High School Sports

LC with back to wall after loss to Dayton

WALLA WALLA -- Jake Siefken poured in 24 points, but Liberty Christian couldn't overcome a poor shooting night in a district seeding game, losing 65-42 to Dayton at DeSales High.

The loss sends the Patriots into a must-win matchup with Walla Walla Valley Academy today (6 p.m. at LC), with the winner moving on to district play Wednesday at top seed Waitsburg-Prescott.

Dayton earns the district's third seed and plays at Asotin on Wednesday.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN -- Jake Siefken 24, Ty. Koglin, Morris, Peterson, Crawford 3, Lindquist 2, Sitton 8, Krause, Corrigan 5, Ti. Koglin. Totals 15-49 9-18 42.

DAYTON -- Garrett Turner 26, Fraim 6, Norse, Bicklehoff, Schlachter 2, Henderson 2, Fullerton 14, Jackson, Lamber 1, Clark 1, McCleary, Sunderlund 14.

Liberty Christian 11 7 13 11 -- 42

Dayton 20 17 13 15 -- 65

Highlights -- Corrigan 8 rebs.

Walla Walla Valley Academy 68, Tri-Cities Prep 41

WALLA WALLA -- Jarrod Versteeg scored 13 points and Baily Rivas 12, but TC Prep fell into a big hole early and never got out in a Southeast 2B district tiebreaker at DeSales.

"We started slow, and after that we couldn't catch up," said Jaguars coach Joe Perez, adding that WWVA knocked down 10 3-pointers.

TRI-CITIES PREP -- Jarrod Versteeg 13, Baily Rivas 12, Petersen 6, Scott 6, Redmonn 4, J. Gerardo, Daily, D. Gerardo, Ledezma.

WWVA -- Lomelard 25, Sailing 13, Moore 14, D. Fowler 8, Hansen 5, Wittlake 2, Fry 1, L. Fowler, Schuette, Wagner.

Tri-Cities Prep 12 12 4 13 -- 41

Walla Walla VA 23 22 16 7 -- 68

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