Brandon Pettersen had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Mead shook off a sluggish start and beat Corvallis 69-50 Saturday at The Dan Fitzgerald Memorial Tournament at Lewis and Clark High School.
The Spartans took an 18-11 first-quarter lead, but the Panthers dominated the second and third quarters and led by 17 heading into the fourth.
Will McPhee added 11 points and Anthony Gold and Max Hess each chipped in eight for Mead (2-1), which forced 25 turnovers.
Lewis and Clark 76, De La Salle 38: Isaiah Hernandez led a balanced scoring attack with 11 points and the Tigers (3-0) eased past the Spartans at the Dan Fitzgerald Tournament at LC. Brody Asbury, Adam Thompson and Vaughnden Handel each added nine points for Lewis and Clark, which led 26-9 after the first quarter.
Coeur d’Alene 64, Eastmont 50: Colby Daniels scored 20 points and Brody Lundblad hit 5 of 6 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as the Vikings (1-2) topped host Eastmont. Tony Naccarato added five points and nine rebounds for CdA.
Post Falls 57, West Valley 47: Jake Blakney and Dalton Thompson combined for 29 points and the Trojans (2-0) topped the host Eagles (2-1). Martin Herford led West Valley with 15 points.
Wenatchee 45, Gonzaga Prep 38: Logan Adams scored 15 points and the Panthers took advantage of the cold-shooting Bullpups (0-2) and won in Wenatchee. Gonzaga Prep led by four at the half, but was outscored 24-13 after halftime. Cole Witter and Logan Adams combined for 21 points for the Bullpups.
North Central 53, Lake City 48: Riley Smith scored 27 points and the Indians (1-2) held off the Timberwolves’ furious rally late and won at North Central. Lake City (1-2), which got 15 points from Quinn Mitchell, outscored NC 20-4 in the fourth to make things interesting.
Riverside 62, Priest River 36: Tyler Axtell scored 27 points and Andrew Kramer added 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Rams (2-0) routed the host Spartans (0-3).
Newport 59, Timberlake 55: Kyler Zorica hit 8 of 11 fourth-quarter free throws and finished with a game-high 16 points as the Grizzlies (1-1) edged the visiting Tigers (0-4). Ty McDaniel added 13 points and seven boards. Vance Kistler led Timberlake with 13 points.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 62, Columbia (Burbank) 40: The Broncos (1-0) took advantage of the cold-shooting Coyotes and won in Ritzville. Columbia led by five at the half, but made just 3 of 26 shots after halftime. Court Ruzicka led LRS with 15 points, nine rebounds and six steals.
Lakeside (ID) 68, Cusick 65 (OT): Jordan Nilson’s huge game – 33 points and 19 rebounds – was enough to send the Knights (1-1) past the Panthers (0-2) at the Wellpinit tournament in Wellpinit. Mike Huber added 10 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for Lakeside. Huber also hit a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.
Northwest Christian 68, Medical Lake 55: The Crusaders (2-0) went on a 14-5 run to end the game and beat the host Cardinals (0-1). David Olds scored 24 points and Ryan Ricks added 20 for NWC, which forced 23 turnovers and made 15 of 20 free throws. Tellas Johnson tallied a team-high 23 points for Medical Lake and Dante Brown pulled down 12 rebounds.
Colfax 63, Deer Park 47: Kasey Johnson scored 24 points and Danny Robinson added 22 as the Bulldogs (1-0) used a hot start to beat the visiting Stags (1-1). Nate Guske poured in a game-high 28 points for Deer Park.
St. George’s 70, Chewelah 38: Liam Sienko led four players in double figures with 18 points and the Dragons (3-0) dominated in the first half en route to a win over the host Cougars (0-3). Felix Tsai (15), Collin Cremers (11) and Zach Steele (10) also scored in double figures for St. George’s.
Liberty 69, Dayton 19: The Lancers (1-0) forced 25 turnovers and had a 42-17 rebounding advantage in a rout of the visiting Bulldogs. Kyle King had 19 points and Match Burnham added 16 for Liberty, which led 48-14 at the half.
Northport 70, Valley Christian 45: Vithor Martin scored 26 points and the Mustangs (1-1) forced 29 turnovers in an easy win over the host Panthers (0-2).
Wilbur-Creston 53, Odessa-Harrington 43: Nick Densley scored 17 points and Garet Townsend added 15 points and eight rebounds as the Wildcats (2-0) beat the Titans (0-2) in Wilbur. Shane Whitacker tallied a game-high 19 points for Odessa-Harrington, which lost the rebounding battle 38-18.
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 56, Davenport 28: Dallas Isaak scored 23 points and the Warriors (2-0) routed the Gorillas (1-1) in Coulee City.
Springdale 61, Columbia 30: Chandler Carr poured in 25 points and the Chargers (2-1) dumped the visiting Lions (0-1). Justin Newell and Enoch Clemmer added 10 points apiece for Springdale.
Curlew 84, Oroville 33: Hunter Beedle led five players in double figures with 17 points and the Cougars (2-0) opened the game on a 30-4 run and dumped the visiting Hornets. Aaron McCullough added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Gunner Brown chipped in 12 points and eight assists for Curlew.
Wellpinit 84, Yakama Tribal 72: Brandon Flett scored 24 points and the Redskins (2-0) topped visiting Yakama Tribal. Jason Holt added 17 points and seven assists for Wellpinit. Isiah Ellenwood tallied a game-high 28 points for the Eagles.