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Goldbugs' season ends in heartbreak, fall to Sperry


Lynn L. Martin

Lane Scarbrough (24) looks for a shot as Sperry's Ty Johnson (3) and Jaxon Vancuren (11) guard him. Scarbrough led the Alva scoring with 19 points in the area playoff at Cleveland Thursday night.

In a season full of highs and lows, the Alva Goldbugs campaign came to an end on Thursday night as they fell to No. 16 Sperry in the area quarterfinals, 67-66, in a game that came down to the wire.

The Goldbugs reached the area tournament after winning three straight games at the regional tournament last weekend at Chisholm and in Perkins. Their opponents, the Pirates, suffered their first loss of the playoffs in the regional championship game against No. 6 Millwood.

Sperry has bowed out of the playoffs in the area tournament the previous three seasons, following consecutive state tournamen...

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