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Ashley Martell scored 20 points in the win over Bloomer.

Somerset girls face adversity, overcome it

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It was a week of adversity, and finding ways to deal with it, for the Somerset girls basketball team.

The Spartans found out midway through the week that they would be without starting junior forward Karli Solum for the rest of the season. Solum played limited minutes in last Tuesday's win at Spooner, but the discomfort in her lower back led to her family seeking out medical specialists to find the source of her pain.


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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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