David Higgins had 16 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday as the Northport boys qualified for their first state tournament since 1977 with a 60-42 win over Wilbur-Creston at the District 7 1B tournament at Deer Park.
Michal Marko added 14 points and seven rebounds, and Philip Johnson had 12 rebounds and six assists for the Mustangs (13-10), who meet Cusick at 2:15 p.m. Saturday at DP for state seeding. The Wildcats (12-10) were eliminated.
Cusick 73, Odessa-Harrington 51: At DP, Tyler Edwards scored 30 points as the Panthers (17-8) qualified for state and eliminated the Titans (8-16).
District 7 2B
St. George’s 55, Reardan 52: Dexter Sienko scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, including a shot with 3.5 seconds left for a two-point lead, and added 10 rebounds as the Dragons (12-11) eliminated the Indians (11-12) at Mt. Spokane. St. George’s will play Springdale at 4 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Spokane in a winner-to-state, loser-put game.
Springdale 78, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 57: Uconn Peone and Rodney Abrahamson combined for 54 points and 18-for-18 shooting from the line as the Chargers (10-13) eliminated the Broncos (11-12) at Mead High.
District 6 2B
Lake Roosevelt 50, Riverside Christian 36: Ty Egbert totaled 13 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocked shots as the Raiders (19-3) qualified for state by defeating the Crusaders at Wenatchee. LR will play for state seeding at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Wenatchee against either Brewster or White Swan.
District 7 2B
Kettle Falls 49, St. George’s 30: Samantha Charlton totaled 20 points, four steals and three assists as the Bulldogs (15-8) eliminated the Dragons (5-19) at Mt. Spokane. KF will play Northwest Christian at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Spokane in a winner-to-state, loser-out game.
Northwest Christian 44, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 32: Hannah Dietzen had 13 points and 12 rebounds as the Crusaders (14-9) eliminated the Broncos (10-13) at Mead High.
District 7 1B
Selkirk 55, Cusick 27: At Deer Park, Haley Adams and Courtney Holter combined for 31 points as the Rangers (19-7) qualified for state and eliminated the Panthers (7-15). Selkirk will play Odessa-Harrington at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at DP for the third and fourth seeds to state.
Odessa-Harrington 54, Wellpinit 47: At DP, Justyne Talkington and Jessie Whitaker combined for 25 points as the Titans (13-10) overcame a 24-12 deficit to qualify for state and eliminate the Redskins (14-11), who had three players foul out.
District 6 2B
White Swan 43, Lake Roosevelt 41: Amber Jones scored 16 points, including two free throws with 1.7 seconds left, as the Cougars qualified for state by defeating the Raiders (14-8) at Wenatchee. LR will play Riverside Christian at 4 p.m. Friday at Wenatchee in a winner-to-state, loser-out game.