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Medical Lake boy's basketball receives surprise visit from 'Down Under'

Touring Australian basketball team makes last-minute stop


December 7, 2017

Paul Delaney

Members of the Tenison Woods College Titans basketball team not only showed off basketball skills, but also some Aussie Rules football as well.

One team's loss will be another's gain, particularly for the memories of the Medical Lake Cardinal boy's basketball team.

When a Greater Spokane League team had to suddenly cancel a game featuring the touring Tenison Woods Titans from South Australia last Saturday, Cardinals' head coach Noel Hachtel got wind of it.

It was accidental by nature, Hachtel said, "It was a great accident; the experience our boys are having, especially our seniors," he said. Not only did Medical Lake win the game 62-52 but they collected memories that will last a long time.

Setting up the game on very short notice...

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