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Girls roundup: LC reaches districdt semis

WALLA WALLA -- Hannah Croskrey's layin with 1:30 to play capped Liberty Christian's comeback from an 11-point deficit as the Patriots won the Southeast 2B district semifinal 45-43 over Tekoa-Oakesdale at Whitman College.

The win sends LC (14-8) into Saturday's title game against Asotin, a 58-38 winner over Pomeroy, and clinches the Patriots' first state berth since 2004.

Kelsey Harding led LC with 13 points. Croskrey added 11 points and nine rebounds.

TEKOA-OAKESDALE-- Desiree Chappell 23, Overton 10, Graffis 4, Pakootas 4, M.Neill 2, Groom, Terry, C.Neill. Totals 20-43 3-9 43.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN -- Kelsey Harding 13, Deatherage 8, Terry 5, Berges 5, H.Croskrey 11, Ellis 3, D.Croskrey. Totals 15-51 10-21 45.

Tekoa-Oakesdale 7 12 14 10 -- 43

Liberty Christian 1 11 19 15 -- 45

Highlights -- T-O 24 rbs (Chappell 13), LC 29 (Hannah Croskrey 9).

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