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Graffis Leads Tekoa-Oakesdale To Whitman Tourney’s Fifth Seed

Bill Graffis had 20 points Wednesday and Tekoa-Oakesdale struck back at Colton for extending the Whitman County League boys basketball season by storming the Wildcats 67-38 in a playoff.

Colton beat T-O 46-43 last Saturday to create a three-way tie for fourth place in league standings. Rosalia topped Colton on Tuesday to win the fourth seed to the league tournament. Wednesday’s decision gave T-O the No. 5 and Colton the No. 6.

The tourney begins Friday at Endicott with loser-out games. Colton (6-16) meets No. 3 St. John-Endicott (7-13) at 6, followed by T-O (7-14) against Rosalia (6-13) at 7:30.

Colton 6 10 10 12 - 38

Tekoa-Oakes. 12 21 18 16 - 67

COLTON T.Truong 7, Bre.Keller 0, B.Truong 0, Weber 3, G.Busch 10, Druffle 4, Bri.Keller 3, Bates 2, Hopwood 4, Meyer 4, B.Busch 1.

TEKOA-OAKESDALE Fox 10, Brown 4, Teal 4, Brogan 4, Taylor 4, Perrins 0, Zornes 3, Graffis 20, Wall 7, Heaton 5, Crossett 6, Smith 0.

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