January 31, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 41

Medical Lake tips Cheney 47-45

Cardinals edge Blackhawks in Golden Feather Spirit Game

Basketball’s certainly a game of bounces, but for Medical Lake last week it may have been more about bounce-backs.

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Paul Delaney
Seth Hansen from Medical Lake drives past Cheney’s Alex Berman (22) in the final seconds of the third quarter of Saturday’s Golden Feather Spirit Game. It would be part of an 11-0 run that gave the Cardinals a 39-33 lead in a game they would hold on to win 47-45.

After opening the week with an easy Northeast A League win, 62-40 over Newport, the Cardinals dropped a 60-57 contest they led late Friday at Lakeside.

But after the disappointment in a game that might just toss the NEA into a playoff, Medical Lake pulled off a huge emotional non-league victory, 47-45 over visiting Cheney in the Golden Feather Spirit Game. Medical Lake claimed victory last year too, 49-40.

“We had a quick turnaround from Friday night and guys were a little...

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