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Hurley meets Northwood tonight, seeks first sectional game win since 1980


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HURLEY - Top-seed Hurley will look for the program's first win in the sectional tournament in 40 years tonight when they take on No. 2 Northwood in a semifinal at Hayward at 7 p.m.

Hurley reached the sectional four straight seasons from 2009 through 2012, but they lost to Boyceville, Ladysmith and twice to Fall Creek in the semifinal.

Hurley has since moved down to Division 5 as its enrollment has dropped. Northwood has eliminated Hurley the past two years. The host Evergreens won 63-23 in a regional final when they were the 1 seed and Hurley was the 4 l...