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Defense and discipline

Hawks hand South O'Brien a 52-41 loss at Paullina


Competing for the entire game, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn combined tough defense and disciplined offense to hand South O'Brien a 52-41 loss on Jan. 18 at Paullina.

South O'Brien quickly scored the first four points, but the Hawks responded on both ends of the floor to go in front, 11-10.

"I'm really proud of how our guys came out and competed for the duration of the game," Hawk coach Naet Hoaglund said. "I was especially happy with how we competed on the defensive end. We had great communication. We were solid in our rotations. We made them work for everything they got."

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