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Goodhue's Riley Augustine (left) puts a shot up over Southland's Alex Ruechel during the first half of Monday's Section 1A-West semifinal game at the Mayo Civic Auditorium in Rochester. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Boys Basketball: Goodhue routs Southland, heads to 1A-West finals


ROCHESTER -- Goodhue had the perfect plan to pester Southland on Monday.

Playing for a spot in the Section 1A-West sub-section finals, the top-seeded Wildcats slowed down the game on offense and converted on 61 percent of its shots, then used its top-five defense to hold the Rebels to three first-half field goals en route to a convincing 68-41 victory at the Mayo Civic Auditorium.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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