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Mickelson leads Arrows past Comets

Kurtis Mickelson continues to put up huge numbers for the Ashby boys' basketball team. This time it was in a winning effort as the Arrows took down Hillcrest 59-55 last Thursday night in Ashby. Mickelson was unstoppable, putting up 34 points, gra...

Kurtis Mickelson continues to put up huge numbers for the Ashby boys' basketball team.

This time it was in a winning effort as the Arrows took down Hillcrest 59-55 last Thursday night in Ashby.

Mickelson was unstoppable, putting up 34 points, grabbing 23 rebounds and blocking six shots.

The Comets held a 20-19 lead at the break, but Mickelson and the Arrows came out strong in the second half, outscoring Hillcrest 40-35 in the final 18 minutes.

Theron Rein provided the second scoring threat for the Arrows with 14 points. As a team, Ashby shot 44 percent from the field and grabbed 54 rebounds.

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The win moved them two games under .500 at 3-5 and got them to the .500 mark in conference play at 1-1.

GAME STATISTICS

ASHBY 59

HILLCREST 55

ASHBY INDIVIDUAL LEADERS - Kurtis Mickelson - 34 points, 23 rebounds, 6 blocks; Theron Rein - 14 points; Tim Evavold - 4 assists

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