Brooke Litalien had 16 points and Hallie Gennett added 15 points and 12 rebounds as top-ranked Post Falls kept its perfect record intact with a 57-44 nonleague girls basketball win over second-ranked Highland Saturday in Post Falls.
Post Falls (11-0) pulled away in the third quarter, outscoring the Rams 15-5 to go ahead by 17 points. That 17-point lead dwindled to six in the fourth, but the Trojans held on.
Post Falls connected on 20 of 25 free throws.
Sisters Dylan and Dakota Gonzalez, both signed to play at Kansas, combined for 33 points for Highland.
Northwest Christian 39, Newport 36: Courtney Gray scored 11 points and the Crusaders (8-1) held on in the fourth to beat the Grizzlies (5-4) for the Newport tournament championship.
Chanel Knight, Treasure Farmer and Rachel Bozlee all added seven points for Northwest Christian.
The Crusaders were ahead by 14 points at the end of the third quarter, and withstood Newport’s 15-4 fourth-quarter rally.
Courtney Wiese made 5 of 6 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 17 points for Newport.
Lind-Ritzville/ Sprague 55, Warden 42: Dalyn Killian led three players in double figures with 14 points as the Broncos (4-4) built a comfortable first-half lead and held on to beat visiting Warden.
Randi York had 12 points and Brooke Pichette added 10 points and 10 rebounds for Lind-Ritzville/Sprague, which outscored Warden 20-13 in the second quarter and led by 12 points at halftime.
Inchelium 55, St. Michael’s 36: Olivia Williams scored 18 points to guide the Hornets (3-3) past the host Warriors (1-7). Inchelium forced 35 turnovers. Brittani Urann and Becky Raynor scored nine points apiece for St. Michael’s.
Cusick 50, Wellpinit 45: Nayleen Andrews scored 14 points and Caitlyn Nenema added 11 as the Panthers (9-0) built a big lead and held in the fourth to beat the Redskins (4-5) for the Wellpinit tournament championship. Kyra Antone tallied a game-high 19 points for Wellpinit.
Columbia 46, Lakeside (ID) 34: Elizabeth Larrew erupted for 29 points and added seven steals and five rebounds to guide the Lions (4-4) past the Knights (7-5) in the consolation finale of the Wellpinit tournament. Shahnoa Williams added 10 points and Kaitlin Jones pulled down 13 rebounds for Columbia.
Tri-Cities Prep 63, LaCrosse-Washtucna/ Kahlotus 37: The Jaguars dominated from the start and cruised past the Tigercats (0-7) in Washtucna. Tri-Cities Prep outscored LWK 23-2 in the second quarter and led by 29 points at halftime.
Brewster 78, ACH 24: Chandler Smith scored 15 points and the Bears routed the visiting Warriors (3-4). Karlee Martin had 11 points for Almira/Coulee-Hartline.
Kellogg 39, Timberlake 36: The Tigers’ potential game-tying 3-pointer fell short as time expired and the Wildcats (6-3, 2-0) held on for the win at Spirit Lake. McKenna Stewart scored 11 points and Jessi Gibbons added 10 for Kellogg. The Wildcats turned things around in the third quarter, outscoring Timberlake (2-7, 0-2) 18-8 to erase a four-point halftime deficit. Jessica Norlander tallied a game-high 14 points for the Tigers.
Colton 73, Rosalia 13: Jenna Moser and Savannah Chadwick scored 19 points apiece as the Wildcats (7-0, 5-0) dumped the visiting Spartans (5-2, 3-2). Chadwick hit five 3-pointers and Moser connected on four from beyond the arc. Hannah Sims tallied a team-high six points for Rosalia.
Tekoa-Oakesdale 48, Garfield-Palouse 7: Courtenay Perry scored 13 points and Olivia Pakootas added 11 as the Nighthawks (6-1, 3-1) overwhelmed the visiting Vikings (1-8, 1-4). Garfield-Palouse was held to one point in the first half.