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NRHEG, K-W will meet for 2A title

Updated: 03/21/2014 10:41 PM
Created: 03/21/2014 9:41 PM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- When NRHEG and Kenyon-Wanamingo played in January, many thought it could be a preview of the Class 2A title game.

They were right.

Carlie Wagner set another state record in NRHEG's 87-58 win over Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, and Kenyon-Wanamingo blew out Esko 60-36, setting up another showdown between the two top-ranked teams in 2A.

Wagner broke Janet Karvonen's mark of 329 career points in state tournament play, dropping 41 on an overmatched HL-W-W squad.

The Panthers beat K-W by seven two months, handing the Knights their only loss of the season.

NRHEG enters the championship game unbeaten, and searching for the second state title in a row.

The Class 2A championship tips off Saturday at 2 p.m.