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Jr. high cagers split 2 contests

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals coasted to a 48-8 victory over the Martin County West Mavericks during eighth-grade girls basketball action Thursday.

Rayah Quiring and Cadee Becker each produced 12 points for the Cardinals, while teammate Jaya Johnson distributed three of the team’s 16 assists on the game.

Emma Gudahl and Claire Nemmers topped Fairmont’s defensive effort by pocketing four and three steals, respectively.

Fairmont (10-0) travels to Lakefield on Thursday to play Jackson County Central in a 4:30 p.m. game.

In seventh-grade action, the Martin County West Mavericks edged the Fairmont Cardinals 26-23 on Thursday.

Olivia Ortega scored eight points to top Fairmont’s effort, while Kari Matejka netted a game-best 12 points to pace MCW’s winning ways.

Fairmont travels to Lakefield on Thursday to play Jackson County Central at 4:30 p.m.

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