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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Lady Blackhawks upset Clarkston

Cheney opens big early lead, hangs on for three-point win in Clarkston


Last updated 2/13/2020 at 8:15pm

CHENEY — The Lady Blackhawks basketball team finally notched a Great Northern League win against another team not called Pullman.

Cheney hit four consecutive 3-pointers in the first quarter — two by Emma Evans and one each from Maggie Smith and Shelby Draper — and withstood a furious last-minute rally to hold off 15th-ranked Clarkston for a 54-51 upset win at home last Wednesday night, Feb. 5. The 3s gave the Lady Blackhawks an early 14-2 lead, which they eventually expanded to 31-14 just before the half.

Clarkston (7-4 GNL, 14-5 overall) stepped up the defensive pressure in the secon...

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