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Pirates stand tall against Nighthawks in consolation final

DAYTON - After both teams won their own Feb. 15 consolation bracket semifinal games by single digits, the Pomeroy Pirates beat the Oakesdale Nighthawks 51-39 on Feb. 17 in the 1B District 9 boys consolation bracket final in Dayton. As a result, Pomeroy heads to the 1B state tournament while ending Oakesdale's season.

Oakesdale would begin with control of the game, breaking a 5-5 tie with 2:50 in the opening quarter off a Jackson Perry 3-pointer to take a 3-0 lead. Pomeroy would be unable to stop the Nighthawks from expanding on their lead and the Pirates went into the second quarter down 14-8....


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