Pirates hit free throws to hold off Panthers
In last year's season opener for the Park Rapids boys basketball team, Crookston jumped out to a 23-0 lead and coasted to a 61-39 victory.
In this year's season opener at Crookston last Saturday, the Pirates jumped out to a 13-0 lead. This time, the Panthers rallied to tie the game at 19-19 and stayed within striking distance the rest of the way before Crookston held on for a 63-55 victory.
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