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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Oakesdale takes district in O.T.


February 27, 2020

Carl Crider; Kevin Young

Oakesdale Coach Carl Crider, far left, and Kevin Young, right, gather with the victors at Walla Walla Community College.

Was it the only open shot of the fourth quarter?

It wasn't even the fourth quarter anymore, it was overtime.

In a fierce fight in Walla Walla Friday night, Feb. 21, Oakesdale's Tyler Bober caught a pass in the rarity of open space – on the wing, under a minute left, in front of the Oakesdale crowd. The junior guard took the shot.

All net, it decided the game, after a defensive stop, 47-43 Oakesdale, for the Nighthawks' second consecutive District Nine 1B championship – finishing a three-game sequence with Garfield/Palouse this year which went to the last possession each time.

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