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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Willmar junior center Kaitlynn Kienholz secures an offensive rebound with less than 5 seconds left in the first half and scores, sending the Cardinals to the locker room trailing 32-30 on Saturday in Willmar.

Girls basketball: Willmar overtakes Scarlets

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WILLMAR — The Willmar Cardinals overcame a six-point Mankato West advantage with 7:25 left by holding the Scarlets without a score over the next 6 minutes to capture a 67-57 Section 2AAA win in a


Saturday matinee at the Willmar gym.

Willmar knocked down 23 of 33 free throws (70 percent), had a season-low six turnovers and a 34-25 advantage in rebounds.

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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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