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Area college basketball: Sasquatch men run roughshod over Vikings 109-81

Cesar Sandoval poured in 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting from the floor and Ryan Alexander knocked down five 3-pointers and scored 19 to power the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch (12-4, 2-1) to a 109-81 rout of the visiting Big Bend Vikings (8-7, 1-2) in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball action on Wednesday night.

Dedrick Pakootas added 15 points for the Sasquatch, George Pilimai scored 11 and Cameron Gay chipped in with eight points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Christopher Hawkins topped Big Bend with 29 points.

Tyler Brimhall finished with 30 points and nine rebounds and Jarod Greene added a double-double to lead the North Idaho Cardinals (11-4, 1-1) to a 90-59 victory over the visiting Columbia Basin Hawks (2-13, 0-3) in NWAC play.

Greene tallied 12 points and 11 boards, while RayQuan Evans scored 19 and added seven rebounds and six assists.

Gabe Smith topped the Hawks with 22 points, while Kason Blaire scored 21.

Women’s basketball

Marissa Blair tossed in 20 points and Shania Graham and Jessica Olson added 18 points apiece to propel the CC Spokane Sasquatch (10-4, 1-2) to a 69-61 victory over the visiting Big Bend Vikings (12-4, 1-2) in NWAC action.

Shaye Swannack chipped in with eight points, nine assists, five rebounds and two blocked shots for the Sasquatch.

Miranda Johnson and Leah Dougherty each scored 14 to lead Big Bend.

Alexis Castro made all nine of her free throws and scored 17 to lead four players in double figures and the visiting Columbia Basin Hawks (12-4, 3-0) cruised to a 76-61 victory over the North Idaho Cardinals in NWAC play.

Ronnie Harris had 17 points and six assists to pace North Idaho (10-4, 1-1), while Whitney Meir came off the bench to score 11 with three steals. Sydney Hovde had 15 rebounds.

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