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Timberwolves stop Colfax bid for league sweep


January 17, 2019

Kelan Becker and James Barris

Kelan Becker of Colfax and James Barris of Reardan go up for a rebound.

A run for a Colfax sweep of the first lap of the NE-south hoop league was derailed Saturday night at Tekoa when the host Timberwolves charged over the last two quarters. Tekoa/Rosalia erased most of a 29-22 Colfax lead in the third quarter and then out-scored the Bulldogs 16-8 in the last quarter for a 52-48 win.

The game was expected to be a showdown between the two league neighbors and unfolded in a packed gym.

The loss left Colfax at 4-1 for the first league round, with the second round of league games slated to start Friday when Asotin teams visit Colfax.

The Timberwolves, who sustained...

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