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West Central Tribune Wild-Card Tournament MVP Amazih Eickhoff crashes into New London-Spicer’s Kabrie Weber (33) and picks up a foul in the second half of the championship game Saturday in Willmar. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Girls Basketball: Albany devours Wildcats in Wild-Card title game

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WILLMAR — The Albany Huskies put on a clinic on attacking the 2-3 zone on Saturday evening in the West Central Tribune Wild-Card Tournament.


Using quick, accurate passes and uncanny shooting inside and out, the Huskies rolled by the New London-Spicer Wildcats 65-45, ending the Wildcats’ three-year reign in the 22nd edition of the Willmar/New London-Spicer holiday foursome.

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Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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