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Girls basketball: Huskies take No. 2 team to wire, then play first playoff game in 30 years


March 2, 2022

Benny Westcott

Coaches Michelle Knight, center, and Nick Tyler, right, give directions during a time out against Cascade.

The first playoff appearance for the Sweet Home girls basketball program since 1992 was a short-lived one, as the Lady Huskies lost at Marshfield 42-29 on Feb. 26 in a postseason play-in game. Marshfield will move on to the first round of the 4A OSAA playoffs this weekend.

The Huskies found themselves in a considerable hole early in the game that they could not climb out of. The Pirates came out with high energy, buoyed by the home crowd, and forced a succession of turnovers with their extended one-three-one defense. The home team also converted on the offensive end of the court, and Sweet...

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