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Tiger girls win opener

The Northwestern High School girls basketball team opened its season Tuesday with a 44-40 win over Chetek-Weyerhaeuser in Maple. The Tiger girls started slowly, trailing 13-5 after the first quarter, but held Chetek-Weyerhaeuser to six points in ...

The Northwestern High School girls basketball team opened its season Tuesday with a 44-40 win over Chetek-Weyerhaeuser in Maple.

The Tiger girls started slowly, trailing 13-5 after the first quarter, but held Chetek-Weyerhaeuser to six points in the second quarter to tie the game at 19-19 at halftime.

The score remained tied, 31-31, after the third quarter. The Bulldogs took a three-point lead early in the final quarter on a free throw and a layup, but Northwestern answered with four consecutive free throws to go up 36-35. The Tigers led for the remainder of the night, and the game ended with a flurry of scoring as both teams combined to score 10 points in the final minute.

Northwestern returns to action Monday with a home game against the Ashland Oredockers.

Chetek 13-6-12-9--40

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Northwestern 5-14-12-13--44

Chetek -- Katlyn Jiskra 3, Gwen Czewonka 6, Chelsey Candler 8, Megan Widiker 1, Chelslyn Randolf 2, Angela Sparks 4, Molly Mikyska 16. Totals 15 9-22 40.

3-point goals -- Czewonka.

Northwestern -- Amanda Ogren 5, Aliex Friend 7, Erin Gotelaere 1, Jordan Johnson 2, Gwen LaPole 11, Katie Hansen 11, Angela Snow 7. Totals 16 11-22 44.

3-point goals -- Ogren.

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