Dedrick Pakootas scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half and Damion Carter scored 15 on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range to lead the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch (16-6, 7-2) to a 107-62 romp over the Yakima Valley Yaks (5-16, 2-7) in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball action at Spokane CC on Wednesday night.
Tanner McCliment-Call had 13 points, Kobe Furqueron scored 12, Jaelon Stith snared a game-high 10 rebounds and Jamal Alstrom pitched in with 11 points and seven boards for the Sasquatch. CC Spokane shot 63 percent (12 of 19) from distance in the first half and raced to a 64-29 lead at halftime.
CC Spokane shot 49 percent from the floor on the night and finished at 52 percent from beyond the arc. The Sasquatch won the rebound battle 54-23. All 11 Sasquatch who played scored.
Yakima Valley 81, CC Spokane 59: Kamri Von Oelhoffen finished with 28 points, seven rebounds and four steals, Trista Takes Enemy hit three 3-pointers and scored 13 and the Yaks women (12-9, 3-6) held the visiting Sasquatch (15-6, 4-5) to 29 percent shooting and breezed to a NWAC victory.
Koyoma Young scored 28 and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds for CC Spokane. The Sasquatch trailed 18-16 after the first quarter, but Yakima Valley outscored the Sasquatch 23-12 in the second quarter and never looked back. Alexia Novelli scored eight of her 10 points in the first half for CCS. She added six rebounds. The Sasquatch sank just 20 of 69 shots and missed 20 of 25 from 3-point range.
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