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Photo provided Members of the Starzz basketball team who made the trip to Colorado recently include (front, l-r) Avery Jackson (Wadena/Deer-Creek), September Pruchek (Crosby-Ironton), Kayla Kraemer (Brainerd) and Emily Lueck (Peqout Lakes); (back, l-r) Jon Lillquist (Sebeka), Kelsey Rice (Staples-Motley), Mattie Lueck (Peqout Lakes), Jessica Lillquist (Sebeka), Arei Stokes (Bertha-Hewitt) and Alicia Boe (New York Mills).

Lakes Area Starz earn silver medal in State Games of America

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The Lakes Area Starz, a basketball team made up of girls from 10 different central Minnesota schools, won a silver medal in the State Games of America in Colorado Springs, Colo.


The Starz won their first pool game by a final score of 47-30, defeating the Lady Legends of Colorado Springs. All 10 girls scored for the Starz who were led by September Prushek (Crosby-Ironton), Mattie Lueck (Peqout Lakes) and Jessica Lilliquist (Sebeka) with eight points each.

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