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NWAC basketball: North Idaho men wrap up unbeaten conference season

Feb. 26, 2020 Updated Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 at 10:30 p.m.

From staff reports

Nate Pryor scored 21 points, Jaden Dewar tacked on 17 points and 13 rebounds, and North Idaho closed the season with a 102-82 victory over visiting Columbia Basin.

Joey Naccarato added 13 points, James Carlson scored 12 and Christian Guess had 11 for the Cardinals (28-1, 16-0 Northwest Athletic Conference), who shot 53% from the floor.

NIC is on an 18-game winning streak but is ineligible for the conference tournament due to NWAC sanctions.

Miguel Hernandez notched 15 points off the bench for the Hawks (8-20, 3-13).

CC Spokane 99, Blue Mountain 67: Jaron Williams totaled 25 points, Garrett White added 20 points and eight rebounds, and the Sasquatch (23-6, 13-3) closed out the regular season with a win over the Timberwolves (7-22, 3-13) in Pendleton, Oregon.

Austin White added 16 points for CCS, which has qualified for the NWAC Tournament beginning March 5 in Everett.

Wes Persinger scored 16 points for Blue Mountain.

Women’s basketball

Anna Schrade totaled 16 points and nine rebounds, and North Idaho defeated visiting Columbia Basin 72-59.

Halle Eborall added 14 points for the Cardinals (17-10, 11-5), who will take a four-game win streak into the NWAC Tournament. Demi Randall and Alex Carlton scored 13 apiece.

Isabella Gutierrez and Sami Sanders led the Hawks (8-20, 5-11) with 14 points apiece.

CC Spokane 59, Blue Mountain 42: Faith Adams tallied 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and the Sasquatch (12-13, 5-11) beat the Timberwolves (3-24, 1-15) in Pendleton, Oregon, in the season finale and final game for veteran coach Bruce Johnson.

Dejah Wilson and Lexi Cook added 10 points apiece for CCS, which snapped a five-game skid.

Katie Skramstad scored 18 points for Blue Mountain, while Brooke Wheeler had 12 points and 17 rebounds.

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