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Stories tagged: girls basketball

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019

Prep basketball: Riley Sloan leads Shadle Park boys past Cheney

Logan Doyle added 11 points for the Highlanders (1-1), who trailed by one entering the fourth quarter.

Girls basketball: Ashlyn Wallace leads Clarkston over Hanford in season opener

Roundup of Tuesday’s prep girls basketball from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

GSL girls: Lakin Gardner helps Gonzaga Prep end Central Valley’s 62-game home win streak

Lakin Gardner scored 13 points, including hitting four from the line in overtime, to help Gonzaga Prep beat Central Valley 50-44 in the Greater Spokane League opener for both teams …

Girls capsules: Outlook for Great Northern League, Northeast A, Northeast 2B and 1B across the region

Capsules for girls basketball for Great Northern League, Northeast A, Northeast 2B and 1B across the region.

Girls 3A preview: Led by UW commit Jayda Noble, Mt. Spokane poised for another title run

For last Monday’s practice, Mt. Spokane coach David Pratt finally had his entire squad together for practice for the first time this preseason. All was right with the world.

Girls 4A preview: Division I bound seniors lead University, Central Valley in wide open title chase

This season, more than any other in the recent past, the Greater Spokane League girls 4A title chase is wide open. One could make an argument for just about any …

A fresh start for Lady Bison basketball

With the 2019-2020 high school basketball season just weeks away, the Great Falls High girls basketball team heads into the year with a fresh mentality and a new game plan.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Central Valley fires girls basketball coach Ryan Bragdon

Bragdon told The Spokesman-Review on Friday that he is longer coaching the Bears, who finished 22-5 and won the Greater Spokane League title last season.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Mt. Spokane standout guard Jayda Noble excited after signing with Washington Huskies

Noble – the 29th-ranked high school guard in the country, according to ESPN recruiting – signed with Washington.

UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019

Prep notebook: Mt. Spokane’s Niveya Henley goes camping; all-league lacrosse honors

Mt. Spokane sophomore Niveya Henley and Clarkston sophomore Ashlyn Wallace have been selected to the adidas Gauntlet All-American Camp as two of the top 50 players in America in the …

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019

AP all-state: Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson named boys all-classification player of the year

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson was named the Associated Press boys all-classification state player of the year, an honor announced on Wednesday.

UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019

All-Region teams: Anton Watson, Jacinta Buckley head The Spokesman-Review’s big school teams

Gonzaga Prep senior Anton Watson has been named The Spokesman-Review Region boys big school player of the year.

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

Winter sports 2018-19 high school all-league teams

Winter sports 2018-19 high school all-league teams

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

Steve Christilaw: High school rivalries breed serious respect, friendship

Athletic rivals show compassion time and time again in Spokane and Spokane Valley.

State basketball: All-tournament teams for state 2A, 1A, 2B and 1B boys and girls

Dakota Patchen led Colton to the State 1B girls championship, beating Pomeroy 51-43 on Saturday, and was selected by state high school print media as tournament MVP.

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019

State 2A, 1A: East Valley girls see title bid fall shot as Washougal wins in overtime

Maybe, just maybe, Faith Adams had given the East Valley Knights the spark they so desperately needed as they chased a State 2A title in the SunDome on Saturday night.

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019

State 2B girls: Behind young core, Tri-Cities Prep tops Liberty, earns first title in school history

Tri-Cities Prep called a timeout with 26.6 seconds left to clear its bench at the end of a championship game it never trailed, substituting in five players who were no …

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019

State 4A girls: Eastlake holds off Lewis and Clark to claim title; Central Valley takes sixth

Eastlake captured the program’s first state championship, behind a double-double by Keeli Burton – 22 points and 12 rebounds. Sixteen of her 22 points came after halftime.

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019

State 3A girls: Mt. Spokane falls to Prairie in rough-shooting title game

Brooke Walling – headed to Fresno State in the fall – scored 17 points and top-seeded Prairie outlasted second-seeded Mt. Spokane 37-35 in the State 3A championship game at the …

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019

State 1B girls: Colton surges back in second half to topple Pomeroy for title

Colton’s run of success over the past decade has been so impressive, so dominant, it is almost difficult not to discredit the Wildcats to some degree.

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019

State 4A girls: Lewis and Clark beats Kentridge in semis, keeps title game streak alive for GSL

Kaylee Bishop scored 22 points, Jacinta Buckley added 15 and third-seeded Lewis and Clark (22-3) beat second-seeded Kentridge 64-55 in a State 4A semifinal game at the Tacoma Dome on …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

State 2A: East Valley’s girls power way to first championship game

After finishing third (twice), fifth and sixth since 2013, East Valley’s lengthy quest for that most elusive of trophies has just one step left.

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

John Blanchette: Balancing act driving changes for state hoops tournaments

This was the small-ball world when Mike Colbrese took on the job as executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 25 years ago. Lots of things were simpler then, …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

State 2B girls: Liberty holds off late push from Wahkiakum to earn spot in title game

In the closing seconds of the biggest game of her life, Maisie Burnham stood in a familiar spot: the free-throw line.

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

State 1B girls: Colton, Pomeroy set stage for another title-game showdown

Neah Bay’s future is as bright as any, but it was no match for Colton’s present. The upstart Red Devils found few answers to contend with the reigning state champions’ …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

State 3A girls: Mt. Spokane clamps down on defense to beat Garfield in semifinal

Aspyn Adams scored 16 points, Jayda Noble added 12 and second-seeded Mt. Spokane (24-1) beat third-seeded Garfield 52-46 in a State 3A semifinal at the Tacoma Dome on Friday.

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

State 1A: Lynden Christian girls top Medical Lake in semifinals for second straight year

After two wins where opponents offensive problems allowed the Cardinals to work through their own difficulties Medical Lake’s struggle Friday were compounded by an opponent whose offensive proficiency forced them …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

State 4A girls: Anika Chalich shoots Central Valley into 4th-place game

Anika Chalich scored a season-high 15 points and fourth-seeded Central Valley (22-4) outlasted seventh-seeded Inglemoor (21-8) in a State 4A consolation round game at the Tacoma Dome on Friday.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019

State 2B girls: Liberty downs Davenport to earn spot in semifinals

What the Liberty Lancers lacked in tournament experience, they more than made up for in height.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019

State 4A girls: Lewis and Clark advances to semis with physical win over Glacier Peak

Jacinta Buckley scored 17 points with nine rebounds and three steals and third-seeded Lewis and Clark held off fifth-seeded Glacier Peak in a State 4A quarterfinal 48-38 at the Tacoma …