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Lady Blackhawks upset East Valley girls

Cheney deals first loss to Knights since 2014 by a team not named Clarkston


Last updated 1/24/2019 at 5:54pm

They may not be giant killers yet, but the Cheney High girls basketball team made a bit of history last Friday night with a surprising 58-82 win at then 2A top-ranked East Valley.

In winning their second Great Northern League game of the year, sixth overall, the Lady Blackhawks became the first team not from Clarkston to beat the Knights in a regular-season league game. The last team to do it outside the Bantams was Pullman, 56-44, on Feb. 17, 2014.

“We followed our practice plan really well,” interim head coach Roxie Smith said. “We applied post pressure (defense) inside and were awa...

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