Sandpoint’s Grace Kirscher scored 16 points and Violet Kapri Morrow added 12 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night as Eastern Washington defeated Southern Utah 80-66 in Cheney.
Jess McDowell-White scored 14 points, Andie Easley 11 and Uriah Howard 10 for the Eagles (8-16, 7-8 Big Sky). Harley Hansen and Ashley Larsen scored 17 apiece for the T-birds (6-19, 3-13).
Idaho 90, Northern Arizona 72: Mikayla Ferenz hit 14 of 22 shots from the field and poured in 39 points and Taylor Pierce hit 6 of 12 from 3-point range, adding 20, as the first-place Vandals (15-9, 12-3) routed the Lumberjacks (9-16, 5-11) in Moscow, Idaho.
Ferenz, who hit 4 of 9 from beyond the arc, has 2,214 career points, 21 shy of Natalie Doma’s Big Sky record for Idaho State.
WSU 10, Santa Clara 0: Brandon White and Owen Leonard combined for a one-hitter and the Cougars capitalized on eight walks to shut out the Broncos in the first of a four-game nonconference series in Santa Clara, California.
Washington State, which won its first game after dropping its first four at Saint Mary’s, put Santa Clara (0-4) away with a six-run fourth. White struck out nine in 6 1/3 innings, while Leonard added six Ks the rest of the way.
WSU’s Collin Montez went 3 for 5 with a double and triple. He drove in one run and scored another. Dillon Plew and Andres Alvarez also doubled for the Cougars.
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