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By Jake Kachinske
Pine Knot News Sports 

Cardinals tame Tigers, advance to semifinals



March 15, 2019

Jake Kachinske / Pine Knot Sports

Cromwell-Wright senior guard Marcus Pocernich surveys the floor during Tuesday's game against Browerville.

BRAINERD -The Cromwell-Wright boys basketball team survived a couple of comeback attempts by their Section 5A quarterfinal opponent Tuesday night but held off Browerville-

Eagle Valley 47-42.

The Cardinal win set up a

rematch against Nevis in the north subsection championship (essentially the section semifinals) in Brainerd Wednesday night, a game that was not finished when The Pine Knot News went to press.

On Tuesday, Cromwell-Wright saw a nine-point lead disappear early in the second half, when B-EV scored on a basket-and-one to go up 24-22. That was followed by a 12-0 Cardinal run of f...

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