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Nevis' Katie Becker and Blackduck's Alex Ziegler (in white) battled for a loose ball during last Friday night's game at the Tiger Arena.

Defense triggers Tigers' triumphs

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A 29-5 run to open the game sparked the Nevis girls basketball team to a 63-27 Northwoods Conference win over Blackduck last Friday night at the Tiger Arena.


Two inside baskets apiece by Bettsy Hjelseth, Megan Norby and Riley Hanson led the Tigers to a 13-2 lead before a layup by Norby, a basket off a rebound by Jordan Walters, two layups by Hjelseth and two inside baskets by Hanson pushed the lead to 25-5 with 4:08 to play in the first half.

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