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Moose Lake Star Gazette 

MLWR wins championship


Mary Ellen Dewey

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels sixth-grade team wins the Northwoods tournament. They are, front: Zach Youngs, Sam Dewey, Duane Broughton and Jonathan Danelski. Back: Coach Angie Orvedahl, Logan Orvedahl, Philip Sheetz, William Ziegler, Alex Watrin, Chance Lunde, Landin Kurhajetz and Coach Paul Dewey.

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels sixth-grade boys basketball team played in the Northwoods tournament in Grand Rapids on Saturday, February 20. The other 10 teams in the tournament were Brainerd, Pequot Lakes Red, Hibbing A, Grand Rapids, Hibbing B, Blackduck, Pequot Lakes Blue, Nett Lake, Deer River and Greenway.

The Rebels' first game was a win over Pequot Lakes Red with a score of 66-22, putting them in the winners bracket. They faced Nett Lake next, winning 53-12. Following that game they took on the home team, Grand Rapids, winning 67-26, putting them in the championship game against Hibbing A. That game was a battle back and forth and close all the way. The game was tied at the end of regulation time 60-60, putting it into one minute overtime.

MLWR came out on top 65-60.


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