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Goldbugs cage the Newkirk Tigers to take district


February 19, 2023

Desiree Morehead

Alva's Jaxon Jones (21) goes up for the block against Newkirk offense.

The Alva Goldbugs hosted Newkirk for the district playoff Saturday night and cruised to a decisive 66-37 win. The Goldbugs built a 16-0 lead before the Tigers got their first points on the board and led 18-3 at the end of the first quarter. Newkirk managed 10 points in the second, but Alva had 16 to lead 34-13 at the halftime break. The Tigers managed 12 points each in the final quarters, but they were never able to catch up.

With the district championship, the Goldbugs are now 21-3 for the season. They will travel to Perry Thursday for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff against Cascia Hall in the first ro...

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