PENDLETON — Crescent Valley is headed to the 5A girls state tournament.
The Raiders held off Pendleton 54-53 in a first round game on the road to land the berth in the tournament at Gill Coliseum.
CV will take on top seed Marist at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
On Friday, The Raiders held a 54-51 lead with 17.1 seconds to go. Pendleton passed up a 3-point try to make a layin with five seconds to go and the Raiders were able to run out the clock.
It was a close game throughout. It was tied at 28-28 at the break and CV led 47-44 at the end of the third, setting up the run to the end.