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Wildcat junior Jack Herum goes up for a reverse layup between three Antigo defenders in the Cats' sectional final against the top-seeded Red Robins Saturday night in Antigo. River Falls couldn't recover from a slow start and saw its season come to an end with a 56-44 loss. Laura Harvey, Antigo Daily Journal, photo

Cats can't climb out of early hole

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Nothing went right for the Wildcat boys' basketball team in the first six minutes of its sectional final at Antigo March 6. By the time River Falls righted the ship they found themselves trailing the top-seeded Red Robins 14-0.


The Cats outscored Antigo by two points the rest of the way, but the early deficit proved too large to overcome and Antigo went on to a 12-point win, 56-44.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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