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By Dwight Cadwell
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Cardinals compete hard, but fall at state


March 29, 2019

Photos by Dan Saletel / Pine Knot Sports

Cromwell-Wright's Marcus Pocernich drives to the basket during Thursday's state tournament play against Ada-Borup at the Williams Arena in Minneapolis. The Cardinals went winless in the tournament.

Although Cromwell-Wright didn't get the outcome it had hoped for at last week's Minnesota Boys Basketball Tournament, the team certainly proved it belonged on the big stage.

The Cardinals opened play in the Class A quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Williams Arena in Minneapolis against No. 2 seed Ada-Borup Cougars. The game started the way the Cardinals hoped, as they jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead behind two quick buckets from senior Cameron Cahoon. The Cougars answered right back and tied the score at 9-9.

The rest of the first half saw the two teams trade leads with Ada-Borup, taking a...

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