High School Sports

Brockman's 29 leads LC boys to state win

SPOKANE -- Cody Brockman scored 29 points, leading Liberty Christian to a 60-52 victory over Colfax on Wednesday in the first round of the 2B boys state tournament.

The Patriots (22-2) will face Chief Leschi at 9 p.m. today in a quarterfinal matchup. The Bulldogs (14-7) meet Willapa Valley in a loser-out game.

James Robinson's 3-pointer pulled Colfax to within 54-52 with 42.1 seconds left, but Liberty Christian closed it out at the free-throw line, hitting six straight.

Liberty Christian jumped up early on Colfax and led by as many as eight on several occasions.

A 7-2 run to close the third quarter brought the Bulldogs back, and Alex Teade's 3-pointer to start the fourth quarter tied it at 45-all.

Brockman was 10-of-14 from the floor and also had eight rebounds. Bryan Corrigan added 13 points and Jake Siefken 12 for LC.

Colfax got 13 points apiece from Robinson and Tanner Gay.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN -- Koglin, Salzano, Siefken 12, Groth, Dustin 6, Cody Brockman 29, Simpkins, Corrigan 13. Totals 20-41 19-24 60.

COLFAX -- Bravard 11, Hatley, Hoadley, Gay 13, Teade 5, Robinson 13, Gfeller, Berarducci 2, Huber 8. Totals 21-63 5-8 52.

Liberty Christian 11 16 18 15 -- 60

Colfax 11 11 20 10 -- 52

Highlights --Brockman 8 rebs; Bryan Corrigan 8 rebs.

Napavine 44, Waitsburg-Prescott 36

SPOKANE -- Zach Bartlow had a game-high 16 points for Waitsburg-Prescott (16-8), which led early before Napavine (14-11) came roaring back.

The Cardinals jumped out to a 20-12 lead after the first quarter but were outscored 32-16 over the remainder.

Colton Brown, Micah Brown and Jordan Brown combined to scored 29 points for the Tigers.

W-P will play a consolation bracket game vs. Life Christian at 10:30 a.m. today.

NAPAVINE -- Keller 2, T.Stanley 1, C.Brown 10, Hunt 2, J.Brown 10, R.Stanley 8, M.Brown 9, L.Brown, Merriman, T.Brown 2. Totals 12-47 19-35 44.

WAITSBURG-PRESCOTT -- Hernandez, Cady 6, Zuger, Withers 2, Bartlow 16, Gerke 3, Wooderchak 1, Alexenko, Kiefel 6, McDaniel 2, Brown, Lehr. Totals 15-49 4-13 36.

Napavine 12 9 6 17 -- 44

Waitsburg-Prescott 20 7 4 5 -- 36

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