The score was tied, 54-54, at the end of regulation after Evergreen trailed by 12 points at halftime.
“The pace was slow in the first half,” Evergreen coach Monica Heuer said.
“We played much better in the second half. This was a great team effort.”
Katie Garcin led Evergreen with 13 points, and Ali Matisons added 12.
Evergreen held Jacki Speer of Centralia to six points, 16 under her season average.
Evergreen improved to 6-12 overall and 2-4 in conference.
Geoducks men breeze
Nate Menefee scored 39 points – his sixth 30-plus game of the season – to lead Evergreen State to a 105-69 Cascade Conference win over Southern Oregon in Olympia. The win sets up a matchup with No. 5-ranked Oregon Tech, which comes to Evergreen at 7:30 tonight after knocking Northwest University out of a first-place share on Friday, 64-57.
Evergreen led by 11 at halftime and pulled away with a 24-11 run to start the second, giving the Geoducks a 75-52 lead.
Anthony Gallagher added 17 points for Evergreen and Ben Wilson had 16. Julio Feliciano finished with 13 rebounds and seven assists to go with nine points.
Justonn Smith led the Raiders with 17 points.
No. 2 Stanford 82, at Southern California 62: Kayla Pedersen had 24 points and 14 rebounds to help the Cardinal steam past a Trojans team that has beaten three top-25 teams this season.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 21 points and 12 boards for the Cardinal (12-1, 2-0 Pac-10).
Prairie High grad Ashley Corral led the Trojans (8-6, 2-1) with 18 points. Brianna Gilbreath had 10 points and six assists.
USC trimmed Stanford’s lead to 43-34 after Corral scored four straight points on a jumper and a layup. The Cardinal responded with four 3-pointers during a 15-2 run to put the game out of reach.
At Montana 79, Eastern Washington 66: Anthony Johnson scored 25 points, Will Cherry came off the bench for 17 and the Grizzlies (11-6, 2-3 Big Sky) rallied from a 49-43 deficit to defeat the Eagles (5-11, 1-2).
Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl dismissed senior Tyler Smith from the team a week after his arrest with three other players on misdemeanor gun and drug charges. Pearl said Melvin Goins, Cameron Tatum and Brian Williams remain on indefinite suspension.