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New London-Spicer's 6-foot-3 senior center Abbey Knisely, center, shoots over Bloomington Kennedy's Jade Martin, left, and Isieoma Odor in the first half Thursday at New London. Knisely finished with 12 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

Girls Basketball: Wildcats scratch out title

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NEW LONDON -- The thing about the press is that you either break it or it breaks you.

New London-Spicer ducked and weaved and passed their way through the vice-like Bloomington Kennedy full-court pressure just enough to win a riveting finale to the West Central Tribune WildCard Girls Basketball Tournament on Friday, 56-52.


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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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