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Liberty, NWC bring big marks to Colfax

 

January 3, 2019



Liberty girls will bring a 9-1 record to Colfax Friday after posting a 63-50 win over Mountain Home Saturday in the last day round of the Eagle Holiday Classic at West Valley. Maisie Burnham hit 30 points against the Idaho club.

Colfax girls stacked a 48-30 win over Okanogan Friday and then bowed to Prosser 36-47 Saturday to finish 1-1 in the Eagle Classic holiday tournament.

Colfax now stands at 4-6 going into Friday’s league game against Liberty.

Liberty bumped their record to 8-1 with a 46-25 win over Lake Roosevelt in the Thursday round.

The Lancers return to league action this year after graduating just one senior off last year’s team. Burnham returns as a junior this year along with Alena Cook and Kendyl Fletcher.

After facing the Lancers, Colfax will host Northwest Christian Saturday.

Northwest Christian will arrive with an 8-1 record after edging Freeman 46-42 Saturday. Senior Jordan Rabe hit 17 points for the Crusaders against the Scotties on the Freeman court.

Friday, after leading Okanogan by two points at halftime, Colfax stacked 15 more points on their lead for the big win in their first round at West Valley.

Colfax had 18 steals in the Friday game with six credited to freshman Asher Cai.

In the West Valley tournament’s last day Saturday, Prosser, a double-A school from Yakima Valley, pegged a 12-point lead over the Bulldogs in the first quarter and kept the margin for most of the day.

Kierstyn York led Colfax scoring with 13 points in each game at West Valley.

Colfax 48-Okanogan 30: 13/9 6/7 19/4 11/10: Skylre Sakamoto-Howell 3 (3pt) 0-0 7, Kaitlin Cornish 1 0-0 2, Shyah Antoine 2 0-0 4, Asher Cai 4 2-3 10, Anni Cox 1 0-0 2, Taylre Sakamoto-Howell 1 1-2 3, Perry Imler 0 2-2 2, Kierstyn York 4 5-7 13, Rachel Brown 1 3-3 5. Total 17 13-20 f-17 48. Okanogan: Mylie Leitz Rawson 1 0-1 2, Maddie Series 4 (2 3pt) 0-0 10, Abigail Popeller 1 0-0 2, Lexi Lafferty 2 2-6 6, Danielle Sparks 1 0-0- 2, Dalla Heindsman 2 0-0 4, Felicia Allen 1 1-2 3. Total 12 3-10 f-17 30.

Prosser 47-Colfax 36: 17/5 13/16 11/8 6/8: M. Cones 1 (3 pt) 2-3 5. H. Wright 2 3-4 7, M. Cortez 6 (3 pt) 10-10 23, A. Harris 1 4-6, l 6, A. Rodriguez 3 0-0 6. Total 13 19-27 f-21 47. Colfax: Cornish 0 1-4 1, Cai 4 3-3 11, Cox 1 (3pt) 0-0 3, T. Sakamoto-Howell 2 0-0 4, York 3 7-10 13, Sydney Berquist 2 0-2 4. Total 12 11-19 f-22 36.

 
 

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