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Speedgirls surprise W-M


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IRONWOOD --- Bessemer took advantage of the defensive attention given to standout Brooke Stanislawski. They went inside and pulled the upset of rival Wakefield-Marenisco.

After losing to the Cardinals by double digits twice since Feb. 15, the Speedgirls won the most important game, Monday's MHSAA Division 4 District 97 opener, 61-50.

"Our schedule did not help us," W-M coach Alex Metas said. "It's hard to beat a good team three times in a season, let alone in 2.5 weeks."

Things were certainly different in the third and final matchup.

Bessemer handled...

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