By Teren Kowatsch
Whitman County Gazette 

Nighthawk boys take down Eagles in overtime


February 23, 2023

Teren Kowatsch | The Gazette

Oakesdale's Will Lanius (15) puts up a shot against Yakama Nation Tribal's Jaydn ScabbyRobe in a 1B District tournament game Feb. 15 in Dayton.

DAYTON - On Feb. 15, the Oakesdale Nighthawks boys basketball team beat the Yakama Nation Tribal Eagles 55-53 off a Jackson Perry buzzer-beater to advance to the Feb. 17 consolation bracket final against Pomeroy.

Oakesdale held the advantage early but Yakama Nation Tribal was able to keep within reach and the Nighthawks went into the second quarter up 14-8.

The Nighthawks scored seven quick points in the first 2:30 of the second quarter to go up double-digits and help the Eagles scoreless until 1:36 to go in the first half, where Yakama Nation scored two quick buckets to go into halftime tr...

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