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GSL boys: Anton Watson scores 31 points and Gonzaga Prep handles Mead

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018

From staff reports

Gonzaga Prep 87, Mead 64: Anton Watson scored 31 points with 10 boards and the Bullpups (4-1, 3-0) handled the visiting Panthers (1-4, 0-3). Freshman Jayden Stevens added 13 points for the Pups. Aiden Prado led Mead with 15 points.

Ferris 65, University 50: Reece Van Lierop dropped 31 points with eight 3-pointers and the visiting seventh-ranked Saxons (5-2, 2-1) defeated the 10th-ranked Titans (5-1, 2-1). Marcus Lenker led U-Hi with 15 points.

North Central 39, Lake City 33: Leon Sayers scored 18 points and the Indians (2-4) beat the visiting Timberwolves (0-3) in a nonleague game. Kiernan Knight added 10 points for NC.

Central Valley 48, Lewis and Clark 43: Kyle Clay scored 11 points and Jayce Simmons added nine, including two free throws in the closing seconds, to help the Bears (4-1, 2-1) beat the Tigers (2-4, 1-2).

Ben Merritt had 11 points and nine rebounds and Griffin Effenberger scored 10 for LC.

Simmons banked in a deep contested 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to give CV a four-point lead with just over 3 minutes left. After an LC timeout, Josh Wilson took a steal coast-to-coast for a layup that gave the Bears a 45-41 lead with about two minutes to go.

Simmons hit both ends of a 1-and-1 to push the lead to four with 10 seconds remaining.

The Tigers made just four of their first 14 shots. CV opened a double-digit lead early in the second and went into the break with a 33-18 advantage. The Bears shot 65 percent (13 of 20), hitting all of their five 3-point shots, in the first half.

LC outscored the Bears – who went 1 of 9 in the frame – 16-2 in the third quarter. Clay’s pull-up jumper about a minute into the fourth snapped a nearly-eight minute scoreless stretch by CV.

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