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Huskies advance to state semi-finals

Courtesy of Joy Sides

The Northern Valley Huskies basketball team won Wednesday's first-round state playoff game against Waverly by a score of 63-22. The Huskies (22-1) advance to the semi-finals where they will take on the South Barber Chieftains (16-6) March 9 at 4:45 pm in Dodge City-United Wireless Arena.

Click here to view 1A DII Bracket.

Waverly 6 6 3 7 22
Northern Valley 13 17 21 12 63

Click here to view stats.

Coach Fessenden’s Comments:

“When you hold a team to 22 points for the game, you know that you played some good defense. When you do it in the State Tournament, you know that you had a great defensive game. Our press was effective in the first half. We switched presses at halftime and were able to pick up several turnovers early in the second half. In the third quarter our three-point shooting came around and we hit five threes to run our lead up to 36 points. This was a super start to the state tournament for us.

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