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Tyler Ridlon (14) put up a jumper over Wadena-Deer Creek's Matt Paulson during Park Rapids' 62-57 Mid-State Conference win Tuesday night.

Panthers hold off W-DC for first win

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A pair of long losing streaks ended when the Park Rapids boys basketball team defeated Wadena-Deer Creek 62-57 Tuesday night at the Area High School gym.


The win snapped a 34-game losing streak in Mid-State Conference games and a 29-game losing streak. The last time the Panthers defeated a conference rival was with a 64-45 win over W-DC back in March of 2008.

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