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Northlands Cup action begins at DHS

Chris Marchand

Chris Marchand served as editor of the Dryden Observer from August 2009 to April 2018.

Senior Eagle Elisa Mawby returns the ball to Beaver Brae territory, Feb. 2, during stage one of the Northlands Cup — a month long series of exhibition games for regional high school court sport teams. As hosts the senior Eagles won half their sets posting a 24-26, 25-21 effort versus St. Thomas Aquinas, 25-13 and 25-9 wins against Beaver Brae; and 24-26, 23-25 losses against an unbeaten Rainy River squad. The junior girls won four of their six sets on Saturday, posting 21-25 and 25-18 against Ignace, 24-26 and 25-9 versus Red Lake and 25-23, 25-15 against Sioux Lookout’s Queen Elizabeth High School. Dryden High School will play host to a junior boys basketball tournament, Saturday, Feb. 9, while senior teams converge in Kenora.

Photo by Chris Marchand

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