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Fast start helps Lady Hawks hold off Medical Lake

Cheney can gain momentum from Spirit Game win with home games against Deer Park, Clarkston


Paul Delaney

Cheney players Kayla Lemelin (13) and Katie McGourin chase a loose ball in last Saturday's Spirit Game as Medical Lake players Abigail Morrison (4) and Maleeka Wegner (20).

A strong first half against visiting Medical Lake was all Cheney's girls' basketball team needed to notch their third win of the season.

The Lady Hawks held the Cardinals scoreless in the first quarter of last Saturday's annual Golden Feather Spirit Game, sprinting to a 12-0 lead they turned into a 27-12 halftime advantage, and then hung on from there for a 44-35 win.

Shyann Morton's five points keyed Cheney's first quarter as they capitalized on seven ML turnovers by pushing the ball strongly up court. Morton finished with 18 points for the game.

"We were just playing pretty aggressive def...

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