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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


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 has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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