Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Author photo

By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Colton girls end year 5th in state


March 10, 2022

Olivia Harnack | The Gazette

The Colton girls basketball team receives the fifth-place state 1B trophy on Saturday, March 5.

SPOKANE - The District 9 presence was felt in the state tournament, with Colton having to face league rivals Pomeroy and Garfield-Palouse during the four-day tournament.

The Wildcats opened their state 1B basketball tournament with a bye, then immediately faced Pomeroy.

Unbeknownst to the players, No. 2-ranked Colton's 57-43 win over the No. 8 Pirates would pave the way for Pomeroy to place higher at state.

Colton opened the state tournament in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena by dominated Pomeroy.

The Wildcats had a 13-5 lead after one quarter and a 30-18 lead at the half. The Pirates close...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023