Archive - Jan 21, 2012
In a game where points were at a premium, the Colville Indians went on a 9-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to secure a 51-47 win over the Riverside Rams on Friday.
The Rams (0-7, 4-13) trimmed the Indian lead to 36-32 on a Logan Owensâ€™ 3-pointer with 6:10 remaining.
Colville (5-2, 11-7) retaliated with baskets by Matt Hubbard, JR. Henry and Taylor Murto and a 3-pointer by Henry over the 3:30 to stretch the lead back to 45-32.
The Rams, who only shot 32 percent from the floor, tried to get back into the game, only to see the Indians stay a step ahead over the last 2:49.
The Colville Indians, sparked by a pair of Tasha Luu baskets, finally pulled away from the Riverside Lady Rams 50-38 in Northeast A League basketball action on Friday.
The Lady Rams, who cut the Indiansâ€™ lead to 42-36 on a Courtney Davis basket with 5 minutes to play, saw Colville close out the game with an 8-2 run, sparked by Luuâ€™s performance.
The win improved Colvilleâ€™s NE-A record to 6-1 (11-5 overall), while Riverside fell to 1-6, 6-11.