Mead Girls Take GSL Title With Win Over Gonzaga Prep - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

High School Basketball

Mead Girls Take GSL Title With Win Over Gonzaga Prep

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)
  • Also on KHQ.comMore>>

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

 

  • Greater Spokane League

    • A total of 21 student-athletes were honored Thursday

      GSL announces scholar-athletes at the annual award luncheon

      Each year the GSL recognizes students who excel in the classroom, community and athletics.  A male and female student is recognized from each school.

    • Mt. Spokane's Brothers In Discus

      SWXRightNow.com-- Mt. Spokane High School's Jacob Lionello and Trevor Payne grew up together and now the Wildcats' duo are two of the top rated discus throwers in the state of Washington.SWX's John Collett brings you a special feature about Lionello and Payne in the video player above.
    • Spokane Youth Sports Awards Are Back

      SWX and the Spokane Sports Commission are proud to partner up again for the second year of the Spokane Youth Sports Awards, which will be held on June 9th at the Fox Theater in downtown Spokane.
    • GSL Honors Scholar Athletes

      SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Greater Spokane League honored a host of students athletes in its annual Scholar Athlete Luncheon at the Spokane Club on Thursday afternoon.
    • Local Athletes Signed To NLI's

      With National Signing Day in full swing, below is a list of local high school athletes and where they have decided to sign National Letters of Intent to go play next fall.
    • North Central's Anderson Wins Nike Cross Nationals

      North Central High School cross country star Tanner Anderson won the 2014 Nike Cross Nationals earlier today with a 15:11 finish by holding off Olin Hacker of Madison, WI who finished just a second behind the Indians' runner.
    More
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Prep SportsHigh SchoolMore>>

  • Tickets Available for Spokane Youth Sports Awards

    Tickets Available for Spokane Youth Sports Awards

    The 2018 Spokane Youth Sports Awards will begin on Wednesday, June 13 at the historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Red carpet arrivals begin at 5pm, with the program beginning at 6pm.

    >>

    The 2018 Spokane Youth Sports Awards will begin on Wednesday, June 13 at the historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Red carpet arrivals begin at 5pm, with the program beginning at 6pm.

    >>
  • Central Valley girls basketball team season in review

    Central Valley girls basketball team season in review

    We take a look back at Central Valley's season that saw the Bears not only reach historic heights, but also become one of the country's best girls basketball team:

    >>

    We take a look back at Central Valley's season that saw the Bears not only reach historic heights, but also become one of the country's best girls basketball team:

    >>
  • GSL announces scholar-athletes at the annual award luncheon

    GSL announces scholar-athletes at the annual award luncheon

    A total of 21 student-athletes were honored ThursdayA total of 21 student-athletes were honored Thursday
    A total of 21 student-athletes were honored ThursdayA total of 21 student-athletes were honored Thursday

    Each year the GSL recognizes students who excel in the classroom, community and athletics.  A male and female student is recognized from each school.

    >>

    Each year the GSL recognizes students who excel in the classroom, community and athletics.  A male and female student is recognized from each school.

    >>
  • Interact With SWXMore>>

  • All Blogs

    More Blogs

    More Blogs

    The best in local sports blogs from SWX, KHQ, Spokesman.com and more!
  • Games & Contests

    Games & Contests

    Games & Contests

    SWX College Football and Basketball Challenges and more!
    SWX College Football and Basketball Challenges and more!>>