Best Of State 2020: #19 Lummi Nation Girls vs. Oakesdale

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments.

#19 Oakesdale 62, Lummi Nation girls 28

The Lady Blackhawks saw their season come to an end in Wednesday’s first round of the Class 1B state tournament with a loss to the Nighthawks, the eventual state runners-up.

Still, it was an incredible turnaround for the Lummi Nation girls, who in five years went from 1-19 to 17-10 and earned a place in the Spokane Arena for the first time in nearly a decade. 

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Jim Carberry of Whatcom Hoops

Jim Carberry is a former Bellingham Herald sports editor and author of several books on Whatcom County prep basketball. Follow him on Twitter @whatcomhoops and visit the Whatcom Hoops Facebook page.

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