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Section 6A Girls Basketball Playoff Matchup

#8 New York Mills Eagles (4-21) at #1 Ada-Borup Cougars (22-2)

The two teams have not met this season.

NY Mills is 2-8 in their last ten games; Ada-Borup is a perfect 10-0. Ada-Borup is 12-1 at home. NY Mills is 1-13 on the road.

NY Mills averages 38.9 points per game while giving up 59.4. Ada-Borup scores 57.3 points per game allowing only 36.7.

The Eagles gained this matchup after defeating Norman County West 49-35 in the play-in game Monday night, Feb. 28. Ada-Borup last played Saturday, Feb. 26, a 66-59 victory over Bagley.

The Cougars have won 19 consecutive games. Their last defeat came Tuesday, Dec. 21 at Waubun, 50-45. The opening game of the season was their only other loss, 54-41 to East Grand Forks.

Tonight's winner will take on the victor between #5 Norman County East (12-12), at #4 Waubun (17-6). That game will be played Friday, Mar. 4, at 6:30 p.m., at Concordia College-Moorhead.

The Eagles lost to Norman County East, 57-36, at home, Thursday, Feb. 17. The Eagles traveled to Waubun where the Bombers were less than gracious hosts winning 62-30, Thursday, Feb. 24.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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