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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Freshman helps lead Ogichidaa to victory


February 8, 2019

Amber Nichols / Pine Knot News

Fond du Lac's Conner Barney (3) gets a lot of air as he jumps to block a shot by South Ridge's forward Kayden Palmi (55).

Ninth grader Conner Barney tossed in 28 points to lead the Fond du Lac Ogichidaa to a 77-74 victory over the South Ridge Panthers on Monday night.

The game was a back-and-forth game with both teams scratching for every point, but in the end the Ogichidaa had just enough to hold off the Panthers as Avery Misquadace joined Barney in double-digit scoring with 17 points.

"It was really a seesaw type of game," said Ogichidaa coach Earl Otis. "We got up a couple of times in double figures and they kept coming back."

At the end of the first half, Fond du Lac held a nine point, 35-26, lead. However...

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