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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton New London-Spicer’s Olivia Setterberg and Litchfield’s Bailey Koch grapple for a loose ball under the Wildcats’ basket in the first half in the Section 6AA-South championship Wednesday in Collegeville.

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COLLEGEVILLE — The New London-Spicer Wildcats overpowered the Litchfield Dragons in the second half to win the Section 6AA South championship 70-46 on Wednesday.

The Cats advance to Halenbeck Hall on Friday for an 8 p.m. 6AA finale where they will face Sauk Centre (26-2), which scored an impressive 64-58 overtime win against Staples-Motley in the North sub-section early game at Sexton Arena on the St. John’s campus.

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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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