By Mike Motz
Sports Editor 

Raiders Down Swedes In OT, 56-52


January 26, 2023

Mike Motz

Sidney junior Isak Doty buries a three-pointer in recent action. His seven three-point hits helped elevate Sidney over Gothenburg on Friday.

Sidney's 9-and-4 Red Raider Boys Basketball team traveled for a match up with the 7-and-5 Gothenburg Swedes, and needed an overtime period to get past the Swedes, 56-to-52. A close battle throughout, the contest featured Sidney rallies in both halves, and seven three-point hits by junior Isak Doty.

Gothenburg started hot, with their offense beating the Sidney defense and pulling out to an 11-to-3 lead, but Sidney finished the first quarter with a strong run to get within one point, 14-to-13, at the end of the period. Sidney took its first lead of the night early in the second quarter on a D...

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