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Early slump, miscues scuttle Raiders


Stephen McKay

Sidney's Tyler Wintholz drives for two against the defense of Skutt's Conrad Shiu. The boys squad struggled in the early going against the visitors from Omaha.

While the Sidney Red Raiders boys baskeball team was struggling to take care of the ball in the first quarter Thursday night at the Cabela's Athletic Facility, the Omaha Skutt Catholic SkyHawks took advantage.

After jumping out to a 12-1 lead the Sky Hawks kept up the pressure on their way to a 67-38 non-league win over the Raiders in a first-round game of the Western Conference Invitational.

The Raiders will travel to Scottsbluff to play in the second round of the tournament against a more familiar district foe. Sidney and the Alliance Bulldogs will tip off at 6:30 p.m. at Scottsbluff Hig...

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