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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Bulldogs boys win first playoff game

Defeats Northwest Christian 62-48, team advances

Colfax Bulldog John Lustig rises to score against NWC.

Garth Meyer | The Gazette

John Lustig goes up for 2 of his 20 points in the Bulldogs' first-round playoff win over Northwest Christian on Monday.

COLFAX — Basketball playoffs started Monday night with a John Lustig breakaway dunk against Northwest Christian.

Another followed to make the score 7-1. Soon it was 25-7 and 35-15 at halftime. The final score was 62-48 in favor of the Bulldogs.

Lustig led Colfax with 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 6 steals. Seth Lustig added 15 points and Damian Demler scored 10.

"As we enter the playoffs, we talked about taking our effort and focus up a notch and I thought our kids did that," said Colfax Coach Reece Jenkin.

The Bulldogs advance to meet St. George's in Spokane on June 16 in the culminatin...

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