The Spartans utlitized their height and high-percentage shooting down low in using a 22-4 second-quarter run to break away from the Nighthawks in a Whitepine League Division II game on Saturday, Dec. 4 on the Spartans’ homecourt.

Timberline (1-1, 1-0) used that spurt to take a 37-13 lead into halftime and never looked back.

Parker Brown finished with 23 points, and Gavin Christopherson added 14 for the Spartans.

Tanner Johnson paced Nezperce (0-3, 0-1) with eight points.

NEZPERCE (0-3, 0-1)

Mason Dove 0 0-0 0, Tristan Currall 1 0-0 2, Zane Wilcox 0 0-0 0, Ryen Zenner 0 1-2 1, Tanner Johnson 3 2-3 8, Carter Williams 1 0-0 2, Owen Tiegs 0 0-0 0, Aidan McLeod 2 1-4 5, Brycen Danner 2 0-2 4, Marshal Nelson 0 0-2 0. Totals 9 4-13 22.

TIMBERLINE (1-1, 1-0)

Parker Brown 10 2-2 23, Micah Nelson 2 0-4 4, Logan Hunter 2 0-0 4, Rylan West 1 4-4 6, Zerrick Mitchell 0 0-0 0, Jude Nelson 1 0-2 2, Gavin Christopherson 6 2-5 14. Totals 22 8-17 53.

Nezperce    9   4   6   3—22

Timberline    15   22   10   6—53

3-point goals — Brown 1.

JV — Timberline 30, Nezperce 6 (half)

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