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Second-half rally leads Wildcats over Tigers

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New London-Spicer rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to tip Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 78-74 in a non-conference boys' basketball game Tuesday.

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Wildcat Jayme Moten scored 23 of his game-high 32 points in the second half. The Wildcats took the lead with 3:15 left to play and didn't give it back.

The Tigers used 32-of-53 shooting to take early control. The Wildcats hit 26 of 53 shots. The differene came from three-point range where the Tigers were 6-of-13 and the Wildcats were 11-of-27.

At the free-throw line, the Wildcats put in 15 of 25 compared to just four of six for the Tigers.

The Tigers did outrebound the Wildcats 33-20.

Moten sank six three-pointers. Brandon Zylstra added 16 points and Joey Dreier had 12.

Cole Riley recorded a double-double with 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Daniel Tiernan added 14 points, Tyler Roske had 12, and Mac Kampmeier chipped in 11.

Eric Riley had a team-high seven assists.

With the loss the Tigers drop to 10-4 on the season. The Wildcats are 11-4.

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