Novelli plays big in fourth quarter, carries Spokane to NWAC win

January 9, 2019
Alexia Novelli basketball

Alexia Novelli

Alexia Novelli of Wasilla scored a half dozen points in her team’s game-ending 14-2 run that catapulted Spokane to a 67-59 victory over Yakima Valley in the NWAC.

The 5-foot-11 freshman hit jump shots on three out of four possessions late in the fourth quarter, with the final one tying the game at 57-57 with 3:23 to play.

Novelli, of Colony High fame, finished with 12 points and nine rebounds.

She has reached double figures in six of the last seven games for Spokane (12-3).