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Boys split with Liberty, St. George's

RITZVILLE – The Broncos boys basketball team split last week, edging Liberty but losing a heartbreaker to St. George’s.

St. George’s (13-5, 10-2 in league), edged the Broncos (8-10, 5-7 in league) 50-47 on Jan. 24.

The loss came a day after the Broncos edged the Lancers (8-9, 5-6 in league) 39-36 on Jan. 23.

Both games were back-and-forth battles.

Against St. George’s, the Broncos took an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, but trailed 24-22 at the half. After three, they retook the lead 35-34.

But St. George’s rallied in the final stanza to outscore the Broncos, 16-12, and win the game 50-57....


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