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Sauk Prairie's boys basketball team pushes win streak to three


January 10, 2019

Brian Sprecher

Ben German and Sauk Prairie's boys basketball team have won three straight games.

SPRING GREEN - In the midst of a season-opening eight-game losing streak, Sauk Prairie boys' basketball first-year head coach Sean McGann preached defense, patience and gritty play, not necessarily in that order.

You can add solid bench play and timely scoring to the mix after Sauk Prairie rallied from a late nine-point deficit to grind out a thrilling 67-64 victory in overtime to defeat host River Valley in a non-conference game last Saturday night.

"That was an absolute gritty game," McGann said after the Eagles survived the loss of starting junior point guard Ben German, who fouled out w...

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