Hailey Christopher scored 15 points and Central Valley (18-0, 16-0) won its 46th in a row with a 65-30 victory over University (10-8, 9-7) in the Greater Spokane League schools’ annual rivalry game at the Spokane Arena.
Lexie Hull scored 14 points and Kalle Crouch added 13 points with with three 3-pointers for the Bears, ranked sixth in state 4A in the latest WIAA RPI ratings.
CV used a 25-7 second quarter to take control and an 18-9 fourth quarter to pull away.
Central Valley leads second-place Mt. Spokane by two games with two to play. The teams face each other on Thursday.
Mt. Spokane 47, North Central 38: Jaidyn Lyman scored 23 points and the visiting Wildcats (16-2, 14-2) defeated the Indians (6-12, 5-11).
Lyman scored 16 points in the first quarter, helping Mt. Spokane jump to a 20-9 lead after the first quarter. Aspyn Adams added 10 points for the Wildcats.
North Central cut the differential down to three points at the half but Mt. Spokane countered with an 11-6 run in the third to up its lead.
Quincy McDeid scored 18 points with seven rebounds to lead the Indians.
Gonzaga Prep 62, Ferris 35: Kerynica Keyes shot 7 of 10 from the floor for 17 points and the Bullpups (11-7, 11-5) handled the visiting Saxons (2-16, 2-14).
The win keeps G-Prep in third place in the GSL with two games remaining.
The Bullpups used a 19-5 first quarter to take the early advantage and cruised down the stretch. G-Prep got contributions from nine different scorers, including Olivia Mayer with 11 points and Abby Groh with eight points and seven rebounds.
Ferris was led by Vacia Dufresne with eight points.
Mead 54, Rogers 40: Aaliyah Pauling and Madison Lee scored 12 points apiece and the visiting Panthers (12-6, 10-6) defeated Rogers (4-14, 3-13).
Lee went 8 of 12 from the line. Mead pulls into fourth place in league and remains one game back of Gonzaga Prep. The two face off on Thursday.
Mead led 20-17 at halftime, then used a 14-9 third-quarter spurt to stretch the lead. Alyse Jackson and Erica Nessan added eight points apiece for the Panthers.
Akon Aleu had a huge double-double for Rogers with 22 points and 24 rebounds.
Lewis and Clark 55, Shadle Park 29: Kaylee Bishop finished with 14 points, Peyton Howard added 12 as the visiting Tigers (10-8, 10-6) defeated the Highlanders (0-17, 0-16).
Bishop made four 3-pointers on the night. LC overpowered the Highlanders, making 22 baskets compared to eight.
Shadle Park was led by Willow Risinger with 16 points.
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