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Area women’s basketball: Eastern Washington outpaced by Idaho State

From staff reports

Grace Kenyon scored 19 points and Idaho State cruised past Eastern Washington 63-48 in a Big Sky matchup in Pocatello on Monday.

The Bengals (6-5, 1-1) scored the first nine points of the game – with seven points coming from Kenyon – and led 18-10 after the first quarter.

ISU outscored the Eagles in all four quarters.

Eastern Washington (2-9, 1-1) was led by Violet Kapri Morrow with 21 points. The senior guard went 6 of 16 from the field, including 4 of 7 from beyond the arc.

Saylair Grandon scored 11 points and Estefania Ors added 10 for Idaho State.

EWU travels to Moscow to face Idaho on Thursday at 5:15 p.m.

Idaho 79, Weber State 74: Mikayla Ferenz scored 26 points, Taylor Pierce added 20 and the Vandals (5-6, 2-0) held off the Wildcats (3-9, 0-2) in Ogden, Utah.

Ferenz was named the College Sports Madness National Mid-Major Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the website announced on Monday.

Natalie Klinker added eight points with 15 rebounds for the Vandals while Isabelle Hadden came off the bench for 11 points with five blocked shots.

The Vandals led 48-39 after three quarters then the teams exploded to combine for 66 points in the fourth.

A three-point play by Jaiamoni Welch-Coleman with 43 seconds let made it a three-point game, but Idaho made 7 of 8 from the line down the stretch.

Welch-Coleman finished with 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, both season-highs. Dominique Williams added 15 points with 12 boards for Weber State.

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