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Cardinal boys season ends with Grizzly mauling

Newport takes out frustrations in 67-22 win over Medical Lake season


February 22, 2018

Paul Delaney

Medical Lake's Jordan Petersen (4) and Matteo Duran (33) defend against Newport's Koa Pancho in their Feb. 14 game, a 67-22 Grizzly win.

A wounded animal can be doubly dangerous and downright ornery out in the wild.

The Newport Grizzlies proved that wounded pride can be just as harmful too, especially on the basketball court after they rolled over the Medical Lake Cardinals 67-22 in a District 7 playoff game played Feb. 14 at West Valley High School in Spokane Valley.

The win for the Northeast A League regular season runners up in the loser-out matchup sent Newport (17-6) on the road where they defeated Omak and earned a trip to the regional round of the state playoffs.

Medical Lake saw its season come to an end with an 11-1...

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