter. Reardan forced 16 steals in the game.

Taylor Dunlap and Mallory Pounds scored 10 points apiece to lead Kettle Falls.

Northwest Christian at Asotin: the visiting Crusaders (6-7, 4-6) and the Panthers (5-6, 2-6)

Northeast 1B

Selkirk 51, Curlew 30: Jenna Couch scored 20 points, Gabi Rick added 10 and the visiting Rangers (14-3, 9-3), ranked sixth in state 1B, defeated the Cougars (8-7, 6-6).

Curlew led 11-10 after the first quarter, but Selkirk dominated the rest of the way, limiting the Cougars to single digits in each of the final three quarters.

Curlew was led by MeganJoe Beedle with eight points.

Republic 61, Inchelium 49: Lily Beckwith scored 18 points and the Tigers (16-1, 12-0) defeated the visiting Hornets (7-7, 5-6).

Shania Graham added 10 points and Michelle VanSlyke had 12 for Republic, ranked fourth in state 1B, which raced out to a 24-9 lead after the first quarter.

Meika Heth scored 13 points to pace Inchelium, while Jaylene Lelone and Taylor Finely added 10 points apiece.

Cusick 44, Northport 36: Nicole Stensgar scored 15 points and the visiting Panthers (2-12, 2-10) beat the Mustangs (3-13, 2-9).

Cusick led 14-4 after one and used a 17-12 run in the fourth to secure the win. Gacie StrangeOwl had 11 points and Allison Nomee scored eight to help Cusick.

Hailey Young scored half of Northport’s points with 18 points to go along with 20 rebounds.

Odessa-Harrington 51, Columbia 30: McKennah Davison scored 15 points with eight rebounds and the Titans (3-11, 3-7) topped the visiting Lions (0-14, 0-10).

Maleah Davison added 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for O-H.

Gabreanna Singer was high score with 24 points for Columbia.

Southeast 1B

Oakesdale 44, Garfield-Palouse 28: Jacey Johnson scored 11 points the visiting Nighthawks (11-3, 6-1) beat the Vikings (4-7, 4-5).

Logan Reed recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds for Oakesdale, ranked eighth in state 1B, which closed on a 19-1 run in the fourth quarter.

Katie Arrasmith scored 18 points with 12 rebounds while shooting 8 for 14 from the field for Garfield-Palouse.

Inland Empire 5A

Lewiston 49, Coeur d’Alene 43: Abbey Roy scored 12 points and the visiting Bengals (12-4, 3-1) defeated the Vikings (5-9, 0-5).

Coeur d’Alene rallied in the second half, overcoming a 17-point deficit to come within three points.

Kayla Fagan scored 19 points to pace CdA, hitting 7 of 8 from the line. Rey Louden added 13 points and seven boards.

Inland Empire 4A

Sandpoint 60, Lakeland 41: Trinity Golder scored 25 points, going 9 of 10 at the line, and the visiting Bulldogs (7-10, 2-0) defeated the Hawks (2-14, 0-2).

Grace Kirscher added 12 points for Sandpoint, which scored 22 points in the second quarter and had a 13-6 run in the third to open it up.

Tauna Kirk led Lakeland with nine points and five assists, while Brittaney Charles grabbed seven rebounds.


Coeur d’Alene Charter 38, Priest River 26: Kelly Ruebke scored 13 points and the visiting Panthers (11-5, 1-4) topped the Spartans (5-11, 1-5).

May Alexander added 12 points for CdAC, which used a 17-6 fourth-quarter run to pull away.

Priest River was led by Morgan DeMent with eight points.

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