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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

1B girls basketball: Colton girls throw wrench into league top


February 6, 2020

Saige Smith; Kara Bloomberg

Saige Smith of Touchet and Kara Bloomberg of Garfield/Palouse collide under the basket.

The Colton girls dropped more doubt over the top of the Southeast 1B basketball standings last weekend with a 52-45 win over Oakesdale – the team that just beat undefeated league leaders Pomeroy the week before.

Pomeroy's hold on the league fell, then Oakesdale's claim was marred by Colton, the team which has won league for the past 12 years in a row.

The Wildcats had lost once already this year to Oakesdale and twice to Pomeroy by decisive margins (including 48-29 Jan. 11 at Oakesdale).

Colton (13-6, 6-3 league) now has one league game remaining, at Touchet Feb. 7 while Oakesdale plays S...

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