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Raiders send early message with Hall of Fame win over North Platte


Stephen McKay

Logan Lewis goes up for a jumper against the defense of North Platte's Nick Wilkerson (34) and Drew Callaghan.

With a strong sense of optimism surrounding the Sidney High School boys basketball team, the 2013-14 Raiders were unveiled to the public Monday night in a Nebraska Hall of Fame game at the Cabela's Athletic Facility.

Although just an exhibition benefit which carries no weight in the standings, the new-look Raiders passed their first test in fine style, recording a 62-58 triumph over the North Platte Bulldogs, a Class A opponent.

"You could feel the excitement we were really looking forward to getting out and playing," said Paxton Ehler, who led all scorers with 25 points. "I think this ga...

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