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Wildcats down Tigers in cross-county showdown

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Nathen Lewis prepares to attack the rim on his way to two points and a foul. Lewis made the ensuing free throw to complete the 3-point play. Photo by Quinn DonoghueMarcus Hickman playing pesky defense at the top of the key against one of Smithville’s top offensive players. Photo by Quinn DonoghueAmar Bermudez speeds past the Smithville defense for a transition layup. Photo by Quinn Donoghue

The Elgin Wildcats are beginning to find their groove as they prepare for district play.​On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the Wildcats traveled to take on the Smithville Tigers and left with a 56-48 victory.​Head coach David Wilson was pleased with his team’s performance and their continued improvement.​“I like the way we played,” Wilson said. “Defensively, I think we were very solid for the entire game. We took care of the ball, which has been an issue for us. We closed the game out… and we had a lot of guys who made some shots today.”Elgin guard Nathen Lewis looked like a ...

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