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By John McCallum
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Cheney snaps streak with win at North Central

Tylin Hertel free throws propel Lady Blackhawks to non-league win


Last updated 1/9/2020 at 11:55am

Roger Harnack

Junior guard Lexi Deatherage dribbles past West Valley's Nevaeh Sherwood during last Friday's game.

CHENEY – The Lady Blackhawks shot just six free throws and made five last Saturday night at 3A Greater Spokane League North Central, but none bigger than the final two by Tylin Hertel.

After leading most of the game, Cheney suddenly found itself down by one, 39-38, thanks to an Indian basket with 12 seconds remaining in the game. After a timeout to draw up a play, the Lady Blackhawks missed an easy lay-in, only to have Hertel haul down the rebound and get fouled on the put-back shot attempt.

The junior made them both with six seconds to play, and Cheney held on for a 40-39 win, snapping a...

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