Boys lose nail-biter
February 6, 2019
It all came down free throws when the Goldendale boys’ hoopsters met The Dalles Riverhawks in a high-scoring heartbreaker 71-70 loss on Jan. 29.
The interconference tilt got off to a loose start, with turnovers, fouls, over and backs, travels and low percentage shooting. About half way through the first quarter, both teams cleaned up their defense and began scoring on more creative, well executed plays. The Riverhawk’s big man, 6’ 3” center Spencer Taylor, dominated the low post and paint, scoring and rebounding seemingly at will. With Taylor on the bench in the second quarter, the Timberwolves brought the game to within 4 points, forcing The Dalles to call a timeout at the 4:49 m...