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Girls basketball roundup: Montevideo falls 71-65 at Redwood Valley

Thunder Hawks see their record drop to 8-3 with loss to Cardinals. Meanwhile, Paynesville is beaten at Maple Lake, 55-46

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REDWOOD FALLS — The Montevideo girls basketball team fell just short of clinching its first winning season in four years on Monday.

The Thunder Hawks suffered a 71-65 defeat at Redwood Valley. The non-conference loss dropped their record to 8-3.

The Cardinals entered halftime up 38-29.

Montevideo next plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Dawson-Boyd. The Thunder Hawks have six regular-season games left.

Non-conference
Redwood Valley 71,
Montevideo 65

Montevideo (8-3) 29 36 — 65
Redwood Valley (5-6) 38 33 — 71

Central Minnesota
Maple Lake 55,
Paynesville 46

Maple Lake snapped a three-game losing streak following a Central Minnesota Conference home win over Paynesville.

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In CMC play, the Irish improved to 2-7 while the Bulldogs dropped to 4-6. Maple Lake helped its cause with a 23-17 halftime lead.

Paynesville next plays Holdingford at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Paynesville.

Paynesville (4-7) 17 29 — 46
Maple Lake (5-7) 23 32 — 55
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