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EmaLeigh Roberts led all scores with 16 points in New York Mills' season-opening victory over Rothsay. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Eagle girls win home hoops opener

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NEW YORK MILLS -- Victories have been at a premium the past two seasons for the New York Mills girls basketball team, making Tuesday night's season-opening 46-32 victory an important step for a program looking to return to winning ways.


"It feels amazing to start the season off with a win," junior guard Tori Kempenich said. "We really wanted to set a good tone for the season and we knew that we could gain more confidence if we got the W against them."

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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