There were a bunch of big games across the state on Tuesday night. Here are some highlights:
Third-ranked Curtis erased a fourth-quarter deficit and escaped Spokane Falls CC with a 51-44 win over Lake City (Idaho). Dominique Williams led the undefeated Vikings (9-0) with 20 points.
Curtis will meet Kentridge in the Spokane Holiday Showcase title game. The Chargers dispatched Shadle Park 58-56. Four players scored in double-figures, led by Gary Bell’s 23-point effort.
Bellarmine Prep knocked off 3A No. 6 Seattle Prep 59-56 in Spokane. Donald Gaddy had 16 points and 8 assists for the Lions and Tommy Joyce chipped in 14 points.
Auburn upset No. 5 Mead, toppling the Panthers 64-59 in overtime at the Wenatchee Holiday Classic. Kevin Henderson led the Trojans with 23 points.
Puyallup’s Jare Sager made a 3-pointer at the buzzer, lifting the Vikings’ a 49-47 win at Wenatchee. Jay Balmer hit eight 3-pointers, scoring a game-high 26 points.
No. 10 Foss edged Ferris in overtime 75-74 in Spokane. Jamal Byrd’s 23 points led the Falcons.
Jefferson snuck past No. 8 Decatur 54-53, getting 14 points from Justin Lanier.
Brandon Gagliardi led Gig Harbor with 30 points in the Tides’ 49-45 win over Stanwood.
Auburn Riverside’s Ryan Rogers totaled 33 points in the Raven’s 68-66 overtime win over Rogers. Derek Jobe had 24 points for the Rams.
Twelve Cascade Christian players scored as the No. 6 Cougars thumped Tonasket 83-32 at the Brewster Christmas Tournament.
Erik Swartout poured in 29 points in Eatonville’s 58-48 win over Metlakatla (Alaska) in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Auburn Mountainview edged Wilson 58-54 at the Lynden Christmas Classic. Michael Patenaude had 15 points and 9 rebounds for the Lions.
C.J. Wright’s 13 points led Lincoln in its 62-57 win over University at Spokane.
Nars Martinez scored 20 points as South Kitsap held off Kentlake 73-69 in Bellevue. Mike Salazar led the Falcons with 23 points.
Tahoma’s Christian Behrens poured in 25 points, but 2A No. 4 Mark Morris beat the Bears 61-50.
A balanced effort propelled No. 4 Federal Way girls past No. 2 Lewis & Clark 75-72. Nine Eagles scored, led by Darah Huertas-Vining’s 15 points.
Bonney Lake’s Marcel Pounds exploded for 33 points in the No. 7 Jaguars’ 62-50 win over Puyallup.
Mount Tahoma’s Deborah Anderson erupted for 31 points, leading the T-birds to a 70-64 win over Lakes.
Gonzaga Prep toppled No. 5 Bellarmine Prep 58-54. Mechela Barnes led the Lions with 13 points.
Chelsea Haskey’s 25 points powered Black Hills past Enumclaw 65-39.
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