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Muskie senior hoopsters on tear of late

Two weeks ago, the Muskie senior boys’ basketball team won their first-ever Kenora Invitational Tournament crown.

They followed that up last weekend by winning the tournament title in Winkler, Man., then proceeded to upset the International Falls split squad of junior and senior varsity players 71-61 here Monday night.

Not a bad stretch of games in February.

B•Macs claim consolation crown

The local B•Macs won the consolation final at a Bantam ‘AA’ hockey tournament in Thunder Bay on Sunday by downing the Neebing Hawks 5-2.

A.J. Tucker, Kevin Webb, Jordy Shannon, Bryce Witherspoon, and Kris Esselink all scored in the win.

The B•Macs reached the consolation final after beating the North End Flyers (Thunder Bay) by that same 5-2 count on Saturday.

Spikers finish third at Dryden tourney

The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team took two of three games from Atikokan to claim third place at a tournament in Dryden last weekend.

And they did it in dramatic fashion.

After dropping the first game 15-13, the Muskies trailed 12-8 in the second one. But they fought back to eke out a 16-14 win, then won the third and deciding game 15-12 to win the match.

Seniors spiked in quarter-finals

The Muskie senior girls’ volleyball team were beaten 2-1 in their best-of-three quarter-final showdown with the Dryden Eagles to get bounced from the St. Pat’s Invitational tournament in Thunder Bay last weekend.

Dryden won the first game 15-6 but the Muskies roared back with a 15-10 victory to send the match to a third and deciding game, which the Eagles won 15-10.