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Lady Hawks' offense struggles late in two league losses


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Cheney's Shyann Morton tries to keep the ball away from Colville's Sadie Learn.

While defense and rebounding are key ingredients to winning basketball games, ultimately it all comes down to one thing – you've got to score more than your opponent.

Offensive troubles spelled defeat twice last week for the Cheney High girls' basketball team. The Lady Hawks shot about the same as visiting Great Northern League leader East Valley on Tuesday, but gave them 13 more chances through offensive rebounds in the 64-41 loss. Thursday at third-place Colville the Lady Hawks only took 28 shots, making 35 percent of them in losing 41-24.

Head coach Shannon Root feels Cheney has a comp...

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