(BRANDON HANSEN/Chewelah Independent)
MAKING HISTORY: Selkirk wins first league title, picks up first victory over Cusick since switching to 8-man football…
Last Friday was a historic night for the Selkirk Rangers. Their 62-20 win over Cusick was the eight-man program’s first win over the Panthers, and it just so happened to clinch its first ever NE 1B North title.
At 7-0 in league and 7-1 overall, Selkirk has one more game against winless Curlew and will then be at the mercy of the WIAA seeding committee as to whether they host or travel for a 1B playoff game.
“It’s an awesome feeling winning a league title after what we have been doing as a team through the years,” Selkirk Coach Jeremy Link said. “I am super proud of the kids they worked really hard to get to this point.” More