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Heide leads Maroons past Titans, Ray advances past Tioga

Ray – The #3 seeded Divide County Maroons got a bit of a scare from the #6 Burke County Titans in their opening round matchup. The Maroons looked like they were going to run a away with the game before the Titans rallied from a 13 point 3rd quarter deficit to tie the game. Things would stay interesting  until the Maroons pulled away with a few minutes remaining.

Divide County sophomore Lauryn Heide had an excellent game for the Maroons, coming up with numerous big plays down the stretch to ensure that the Maroons would move onto the semifinals. Heide led all scorers in the first round with 22 points.

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The Maroons will face the Ray Jays in the semifinals tomorrow night at 7:30pm.

Divide County 13 9 11 15 (48)

Burke County 9 2 20 6 (37)

DC: Heide 22, Sabe 8, Grote 8, Hallgren 7, Johnson 3

BC: Kihle 17, Gamlde 6,  Blom 5,  Kappelsloen 4, K. Nelson 3, S. Nelson 2


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Marissa Veach (White) (Photo by Ian Grande)

#7 Tioga was able to jump out to a first quarter lead in their upset attempt, but 27-5 run by the #2 seeded Ray Jays to end the half would be enough to ice the game away. Ray senior Marissa Veach led all scorers with 17 points.

The Tioga Pirates will face the Burke County Titans tomorrow night in the loser-out game at 4:30pm.

Ray 12 27 9 6 (54)

Tioga 14 5 8 7 (34)

Ray: Veach 17, Purdue 10, Viall 6, Dolen 6, Hickel 5, Ketesh 4, Fish 2, Bergstrom 2, Beech 2

Tioga: Dean 12, Schmidt 10, Skabo 6, Postovit 4, Larson 2


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