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Ellie Rutten and Holly Vancura battle for the ball down low. Rutten led the Eagles with 20 points. Bob Willams/FOCUS

Girls Basketball: Trojan press takes down Eagles

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The New York Mills Eagles girls basketball team (1-8) dropped their seventh consecutive game at home in a 74-33 loss to Barnesville (3-4) Wednesday evening.


Both teams traded baskets early in the game and the Eagles trailed by only six, 19-13 with 6:35 to go until halftime.

The Trojans applied a full-court press that forced five consecutive turnovers sparking a 17-3 run giving Barnesville a comfortable 20-point cushion at the break, 36-16.

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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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