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Illisa Koehl, left, of Hancock aims to direct a pass to teammate Kendra Schmidgall, not pictured, while being pressured by the Parkers Prairie defense late in the second half Tuesday in the Section 6A-West championship game on the University of Minnesota, Morris campus. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

Hancock avenges last year's 6A-West defeat

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The last two years Hancock exited the Section 6A-West girls' basketball tournament at the hands of Parkers Prairie.

Last year was the more painful, losing on a Panther free throw in the final moments at the sub-section final.


"We called this 'Unfinished Business,' '' said Owls' junior center Kendra Schmidgall.

The business plan worked as the Owls squeaked out a 40-37 win over the Panthers at the University of Minnesota, Morris on Tuesday night.

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