Tyson Degenhart scored 30 points to lead five Mt. Spokane players in double figures and the visiting Wildcats beat Lewis and Clark 94-61 in a Greater Spokane League opener on Tuesday.
It was Degenhart’s third consecutive game with at least 30 points. The 6-foot-8 junior – a Boise State commit – is averaging 29.2 points.
Kilo Simpson scored 13 points, JoJo Anderson added 12, Kobe Simpson had 11 and Caleb Wallace 10 for Mt. Spokane (4-0 overall).
LC’s Matt Pfeifer hit two free throws before the game started – the Wildcats were assessed a technical foul for dunking during warmups. Degenhart scored on Mt. Spokane’s first possession then Joel Zylak hit a 3-pointer to give LC a 5-2 lead.
Mt. Spokane scored 23 of the next 25 points to go up 25-7 at the end of the first quarter. The Wildcats led by double figures the rest of the way.
Pfeifer hit a 3 with 5:32 left in the first half to pull the Tigers within 13, but they got no closer. Degenhart scored 23 first-half points as the Wildcats took a 47-21 lead into the break.
Zylak led LC (0-3) with 19 points and Miles Heath added 18.
The Tigers had 25 turnovers, including five steals by Degenhart and three by Kilo Simpson.
Gonzaga Prep 58, University 55: Liam Lloyd scored 23 points and the visiting Bullpups (1-2, 1-1) defeated the Titans (1-2, 0-1).
Luke Hawley led U-Hi with 13 points.
Central Valley 68, North Central 21: Dylan Darling scored 10 points to lead the visiting Bears (3-1, 2-0) over the Indians (0-3, 0-1).
Ayden Batnufsky and Sky Auld led NC with five points apiece.
Ferris 69, Rogers 26: McCoy Spink scored 27 points and the visiting Saxons (3-1) defeated the Pirates (0-2) in the league opener for both teams.
Kobe Smith added 19 points and Nathan Hocking had 12 for Ferris.
Mead 85, Shadle Park 60: Tyson Rogalette scored 22 points, Jordan Mulder added 15 and the visiting Panthers (3-0) beat the Highlanders (2-3) in the league opener for both teams.
Denham Kehr, Jamil Miller and Jake Wilcox scored 11 points apiece for Shadle Park.
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