Ken Morgan

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Wa-Hi girls advance to round of eight

Then there were eight. Walla Walla High School is one of the eight 4A girls basketball teams still standing. The Blue Devils packed their bags for a trip to the Tacoma Dome and the elite eight in regional 4A girls loser-out action here Saturday at Chiawana High School.

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White Swan knocks off Dayton girls, 50-41

Dayton High School saw its run to the state 2B girls basketball tournament come to an end here in regional loser-out action Saturday at the Chiawana gym. White Swan’s Cayla Jones and her Cougar teammates ended the Bulldog run. Jones scored 28 points, including 16-of-17 from the free throw line, and the Cougars marched onto Spokane with a 50-41 win.

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Blue Devil girls bounce back, reach state

After falling to Gonzaga Prep, the Wa-Hi girls team beats Central Valley to reach state for the first time since 1990.

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Blue Devil girls fall to Gonzaga Prep, 52-46

Walla Walla High’s Madelyn Sirmon buried a mid-range jumper with 5:40 left in the game at the Wa-Hi gym in sub-regional championship girls basketball action Friday. Sirmon’s jumper gave the Blue Devils a 41-40 lead over defending state Class 4A champion, undefeated and No. 1-ranked Gonzaga Prep. The Bullpups responded with two treys from Tayler Drynan sandwiched around two Laura Stockton free throws to put Prep back on top, 48-41, with three minutes left. Prep improved to 23-0 on the season as it hung on for a 52-46 win.

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Wa-Hi girls win district title

The Blue Devil girls roll past Chiawana, 61-40, to claim their first district title since 1984 on Saturday.

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Bulldogs wrap up girls’ District 9 title

Dayton edges Asotin for the top seed, and DeSales pulls away from Tri-Cities Prep for the third seed.

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Knights win crown; W-P survives Asotin

The WWVA boys win their third straight District 9 title, and Waitsburg-Prescott advances by downing the Panthers on Monday.

Whitman men knock off NWC No. 1 Pirates

The Missionaries hand Whitworth its first conference loss of the season in impressive fashion Tuesday, 68-44.

Johns leads Whit women past Pirates

Heather Johns scores 26 points and grabs 11 boards as the Missionaries pull to a game within second-place Whitworth in the NWC.

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Indians roll past Irish girls

Touchet races to an early lead and has no problem with DeSales with the 54-22 non-league victory.

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