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Girls edge Cougars, lose to Crusaders

RITZVILLE — The Bronco girls basketball team couldn’t keep pace with the Crusaders on Friday night, but came back Saturday to top the Cougars.

On Friday night Jan. 6, the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna/Harrington girls fell, 52-31, at Northwest Christian (Colbart). But on Saturday, they held off the Jenkins (Chewelah Cougars), 42-40.

Saturday’s game was close, with the Broncos leading by only a point after the first quarter, 9-8.

And while they took a comfortable, 25-14, lead to the half, the Cougars would outscore them by 9 points in the third quarter to narrow the margin to 32-30.

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