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Sidney boys come up short vs. Scottsbluff in title game

Talented Bearcats prove to be too much for Raiders in 67-54 defeat


Donna Wiedeburg / For The Sun-Telegraph

Lane Harvey drives to the basket for two of his 17 points on Saturday.

Whenever the boys' high school basketball teams at rivals Sidney and Scottsbluff meet to do battle, each of the players involved have come to expect a physical and emotional battle.

And Saturday night's Western Conference Tournament championship game at Western Nebraska Community College lived up to the hype. Scottsbluff used a strong spurt in the third quarter that helped push the Bearcats to the 67-54 victory.

Both teams agreed after the game that it was the kind of matchup they have come to expect.

"I'm really pleased with the effort we put out there tonight," said Sidney head coach Erik...

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