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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

1B girls basketball:

Oakesdale beats Pomeroy


January 30, 2020

Lizzy Perry

Cap Perry

Lizzy Perry battles her way to the hoop at Pomeroy.

The Oakesdale girls took down unbeaten Pomeroy 38-37.

On Jan. 24, in the Pirates' gym, the Nighthawks evened the series, the two teams now tied at the top of the Southeast 1B.

Oakesdale led by 12 points with 1:20 remaining.

Pomeroy, pressing, got two quick turnovers and cut into the margin. They fouled and Oakesdale missed four three throws in the last minute.

"We had an opportunity to put it away," said Nighthawks Coach Heidi Perry. "They made a furious comeback."

With six seconds left, Oakesdale's lead down to a point, Nighthawks junior LouEllen Reed stole a Pomeroy inbounds pass and wa...

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