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Somerset girls win Middle Border Conference basketball title

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It was an all or nothing battle for the conference title.

When Somerset and Prescott clashed last Thursday, the teams knew the winner would be a Middle Border Conference champion and the loser would get nothing.


After trailing by five points at halftime, the Spartans took control of the game by outscoring Prescott 17-2 in the third quarter. The Spartans maintained a healthy margin through the fourth quarter to win 42-33.

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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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