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Wildcats scrape by Lions in opening round

CHENEY - The one-loss Colton Wildcats girls basketball team, fresh off a 1B District 9 title, opened the proceedings of the WIAA 1B state tournament against the three-loss Moses Lake Christian Lions. It took an overtime period, but Colton was able to get it done, beating Moses Lake Christian 61-58.

Early momentum belonged to the Lions, who opened the game with a 9-0 run that remained uninterrupted until 4:04 to go in the first quarter, when Sidni Whitcomb made one of two free throw attempts to get the Wildcats on the board, down 9-1.

Colton spent the remaining four minutes of the opening frame...


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