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JV romps, varsity boys struggle in opener

November 27, 2018
After the Badger JV rolled to a 68-19 blowout over the visiting Wallace Miners in their season opener tonight, the varsity squad fought a much tougher fight, falling 68-55.

Wallace led by a point after a slow-starting first quarter, 12-11, then inched to a four point lead to go to the locker room, 26-22.

The Badgers again closed to within a point to end the third, 42-41, but injuries and foul trouble in the final quarter let the Miners retain control and take the win.

The Lady Miners will make the trip to Bonners Ferry Thursday to face the Badgers, who've enjoyed a 19 day break since their season opener, when the girls defeated St. Maries 55-42.

JV action starts at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity squad hits the boards at 7 p.m. In other girl's news, the Badger JV's home match against Cusick, Washington, on Saturday, December 1 has been cancelled. The varsity team will host the Panthers at 5 p.m.

The Badger boys JV take on the Cusick Panthers at 3:30 p.m., the varsity squads hit the boards at 6 p.m.

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