Lady Blackhawks lose see-saw Spirit Game at charity stripe
Free throws lead to Cheney’s demise against Medical Lake Cardinals
Last updated 1/17/2019 at 5:31pm
For Cheney High School interim head coach Roxie Smith, last Saturday’s Golden Feather Spirit Game hook up with West Plains rival Medical Lake felt more like a seesaw volleyball match than basketball.
The Lady Blackhawks and Lady Cardinals battled back and forth in front of screaming fans at Eastern Washington University’s Reese Court, with momentum flowing like waves on a beach. Medical Lake took a 34-27 lead with them into the halftime locker room, but came out cold in the third quarter.
Cheney outscored the hosts 14-3 to go up 41-37 heading into the fourth. But in those final eight mi...