Trailing host University by 10 points at halftime, the Mead Panthers ripped off 23 third-quarter points en route to a 66-59 victory Saturday in Greater Spokane League girls basketball.
Sophomore Taylor Ingebritsen, who scored a season-high 20 points, had 10 of those in the third quarter, including two 3-pointers, and Alisa Beard added seven more points to lead the big rally.
U-Hi (9-8) jumped to a 17-11 first-quarter lead and increased the margin to 36-26 at halftime. Sophomore Amy Thornton scored 10 of her 13 points and Zoe Scott nine of her 14 during the upset bid. By the end of the third quarter, however, GSL second-place Mead (14-2) was up by six points.
Ingebritsen finished with four 3-pointers and guard Jazmine Redmon continued on her recent hot scoring streak with a game-high 22 points, her third straight time eclipsing 20. She added 10 rebounds.
Central Valley 67, Ferris 47: The visiting Bears (12-4) pulled away from the Saxons (4-12) with a 35-point second half. Freshman Brooke Gallaway scored 17 points, mostly in the paint, and Brittany Catron added 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Christie Bauer scored 14 points and Ashley Lockmer 13 for Ferris.
East Valley 60, Mt. Spokane 54: The visiting Knights (9-8), paced by Janea Knopp, outscored the Wildcats (3-12) 15-8 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win. Knopp scored nine of her 16 points in the final period. Jenni White led EV with 18 points and Morgan Manchester added 12, hitting three 3-pointers. Sammie Peterson scored a game-high 24 points for Mt. Spokane. Courtney VanderLinden made three 3-pointers and had 12 points.
Lewis and Clark 63, Gonzaga Prep 43: The visiting Bullpups (9-0) bolted to an 8-0 lead, but the Tigers (16-0) were ahead after a quarter and steadily pulled away for their 49th straight win. Jeneva Anderson scored 17 points for LC and had five steals. Bullpup Tia Presley finished with a game-high 23 points.
North Central 53, Rogers 34: Tara VanWeerdhuizen scored eight of her 12 points in the first half as the host Indians (2-14) took a 31-11 lead over the Pirates (0-16). VanWeerdhuizen finished with 12 rebounds. NC’s Hilary Harris had 11 of her game-high 14 in the second half.