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Moundridge 63, Goessel 52

Goessel led early, but turnovers plagued the Bluebirds and stymied any chance they had of defeating Moundridge, Friday.

The Wildcats led 34-18 at the half, but a late Goessel rally brought the Bluebirds to within six with 2:20 to play.

That was as close as they would get. Goessel was forced to send Moundridge to the free- throw line, where the Cats hit 15 of 24 charities in the fourth quarter.

Clinton Plenert scored 15 for Goessel, followed by Jeremy Voth with 13 and Kent Peters 12.

Goessel drops to 5-2 overall and 3-1 in Heart of America League play.

Solomon 72, Centre 67

Curtis Gutsch exploded for 41 points, including nine 3-pointers, but it wasn’t enough as Solomon escaped with a 72-67 victory.

Balanced scoring by Solomon countered Gutsch’s outburst. Jeff Hochatatter led four Solomon players in double figures with 23.

Centre led by one at the half, 34-33, but Solomon gained the slight advantage in the second half to win the game.

Canton-Galva 41, Remington 34

Canton-Galva led 34-18 after three quarters, then held on for a the victory.

Casey Haines and Ryan Schmidt scored 12 apiece for the Eagles. Jared Hujing had 11 to lead Remington.

With the win, Canton-Galva improves to 2-4 for the season.

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