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Barnesville’s Kyler Martz goes up against East Grand Forks’ Jim Warmack and is fouled in the first half of the Minnesota Class 2A, Section 8 boys basketball tournament championship game Friday in Bemidji, Minn. Monte Draper / Forum News Service

East Grand Forks edges Barnesville for state boys basketball berth

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BEMIDJI, Minn. – For the first time since 1971, East Grand Forks basketball fans, coaches and players are making plans to attend the Minnesota state boys basketball tournament.


The Green Wave punched their ticket to Minneapolis on Friday night at the Bemidji State University gym when they slipped past Barnesville 56-54 in the Minnesota Class 2A, Section 8 championship game.

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