Pomeroy girls handle Oakesdale for title
February 27, 2020
The Pomeroy girls and their long-missing star guard Emma Severs beat Oakesdale 50-39 last last Friday in Walla Walla to take the District Nine title and advance to regionals.
Oakesdale, which split with the Pirates in the regular season – the only team yet to beat Pomeroy – trailed by eight points at halftime.
Severs entered the game in the second quarter, with the game tied 19-19. She soon hit a corner three-pointer. Pomeroy junior McKenzie Watko hit another, with a foul and the Pirates (21-1) pulled ahead 27-21. Watko missed the free throw, but scored on the rebound, 29-21 at halfti...