January 13, 2011

Cards cop county crown

Cards cop county crown
By Adam Thomas
BHG News Service

The McLean County Girls basketball tournament took place over the weekend as teams and fans gathered in Underwood for basketball action and the best popcorn in all of high-school sports.
Although it was a bumpy ride at times, the Washburn Cardinals triumphed over the Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky Trojans in the Championship game on Saturday.
It was the championship match-up that almost wasn’t. The Cardinals narrowly escaped Max in overtime of their second round game, while TL-M-M had to battle back after a bad start to their game against the Comets on Friday. The first place game, as it turned out, wouldn’t be nearly as exciting.

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