Fatigue down the stretch exacts toll


June 3, 2021

-EW photo by Naomi Scoggin

Defended by three players from Yakama Nation, Pirate Braden Mings tucks up his legs on a lay-in in Pomeroy's 74-39 loss to Yakama Nation in the Pirate court on May 27.

WALLA WALLA–At the end of a four-day basketball marathon, the Pomeroy Pirates's stamina faltered in the second half and the Fighting Irish took advantage of the lapse to build an insurmountable lead and finish with a 66-49 win.

Pomeroy battled through the grueling pace but couldn't muster a win against Oakesdale, Yakama Nation or Liberty Christian. The Nighthawks counted a firm 60-49 win Mond...

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