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Prep roundup: Brandon Faire drives in seven, University baseball downs Cheney

Roundup of Friday’s high school sports action from the Greater Spokane League and across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.


University 17, Cheney 2: Brandon Faire went 4 for 4 with a home run, two doubles and seven RBIs and the Titans (10-3, 9-2) beat the visiting Blackhawks (4-9, 4-7) in a GSL 4A/3A game. Ricco Longo went 2 for 4 with a double, triple and two RBIs for U-Hi. Jason Morton pitched a complete game and struck out six.

Mead 7, Central Valley 2: The visiting Panthers (12-2, 11-1) beat the Bears (7-8, 7-5) in a GSL 4A/3A game. 

Mt. Spokane 22, North Central 0: Ethan Keene went 2 for 3 with a grand slam and five RBIs and the visiting Wildcats (11-4, 10-2) topped the Wolfpack (1-12, 1-11) in a GSL 4A/3A game. Ethan Carrell hit a two-run home run and Sam Davidson had four RBIs for Mt. Spokane. Jamin Smith and Erik Dezotell combined on a one-hitter for the Cats.

Ferris 11, Lewis and Clark 11: The game between the Saxons (2-8, 2-8) and the Tigers (6-6, 5-5) in a GSL 4A/3A game at Hart Field ended in a tie due to darkness. It will be completed on Tuesday.


Cheney 15, Ridgeline 1: Rhyan Kucrika went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and the Blackhawks (5-5, 5-3) beat the visiting Falcons (2-6, 2-6) in a GSL 4A/3A game. Tatum Sloan went 3 for 3 for Cheney. Maddie McDowell had 10 strikeouts for Cheney.

Boys soccer

North Central 2, Lewis and Clark 1: Trey Garcia scored the game-winning goal on a diving header in the second overtime and the Wolfpack (8-2, 4-2) beat the visiting Tigers (9-2, 4-2) in a GSL 4A/3A game at Merkel Sports Complex. Ben Hippauf had two assists for NC.

Mead 6, Mt. Spokane 1: Asher Walters scored two goals and the Panthers (5-3, 4-2) beat the Wildcats (5-3, 4-2) in a GSL 4A/3A game at Union Stadium.

Central Valley 1, University 0: Elijah Reeves scored the go-ahead goal in the 21st minute and the Bears (3-5, 3-3) beat the visiting Titans (6-4, 2-4) in a GSL 4A/3A game. Aiden Chase made six saves for CV.

Ridgeline 2, Cheney 1: Rudy Malloy scored the go-ahead goal in the 50th minute and the Falcons (7-3, 3-3) beat the visiting Blackhawks (0-11, 0-7) in a GSL 4A/3A game.

Colfax 3-13, Asotin 2-8: Jorja Koerner hit two home runs with seven RBIs in the second game and the Bulldogs (9-1, 6-0) swept the visiting Panthers (10-3, 5-3) in a Northeast 2B doubleheader.


Lakeside boys 5, East Valley 1: Nonleague at EV. No.1 Singles- Kyle Dillingham (Lak) def. Ben Donohue 6-2, 6-2. No.1 Doubles- Ty Shamron/Sam Hanson (Lak) def. Brayson Kirby/Grayson VanCleef 6-0, 6-1.

Freeman boys 3, Riverside 2: No.1 Singles- Eli Mounts (Fre) def. Dylan Nortz 6-4, 6-3. No.1 Doubles- Jayden Lentz/Johnny Chaddy (Fre) def. Tyce Lyons/Carter Thomas 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 10-8.

Lakeside girls 3, East Valley 2: Nonleague at EV. No. 1 singles - Anna Poetzl (lak) def. Jessica Roberts (EV) 6-1, 6-2. No. 1 doubles - Brooke Leale/Abby Boykin (lak) def. Eva Sheffler/Fasai Doing (EV) 6-4, 1-6, 10-7.

Freeman girls 4, Riverside 1: No.1 Singles- Abby Bryant (Fre) def. Hayley McDonald 6-4, 6-3. No.1 Doubles- Kate Schneider/Jaycee Goldsmith (Fre) def. Grace Waddell/Grace Walcott 6-1, 6-1.

Colville girls 4, Medical Lake 1: No. 1 Singles - Shaylee Davis (Col) def. Aubrey Wiley (ML) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. No. 1 Doubles - Abby Lytle/Meghan Rhodes (Col) def. Alanyah Bender/Jasmine Lundberg 6-2, 6-1.