CHS boys hope to move up seeding ladder
Wins over East Valley, Colville cement first-round home game
The Cheney boys’ basketball team locked up at least a home playoff game with a pair of wins last week. The Blackhawks extended a one-point halftime lead by outscoring East Valley 31-21 in the second half to down the host Knights 58-49 Tuesday, and followed that with a 78-56 blowout of visiting Colville Thursday.
Cheney’s tight defense frustrated the Knights (4-7, 8-11) Tuesday, preventing any good inside opportunities and limiting East Valley to outside shooting. Meanwhile the Blackhawks’ offense was able to penetrate and get easy baskets, particularly Eric Igbinoba’s second half ef...