LHS Boys Win, Girls Fall in Opening Games of Avista Tournament


Madelyn Green led three Bulldogs in double figures scoring with 17 points as the Grangeville High School girl’s basketball team held off the Lewiston girls 54-52 today (Thur) in the opening game of the 11th Annual Avista Holiday High School Basketball Tournaments at Lewis-Clark State College.

Lewiston’s Adi McKarcher led all scorers with 18 points and Reese DeGroot put up 11 in the loss. The Bengals fall to 4-7 on the year and will play tomorrow (Fri) morning at 10:30.

Grangeville improves to 8-1 while advancing into the tournament’s semi-final round tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, Drew Hottinger led the Bengal boys with 17 points and Rylan Gomez added 13 in a 61-42 win over previously unbeaten Kendrick.

Lewiston pulled away with a 23-0 run over about a 9 minute span between the 2nd and 3rd quarters.

Ralli Roetcisoender led Kendrick with 13 points.

The Bengals advance to the semi-final round and will play at 3 p.m. tomorrow (Fri).

Kendrick will try to bounce back with a game tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

Fans can tune in to both Lewiston games in the LC Valley on The River 105.1 or online streaming free here.

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