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Lady Samsons 1 home win away from national tournament

 

March 9, 2018

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

The Lady Samsons' Brooke Piilola (10) hauls in a rebound Sunday at the Lindquist Center in Ironwood.

By PAT KRAUSE

sports@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Last Sunday, the Gogebic Community College Lady Samsons won the NJCAA Women's Region 13 Division II Basketball Championship for the first time since the 2008-09 season with a 87-67 victory over United Tribes Tech.

After the game, there were a lot of happy, emotional people celebrating the championship on the floor of the Lindquist Center and coach Mark Movrich declared "the drought" was over.

"The win meant a lot to the girls," Movrich said. "Usually, they just go out and play, There's no conference title or anything to shoot for besides t...



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