By Rob Hamilton

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On Saturday, Cardington outlasted host Centerburg in claiming a 48-41 win on the road.

The game was closely-contested throughout, with Cardington leading 13-10 after the opening quarter and 23-18 at the half. It was 32-29 after three quarters, but the Pirates put it away by outscoring their hosts 16-12 over the final eight minutes.

Kyndall Spires led Cardington with 17 points, while Sage Brannon added nine.

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