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Hurley hangs on to beat Butternut in semifinal


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BUTTERNUT, Wis. --- None of Hurley’s games with Butternut have been easy this year. The Northstars’ season hasn’t always been a walk in the park. But they found a way to beat Butternut for the third time and they were able to advance to the regional final once again with a 58-55 victory in Friday night’s WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal.

No. 5 seed Hurley beat No. 4 Butternut three times by a combined nine points this season to make the regional final for the third straight year.

It’s been an up-and-down season — they’ve had some tough losses, but they...

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