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Pirates win squeaker with Ashby

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The Verndale Pirates jumped back on the winning track Tuesday night with a 44-42 victory over Ashby.

The Pirates trailed the Arrows by a pair at the half, 19-17, but out-scored Ashby 27-23 down the stretch.


Teresa Moenkedick paced the Pirates with 17 points. Megan Richter scored nine.

Mackenzie Schmuck was Ashby's top scorer with 12 points. Haley Ness added 10.

The victory ended a five-game slide by the Pirates and gave them a 4-11 season mark.

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