Blackhawks fall in GNL action to East Valley, at Colville
The Cheney High boys’ basketball team dropped two more Great Northern League games last week, falling 63-41 in the home finale Tuesday against East Valley and 64-40 Thursday at Colville.
The Blackhawks hung with the Knights (6-5 GNL, 11-8 overall) throughout the first half, trailing at intermission by six, 24-18. In the final 16 minutes, however, Cheney’s offense went south while East Valley’s, led by J.T. Phelan’s game-high 24 points, outscored the Blackhawks 39-23 for the win.
Cheney was led by Alex Berman’s 14 points, the only Blackhawk in double figures, while sophomore Jamiel...