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BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Barrett scores 47 to help boost Peetz to victory


Casey Barrett scored 47 points to help lead the Peetz High School boys’ basketball team to an 84-68 victory over Pawnee in its 1A North Central League opener on Friday night.

Peetz improved to 3-1 overall, while Pawnee slipped to 2-3.

Barrett made five three-pointers in the contest and was 18 for 23 from the free-throw line.

“We won a toughly contested battle where a lot of fouls were called,” said Peetz head coach Jim Gardiner. “It was a good, tough league win on the road for us.”

The Bulldogs led just 39-33 at halftime.

“I’m proud of the kids in the second half for playing b...

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