By Mike Motz
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Lady Raiders Face Big Challenge With Northwest


Mike Motz

Sidney senior Mattie Johnson will need a big day on offense to get the Lady Raiders past Northwest in the first round of the NSAA State tournament on Thursday.

Sidney's Lady Raider Basketball team defeated the Blair Lady Bears last week in their District Final to earn a trip to the State Tournament, and drew a tough first-round opponent in the Northwest Lady Vikings out of Grand Island.

Sidney boasts a solid 19-and-6 record, but has stumbled a few times during the course of the season, losing games they should have won, and sometimes struggled with their outside shooting. The Lady Vikings come in with a similar 21-and-5 record, with three losses against class B powerhouse Crete, and losses against York and Hastings.

The Lady Raiders will need to...

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