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CROWNED: North Star girls knock off Turner to reach 9C championship game, and the Northern C


Last updated 2/19/2021 at 7:56am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

North Star's Kenidee Wolery, right, races in for a shot during a District 9C girls semifinal game Thursday in the Havre High gymnasium. The Knights beat the Tornadoes to advance to the championship game.

After leading most of the game by double digits, it seemed like North Star would cruise to the championship game in the District 9C Girls' Basketball Tournament, However, their opponent, Turner, had other plans as they came back to tie the game at 35-35 with just over a minute left in the game.

The Knights gathered themselves in the final minute thanks to the defensive efforts of Jade Wendland and Laynie Sattoriva. Wendland stole the ball from Turner and then made one of two free throws to take the lead. Then with 13 seconds remaining, Sattoriva made two free throws to make it a three-poi...

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