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Defense fuels Wolverines as tourney trail begins with win over A-W


February 27, 2020

Vanessa Rohwer

Tristan Wilson presses Westerners' Sawyer Drent during Wolverine Boys 1A district quarterfinals basketball action held in Paullina Thursday night against Akron-Westfield.

Nothing like a good dose of defense to get a team off on the right track come tournament time. That was the case for South O'Brien as the Wolverines held Akron-Westfield to seven first-quarter points and eventually claimed a 73-29 win in a Class 1A District 1 quarterfinal game played February 20 at Paullina.

South O'Brien improved to 19-3 on the season and was to play Kingsley-Pierson Tuesday night at Paullina in District semifinal action. The District final is scheduled for Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Sioux Center.

The Wolverines were geared for action and led Akron-Westfield 31-...

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