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Lakes rally past Cardinals in regional


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HOUGHTON --- Wakefield-Marenisco experienced all of the emotions of March in a span of five days.

On Friday, they won their first district championship in 32 years with an exciting win over Ironwood.

On Tuesday, they led much bigger Lake Linden-Hubbell, ranked third in the Upper Peninsula, for much of the fourth quarter in the Division 4 regional semifinal. But the senior-dominated Lakes rallied late in a heartbreaking finish to end W-M's season with a 47-41 win.

"We played a great first half and we played a great third quarter," W-M coach Pat Libertoski...