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By Jim Stinson
Gazette Correspondent 

Lustig carries Colfax boys to fourth

Bulldogs lose state opening game, but close with two wins

 

March 10, 2022

Olivia Harnack | The Gazette

The Colfax boys basketball team received the fourth-place state 2B trophy Saturday in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena after dunking Columbia (Burbank), 80-45.

SPOKANE - If the state "B" Basketball Tournament was still played in the old wonderful 4-day, 16-team double-elimination format, Colfax senior guard-forward John Lustig might have been close to a record-shattering performance.

The future star to be at Lewis &Clark State College was the focus of small school fans from around the state that ventured to Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena last weekend for state hoops.

Even though he didn't lead the Bulldogs to a state title, he easily won the scoring title and gained a great appreciation of his talent by the well entertained crowd.

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