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GSL boys: Gonzaga Prep tops Central Valley to retain two-game lead

From staff reports

Sam Lockett and Anton Watson scored 14 points apiece to help visiting Gonzaga Prep (15-1, 13-1), ranked third in state 4A in the latest RPI ratings, beat Central Valley (12-4, 10-4) 57-50 on Tuesday.

The first-place Bullpups stayed two games up over Ferris and Shadle Park in the Greater Spokane League, while the Bears – ranked ninth in state – fell to a fourth-place tie with Lewis and Clark.

Kea Vargas added 11 points for G-Prep, which ran out to a 16-9 lead after the first quarter and led 28-17 at intermission. The Bears bit into their deficit in the fourth, but the Bullpups held off their advances.

Central Valley was led by Ryan Rehkow with 22 points, the only Bear in double figures.

Shadle Park 69, Mead 55: Tanner Groves scored 29 points and the visiting Highlanders (13-3, 11-3) defeated the Panthers (2-14, 0-14).

Markieth Brown scored 12 points and Andreas Brown added 10 for Shadle Park, which kept pace with GSL front-runner G-Prep.

Shadle led by four at halftime then Groves took over, scoring 18 points in the second half, contributing to Shadle Park’s 20 points scored in the paint. The Highlanders also owned the boards, with a 43-28 advantage.

Vinny Saldana scored 14 points and Mason Tullis had 12 to lead the Panthers.

Ferris 62, University 47: Shamrock Campbell scored 20 points and the visiting Saxons (13-3, 11-3) stayed two games out of first in the GSL and beat the Titans (7-9, 7-7).

Jace Van Lierop hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 11 points and Michael Ervin added 10. Ferris outscored University 21-7 in the third quarter to open it up.

U-Hi was led by Tanner Christensen with 17 points.

Lewis and Clark 56, Mt. Spokane 48: Diedrick Pakootas scored 14 points on Senior Night and the Tigers (11-5, 10-4) defeated the visiting Wildcats (6-10, 4-10).

After falling behind 17-8 after the first quarter, Lewis and Clark surged ahead with a 21-point second quarter, hitting 9 of 18 from the field, and led the rest of the way. Cameron Duncan had 13 points for LC and Naje Smith added 11.

Justin Smith scored 16 points to lead Mt. Spokane and Caleb Countryman chipped in with 10.

North Central 64, Rogers 48: Isaiah Lockett and Leon Sayers put up 14 points apiece as the visiting Indians (3-13, 3-11) defeated the Pirates (1-15, 1-13).

North Central led by four, 27-23, at halftime and used a 20-11 run in the third quarter, to take over. Rashawn Lemery finished with 13 points and Parish Neil added 10 points with a pair of 3-pointers for the Indians.

Rogers was led by Maks Babich, who made seven field goals and was 11 of 15 from the free-throw line, totaling 26 points.

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