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10-0 - Red Raiders stay perfect with a Cabela's tourney win


Greg Knight

Sidney senior Ryan Birner (No. 12) gets around a Gering defender on Wednesday afternoon during the Cabela's Holiday Shootout title match.

Living up to all expectations at this point of the season – and doing it in front of a packed house of family, friends and fans – the Sidney Red Raiders boys' basketball team won the 2015 Cabela's Holiday Shootout tournament on Wednesday, beating B-6 league rival Gering, 63-42, in the title match.

The road to the championship was an arduous three-day affair that saw the Red Raiders take down Torrington (Wyo.) in Monday's first round, 77-46, and Laramie (Wyo.) in the second round Tuesday on a 56-42 final score.

The game against Gering would come down to containing 3-point shots by the Bu...

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