By Rob Hamilton

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Cardington couldn’t overcome a slow start is losing 60-43 to Elgin in a road Monday night game.

The Pirates found themselves in a 15-7 hole after the first quarter. While they were able to trim that deficit to four points in the second quarter, Elgin finished the period strongly in leading 30-19 going into the half. It was 46-32 after the third and the Comets were able to add three more points to their advantage down the stretch.

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