Wa-Hi Boys basketball downs Mead in opening playoff overtime victory
February 20, 2020
WALLA WALLA—The largest crowd of the season got more than its money worth in the roller coaster of a ride as Wa-Hi boys basketball took its foot off the gas pedal in the fourth before hitting it again in overtime for the 68-61 first round of the Greater Spokane League/Mid-Columbia Conference playoff win.
In the end the game came down to clutch free throws. Mead’s Sam Wenkheimer, who lead the Panthers with 14 points, hit two big free throws with 15 seconds in regulation to close the Blue Devil’s lead to 56-55. Sophomore Diego Jaques was fouled intentionally with 6.6 seconds left, misse...