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Girls basketball

Metro’s Sue Winger, right, of Mead High School, beats Region’s Emily Drake of Pullman to a rebound. (Dan Pelle)

Sara Chalich sparks Region to second straight win

SR Story | In one of the more competitive, if not one of the better played Jack Blair Memorial girls basketball games, one of the shortest players on a court full of NCAA Division I players provided the difference. Coeur d’Alene’s 5-foot-6 guard Sara Chalich, who is headed …

Latest Game capsules

Gonzaga Prep 53, Mt. Rainier 51
By Greg Lee, NWPrepsNow.com_________ TACOMA – It wasn’t according to …
Sunnyside 56, University 42
By Greg Lee, NWPrepsNow.com_________ TACOMA – To take home a …
White River 62, East Valley 55
The Hornets hit 25 of 43 free throws, dropping foul …
University 50, Mercer Island 41
By Greg Lee, NWPrepsNow.com –––- Of the three straight teams …
Gonzaga Prep 61, Lynnwood 56
By Greg Lee, NWPrepsNow.com –––- TACOMA – The Gonzaga Prep …
East Valley 52, Port Angeles 40
Michael Anderson, Special to NWPrepsNow.com –––- Using a balanced attack …
Gonzaga Prep 53, Skyview (Wash.) 45
By Greg Lee, NWPrepsNow.com –––- Gonzaga Prep overcame a sluggish …
East Valley 45, West Valley (Yakima) 42
By Josh Ouellette, NWPrepsNow.com –––- In a back and forth …
Colton 98, Yakama-Tribal 36
By Steve Christilaw, NWPrepsNow.com –––- There was definitely something in …
Northwest Christian 64, Willapa Valley 40
By Michael Anderson, NWPrepsNow.com –––- ELLENSBURG – Northwest Christian girls …
Colfax 44, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 38
By Steve Christilaw, NWPrepsNow.com –––- The name is the same, …
Gonzaga Prep 61, Davis 46
By Greg Lee, NWPrepsNow.com –––- Not their best but plenty …
Pateros 61, Republic 42
At Wenatchee, Pateros defeated Republic 61-42 in a State 1B …
University 61, Kamiakin 57
At Richland, University held off Kamiakin in a State 3A …
Wilbur-Creston 77, Muckleshoot Tribal 49
Kaelee Reed scored 20 points and Mason Jaeger added 12 …
St. George’s 51, White Swan 48
Ceci Bergquist and Hailey Higashi each scored 17 points to …
Tekoa-Oakesdale 50, Sunnyside Christian 44
By Michael Anderson, Special to The Spokesman-Review ––— YAKIMA – …
Coeur d’Alene 58, Rocky Mountain 47
By Jordan Rodriguez, Special to NWPrepsNow.com –––- NAMPA, Idaho – …
Filer 44, Timberlake 36
By Jordan Rodriguez, Special to NWPrepsNow.com –––- NAMPA, Idaho – …
Tekoa-Oakesdale 54, St. John-Endicott 32
Mattie Jo Johnson scored 19 points to lead Tekoa-Oakesdale to …

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March 20

Amazing winter for area teams

SR Story | Time to reflect on some of the highlights from the just-completed winter season. • We’re four weeks removed from the Washington state wrestling tournaments and I’m still in awe of what North Central accomplished.

March 9

State 3A/1A: Piper lifts Rainier Beach boys to title

SR Story | Djuan Piper converted an off-balance jumper from just inside the foul line with 5.1 seconds remaining to lift Rainier Beach over Eastside Catholic 47-45 and earn a third straight State 3A boys championship. Mandrell Worthy was stripped of the ball near midcourt as Eastside Catholic …

W.F. West beats Mark Morris for 2A title

SR Story | YAKIMA, Wash. – Led by tournament MVP Julie Spencer, W.F. West ran past defending champ Mark Morris 48-37 on Saturday en route to the State 2A girls championship. Spencer poured in 20 points, including 11 in the second half, as the Bearcats (25-2) led the …

Pullman guard David Ungerer had a hand in all the Greyhounds’ overtime scoring in 64-58 win over Lynden in State 2A championship. (Associated Press)

2A: Pullman boys capture second straight title

SR Story | YAKIMA – Pullman’s David Ungerer knew he was the only player on the floor under 6-foot tall as the Greyhounds entered overtime against Lynden in the boys state 2A championship game Saturday afternoon. But that didn’t stop the gritty point guard from taking over, scoring …

University girls drop finale, still finish sixth at State 4A

SR Story | TACOMA – To take home a trophy from the State 3A girls basketball tournament is more than University could have envisioned in late November. The Titans used a 10-0 run to give Sunnyside a scare in the second quarter but the Grizzlies mauled University in …

Gonzaga Prep's Laura Stockton, center, puts up a shot against Mount Rainier during first-half action on Saturday. (Associated Press)

Bullpups rule

SR Story | TACOMA – It wasn’t according to script. To say Gonzaga Prep girls basketball coach Mike Arte went to a little used scheme in his playbook would be stretching the truth. He doesn’t teach zone defense.

March 8

1B girls capsules

SR Story | Colton 60, Pateros 22 Jenna Moser recorded 22 points and nine rebounds and the Wildcats continued their tournament dominance with a win over the Nannies.

2B Girls capsules

SR Story | Colfax 47, St. George’s 27 The Bulldogs’ stifling defense held the Dragons to 24.4 percent shooting in a 47-27 win advance to the championship game against Toutle Lake.

Gonzaga Prep’s Otiona Gildon, right, battles Lynnwood players for a rebound during semifinal action on Friday. (Patrick Hagerty)

4A girls: Gildon leads Bullpups by Lynnwood

SR Story | TACOMA – The Gonzaga Prep and Lynnwood girls basketball teams played at a state-championship level, and when the State 4A tournament semifinal concluded Friday the Bullpups were at the top of their game. Especially junior post Otiona Gildon, who didn’t get much sleep Thursday after …

March 7

Nannies outmuscle Wildcats in thriller

SR Story | The best game on opening day of the 1B girls was Pateros winning its 22nd straight by handing Wilbur-Creston its first loss in 25 games this season, 51-47. “We changed our offense a little bit,” Nanny coach Sheri Mortimer said. “Lorie LeDoux is our go-to …

March 6

Gonzaga Prep’s Oona Harrington, whose first name means “little lamb,” has worked on improving her competitiveness as a junior. (Jesse Tinsley)

Oona hardly sheepish

SR Story | Her name means “little lamb,” but Gonzaga Prep basketball player Oona Harrington has been anything but that this season. Especially in the postseason.