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Davenport survives scare from NWC

Gorillas advance to semifinals against Columbia (Burbank)

SPOKANE—There’s an old adage in sports: It’s hard to beat a team three times. No. 1 Davenport found that to be especially true if you up that number to four, but the Gorillas did just enough to hold off District 7 rival Northwest Christian 62-58 in the 2B state quarterfinals Thursday, March 2.

The win was, indeed, Davenport’s fourth in as many tries against the Crusaders this season.

But No. 7 NWC did not make it easy at the Spokane Arena Thursday.

“Three times is never easy, but that fourth time was real tough,” Davenport head coach Matt Henry said. “We know each other so well, and they know...


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