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Prescott boys' hoops wins S. St. Paul Holiday Classic again

SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Prescott High School boys' basketball team won the South St. Paul Holiday Classic over the weekend.

The Cardinals defeated Park High School of Cottage Grove, Minn. 62-50 on Friday and then edged North Branch, Minn. in the championship game Saturday 69-64.  

The wins improve PHS's overall record to 9-2 before they face Ellsworth in a first-place showdown in Middle Border Conference on Jan. 7 in Ellsworth.  Before that game the Cards' will play their final non-conference game Jan. 6 at home vs. Spring Valley.

The Prescott girls' basketball team also played in the S. St Paul Holiday Classic last weekend. 

PHS finished third. The Redbirds lost Friday afternoon to Chisago Lakes, Minn. 47-37 but defeated the host Packers in the third place game 38-31. Prescott hosts Ellsworth next Tuesday.

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