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     January 27, 2020      #73-27 KDJ
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Watseka falls to PBL in SVC

Kevin Newberry
Special to the Daily Journal


WATSEKA — The Watseka girls basketball team knew in order to contend with Paxton-Buckley-Loda in the championship game of the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday, the Warriors would have to grind out a victory against the conference leader.

Dogged defense and an impressive level of intensity on both ends of the floor kept the Warriors well within striking distance in the first half, but the Panthers finally broke through after halftime and powered their way to a 51-36 victory that wasn’t quite as comfortable as the final score made it seem.

Kevin Newberry
Special to the Daily Journal


WATSEKA — The Watseka girls basketball team knew in order to contend with Paxton-Buckley-Loda in the championship game of the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday, the Warriors would have to grind out a victory against the conference leader.

Dogged defense and an impressive level of intensity on both ends of the floor kept the Warriors well within striking distance in the first half, but the Panthers finally broke through after halftime and powered their way to a 51-36 victory that wasn’t quite as comfortable as the final score made it seem.

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