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Linton/HMB boys' hoops beats Napoleon/G-S 72-39 in District 2 tourney

Feb. 23—JAMESTOWN — The Linton/Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock boys' basketball team got out to a commanding lead early and carried that to a 72-39 win over Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter in the first round of the District 2 tournament on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Jamestown Civic Center.

The Lions got out to a quick 8-0 lead and were able to carry that to an 18-4 lead into the second. They were able to push the lead out to 24-6 before the Imperials attempted a comeback with a run to cut the deficit to 24-10 but the Lions were able to stretch it out from there to 38-18 heading into the half.

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