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Mead Girls Take GSL Title With Win Over Gonzaga Prep

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Mead beat Gonzaga Prep Thursday night and took the GSL crown (Photo: SWX) Mead beat Gonzaga Prep Thursday night and took the GSL crown (Photo: SWX)
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MEAD, Wash. -

Senior Night was made even sweeter Thursday night, as Mead held on to beat Gonzaga Prep for the girls title of the Greater Spokane League.

Three Panthers scored in double figures in Meads 51-47 win. Delany Junkermier led Mead with 15 points, Sue Winger scored 14 and Jade Redmon added 10.

Prep's Laura Stockton led all scorers with 17.

The most inspirational moment of the night happened when Mead senior Alea Johnson took to the court for a pair of possessions. Johnson's prep playing career was cut short by an illness when she was a freshman.

"I was really scared, I wanted to cry out there, I was too excited," said Johnson after the game. "You just have to keep trying because I didn't think I would ever get that chance again, and I did. So, it's possible for everyone."

 

GSL Scores

Girls:

University 71, Shadle Park 49
Mt. Spokane 61, Central Valley 45
Lewis & Clark 68, Ferris 45
Mead 51, Gonzaga Prep 47
North Central 61, Rogers 37

 

Boys:

Mead 44, Gonzaga Prep 35
Ferris 60, Lewis & Clark 30
Rogers 94, North Central 44
Shadle Park 69, University 66 (OT)
Central Valley 71, Mt. Spokane 55

 

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