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Medical Lake boys split opening week basketball contests

Cards game last-minute game versus touring Aussie team


December 7, 2017

Paul Delaney

Pembers of the visiting Tenison Woods College Titans and Medical Lake gather for a photo following the Cardinals' 62-52 nonleague win on Dec. 2 versus the team that is touring from Australia. The visitors had a cancellation on their schedule and Medical Lake was able to fill the date.

Medical Lake's boy's basketball team had the fortune of playing one of the Greater Spokane League's and Australia's best and came away impressing their coach.

The Cardinals, coming off a 16-9 season with an appearance in the state tournament, lost a 71-59 contest at GSL Shadle Park on Nov. 29 and then toppled the touring Tenison Woods College Titans on Dec. 2 at home.

Against a Highlander team that went 19-6, and also made it into the state tournament, the Cardinals fell behind at half 37-27 before putting on a third quarter rally that saw them take a five-point lead.

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