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By Spring Atchison
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Fleming's season ends with 4-point loss


(Herald photo by Spring Atchison)

KOLTEN HOUSER, Fleming Wildcat senior, prepares to go up strong under the basket against Peetz defenders at Northeastern Junior College during the District 4 Tournament.

In an opening-round Regional battle with 20th ranked Springfield, the 13th ranked Fleming Wildcats fell just four points short of extending their season last week. The District 4 runners-up met Springfield at Stratton on Friday for the chance to advance further into the post season.

The two squads played an even contest in the first quarter. Fleming struck first and held a slight lead for the majority of the opening 10 minutes. As time wound down, Springfield tied up the tally and eventually took control going up by three, 18-15, to close the quarter. The Longhorns capitalized on a low...

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