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Red Devils survive defensive battle with Midgets

 

December 22, 2017

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

Ironwood's Jacob Joki, right, and Ian Averitt celebrate Thursday night's win over Hurley at John Krznarich Gym in Ironwood.

By JASON JUNO

sports@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Up by three points in the final seconds, Ironwood coach Pete Lewinski didn't even think about fouling to prevent a 3-point shot attempt by Hurley.

The way his defense was playing, he didn't have to.

The only shot Hurley could get off was a 2 at the buzzer, as Ironwood played excellent defense on their 3-point shooters. It gave the Red Devils a 36-35 Indianhead Conference victory over their archrivals Thursday night in front of a packed house.

"Rivalry game, tough game, intense, tournament atmosphere," Lewinski said. "Hurley played their hea...



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