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EmaLeigh Roberts swings the ball around the top of the key. Roberts had 14 rebounds in two games from her guard position.

Lady Eagles drop fifth straight

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An injury depleted New York Mills girls basketball team came up a point short in a heartbreaker to Rothsay, 36-35 and were outgunned by Bertha-Hewitt, 58-34, both at home.


"(Rothsay) was a game we knew we really had a good chance at winning, but we didn't play our best ball," Head Coach J.J. Weller said.

Rothsay scored buckets early to take a lead and gain confidence. The Tigers used that confidence to dominate on the boards.

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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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