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Cardinals take down Nimrods

WAKEFIELD - What a stretch of games for the Watersmeet Nimrods.

They lost to No. 1 Dollar Bay Thursday night, fell to the third-place team in the conference, Wakefield-Marenisco, Friday night, 80-53, and they face back-to-back meetings with No. 3 Ewen-Trout Creek early next week.

"We're playing the best teams in the U.P., some of them," Watersmeet coach George Peterson III said. "That's one way that our young guys will grow. I'm challenging them to get better every night."

Watersmeet's Julius Barajas hit a 3 midway through the second quarter to pull Watersmeet within 25-20 in what was a co...

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