Prep Basketball: Duluth East sweeps Denfeld, Barnum girl’s win 10th straight

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You can never have enough of cross-town rivalries and round two of Duluth East and Duluth Denfeld took place on Thursday night at Duluth East.

Greyhounds bested the Hunters 88-46 in their first meeting exactly one month ago, and they would take the bragging rights home again as they won 80-59.

Marnaries Ferguson led East with 23 points and Patrick Smith was right behind with 21 points. Next up for the Greyhounds is a battle against Cambridge-Isanti at home on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

Earlier at East, the girls were also in search of a season sweep over Denfeld and they got it, winning 69-30. The Greyhounds will be back on the hardwood on Monday on the road visiting Grand Rapids. Tip of is at 7 p.m.

Down highway 35 in Barnum, the once-beaten Bombers looked to keep their nine-game winning streak rolling as they welcomed Two Harbors to town. The Bombers would go on to extend their winning streak to ten winning 88-66. Their next chance to extend their winning streak will come on the road against Deer River on Monday, January 23rd. Tip-off is at 7:15 p.m.