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By LuAnn Schindler

Second quarter burst gives Warriors edge


December 12, 2019

Amy Kerkman

Mid-air collision • (l-r): Talon Krebs attempts to stop a shot from Kellen Mlnarik during the Bobcat season opener in Neligh. The Warriors downed Summerland in its inaugural boys' basketball game, Dec. 5.

Summerland senior Gage Clifton scored 30 points in the Bobcat's season opener against Neligh-Oakdale.

It wasn't enough to propel the Bobcats to a win, as the Warriors relied on a second-quarter burst to pick up a 67-51 win.

Neligh-Oakdale jumped to a 13-6 lead after the first quarter.

The host team scored 22 points in the second quarter, holding the Bobcats to 13.

But the Bobcats refused to quit, shoring up the defensive effort.

Summerland scored 16 points in both of the final two quarters.

Eleven Bobcats saw playing time, gaining valuable experience.

Connor Napier and Dalton Rotherham grab...

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