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By Mike Motz
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Sidney Girls Win Holiday Shootout


January 3, 2018

Mike Motz

Sidney's Lady Raiders closed 2017 with the Cabela's Holiday Tournament title under their belt, holding off a familiar foe to capture the crown. Sidney held off Gering in the championship game, using a strong fourth quarter run to take the girls' crown, 51-34.

Sidney's first opponent in the tournament was Buffalo, Wyo.

The Thursday afternoon matchup started as a defensive struggle for both teams, with no scoring until 5:13 of the first quarter. By the end of the first, the Lady Raiders had figured out Buffalo's defense and had built up an 11-6 lead.

The tough defense continued into the seco...

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