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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Davenport gets 'state-ment' win

Lathrop's layup sends Gorilla girls on


Last updated 2/23/2023 at 11:22am

Drew Lawson | The Record-Times

Davenport eighth-grader Emalie Jacoby tries to turn defense into offense against Lake Roosevelt junior Carly Neddo. Jacoby scored 15 points and had the game-winning assist in the Gorillas' 45-43 win over the Raiders that secured a berth into the state tournament Saturday, Feb. 18.

WENATCHEE - A wild final offensive possession for the Davenport girls ended as well as the Gorillas could've hoped: Freshman Clare Lathrop sunk a layup with 5 seconds on the clock to give Davenport a 45-43 win over the Lake Roosevelt Raiders in the District 6/7 2B Girls Crossover at Wenatchee High School Saturday, Feb. 18.

The win sent Davenport, which had clinched the No. 5 seed in District 7 with an overtime win over St. George's a week prior, into the opening round of the state tournament.

The entire game was a back-and-forth affair in which neither team led by more than six points. Th...

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