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Dragons Boys-Girls Win, PCHS Hockey Falls, Area H.S BBall Scores

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 at 6:16 am

The boys high school basketball season kicked off in thrilling fashion for the Pine City Dragons, who come back from as many as eight down in the second half to topple Aitkin 50-49. The Gobblers thought they tied the game as time expired, but officials said, Nick Sundholm’s toe was on the three point line, and his last second shot was a two not a three helping the Dragons escape at home with a one point win.

Derek Lutz led the way for Pine City with a game high 29, including 18 in the second half. Dragons take on Rush City Friday.

Pine City’s girls team also in a close one, but they sneak out a win on the road over Ogilvie 60-55. The Dragons have now won two straight.

Pine City Hockey falls 4-1 to Meadow Creek Christian. Frank Hauner scored the lone goal on the power play for Pine City.

Other Area Scores:

Blaine 64 Cambridge-Isanti 53 (Boys)

Grantsburg 73 Turtle Lake 33 (Boys)

Ladysmith 95 Grantsburg 43 (Girls)

Luck 59 Siren 28 (Boys)

Siren 55 Luck 19 (Girls)

Webster 37 Unity 36 (Boys)

Webster 47 Unity 18 (Girls)

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