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Upsala scoots past Battlers

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MINNEAPOLIS – Battle Lake had an uphill challenge in the first round of the Minnesota Class 1A state boys basketball tournament against second-seeded and undefeated Upsala.


The Cardinals had won 30 straight games coming into Thursday’s game at Williams Arena and had an average margin of victory of 27.6 points.

The Battlers gave the Cardinals a scare but faded in the final minutes as Upsala advanced to the state semifinals with a 71-60 victory.

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