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Acorn Prepares for District with a Pair of Wins at Scranton

The Acorn senior teams traveled to Scranton for non-conference action and swept a pair of senior contests Friday night. The Lady Tigers improved to 26-4 on the season with a 70-49 victory while the Tigers slipped past Scranton in the boys contest 62-61 to improve to 21-8 on the year.

In the girls contest, the Acorn girls rolled to the easy 70-49 win behind Sophie Jackson’s 21 points.

Lexi Powell added 17. The Acorn girls finished 14-0 in the 2A Region 7 conference regular season and the Lady Tigers will be the number one seed at this week’s conference tournament at Mount Ida.

Meanwhile, the Tigers edged Scranton 62-61 in boys action as Damian Bohlman led the way with 23 points.

The Acorn boys, who finished 12-2 in conference play, will be the number two seed in this week’s conference tournament at Mount Ida behind the Dierks Outlaws, who were 13-1 in the league.

    Cossatot River traveled to Nevada Friday night and split a pair of senior contests. The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 20-4 lead after the opening quarter and cruised to a 58-29 victory, while the Nevada Blue Jays defeated the Eagles in boys action 62-20.

    The Lady Eagles ended the regular season at 21-10 overall. The Cossatot River girls tied for second in the 2A Region 7 standings with Murfreesboro at 11-3. Meanwhile the Eagles dropped to 4-26 on the season. The Cossatot River senior teams will also compete in the conference tournament this week in Mount Ida.

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