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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Colton girls take tenth state title

 

March 7, 2019

Taylor Thomas

Colton junior Taylor Thomas basks in the moment of victory March 2 at Spokane Arena. Colton came back from down 31-15 at halftime to beat Pomeroy for the 1B state title.

Not a word was said during the shootaround before the second half.

The Colton girls were down 31-15 to Pomeroy in the 1B state championship game at Spokane Arena.

The mission was set, the four senior starters, if not someone else, had to get them back in this game.

Emily Schultheis started it, on the first possession of the third quarter, with a three-point swish from the top of the key. Then it was Dakota Patchen for two and Schultheis again for three.

It was on. What Colton could not do in the first half – make shots – they could in the second and tied the game by the end of the quar...



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