Lady Cougars fall in district quarterfinals…
A 20-4 run in the second quarter sprung Liberty to a 50-27 victory over Chewelah in the District 7 2B girls basketball tournament quarterfinals. Alyssa Fitzgerald and Kennedy Robison each had nine points apiece for the Cougars.
Liberty improved to 20-2 on the year while Chewelah fell to 11-11.
Maisie Burnham led the Lancers with 17 points while Aleena Cook added 14 points. While held to 12 points in the first half, Chewelah played a much more even second half but could not cut into Liberty’s advantage.
Chewelah drops into the consolation bracket and will play Tekoa-Rosalia at 2 p.m. on Saturday at West Valley HS in Spokane.
At West Valley HS
LIBERTY 50, CHEWELAH 27
Chewelah: 8 4 8 7 = 27
Liberty: 10 20 10 10 = 50
Bailey Smith 4, Kennedy Robison 9, Alyssa Fitzgerald 9, Erica Tindal 2, Natalie Rose-Sheppard 2, Taya Tapia 1
Team Stats: 7 2-pointers, 1 three-pointers, 10 of 17 free throw shooting, 15 team fouls