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Photo by T.J. Bartelt Jay Moten of New London-Spicer is one of the returning letterwinners from last year's state tournament team.

NLS boys open defense of state title


MINNEAPOLIS - New London-Spicer started the boys basketball season losing its first two games.

For a defending state Class AA champion, it can be a sobering reminder that success doesn't automatically carry over to the next year.

But what it did for the Wildcats, who lost all five starters from a 33-1 state title team, was give them some breathing room.

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