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Memorial girls crush North, set up huge matchup with Menomonie

Feb. 8—Thursday night saw the rematch of the girls basketball crosstown rivalry between Eau Claire Memorial and Eau Claire North and Memorial made it a season sweep, blowing by the Huskies 70-37. It was a sharp contrast to the first matchup, a mere 6-point Old Abes win back in December.

The win for Memorial sets up a matchup with titanic implications against Menomonie on Saturday. Both the Mustangs and Old Abes enter the matchup at 10-2 and in a tie for first in the Big Rivers Conference. The winner will simply need a victory in their final conference matchup of the season to secure the outright league crown.

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