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By dennis semrau
Sports Reporter 

Sauk Prairie girls split a pair

Eagles down River Valley, upended by Monona Grove


November 23, 2017

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Cam Ballweg and Sauk Prairie's girls basketball team defeated River Valley and fell to Monona Grove last week.

Missing nine straight long-range shots wasn't the way first-year coach Amber Fiene envisioned her Sauk Prairie girls' basketball team would open the 2017-18 season.

But Fiene's message to stay the course on offense - keep shooting the open 3 - and amp up the full-court pressure on defense proved to be an effective one-two punch.

Junior Taylor Breininger scored 12 of her game-high 14 points in the first half as Sauk Prairie cruised to an impressive 61-32 victory over visiting River Valley in a season-opening non-conference game last Tuesday.

"In our scrimmage, we kind of had the same type of...

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