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Michele Hanson, front, of NLS reaches for a loose ball and blocks out Jenny Bouta, right, of Benson in the WildCard Tournament Monday at New London. In the background is Benson's Taylor Semler. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt

Unbeaten Wildcats tumble Benson, 65-40


NEW LONDON -- New London-Spicer broke out of its rust early enough to cruise to a 65-40 win over Benson in the semifinals of the West Central Tribune WildCard girls basketball tournament Monday and set up the inevitable meeting with Willmar today.

The undefeated Wildcats (9-0) will take on the Cardinals at approximately 7:45 p.m.

Karli Wendlandt had a game-high 23 points and seven rebounds to lead NLS. Cassie Ziemer followed with 13 points.

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