The East region champ Warriors get through the first round with a 63-60 win.
EVERETT, WASH. — Walla Walla Community College came back from a three-point deficit in the last 10 minutes here Saturday in NWAC men’s basketball tournament action. The Warriors, following Centralia’s Collin Prangley’s layup with 10:02 left in the game, trailed 63-60. The Warriors righted the ship and opened defense of their 2017 championship with an 84-80 win over Centralia.
The Warriors move to the quarterfinals and face Linn-Benton, an 81-72 winner over Edmonds Saturday, today at 4 p.m.
The Warriors controlled the first half and ended the half on a Gary Engstrom dunk off a feed from Landon Radliff to go to intermission up 43-35.