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Tribune photo by Brooke Kern New London-Spicer’s Joey Dreier flies to the hoop past Hutchinson’s Alex Aalfs on Thursday in New London. Hutchinson won 76-70.

Boys basketball: NLS undone by Hutch free throws


NEW LONDON — In a game that featured 42 foul calls, Hutchinson made the most of its freebies and downed New London-Spicer 76-70 in a Wright County Conference game on Thursday.

Leading by just one point at the time, the Tigers made 15 straight free throws during the final 4:42 to keep the Wildcats at arm’s length. Hutch hit 15 of 16 foul shots in the final three minutes of the game.

In contrast, NLS hit just 7 of 14 free throws during that same span of time.

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